Archives for: January 2011

Pound Ridge Golf Club offers alternative to New York private club membership

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As the much of the country, including the New York area gets socked by another winter storm, it's time to start dreaming about the golf season. And as a colleague recently reminded me, there is no shortage of great courses in the greater New York area.… more »

Torrey Pines: the perfect golf atmosphere for the new Tiger Woods

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LA JOLLA, Calif. ? The buzz is very real this week at Torrey Pines Golf Course, and that was before Tiger Woods even showed up for his first PGA Tour event of the year at the site where he last won a major - the 2008 U.S. Open.As golf fans arrived ea… more »

State of golf in California can't be beat

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CARLSBAD, Calif. -- The argument could make for lots of places like Scottsdale, Maui or Bandon Dunes as the best golf destination in the United States, but I don't think there's any doubt that California is the best golf state.With apologies to Flori… more »

With great deals at Championsgate and Disney, the time is ripe for an Orlando golf trip

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With the annual PGA Merchandise Show coming to Orlando, Fla., next week, it got me thinking about the many golf outings there over the years with visiting golf pros, attendees and exhibitors.In fact, having gone to about 15 of these shows over the ye… more »

Myrtle Beach pro-am golf tournament beckons

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If you're already sick of the cold weather and getting the itch to play golf in Myrtle Beach, S.C., this spring, here's an event you might want to consider -- the Mystical Golf National Pro-Am March 13-16.The event will be played on Mystical Golf's t… more »

No golf for most of us today; We're having a snow day

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Earlier today, I got this amusing announcement from VisitFlorida.com: "Florida: The Only No-Snow Zone in the Union." Yep, that's right, of the 50 states, including Hawaii, Florida is the only state not have any snow on the ground today.Hawaii has sno… more »

Desert Willow Golf Resort in Palm Desert off to rousing start in 2011

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Desert Willow Golf Resort, which is owned by the city of Palm Desert, Calif., is already one of the finest municipal golf facilities in the country. With the recent completion of a $4.8 million clubhouse and facilities renovation, it became that much bet… more »

PGA Tour's opening day (night for us mainlanders) in Hawaii gets the golf juices flowing

The PGA Tour threw its first pitch today, and while it's not exactly Yankees-Red Sox, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions at Kapalua Resort on Maui in Hawaii is a welcome site. Before you know it, we'll be picking our players in the Masters pool, debati… more »

Book tee times online at TravelGolf.com (now including Myrtle Beach golf courses)

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Booking golf tee times online through TravelGolf.com really does make sense. It's easy and usually quicker than doing it on the phone. Plus, if you're shopping around for the best deal, you can quickly compare times and rates online without having to mak… more »