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WGC-Accentue Match Play venue now called The Golf Club at Dove Mountain

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Some interesting golf news near Tucson, Ariz. The club that hosts the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship has been sold, while the facility that used to host it has a new management company. We're talking about the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain being… more »

Myrtle Beach golf vacation packages tough to beat this time of year

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The weather on the Grand Strand on the coast of the Carolinas is pretty much perfect, the kids are in school, and the prices are right, setting you up for a perfect buddy trip to play as much unabashed golf as you like. It's so… more »

Play golf like a rock star in Las Vegas with Hard Rock vacation package deal

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If you like partying and rock n' roll with your golf, then you might want to check out the latest golf package at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Nowhere, of course, is this theme more prevalent than at the Hard Rock, which features five… more »

Gary Wiren's great golf collection to exhibit in south Florida

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Here's something you don't see every day: a golf exhibit at a center for the arts. In South Florida, however, it seems appropriate. Well, that's exactly what's coming to the Cornell Museum of Art and American Culture at the Delray Center (Fla.) of t… more »

Black Mesa Golf Club in northern New Mexico is simply stunning this time of year

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Black Mesa Golf Club (Mike Bailey) TAOS, NM -- Black Mesa Golf Club isn't exactly easy to get to, but it's well worth the trip. Fly into Albuquerque, N.M., and you've got a little driving to do, but it's an unforgettable drive. The golf course rea… more »

Golf Las Vegas in style: Stay at Mandalay; play at Bali Hai and Royal Links

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One of my favorite places to play golf in Las Vegas is Bali Hai Golf Club. And one of the reasons is because it's right on the Strip. Besides it being a fun golf course, you also get all these great views of the casino resorts, including Mandalay Bay ri… more »

Wizard Golf Course in Myrtle Beach gets Scottish enhancements

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Mystical Golf's Wizard Golf Course has long been considered one of the better values and most fun plays in the Myrtle Beach, S.C., area, and now it might be even better after some recent improvements. Mystical Golf just finished installing some St.… more »

New Valley golf course to reopen at JW Marriott Desert Springs in California

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Ted Robinson designed a lot of terrific courses in the U.S., and one of them just got an update and freshening. The Valley Course at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in the Coachella Valley of California will reopen at the end of next mon… more »

Station Casinos, Walters Golf offering dynamite Las Vegas golf package this fall

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Most people when they book Las Vegas golf trip think about staying on the Strip. And while there's nothing wrong with that, they might want to consider some of the other casino resort hotels, especially if it makes it a little easier to get to the golf… more »

Feeling like as pro on the Golf Channel Am Tour

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- For the past week or so the tour has been At the Sawgrass Marriott Resort & Beach Club. Not the PGA Tour, mind, but this is a pretty big deal, especially for the record 1,135 competitors playing at the Golf Channel Am Tour… more »

Cool new additions to The Old American Golf Club near Dallas

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Old American Golf Club pays homage to classic American architecture. Here's some good news from one of the most intriguing golf courses in Texas -- The Old American Golf Club at The Tribute just north of Dallas: The course -- which is across from… more »

The majors might be over, but nothing beats playing golf in the fall

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It's a glorious time. Last week, college football kicked off and on Wednesday night, the NFL season gets underway with the Cowboys at the Giants at The Meadowlands in New Jersey just outside New York City. Up north, for the next few weeks, the leaves… more »

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 »