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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Belmont Native is New Commissioner of PGA Tour

  Joseph W. “Jay” Monahan IV didn’t set out with ambition of being one of the most powerful figures in golf, but that is exactly what the former member at Winchester Country Club is today.   In January, the 46-year-old graduate of Belmont High School, where he played hockey and golf, became the PGA Tour’s fourth commissioner, […]

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Walthouse, URI have Excellent Season

  The University of Rhode Island golf team had a magical season on the strength of a top three that would equal any Rhody trio in history.  Leading the way was senior Billy Walthouse (Longmeadow, Mass.) who was a three-time All-East selection, two-time New England Player of the Year, one of just seven RI golfers […]

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TOP 5 REASONS TO GOLF IN DAYTONA BEACH

   While Daytona Beach is home to the LPGA and some of the state’s best courses, the World’s Most Famous Beach remains one of America’s most underrated golf destinations. Smart group leaders are beginning to turn their attention to this Atlantic Ocean paradise.   Why is Daytona Beach emerging as a must-play trip? Here are five […]

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3rd Generation Anderson Rejuvenating Coventry Pines

  In 1959 Arnold Palmer was taking the golf world by storm. The charismatic Palmer was winning many tournaments with his “go-for-broke” style and his good looks. Golf was becoming a mainstream sport, and even this reporter had starting playing the game.   It was very similar to the affect that Tiger Woods had on the […]

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Bermuda-Perfect Golf in All Seasons

  Last December my wife and I were invited to attend a FAM at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda. Golfing in Bermuda in December? Would the weather be warm enough? I’ve written about the Fairmont in Scottsdale twice, San Diego-area once and the wonderful Fairmont in Charlevoix in Quebec, so I knew the accommodations and […]

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Hammock Beach Rebuilds After Hurricane Matthew

     In January 2013 we played the Legends Trail in Florida. Nine courses all owned by the Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the luxury hotel company founded by Sheila C. Johnson. The courses included three at Reunion Resort in Orlando, four at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor including the famous Copperhead Course and the two courses […]

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The Preserve at Boulder Hills, Paul Mihailides’ Legacy

This is the first time that we have ever had guns in a picture (back cover) in our publication. “What are golfers supposed to do in the off-season?” asked Paul Mihailides, the driving force behind The Preserve at Boulder Hills in Wyoming, RI that continues to grow at an amazing pace. “You’d be surprised at […]

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