• Finding Nirvana in Scotland

    Finding Nirvana in Scotland0

    Editor Takes on Eight Scottish Links Courses Learns How to Get on the Old Course By Greg Wires The customs agent at Glasgow airport noted that I had written “Golf Tour” as my reason for visiting Scotland. He asked me where I was playing, and when my reply began: “Royal Dornoch, Castle Stuart, Carnoustie..”He stamped

  • Phoenix’s Growing West Valley Golf Scene

    Phoenix’s Growing West Valley Golf Scene0

    Wigwam Resort Servces as Focal Point By Craig Distl The west Phoenix suburbs of Goodyear and Litchfield Park are thriving cities that make an ideal golf destination, particularly in autumn, winter and spring. And, in case you were wondering, the Wigwam Resort remains an important player on the West Valley golf scene. The classic resort

  • The Case for Mazatlán

    The Case for Mazatlán0

    Estrella del Mar’s RJT II Course Gets Greens Upgrade By Dan Vukelich For retirees and snowbirds searching for their place in the sun south of the border, Mazatlán, because of its affordability and terrific weather, is well worth a scouting trip this winter. The weather: Mazatlán enjoys a moderate year-round climate, with summer highs rarely

  • Pasatiempo: Timeless

    Pasatiempo: Timeless0

    Alister MacKenzie’s West Coast Augusta 1929 Design Still in Top 10 89 Years Later By Gregg Dewalt In the South, English golf course architect Dr. Alister MacKenzie’s name is synonymous with the famed Augusta National Golf Club, site of the annual Masters Tournament. MacKenzie, at the request of Bobby Jones, traveled to Georgia from his

  • Miami Springs Golf & CC

    Miami Springs Golf & CC0

    By Len Ziehm The first thing you notice are the trees. The Miami Springs Golf & Country Club has lots of great big ones, and there’s a reason. Trees played a big part in the design of this, arguably the most historic 18 holes in Florida – a state with over 1,300 courses, more than

  • Bermuda’s Mid Ocean Club

    Bermuda’s Mid Ocean Club0

    C.B. Macdonald Design Great 97 Years On Atop an Underwater Mountain Rob Spellman The Mid Ocean Club isn’t just the best golf course in Bermuda; it’s one of the best in the world. There isn’t a top 100 list in existence that doesn’t include Mid Ocean. Opened in 1921, it was designed by Charles Blair