Archives for: November 2010

Get three guaranteed free replays with new Glens Golf Group Myrtle Beach package

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Most of the golf courses in Myrtle Beach love enticing golfers with free P.M. replays. The rub, in many instances, is that you can't book that replay round until you've finished your A.M. round that morning. That's what makes this new GolfPac Glens G… more »

Southwest Airlines lead new 2010 Zagat air travel poll

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According to Zagat raters, Southwest Airlines is the best airline in many categories in 2010, thanks to its free baggage policy and plenty reasons more. You can view the full results of the Zagat Survey here. Among the categories Southwest won we… more »

Giving thanks for an uneventful year of air travel, when others weren't so lucky

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There are a lot of crazy articles about air travel this time of year, from guys on TV saying they are suing TSA for violating their rights with these new scanners, to a hilarious article on CNN.com talking about all the things people try and sneak throug… more »

Stay and play at Pinehurst Resort this winter for $199 while No. 2 is closed

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Pinehurst No. 2 is closed this winter for its Bill Coore-Ben Crenshaw renovation project leading up to the 2014 U.S. Open and Women's Open. But that doesn't mean Pinehurst is closing up shop. This winter, you can stay and play in Pinehurst for as low… more »

Spirit Airlines adds five more direct Myrtle Beach flights

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Earlier this month, Spirit Air announced extended direct service to Myrtle Beach Airport that will take effect in May, 2011. The largest addition is Washington D.C.'s Reagan Airport, which is the city's close-in airport. The remaining four cities are… more »

New 36-hole golf resort coming to central Florida with Doak, Coore & Crenshaw designs

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It seems any new golf course construction announcement is worthy of headlines these days, but this new project that was announced today is especially intriguing. Streamsong Resort is a new 36-hole golf facility now under construction in Polk County, betw… more »

Post-trip golf and travel bites from Australia

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Queensland, like Indiana and Arizona, doesn't have daylight savings time, and its the only state in Australia that does so. People here say its because of the many farmers. The result is that during this time of year, it's light out by just after 5 a.m.… more »

19th hole with a wild side: Visit the Australia Zoo after golf on the Sunshine Coast

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COOLUM, QUEENSLAND -- Back in America, we all knew of Steve Irwin as simply "The Croc Hunter", the wacky Aussie with catch phrases who always got insanely close to deadly animals. A visit to the Australia Zoo in Queensland's Sunshine Coast (and near… more »

Australia's Whitsunday Islands: Home of the Great Barrier Reef and mini bar-raiding cockatoos

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HAYMAN ISLAND, QUEENSLAND -- Traveling to strange new places has a way of humiliating me, as was the case this morning. I'm currently on my first trip to Australia and the Whitsunday Islands in Queensland. When I arrived at Hamilton Island's Reef Vie… more »