Archives for: October 2013

New Texas A&M golf course yet another addition to a great collection of university venues

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas -- This past weekend, I got to be one of the first to play the new Campus Course at Texas A&M. Completely redesigned, it was a labor of love for architect Jeff Blume, a graduate of the turf program at Texas A&M. That, comb… more »

Troon Golf promotion to benefit Phoenix Children's Hospital

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If you're in the Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., area, here is your chance to take a bit of a gamble on a par 3 hole at area Troon Golf Courses. It's really not much of gamble at all since the $10 donations for Troon's Hit the Green promotion go to a good… more »

Trick or treat: Don't pick up the mascot at The Witch Golf Club near Myrtle Beach

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CONWAY, S.C. -- The Witch Golf Club has restrooms for witches and warlocks, wicked witch targets on the range and tee markers made from swamp growths that look like witches' hats. And there's something else, a mascot in the golf shape named "Meer." M… more »

Golf trip to Czech Republic comes with bonus: Two days in Prague

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One of the best aspects of golf travel is simply that it comes with all the culture and mystery new locations bring. The farther away, the more exotic, the more interesting it is, and in the case of the Czech Republic, we certainly hit the jackpot. On… more »

Plenty of reasons to play golf in the Czech Republic

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PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- Twenty years ago, I never saw myself playing golf in the Czech Republic, and neither did most people. Because 20 years ago, golf, for most practical purposes didn't exist over here. But as the iron curtain came down more tha… more »