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 »

Pine Lakes Country Club in Myrtle Beach: Grand Strand Granddaddy back open after two-year renovation project

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Just in time for Myrtle Beach's annual peak spring season, Pine Lakes Country Club is back online and ready to play in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Pine Lakes is Myrtle Beach's oldest golf course, established in 1927. Since then, it's carried a reputat… more »

Biloxi, Mississippi's best golf courses among the nation's best according to 2009 Golfweek rankings

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A year or so ago my aunt and uncle asked me about a possible golf and gaming destination for their anniversary. Something affordable, but they wanted top notch golf, casinos and eats. No settling. With little hesitation, I directed them towards Bilox… more »

Now playing: international travel tips for your next golf vacation

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We just posted a new Planet Putter column of mine over at TravelGolf.com: International travel tips for you next golf vacation. I actually filed the column before my trip to Spain I just returned from (in fact, I wrote the majority of it on a flight… more »

Valderrama & Finca Cortesin Resort: A golf holiday as good as it gets on Spain's Costa Del Sol

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SOTOGRANDE, SPAIN -- As stated in my previous blog entry, there is a Costa Del Sol golf trip for every budget in Spain. The following is not an itinerary for every budget: As my guide for the majority of the trip, tour operator Jonathan Snell (wh… more »

Spain's Costa Del Sol: The Myrtle Beach of Europe for golf holidays

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MARBELLA, SPAIN -- About four days into my visit in Spain's Costa Del Sol, I find myself noticing endless similarities between it and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina as a golf mecca. Don't get me wrong, there are stark differences too (in Costa Del Sol… more »

Golf in Marbella, Spain Day One: So that's why it's the 'Costa del Sol'

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MARBELLA, SPAIN -- About 16 hours into my journey in Andalucia on Spain's southern coast, I'd see nothing but constant rain. And as we showed up to our first golf course of the trip, the Gran Flamingo Golf Club, there seemed to be no sign of a break.… more »

Finishing up a Myrtle Beach golf trip with a little class: Barefoot Fazio and Umi Pacific Grille

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NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- You've got to wrap up a great six-day golf trip on a high note. On my Myrtle Beach golf trip this past week, I ended mine not only on a fine one, but a rather upscale, classy one to boot. The day started with 18 holes at t… more »

Now playing: Myrtle Beach's best golf courses to play right off the airplane

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Now playing on TravelGolf.com is a feature I just scribbled up on the best Myrtle Beach golf courses to boost your confidence. Click here to read the whole article and see my picks. I don't know about you, fellow traveling g… more »

Sneak peek at the Members Club golf course at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Even if you've played the Grande Dunes Resort Course, perched mightily above the Intracoastal Waterway in Myrtle Beach, you may not even know there is a second golf club tucked further back within this massive new resort and residen… more »

Win free golf at Pinehurst (including No. 2) for a year: part of resort's new unlimited golf package

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So I'm enjoying an order of buffalo wings and a soda following my first round here in Myrtle Beach this week when I come across a giveaway that makes me blow Cherry Coke out my nose: The Pinehurst Resort is giving away free golf on any of their cours… more »

Get your $14 PGA Tour Travelers Championship tickets while they're hot! (and before StubHub buys them all)

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The Travelers Championship, a PGA Tour event held June 22-28 at the TPC River Highlands in Connecticut announced this week they've extended their sponsorship through 2014. That has to be good news for the PGA Tour, who have already lost the US Bank s… more »

Myrtle Beach golf's "Dream 18" revealed: The Grand Strand's best holes

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The Myrtle Beach Sun News recently released it's list of the Grand Strand's 18 holes, selected by a panel of experts, which included local golfers, pros and regular visitors to the area. Click here to view their selections. Having played at least 50… more »

European Tour heads to Saujana Country Club for the Maybank Malaysian Open

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I only played one golf course in Kuala Lumpur last December while in Malaysia. The rest of my time was spent two hours south in historic Melaka. But the one club I did visit while in the country's largest metropolis was a doozy: Saujana Golf & Co… more »

Only a matter of time before PGA Tour prize money declines

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I was watching about a half hour of the Buick Invitational this afternoon before falling asleep on the couch. I'm sorry, I have a hard time getting into an event with no real big names (sorry Camilo, you're not an A-lister yet) dueling it out, although T… more »

Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday's eight ways to save on a Grand Strand golf vacation

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The name of the game for 2009 travel is making your money stretch. I think we're all trying to find creative ways to save a little cash so long as we all think our jobs are next on the chopping block. Then again, I don't plan on cutting my vacation d… more »