Archives for: February 2012

Mississippi's Fallen Oak Golf Club doesn't disappoint

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The seventh hole at Fallen Oak Golf Club (Courtesy of Beau Rivage) BILOXI, Miss. -- If you've never heard of Fallen Oak Golf Club, I invite you to watch the Champions Tour's Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic March 23-25 on the Golf Channel. You'll certai… more »

This week's Accenture reminds us of the fun of match play golf

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Say what you want about Jack Nicklaus' near-8,000-yard golf course at the Ritz' Carlton Dove Mountain; I don't think you can argue that it's not interesting. As I've watched the Accenture Match Play Championship over the last few years, seeing how these… more »

Golf and baseball go together like hand and glove

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If you're like me, this is a big weekend -- spring training in baseball, and this weekend, pitchers and catchers reported. Soon, it will be the entire squads, and before you know it, opening day. In fact, I think I can hear James Earl Jones' inside m… more »

Taking a Honolulu golf vacation is a Prince of an idea

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Ever since I got back from the Big Island a few weeks ago, I've been in a Hawaii state of mind, so to speak. As much of the mainland is mired in winter weather (yes, there have been plenty of mild days, too), I'm questioned often about my recent trip as… more »

Wynn Golf Club is more than just a pretty face

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LAS VEGAS -- When you play a golf course as pristine as Wynn Golf Club, it's easy to overlook the other elements that make it a premium golf experience. In this case, it's the golf shop, which is laid out in such a manner to complement the golf course,… more »

A sweetheart golf, art and spa deal at PGA National in South Florida

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- For golfers in or traveling to South Florida, here's an idea for Valentine's Day -- especially if your sweetheart plays golf. PGA National Resort & Spa, home of the PGA Tour's Honda Classic, is offering something it's cal… more »

A little more Spirit makes for an easier Myrtle Beach golf vacation

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Good news for folks living in Texas who would like to take a golf vacation to one of America's favorite golf destinations: Low-fare Spirit Airlines will begin offering three nonstops a week from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to Myrtle Beac… more »

And now for something completely different -- a Club Med golf vacation

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Imagine an all-you-can-eat, all-you-can-drink, all-the-fun-you-want kind of vacation. That's what it's like at Club Med Sandpiper Bay, and then some. All I know is that this cruise ship-on-land experience is unlike any resort I'v… more »