Archives for: February 2009

Fore! Tiger Woods plays through PGA Tour return with C-plus game

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Yes, Tiger Woods won his first match at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. But if you bothered to look beyond his birdie-eagle start Wednesday, you saw a golf superstar so far off his game that I bet it even surprised Woods. Did you see some o… more »

Checking out the new TaylorMade R9 Driver

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Just got the new TaylorMade R9 Driver late Tuesday, and dude, it is a hot piece of machinery! Don't bother running down to your local golf shop to get it, either. It won't be in stores for at least a couple weeks, or as TaylorMade so succinctly put in th… more »

Return of Tiger Woods? Doral Golf Resort & Spa offers ringside rooms and seats

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You might not be able to play the famed Blue Monster course during this particular stay at Doral Golf Resort & Spa. Seems Tiger Woods likely will have a tee time that weekend while trying to win another World Golf Championships -- CA Championship tit… more »

Rosen Shingle Creek resort salutes military members with special Orlando golf rates

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Tough times for the golf industry hasn’t stopped Rosen Shingle Creek resort from saying thanks to those who serve our country. From now through September, the Orlando golf destination has put in special rates for active duty, reserve and retired milita… more »

Golf can wait, trip from Callaway Gardens to FDR's Little White House can't

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PINE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - I really didn't feel like going. But I'm glad I did. Any trip to a golf destination or vacation resort includes one of those moments. Golf might be the first priority, but you've got to put the sticks down occasionally and enjoy… more »

Travelers, check this: Baggage, butterflies and Callaway Gardens golf

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Random thoughts on the first day of a trip to Callaway Gardens (Lake View and Mountain View courses) in Pine Mountain, Ga.: There are no bounds to the idiocy of our airlines. And the Japanese Paper Kite is a very cool butterfly. Did AirTran, Del… more »

Travel trend: Golf destinations and resorts open wallets to renovations

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Seems a good number of golf destinations and resort hotels have been renovating, refurbishing, remodeling (or whatever you want to call it) their properties lately. Which could be a hopeful economic indicator for the industry and the travelers they want… more »

Can expectations possibly be too high for Tiger Woods’ return to golf?

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Another day, another Tiger Woods update. He’s going full bore in practice sessions, his knee is stronger than ever, surgery hasn’t changed his swing … Yawn. Meanwhile, television, tournaments and the PGA Tour wait for the bailout that only… more »