JW Marriott Miami Sparkles Anew

Two Golf Courses Among Resort’s Many Charms
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In the towering condo jungle of North Miami, there is a 300-acre oasis. The JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, which has previously operated under other management flags, remains the centerpiece of North Miami’s trendy Aventura enclave, but now has new energy and amenities normally seen at properties twice its size. Those include two Read more…

Kapalua and Beyond: Classic Golf, Maui Luxury

Plantation Gets The Headlines, But Other Charms Await
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When three dozen or so PGA Tour players make their way to Maui every January for the Sentry Tournament of Champions, they not only savor, in the Kapalua Plantation Course, a competitive environment truly unlike any other. With recent nips and tucks, the mountainside masterpiece from Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw proves an even keener Read more…

Kapalua Plantation Returns To Full Maui Power

Changes Challenge, Delight Tour Pro & Resort Player Alike
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The Plantation Course at Kapalua Resort isn’t all rainbows and unicorns. OK, it does produce its share of rainbows, right after a tropical downpour, framed like a full-color island fever dream by the churning Pacific. And among world-class destination layouts, it is quite singular in setting, style and sheer size of its footprint upon the Read more…

Hot Golf Times In Scottsdale (And Phoenix)

Winter Is Wonderful, But It Rocks Year-Round
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Tempus fugit, as the Romans uttered – and, as proof, it’s already that fabled time of year when Arizona transforms itself from the world’s largest outdoor sauna into a golfer’s Valhalla, especially in and around Phoenix, and more specifically, Scottsdale. There are likely more good golf holes around these here parts than anywhere in the Read more…

Saddle Up for Austin and Horseshoe Bay

Music, Golf Make For Tasty Texas Two-Step
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From chords to courses, a fine Swing & Song golf travel tune emerges from the Hill Country of Central Texas. Before scoring some tranquil time at the renovated Horseshoe Bay Resort, just 50 miles northwest of the city proper, the sharp spur will saddle up for a few days in diverse Austin, where you’ll find Read more…

Gotta Love Sea Island Performance Center

Expanded Teaching Facility Is Truly State-Of-The-Art
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Four decades ago, Davis Love, Jr., built a small shed with two hitting bays that became the first Golf Performance Center at Georgia’s Sea Island Golf Resort. Three years after Love’s death in a place crash — under the supervision of his longtime friend Jack Lumpkin — a 4,000 square-foot Golf Performance Center made its Read more…

Las Vegas Golf Is A Great Bet

A Plan For Your Next Sin City Sojourn

If you wanna spice up that golf with some debaucherous revelry, you could make it a casino course destination. You could. Why not, instead, do the Real Deal? Why not Las Vegas? So here in nutshell is your down and dirty guide to a Sin City golf getaway. PEG IT The top honor in Vegas Read more…

New Zealand Golf: Worth The Journey

Everything You’ve Heard Is True, Winter or Summer

You may have heard of the All Blacks, New Zealand’s legendary national rugby team. Or you may know the country currently holds the America’s Cup trophy for its 2017 win in the world’s premier sailing competition. Perhaps you have indulged in one of the outstanding wines created in New Zealand. Cheers to that. But New Read more…

Vietnam’s Laguna Lang Co Resorts Get High Marks

Award-Winning Hotels Complete An Exotic Package
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Golf courses all over Asia are often anchored by a great hotel. Until now, however, no club could boast of having not just one, but two of the region’s highest rated resorts within a well-struck iron shot of the clubhouse. Such a scenario has just come to pass at Laguna Lang Co in Central Vietnam. Read more…

Barefoot Resort & Golf To Host Family Golf Week  

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Family Golf Week, which includes the Father-Son Team Classic, will call Barefoot Resort & Golf home in 2020. Home to courses designed Tom Fazio, Davis Love III, Greg Norman and Pete Dye, the resort will host Family Golf Week July 15-18. Barefoot is an ideal hub for an event that attracts golfers from across the Read more…