• Bewitching Mystical Golf

    Bewitching Mystical Golf

    By Leigh MacKay What could be better than to plan a sojourn to the “Golf Capital of the World” at Myrtle Beach, S.C.? Now fully recovered from the debilitating October tactics of Helena’s older brother Matthew, the Grand Strand has 60 miles of beach and close to 100 golf courses. Both its short distance from

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  • Golf in Punta Cana

    Golf in Punta Cana

    By Leigh MacKay With its natural beauty, tropical climate, and man-made luxury, the charms of the Punta Cana area where I stayed and played have made it an idyllic destination. Its all-inclusive resorts bordering the glorious Caribbean Sea contain world-class restaurants and lounges, casinos, spas and fitness centers, boutique shopping, live entertainment, aquatic recreation and

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  • Ryder Cup to Minnesota

    Ryder Cup to Minnesota

    By Greg Wires When The Ryder Cup comes to Hazeltine National this fall, all eyes in the golf world will turn toward Minnesota. The land of 10,000 lakes has deep ties to professional golf and offers a wide array of golf options to the general public. More

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  • Mission Hills Turns 100

    Mission Hills Turns 100

    By Leigh MacKay From Oct. 1 through Jan. 15, 2017, the Mission Inn golf package—with its two-night minimum stay—includes daily golf with shared cart, unlimited use of all facilities, deluxe accommodations and breakfast buffet – plus a a four-course wine dinner for two on arrival at El Conquistador lakeside restaurant. More

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  • Golf and Spring Training

    Golf and Spring Training

    By Dan Vukelich Golfers are genetically disposed to shop for deals when they travel to warm-weather golf destinations such as Phoenix, so this may sound counterintuitive: Stop shopping and remember three words: TPC, Scottsdale and Fairmont – the single best golf value you’ll find this winter. More

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  • Wild Dunes: Fazio Golf

    Wild Dunes: Fazio Golf

    By Dan Vukelich Not far from Downtown Charleston, S.C., on the barrier island of Isle of Palms, you’ll find a self-contained resort community of beachfront homes and condos that is consistently ranked among the best in the United States. The Wild Dunes Resort’s recreational offerings include tennis, golf, sailing, fishing, swimming, bicycling, scuba diving and

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  • Pebble: Too Much Hype?

    Pebble: Too Much Hype?

    Tom Gorman So what is the allure and magic of Pebble Beach that annually attracts over 60,000 well-heeled players? To the first-time visitor, the overwhelming image of ocean, forests, dunes and mountains is indescribably momentous. More

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  • Winter Golf in Palm Springs

    Winter Golf in Palm Springs

    BY REID NELSON In the great American Southwest, there is desert golf. And then there is Palm Springs. Technically, Palm Springs, the specific, is a small municipality located some two hours’ drive southeast of greater Los Angeles. But more commonly, Palm Springs, the generic, refers to an area of the Coachella Valley that includes nine

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