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The Whistler Experience

There are no words to describe the beauty of the drive from Vancouver that will take us to our Whistler Mountain destination. The scenic mountainous road that brings us in and out of the clouds is surreal, and a fitting start to our week ahead. The award-winning Fairmont Chateau Whistler is located at the base […]

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Scottsdale offers unique golfing opportunities

You know that you have come to a much different place than New England as your airplane descends into Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Ariz. As you peak out the window you see all these little fingers of green among a tan background. Yes, you do see the patches of blue, but you know they […]

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Young Golfers in Southern N.E. Getting National Recognition

As the calendar changes from summer to fall, the weather begins to cool down here in Southern New England. That is in stark contrast to how hot youth golf is in this area. While many folks think of southern states like Florida as a hotbed for young golfers, they shouldn’t overlook what is happening in […]

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A Jewel in South Kingstown

Sometimes the decisions that homeowners have to make when a request for a zone change comes in the mail are more difficult than others. In the case of Rose Hill Golf Club in South Kingstown, the decision was easy. Located on the 18 acre plot of land that Tim Conley and Jim Manning wanted to […]

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Golfing in Jamaica

I didn’t think it was possible. How could you go on a golfing vacation and have golf not be in your thought process most of the time? It happened last month when my bride and I visited Jamaica to find out about the golf on this tropical Caribbean island that sits 100 miles south of […]

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Acushet River Valley—parkland and links in one

It’s not often that you can play a course that has tall pines and elevation changes for eleven holes and then venture down a long wooden bridge with a canopy of overhanging limbs into a wide open area that looks like you might be on the links in Scotland. Noted local golf architect Brian Silva […]

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Bungay Brook – A Family Affair

      One of the best parts of this job is the chance to find hidden treasures. Not the kind that have gold and silver, but the ones that are green. Bungay Brook Golf Club in Bellingham, Mass. is one of these treasures. It is a scenic, well-kept links-style course that opened in 2002.     “We wanted […]

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Big Improvements at Back Nine Club

The next time you attend a PGA TOUR event be sure to stop by the practice range. It is always fun to watch the big guys crush some towering drives, and fantasize about doing the same at your home course. Yet if you want to pick up some tips that can have an immediate effect […]

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Myrtle Beach Continues to Shine

A group of golf travel writers were fortunate to travel to Myrtle Beach before heading over to Augusta for The Masters. One of the perks of this job is that I was chosen to be on this trip to write about one of my favorite golf destinations in the world.   Chris King, representing Myrtle Beach […]

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Quechee, Vt.—Bucolic Town with Two Excellent Courses

     Vermont is the New England state that we have visited the least. I don’t know why that is, because every time we visit we have a wonderful time.   Last summer was no exception. We were invited to Quechee, Vt. to attend a Media Tour at the Quechee Club, Vermont’s leading four-season Club community. […]

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