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The Pechanga Resort & Casino

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It is certainly no secret that Southern California is home to many outstanding golf courses and resorts – and it could be argued that one could fill an entire season visiting top destinations in this region of the country – and there would still be more to see. But one of the lesser-known gems in… Continue Reading »

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Mountain Shadows Resort: Nostalgia Lives Here

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I’m looking down the first fairway of the newly renovated Mountain Shadows’ “The Short Course” and the view is historic. Camelback Mountain is magnified – along with Mummy Mountain.  In early morning and late afternoon the shadows are a photographer’s dream. It was here on January 16, 1959, Mountain Shadows opened its doors and the… Continue Reading »

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Cuba: Playing Varadero Golf Club

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The last is called “The Guardian” and the perfect line is between Xanadu and the Death God. Or God of Life. There cannot be many golf courses which celebrate Mayan cosmogenesis. But in the left common Bermuda grass rough, 150 yards or so off the papsaculum tee of  the eighteenth at Varadero in Matanza, two… Continue Reading »

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The Most Historic 177 Yards of Golf in America

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On the colorful scorecard, hole 17 at Kingsmill Resort’s River Golf Course reads like thousands of other golf holes around the world: 177 Yard Par 3. And that’s a shame. It should read: “You are about to play the most historic 177 yards of golf in America. Take it all in. Don’t rush. Look around… Continue Reading »

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Hot Springs Village – A Golfer’s Paradise

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When you are on a golfing vacation do you wonder what it would be like to live in the area you are visiting and play golf on the area’s courses? In 2012, while on my 50-week, 50-state driving golf tour of the U.S., I continually evaluated areas of the country as to livability and the… Continue Reading »

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South Africa – Four of the Best Golf Courses in the Cape Province Await your Visit

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Pinnacle Point Beach & Golf Resort  Pinnacle Point is about 20 minutes away from Gondwana Game Reserve. Superbly situated close to Mossel Bay on the edge of the magnificent coastline that signals the gateway to the Garden Route, Pinnacle Point epitomizes coastal luxury and exclusive living. This development, especially the golf course, will knock your… Continue Reading »

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Buenaventura Golf Course – Jack, Peruvian Horses, and Panama Golf’s Quiet Side

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In 2012, Jack Nicklaus doubled down on the country of Panama. Not only would the Golden Bear wedge the Santa Maria Golf Course smack dab in the middle of downtown Panama City, he would concurrently design Buenaventura Golf Course amidst the palm trees, oceanfront, and prime real estate that is Panama’s south central coastline. Drive… Continue Reading »

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Sir Nick Faldo Praises Major Success of Vietnam and Laguna Lăng Cô

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Lang Co, Vietnam: Vietnam is gearing up for The Faldo Series Asia Grand Final, hosted at the five-star integrated resort, Laguna Lang Co in Hue, Vietnam. The Faldo-designed Championship course sets the most impressive backdrop against the Truong Son Mountain Range and the ocean front of Chan May Bay. Flanked by the Angsana Residences and… Continue Reading »

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Who Said You Can Have Too Much Of A Good Thing? The Foursome Golf Package At Kingsmill Resort

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WILLIAMSBURG, VA – For all of you in the Snowbelt, it’s that time of year. Forget the birds chirping and the forsythia blooming; the lawn cleanup can wait, and you can fix the gutters in August. It’s time for golf. That means heading south to Virginia where spring comes early and world championship courses await… Continue Reading »

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A New, Fun & Intimate Golf Week For Golfers

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Following on from the success of the Centara World Masters Golf Championship which will be celebrating its 5th successful year in 2018, tournament organisers Go Golfing and Golfasian have combined to bring a second Amateur Golf Tournament to the region – The Amari Hua Hin Golf Week, October 21 -27 2018. Go Golfing’s, managing director,… Continue Reading »

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