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How to get a tee time on the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland: Sweet Spots podcast

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Click here to listen. Getting on the Old Course in St. Andrews may be easier than you think. That's the message the St. Andrews Links Trust wants to tell the golfing public, who hear tall tales of multi-year waitlists and improbable lottery odds.… more »

Preparing your game for Scotland and Ireland golf: Sweet Spots podcast

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Click here to listen. Traveling to Scotland or Ireland is that once in a lifetime trip for many golfers in the U.S. and Canada. A passport and rain gear is important, of course, but preparing your game is the best way you can ensure the most enj… more »

Myrtle Beach traffic problems and solutions podcast: on Sweet Spots

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Click here to listen. With its over 10 million annual tourists and rapid growth, the roads in Myrtle Beach have yet to catch up, and motorists find themselves in bumper-to-bumper traffic all too often. Sweet Spots host Brandon Tucker welcomes Trav… more »

On location at Krakow Valley in Poland: Sweet Spots Podcast

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Click to here to listen. After an over 40-year absence, golf is finally back in Poland. The recent joining of the European Union has Eastern Europe bustling again, and golf is once again alive and ready to flourish. But it's not that easy. How do… more »

The Biggest Little City in the World's golf: Reno on Sweet Spots

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Click here to listen. North of Las Vegas and Tahoe lies Reno, the "Biggest Little City in the World". Like Vegas it's got a big gambling scene, but Reno boasts some natural beauty and affordability not to be found in Sin City, as well as a longer… more »

Lake Tahoe boasts better value than Vegas, on Sweetspots

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Click here to listen Join host Brandon Tucker as he welcomes West Coast Bureau Chief Chris Baldwin as they talk about Lake Tahoe. Tahoe may boast casinos, but that's about the only thing similar to its western neighbor, Las Vegas. Baldwin sa… more »

Northern Michigan golf resort showdown: Garland vs. Treetops on Sweet Spots

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Click here to listen Sweet Spots host Brandon Tucker recently traveled to northern Michigan and stayed at two of the area's most popular golf resorts: Treetops in Gaylord and Garland in Lewiston. While both have at least four courses (Treetops ha… more »

British Open comes to Royal Liverpool: A special Sweet Spots podcast

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Click here to listen Whether you're going to Liverpool to see the Open Championship or to pay homage to the Beatles, or just want to know a little more about the storied Open venue, this special edition of Sweet Spots has all the info… more »

Detroit's Top 5 loaded with quality: A Sweet Spots podcast

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Click here to listen The metro Detroit golf scene is host to over 200 courses, ranging from plenty of two-star munis to four-star gems. Host Brandon Tucker weaves through Motown's golf traffic to find the best of the best, including Arthur Hills' Shep… more »

Two Aberdeen gems on Sweet Spots

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Click here to listen Aberdeen, the proclaimed "Flower of Scotland" is a University town host to a budding art scene and fantastic golf. While U.S. Senior Open host Royal Aberdeen is the most renowned, there's several other courses that fly under the… more »

Myrtle Beach's golf goes upscale: A Sweet Spots podcast

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Click here to listen to the latest installment of Sweet Spots. Not so long ago, Hilton Head Island was considered the only high-end Carolina golf destination. Now they have company in a big way. If you haven't been to Myrtle Beach s… more »