Archives for: November 2010

More golf in Latin America: New 18-hole course to open in Boquete, Panama

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Golf may not be growing in the United States, but it isn?t stagnant in other parts of the world. The game is certainly spreading in Asia, specifically China, and Latin America will get another course soon after a new Gary Player course, CostaBaja Golf Cl… more »

Chill out with fall and winter golf getaways in Orlando

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If it's starting to get a little chilly where you are, this is the season to make your way down to the Orlando area for a little golf and a lot of fun. If you're into Disney World, and who isn't, there are a couple of package deals being offered now th… more »

Golf is a dangerous sport; just ask Dr. Anand in New York

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Did you hear the one about two doctors playing golf in Dix Hills, N.Y? Well, one of the doctors was in the wrong place at the wrong time, took one in the head and is suing the other doctor. It would be funny, except the victim is blind in one eye, and… more »

According to "True Links," there are only four links golf courses in the U.S.

If you're a fan of links golf like I am, then you might be interested in a new book by George Peper and Malcolm Campbell. It's called "True Links ? An Illustrated Guide to the Glories of the World's 246 Links Courses." The term "links course" or "links… more »

Texas Golf Hall of Fame will be first-rate once final phases are complete

After years of being warehoused, the Texas Golf Hall of Fame was resurrected in San Antonio last month. It inducted its first new class in 13 years (you can read that story here) as the new Hall opened for business at historic Brackenridge Park Golf Cour… more »

CostaBaja Golf Club and Resort in Mexico: Build it, and they will come

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LA PAZ, Mexico -- As globetrotter Gary Player yesterday officially opened his first golf course design in Latin America -- CostaBaja Golf Club -- one thing appears certain: There doesn't apear to be any shortage of Americans, Canadians or Mexicans willin… more »

As a golf state, South Carolina has much to offer in addition to Atlantic coast

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- The final round on a weeklong press trip through South Carolina culminated with a crisp sunny day at Harbour Town Golf Links at Sea Pines Resort. It doesn't get much better. This Pete Dye mainstay has been the site of the PG… more »

Start or finish your Kauai golf trip with Puakea G.C.

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If you're looking to get your golf trip to the Hawaiian Island of Kauai off on the right foot, you would be hard-pressed to do any better than Puakea Golf Course, a Robin Nelson-designed gem with a unique history. Puakea, which was once a fine 10-hole… more »

Take a cool golf trip to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina

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This week I'm on the road in South Carolina, starting in the Greenville area and working my way to Hilton Head Island at the Sea Pines and Palmetto Dunes resorts. The golf trip culminates with a round on the famous Harbour Town Golf Links. One of the t… more »