• Superb Resorts in Florida

    For the last dozen years this reporter has been heading to Florida during January for the PGA Merchandise Show. There are always many good things to see and write about ...

Ryder Cup History

It isn’t often that you get to root for a team in professional golf. Certainly we root for high school and college golf teams, but it the world of professional golf, those independent contractors are playing for themselves. Don’t do well—don’t get paid. The Ryder Cup is my favorite golfing event. It is all about […]

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The Secret to Lower Scores

Do you regularly read one of the many golf magazines? Do you watch videos online? Do you watch the instructional programs on The Golf Channel? If you do, then you might have realized that they all have one thing in common. They want you to believe that playing your best golf is a simple and […]

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Formidable Field Set for 49th Northeast Amateur

There will be no shortage of great players descending on E. Providence, R.I. later this month for the 49th playing of the Northeast Amateur at venerable Wannamoisett Country Club (June 18-21), but some of the top amateurs, including last year’s defending champion, Casey Whitsett of national champion Alabama, won’t be here because they have elected […]

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Lakeville Country Club is Back

What would make a couple want to buy a golf course? Is it that they love golf? In the case of Derek and Madelyn Maksy, it was that the golf course sat right behind their home in Lakeville, was in disrepair with poor outdated equipment, lacked maintenance and was heading for foreclosure. There was talk […]

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Andrade Having Success on Champions Tour

Whoever it was, didn’t consider Bristol, Rhode Island native and professional golfer Billy Andrade. One of the better-known and well-accomplished athletes from the Ocean State, Andrade recently turned 50 years old that, for most athletes in pro sports, means your career has long been over with. Not Billy’s. You see the PGA Tour has this […]

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CVS Caremark Classic Distributes 1.3 Million

Rhode Island Country Club Signs 3-Year Deal to Extend Tournament Christmas came early to the 81 area nonprofit organizations that received checks from the CVS Caremark Charity Classic on December 19 at the company’s headquarters in Woonsocket. The check presentation was the result of the Charity Classic that was held in June at Rhode Island […]

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Legends of Golf Trail in Florida

Imagine a golf trail across Florida? The Grand Golf Resorts of Florida, a Salamander Collection, has launched one of the country’s best golf packages with the creation of the Legends of Golf Trail. We had the opportunity to play golf all nine courses on this Florida Trail last winter with the Golf Travel Writers Assn. […]

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Myrtle Beach’s Mystical Golf is Magical

Claude Pardue was an entrepreneur who owned a golf course in the Pinehurst area of North Carolina. In the late 1980’s he traveled to Myrtle Beach to find a piece of property that would make a great golf course. He found a 500-acre parcel between Conway and So. Myrtle Beach. “As soon as I walked […]

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Scottsdale, A Glorious Golf Destination

We have had the opportunity to visit Scottsdale for media trips most every winter. What a delightful getaway from the cold New England weather. We’re running out of adjectives to describe this Mecca of golf, entertainment, sight-seeing, outdoor activities, fine dining and spectacular desert and mountain views. Thought that GLORIOUS fit. Golf Digest rated Scottsdale […]

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Southern New England Golf Course Listings