Archives for: August 2011

Here's your chance to get paid for playing and writing about golf; simply Divine

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What's the best job in the world? If you're a golfer, you might argue that it's writing about travel and golf. But I'm telling you, it's grueling, just grueling. If you don't believe me, here's your chance to see exactly what it's like. The Golf Chan… more »

Golf at TPC Sawgrass made better by caddie extraordinaire Barry Rose

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Caddie Barry Rose and me on the 18th at TPC. PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- The wind was kicking up, it was hot, and Pete Dye's TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course is just plain difficult. Good thing I had the TPC's Caddie of the Year on my bag. The carnage coul… more »

Visit to World Golf Hall of Fame long overdue

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The lockers at the World Golf Hall of Fame (Mike Bailey/TravelGolf) ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- I've known about it, written about it, followed the inductions and like you, seen the commercials. But until yesterday, I had never visited the World Golf Hall… more »

Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island offering one-stop shopping for golf packages

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Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island has a new Golf Concierge Service that allows one-stop shopping for groups that are looking for customized golf trips. If you go to, groups can easily book accommodations, meals and rounds on two of… more »

Longaberger Golf Club does central Ohio proud

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Longaberger Golf Club's eighth hole (Mike Bailey/TravelGolf) COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When you think of golf destinations, central Ohio probably doesn't come to mind. But if you happen to be in the area, there are definitely some courses worth checking out, a… more »

Golf's fashion sense has never been better

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Back in the late 1980s, I had a friend who looked an awful lot like Corey Pavin. Same mustache, same build and damn near as good a golfer. On occasion he would hang out with me at the local PGA Tour event, and unlike most golf fans, he didn't wear short… more »

'Seven Days in Utopia' is a worthwhile golf flick

After seeing a sneak preview of "Seven Days in Utopia" last night, I've come to the conclusion once again that golf movies are hard to do. They appeal to such a limited audience, authentic golf scenes are difficult to recreate and the stories are usuall… more »