Omni Barton Creek Beams Anew

Renovations, Great Golf Highlight Austin Favorite
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It was a glorious return to Texas Hill Country golf. I worked in the golf business in Austin in the early ’80s, and played most of the courses in and around Texas’ capital city, though the Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa had not opened back then. So when the time came, in early 2019, Read more…

Lake Charles Golf A Spicy Surprise

Southwest Louisiana Outpost Offers Great Courses, Amazing Food, Fishing and Casino Action

So much of America’s greatness lies in its very vastness and variety: of geography and climate, of language and culture, of backgrounds and beliefs so broad and deeply held that they find their way through every corner of day-to-day-life, from what we do for fun to what we eat for even more fun. America is, Read more…

Fairmont Turnberry Isle

Get pampered like a pro

What do professional golfers who play for a living have that you don’t?

Golf in the Gulf

Great golf runs abundant in Alabama's Gulf Shores

I’m willing to bet everything in my meager Roth IRA that about as many people know that Alabama has a scenic shoreline on the Gulf Coast of Mexico as know how to spell “Kyrgyzstan” (which has to be one awesome play in Scrabble).

Gulf States

Follow the course - Rich trails of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi

The Gulf Coast region of Alabama, Louisiana and the state we learned to spell phonetically–M-I-S-S-I-S-S-I-P-P-I–may not be the first place you’d think of for a golfing trip, but the more you learn about what it has to offer, the more you realize what a viable choice it is. The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama, the Audubon Golf Trail in Louisiana and the Golf Coast Golf Trail in Mississippi are wonderful golfing venues that feature courses designed by some of the greatest architects and players in the game.