Belterra Golf Club among seven Indiana courses on GolfNow's top 100 list

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Belterra Golf Club (Mike Bailey/TravelGolf) While I can't say that Tom Fazio is my favorite architect, I will say that I've never played a Fazio course I didn't like. Which is why when I found out that Belterra Golf Club near Cincinnati on the other… more »

Travel in the United States, where perceptions are merely a state of mind

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Recently I ran across an informal poll that asked Americans to pick states other than their own that represented certain categories. Some of the categories were quite pedestrian, like state with the best food, friendliest state, etc. Some others were a… more »

Nothing beats Northern Michigan golf in the summer

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Bay Harbor is often called the 'Pebble Beach of the Midwest' (Mike Bailey/TravelGolf) They call Bay Harbor, a beautiful and challenging layout on Lake Michigan, the Pebble Beach of the Midwest. There's a course at Boyne Highlands that pays tribute… more »

A taste of the PGA Championship in northern Michigan

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If you want a taste of what is like to play in the 2013 Championship, you don't have to go to Rochester, N.Y.; just head to northern Michigan. Because if you're like most of us, you're not going to get a tee time at Oak Hill this week, but you can ge… more »

New 'Get Your Golf On' book helps grow the game

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How to mark your golf ball, not walking in other's putting line, repairing ball marks, basic rules and mon golf terminology aren't exactly intuitive for the new golfer. It can actually be a bit overwhelming. That's why I think books like Debbie Waitk… more »

Advice to golfers: Check out Spirit and Southwest airfares

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Now that U.S. Airways and American Airlines have merged, air travel choices in the United States seem to be dwindling. There is, however, airline travel beyond American, United and Delta. You just have to look a little harder. These recent mergers se… more »

Labor Day golf fun: Rock on the Range at Eagle Crest Resort in central Oregon

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If you've never been to Central Oregon to play golf, Labor Day might be a good time to head over there. There are so many great courses, the weather is perfect that time of year, and you'll be hard-pressed to find better scenery. There's also a speci… more »

Road trip to the Northeast revealing good golf, a few surprises

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VEVAY, Ind. ? One of the best ways to experience golf and all its peripherals is to get in the car and drive, which is exactly what I've been doing. A little over two weeks ago, we left Houston for the Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York and Boston a… more »

Eating and playing my way through the Northeast golf scene

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PLYMOUTH, Mass. -- I have to admit, while I'd like to be one of those guys who "eats to live," I do find myself on too many occasions "living to eat," especially after playing golf. Such is the case for the last week during my travels through the Nor… more »

At Hillsborough Golf & C.C. in New Jersey, short doesn't equal easy

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Hillsborough G & CC (Mike Bailey/TravelGolf) HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. -- There are only two sets of tees at Hillsborough Golf & Country Club in northern New Jersey, and I honestly, I didn't miss not having other options. Nor did I miss the lack of… more »

Cell phone ports on the golf carts at Greenhorn Creek Resort in California: It's about time

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Here's an idea that's probably overdue, considering how much time people spend on their cell phones, even on a golf course: Greenhorn Creek Resort in Angels Camp, Calif., near San Francisco, has become the first golf course in the United States to provi… more »

Gary Player posing nude right in character for golf's most fit senior golfer

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Having met Gary Player several times, I can attest to the fact that he's not shy. His latest endeavor further confirms that. Player, at 77, will be the oldest athlete of date to be features in ESPN the Magazine's body issue. The idea of the photo fea… more »

Treated like a pro at the Irish Open

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MAYNOOTH, Ireland - Behind the first tee, the grandstand was full. It was pro-am day at the Irish Open, and I have to admit, it was tough not to think about embarrassing myself in front of spectators. Francesco Molinari, the pride of Italy, was our… more »

Yes, there are good parkland golf courses in Ireland, too

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DUBLIN, Ireland -- Fresh off a redeye, I did something I've never done before -- play a non-links course. Not that I would ever schedule a trip to Ireland without playing links course -- especially given its rarity in North America -- but the parklan… more »

H-Town spotlighted on Golf Channel's Morning Drive this weekend

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HOUSTON -- This weekend, the Golf Channel's Holly Sonders and Matt Ginella are here in town doing segments for Morning Drive from TopGolf Houston. They're going to be hanging out at TopGolf Houston, which is located off I-10 near Katy. The new complex,… more »
 
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