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For years, generations of families from across the globe have visited Hilton Head Island and enjoyed Palmetto Dunes' seemingly infinite bounty of outdoor activities with a family focus: World-class golf and award-winning tennis, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and paddleboarding on an 11-mile lagoon system, bicycling, dining and shopping, all of it along a three-mile stretch of pristine Atlantic Ocean beachfront. read more

"We have three championship golf courses served out of the same pro shop. That allows us to be creative and make the golf experience easier for the group and the planner," said Tom McGee, the Resort's Director of Golf. "We do as much of the work as possible, from setting up pairings to scorecards to signs on the golf cars so the group's planner is able to hand-off things to us." read more

"We are delighted to be in the upper echelon of resorts listed on this respected customer-driven travel site," said John Munro, Vice President of Hospitality, Sales and Marketing. "These awards are based on unbiased reviews from our guests and are a testament to our continual commitment to providing extraordinary customer care." read more

"Our goal with this second year event is to bring women of all ages and ability to Treetops Resort to celebrate women and the game of golf. One way we are delivering exactly that is by offering great discounts on our resort hotel rooms, golf, golf instruction all week long and a special Women's Golf Festival Dinner complete with a panel discussion," said Barry Owens, General Manager. read more

Manele is a stunning Jack Nicklaus-designed layout where every hole offers majestic ocean views. The course's signature par-three 12th hole features the tee box 150 feet above the crashing surf, challenging golfers with a deliciously dangerous shot to the green. Views is the resort's new clubhouse restaurant that showcases views of Pu'u Pehe, or Sweetheart Rock, and the Manele Bay beach below. read more

"We interact with guests from all over the country but we are in Carolina," said John McDougald, PGA Director of Golf Operations at Talamore Golf Resort. "We are in North Carolina doing barbecue. It's quite an eye-opener for many -- to open the cooker and see a whole pig cooking in it. A lot of folks haven't had that experience. We try to make it educational." read more

"You see that quality family time is being spent together," said the Resort's Director of Golf "Everybody has been doing their own thing, playing golf, swimming, and yet they are together now in a beautiful place, sharing what they've done through the day and maybe making dinner plans." read more

"We have kept the routing of the North Course intact, reworking the golf experience within the existing corridors. New greens, tees, bunkers, and fairway shaping will make the golf course seem "familiar" yet totally new to golfers who have played it previously," said renowned American golf architect Beau Welling. read more

Treetops Resort in Northern Michigan will offer a chance for junior golfers to appear on the Golf Channel while participating in the national finals at Augusta National Golf Club, the home of the Masters Tournament. In fact, the finals played out on television kicking off Masters Week. Treetops will host a local Drive, Chip and Putt event on July 15 at the Jones Masterpiece Driving Range. read more

"We can't think of a better club fitting service for our golfers here at Camelback Golf Club than to align with the TaylorMade Tuned Performance Studio," said Rob Bartley, Director of Golf, Camelback Golf Club. "On the heels of launching Ambiente, alongside of our popular Padre course and establishing an unbeatable 36-hole golf destination, this new service from TaylorMade is ideal." read more

"It's an electric week around here," said Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Director of Golf Clark Sinclair. "Our guests and residents are constantly coming and going back and forth to the [RBC Heritage]. The tournament helps create an exciting buzz throughout the resort." read more

Canadian Rockies Golf - the collection of inspiring mountain golf courses in Banff, Jasper and Canmore - will open its 2014 season starting on April 25. read more

"Our new clubhouse and golf learning center significantly enhance the avid golfer experience for our members and guests," said Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations at The Sea Pines Resort. "We're passionate in our pursuit to provide world-class amenities befitting this iconic golf destination." read more

"Italy is one of Europe's up-and-coming countries when it comes to golf after the success of Matteo Manassero and the Molinari brothers in recent years, so I'm particularly delighted to be opening this new coaching centre at Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa," said Darren Clarke, winner of 22 tournaments worldwide. read more

"Gregory Peters was a true visionary and he will never be forgotten at La Manga Club," said Jose Asenjo, general manager at La Manga Club. "The role he played in establishing the resort as a household name across Europe was essential to the success that La Manga Club continues to enjoy today. He provided the blueprint for modern-day resorts and he will be sadly missed." read more