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Quivira Golf Course: Nicklaus’ Beauty in the Baja

Golfvaca April 18, 2017

Not even Jack Nicklaus messes with Mother Nature. When this designer of over 400 golf courses was tapped to take on Quivira Golf Course in Los Cabos, Mexico, the Golden Bear carved, shaped, and ultimately embraced the Mother of all Baja golf landscapes. If great art picks up where nature ends, then Nicklaus’ Quivira design… Continue Reading »

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The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Receives coveted Five Star and Five Diamond Awards

Golfvaca March 12, 2017

KIAWAH ISLAND, SC – For the ninth year in a row, the Forbes Travel Guide has awarded The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort with their highest awards — Five Stars.  No other hotel in South Carolina earned a Forbes Five Star award in 2017.  AAA awarded The Sanctuary Five Diamonds for the 11th year… Continue Reading »

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La Quinta Resort & Club: Delicious Desert Destination

Golfvaca February 16, 2017

So-called snow birds from the colder climates of the US and from Canada have long flocked to the Southern California desert region during the winter for the sunshine, moderate temperatures, outdoor activities and of course golf when most of the northern regions are sitting under snow and freezing temperatures. Long associated with Palm Springs on… Continue Reading »

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Resort Report: The Abaco Club Golf Course

Golfvaca December 13, 2016

Scotland’s Old Tom Morris would love the ocean views,  the plunging pot bunkers, and the balmy weather at The Abaco Club at Winding Bay. Old Tom would be proud to see how his rolling Scottish links thumbprint found its way to a Bahamian setting of palm trees, parrots, and pristine paspalum fairways. In 2004, Golf… Continue Reading »

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The Most Luxurious Trip to South Africa

Golfvaca December 13, 2016

Today, South Africa is the best country in the world to visit! Due to the strength of the US dollar, you basically are getting a minimum 2 for 1 on goods and services. (R14 to $1.00). Since leaving South Africa many moons ago, I have returned at least 20 times, if not more. It is… Continue Reading »

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Four Countries, Three Rivers, Two Courses

Golfvaca October 10, 2016

If you have ever considered a golfing vacation in Europe during which you can visit four countries, sail on three of Europe’s most important rivers, and play golf in two different countries, here’s how. Do as my wife and I did. Take a Viking river cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest on one of Viking’s 190-passenger… Continue Reading »

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Resort Report: Wigwam Resort

Golfvaca October 10, 2016

The Wigwam’s $30 million multi-phase resort and golf course renovations have recently grabbed the attention of several prominent golf and travel publications in their annual ‘best-of’ rankings. GOLF Magazine, Golf.com, GolfWeek and Conde Nast Traveler have all recognized The Wigwam for its exceptional golf, premier accommodations and historical significance. In the September 2016 issue of… Continue Reading »

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Shark Makes His Mark on Anguilla

Golfvaca September 9, 2016

Like the prettiest girl at the dance, the tiny island of Anguilla takes its time picking a partner. Just 16 miles long and three miles wide, Anguilla makes up for its size with a shoreline that is a Caribbean postcard waiting to happen. Already an island paradise, Anguilla can afford to be selective when suitors… Continue Reading »

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Wonderful, Spectacular Sarasota

Golfvaca September 9, 2016

The headline of this article truly tells it all. Sarasota, Florida has an abundance of wonderful golf courses, delightfully spectacular white sand beaches, and a myriad of things for individuals, couples and families to see and do in and about the city. The city limits include a slender, but lengthy mainland along with eight islands…. Continue Reading »

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Resort Report: Prince Edward Island

Golfvaca September 9, 2016

CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Canada Imagine a summer day in golf heaven. Can you envision Prince Edward Island, Canada’s smallest province, but one of the globe’s most beautiful ocean and pastoral settings, with a “To Do List” that will rival any vacation destination? There’s seaside beauty found here (just north of Halifax, Nova Scotia) in… Continue Reading »

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