Lone Star State is big enough for both new and old Valero Texas Open hosts: Westin La Cantera and TPC San Antonio

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SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS -- That big, 1,001-room hotel that sits behind the 16th green was quite the As the TPC San Antonio and JW Marriott opened up last year, it meant the Westin la Cantera had to step aside to make room at the top. I just wrote a fe… more »

Teeing it up in golf country: Pinehurst Resort and the Carolina Sandhills

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There's a lot of golf-rich regions in the world, from Scottsdale to the Grand Strand, Monterey Peninsula, Palm Springs, St. Andrews and plenty more. But I'd have a hard time finding a more golf-rich region in terms of holes per acre than the the one I'm in now: the Carolina Sandhills, from Pinehurst out towards Southern Pines and Aberdeen. Consider this satellite image of Pinehurst: more »

Lets not jump to Tiger Woods 'selfish' conclusions just yet

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A video out there making viral rounds is Golf Channel's Alex Miceli, going off on the timing of Tiger Woods' non-press conference at TPC Sawgrass tomorrow morning. Click here to watch Micelli go off. I'm impressed with Miceli's cahones. Few beat… more »

Combine SXSW, tournament golf at Barton Creek in the Golf Channel Am Tour in Austin

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Austin's South by Southwest music, film and interactive festival and golf go together more than you might think. During Austin's major spring festival that draws hundreds of bands, indie film makers, web gurus and fans, the city practically shuts dow… more »

More than just TPC golf, the new JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country is tech savvy

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Golfers have had the TPC San Antonio on their radar for years now, especially considering San Antonio has tried to get a top multi-course resort for yearsThe resort is finally here, and it's quite sight to see, the 1,002-room JW Marriott Hill Country… more »

Steve Stricker is right: What sense does it make hosting the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in February?

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It looks like once again, the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am is going to be a big mess, with rain expected all week, and why shouldn't we have expected this? Stricker, who won this past week at Riviera and vaulted into the No. 2 position in th… more »

A top destination for every month: your 2010 golf calendar

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Every month, one worldly golf destination shines above the rest and is THE place to swing the sticks. So based on my experiences, I've put together a golf destination calendar: a destination for every month. Click here for the TravelGolf.com column o… more »

Which European country deserves 2018 Ryder Cup Matches? Time to give Sweden the nod

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Now that we're in the same decade, it's time to pay close attention to who receives Europe's 2018 Ryder Cup Matches. Great Britain and Ireland will in all likelihood not host the event that year, having hosted the matches every year except the 1997 R… more »

A membership to Scotland's Craigielaw or Royal Dornoch for a birthday present? Reader asks

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A WorldGolf.com reader has written in with a Scotland golf question regarding national memberships: I saw your article on Craigielaw Golf Club near Gullane, Scotland in July 2009. I'm trying to find a birthday present for a 4-handicap golfer. It's ei… more »

WorldGolf.com reader wants to know: 'Where can I take my golf group in New York City?'

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WorldGolf.com reader Bud has written in asking about where he can take a group to golf in New York City. Well Bud, you've picked a doozy of a destination - though not necessarily the most logistically good one for golf. There's plenty of off-course s… more »

Time to keep an eye on 'the Hawaii of China': Hainan Island as a future exotic golf vacation destination

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The golf boom in Asia, and specifically China has been well documented in recent years. But it's still a golf destination with a lot to be uncovered. China is so big, so foreign and so rapidly developing, it can be a humbling trip to plan even for experi… more »

2010 Vancouver Olympians can celebrate their medals with new WestJet direct flight to Kauai and reopened Princeville Makai

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Lets consider for a minute that back as a youngster in Michigan, I passed up golf and pursued my ice hockey career a little more vigilantly, I had a little more talent and hit puberty just a little earlier...That might just mean I could be suiting up… more »

Delta Air Lines is raising bag fees again - receive a golf traveler wag of the finger

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I thought we were done with all of the baggage fee hikes on airlines, but it looks like they still lack creativity in coming up with new revenue streams and would rather unfairly nail sports and family travelers who usually bring more luggage along with… more »

Considering a Dubai holiday? Leave your girlfriend at home

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Stories like what was revealed today make me wonder how any Western couple could take a pleasure trip to Dubai, where everything is available - yet seemingly illegal.The United Kingdom press is understandably livid after it was revealed a British wom… more »

Don't sound the alarm: there are benefits to fewer PGA Tour golf events

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The PGA Tour kicked off its 2010 season Thursday in Maui, and it comes with a slight sigh of relief, as SBS stepped in for Mercedes as the title sponsor of the Kapalua Resort's invitational of last year's event winners. But while many of last year's… more »

Travel tips: reader on the hunt for golf package deals from Hawaii to Michigan

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WorldGolf.com reader Alan has written in to us with this golf travel question: "Mr. Tucker, I enjoy reading your articles. I cannot afford some of the greens fees that are mentioned. Unfortunately, I have champagne taste and a beer budget. Is there a… more »