Destination: Hilton Head ‘Golf Island’

Harbour Town Golf Links

Before there was Bandon Dunes, Sand Valley, Streamsong and the American Club, there was Hilton Head. This iconic golf destination in South Carolina’s famed Lowcountry region that came of age in the 80s and 90s remains one the East Coast’s premier strongholds for high-end resort and daily fee golf. Buoyed by a $200 million-plus investment Read more…

Five Family-Friendly Golf Getaways for 2022

Spring break is just a few weeks away for most school districts, while summer break is just over the horizon. Across the country, vacations are being painstakingly planned by diligent moms and dads with “advanced degrees” in Google, Bing, Trip Advisor and Yelp. And these days, many parents also have a “minor” in golf. With Read more…

Swing into Spring 2022 at These Southeastern Golf Destinations

There’s more to the Southeast than just college football. That’s right, before the overlapping SEC and ACC regions perennially produced America’s national champion seemingly every year, they were home to many of the best golf destinations in the U.S. As we round winter’s corner into the peak spring season, here’s a short-list of golf resorts Read more…

P.B. Dye’s ‘Diabolical’ Best

If there was a shortlist of the unsung heroes of golf course architecture’s modern era, P.B. Dye would likely find himself on it. Given his unabashedly outgoing demeanor and penchant for expressing strong opinions about anything from golf to college football, it’s a wonder he never got more “press.” While he could certainly be the Read more…

Best Tom Fazio Mountain Courses to Play (or Join)

Champion Hills

With all due respect to Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and Donald Ross, Tom Fazio is the undisputed king of modern mountain golf course architecture. And as we approach his 77th birthday on Feb. 10, it’s only appropriate that we give credit where so much credit it due. From the Blue Ridge to the Rockies and Read more…

Three Mountain Golf ‘Must Plays’ This Spring

Spring is just a few weeks away in the Southeastern U.S. as temps will begin to climb into the 60s in late February and early March. The southern tier of the Blue Ridge Mountains, cutting through parts of Virginia, the Carolinas and northern Georgia, is the first mountain golf region to open each year, featuring Read more…

Pinehurst Resort by the Numbers

A Guide to the Cradle of American Golf

Pinehurst Resort in North Carolina’s famed Sandhills has undergone nothing short of a renaissance over the past decade. From the restoration of No. 2, the opening of The Cradle, the reimagination of No. 4 and the USGA’s Golf House Pinehurst, the past decade has been a whirlwind of activity that has set the golf world Read more…

JW Marriott Miami Sparkles Anew

Two Golf Courses Among Resort’s Many Charms
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In the towering condo jungle of North Miami, there is a 300-acre oasis. The JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, which has previously operated under other management flags, remains the centerpiece of North Miami’s trendy Aventura enclave, but now has new energy and amenities normally seen at properties twice its size. Those include two Read more…

Gotta Love Sea Island Performance Center

Expanded Teaching Facility Is Truly State-Of-The-Art
sea island performance center

Four decades ago, Davis Love, Jr., built a small shed with two hitting bays that became the first Golf Performance Center at Georgia’s Sea Island Golf Resort. Three years after Love’s death in a place crash — under the supervision of his longtime friend Jack Lumpkin — a 4,000 square-foot Golf Performance Center made its Read more…

Barefoot Resort & Golf To Host Family Golf Week  

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Family Golf Week, which includes the Father-Son Team Classic, will call Barefoot Resort & Golf home in 2020. Home to courses designed Tom Fazio, Davis Love III, Greg Norman and Pete Dye, the resort will host Family Golf Week July 15-18. Barefoot is an ideal hub for an event that attracts golfers from across the Read more…

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