Archives for: February 2011

Perfect conditions forecast for Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain in Arizona

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Watching the final match of the WGC-Accenture Match Play was a little surreal on Sunday. Especially when the NBC-Golf Channel telecast opened with shots of a snowman built earlier in the morning on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain… more »

Love keeps coming for El Paso's Butterfield Trail Golf Club

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When you think of great golf, you probably don't think of El Paso, Texas. I certainly didn't think of El Paso that way growing up there, despite the dominating presence of Lee Trevino at the time. Back in the 1970s and '80s, there wasn't much to choose f… more »

They've got a golf time machine at San Diego's Rancho Bernardo Inn Resort & Spa

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Ever wonder what it's like to play with hickory-shafted golf clubs and dress in vintage knickers, wearing a vest and tie? You can get that chance at the Rancho Bernardo Inn Resort & Spa in San Diego. In fact, every Tuesday, they run a special event w… more »

The annual rite of baseball, hot dogs and golf in Arizona and Florida

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With temperatures all week in the mid 70s in the Houston area, it's pretty easy to think about two of my favorite things: baseball and golf. This week, catchers and pitchers reported to spring training sites in Arizona and Florida. That will be followed… more »

Park Hyatt Aviara, Callaway Golf offer Carlsbad travel package

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Aviara Golf Club and the Park Hyatt Resort in Carlsbad, Calif., has partnered with Callaway Golf to offer a unique getaway package, celebrating the resort's 20th anniversary.It's called the Callaway Golf Experience Package, and here's how it works: F… more »

Stay at Las Vegas' Aria; play golf at Bali Hai, Desert Pines or Royal Links

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If you're thinking about heading to Las Vegas this spring to play golf, you might want to consider staying at one the city's newest resorts, the Aria Hotel and Casino located in CityCenter.Right now, if you book a minimum two-night stay, you can get… more »

Mayakoba Golf Classic is a great consolation for majority of PGA Tour players

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PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico ? Have you ever wondered what life is like for those PGA Tour pros who don't get to play in the World Golf Championships events and have to play in a second-tier tournament? Well, if the Mayakoba Golf Classic is any indication, i… more »

Best way to enjoy the Super Bowl: Golf and DVR

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The truth is that unless you're a fan of one of the two teams involved, or you've got a big bet on the game (or a square), the Super Bowl is the most anticlimactic game of the year. And Super Bowl 45 (I'm done with Roman numerals this year) was a pretty… more »

Lodge at Torrey Pines offers free golf vacation package

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Now that the Farmers Insurance Open has come and gone at Torrey Pines in La Jolla, Calif., there's room for the rest of us to start playing this wonderful collection of 36 holes on the bluffs above the Pacific Ocean.For San Diego residents, the green… more »