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Category Archives: Resort Retreats

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California Cool at Hotel Paseo

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While the Palm Springs region of the Southern California desert has long-been a popular vacation favorite for golfers and anyone else looking for a laid-back atmosphere to get away, the City of Palm Desert has grown into the hub of this Coachella Valley area as the central city for not only golf, but everything from… Continue Reading »

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Troon North Golf Club – Sonoran Sensation

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Many have said the blueprint for desert golf was made when Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish designed Troon North Monument Course back in 1989. The late Morrish subsequently downplayed that by saying he thought target-golf standards were set by Jack Nicklaus’ Desert Highlands and then Troon Country Club, a Weiskopf-Morrish private course…. Continue Reading »

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Kulm Hotel St. Moritz Offers ‘Golf Break’ This Summer

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SWITZERLAND – Golf enthusiasts will find themselves on top of the world thanks to the ‘Golf Break’ package being offered by the iconic Kulm Hotel St. Moritz (www.kulm.com) to guests staying two nights or more in the Swiss Engadine Valley this summer. In addition to unlimited access to the par 27 Kulm Golf St. Moritz,… Continue Reading »

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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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