Archives for: August 2012

Bring you clubs to 2013 British Open at Muirfield for ultimate golf trip

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We call it the British Open, but most of the world simply refers to it as the Open. Whatever you call it, a trip to Great Britain to watch the oldest major should be on every avid golfer's bucket list. How would you make it better? By bringing your c… more »

New Golf Digest list confirms that golf should be fun first

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Of all the top golf courses lists I've seen, perhaps the most intriguing and meaningful for the average golfer might be the Most Fun list featured in the September issue of Golf Digest. After all, isn't that what playing golf is all about? Golf isn… more »

Threetops in Northern Michigan is three times the golfing fun

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Threetops No. 9 (Mike Bailey/TravelGolf) GAYLORD, Mich. -- If you'd like to increase your chances of getting a hole-in-one, I've got a suggestion for you: Play courses like Threetops at Treetops more often. This Northern Michigan gem is billed as… more »

Wine and golf -- the perfect pairing at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa in California

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Deerfield wines (Mike Bailey/Travelgolf SONOMA, Calif. -- Admittedly, most of my wine education comes from the movie "Sideways," but it doesn't mean I can't appreciate a good vintage when one is picked out for me. Such is the case with my recent visi… more »

Pete Dye courses like Pound Ridge Golf Club difficult, but intriguing

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If I had to come up with a list of the most difficult public golf courses I've ever played, Pete Dye courses would probably make up three out of the toughest five. The funny part is that I'm a big Pete Dye fan. I always find his courses interesting a… more »

More flight options for Branson, Missouri golf trip

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Here's some news regarding one of my favorite quirky golf destinations -- Branson, Mo. Come next year, Southwest Airlines will be flying into Branson, making it pretty accessible. The airport there is pretty new, and already Branson offers non-stop s… more »

Save on last minute golf vacation to Mayakoba, Mexico

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School doesn't begin for another three weeks or so, so if you're looking for a last minute golf vacation idea for the family, the timing might be right for Mexico. Specifically, the Fairmont Mayakoka on the Riviera Maya in Mexico is offering free gol… more »

Next stop on Golf Channel Am Tour: Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

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If you like to play in tournaments -- and I'm not talking charity scrambles -- and you haven't checked out the Golf Channel Am Tour yet, I encourage you to do so. The tour goes to all kinds of great venues all over the country, including Las Vegas Paiut… more »
 
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