Innisbrook Resort A Tour-Tested Winner

Copperhead Course Hosts Valspar Championship
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One word comes to mind when discussing Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla. That word is “Copperhead.’’ Regarded as one of the top five courses in Florida—it’s been No. 1 on some lists —Innisbrook’s Copperhead Course is architect Larry Packard’s masterpiece.  It’s a sweeping, larger-than-life centerpiece of this 900-acre resort about 20 miles north of Read more…

Five Orlando Must-Plays Beyond Bay Hill

With one of the PGA Tour’s most popular events returning to “Arnie’s Place,” a.k.a. Bay Hill Golf & Country Club, this week — a bit earlier in the schedule than past years — it’s the perfect time for Arnold Palmer Invitational ticket holders to sneak away for a round or two of their own in Read more…

Myrtle Beach Golf Package Includes 22 Courses

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MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com has unveiled its newest package — the Founders Group All-Inclusive — and players are flocking to the offer, which allows them to choose among 22 of the area’s best courses and includes free range balls, lunch and two draft beers each day. It’s a great way to pack in as much Myrtle Beach golf Read more…

PGA National Champion Course Reopens

Nicklaus Oversees Spruce-Up Of PGA Tour Venue
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The PGA National Champion Course in South Florida has reopened following a major $1 million renovation by Nicklaus Design. Significant improvements implemented by Nicklaus Design, led by senior design associate Chris Cochran, include the removal of Palmetto palms on the right side of No. 1 and left side of No. 9 to offer more options Read more…

Golf Tips Takes A Pinehurst Tour

Checking Out The New No. 4 And Much More

Golf Tips editor Vic Williams recently visited and played the Gil Hanse re-imagined Pinehurst No. 4 which reopened this fall, and gives us a sneak peek of the course, plus a peek at Course No. 2 and other landmarks around the Village during a three-day Pinehurst Tour. Learn more about the No. 4 redesign here, Read more…

Bobby Jones Golf Course Reopens In Atlanta

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The Bobby Jones Golf Course Foundation has announced that the new Bobby Jones Golf Course will re-open for public play on November 5, 2018, after a year-long renovation period. The course, located in the heart of Atlanta, first opened in 1932 as a tribute to Atlanta’s most famous athlete, Bobby Jones. The new Bobby Jones Read more…

Haig Point: True South Carolina Golf Getaway

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Most traveling golfers are familiar with Hilton Head Island, for good reason: It’s one of the top destinations in South Carolina, and indeed the Southeast. But just a short boat ride away, tucked away in a world all its own, is Daufuskie Island and The Haig Point Golf Course. The Haig Point 20-hole Rees Jones Signature Championship Golf Course maximizes its Read more…

Champions Retreat Is A Masters Fan’s Dream

Private Club Opens To Public For Augusta’s Big Week

Standing on the 8th tee of Jack Nicklaus’ rollicking Bluffs nine at Champions Retreat, under the friendly Georgia sun of mid-autumn, brings into focus every element of golf’s attraction and lasting appeal. First there’s the hole itself, a handsome mid-length par 3, its tee elevated to afford a view of the reedy Southern slough stretching Read more…

North Alabama Golf: Birdies, Brews & BBQ

A Craft Beer Boom Takes Golfers Beyond The RTJ Trail

Don’t look now, but the state known for its championship college football teams and a movie character named Forrest Gump has not-so-quietly become the golf capital of the Deep South, thanks to the famous Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, which now boasts 468 holes at 11 sites from the Gulf of Mexico to the Tennessee Read more…

North Alabama Rolls Out The (Beer) Barrels

In terms of craft beer the U.S. South was still so deep early in the 21st Century that it was submerged in a sea of Bud Light and other watery mass lagers. Remnants of Prohibition still clung to many southern states like moss on a live oak. But the times at last are a-changing, and Read more…