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Category Archives: Midwest

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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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Destination Kohler Releases 2018 ‘Dye-Abolical’ and ‘Golf Kohler’ Stay-and-Play Packages

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KOHLER, WI– Destination Kohler – Wisconsin’s golf leader and home to four acclaimed Pete Dye-designed courses across Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run – is now taking 2018 reservations for the popular “Dye-Abolical” and “Golf Kohler” stay-and-play packages. Destination Kohler is the Midwest’s only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond resort-hotel and recently selected by Conde Nast… Continue Reading »

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Welcome to Northern Michigan

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The breeze off Lake Michigan is steady, and from the elevated 10th tee at Arcadia Bluffs, with massive sand dunes and menacing tall fescue waving, you could close your eyes and think this is Scotland or Ireland. There’s a sliver of green fairway snaking down toward the lake. That’s your target. The adventurous strike a… Continue Reading »

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3 Top Golf Destinations for Fall 2017

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BRANSON, MO. Each year from mid-September to November, the Ozark Mountains surrounding Branson change from luscious shades of green to the rich fall colors of red, orange, and yellow. It’s the perfect season to catch a glimpse of the Ozarks from afar at a scenic overlook or get up-close-and-personal by taking a stroll on one… Continue Reading »

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Historic Belvedere GC in northern Michigan Undergoes Major Restoration Project

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CHARLEVOIX, MI – Long recognized as a must-play experience in northern Michigan, the historic Belvedere Golf Club has turned back the clock thanks to a find that has purists and golf aficionados alike waiting in anticipation for this spring. In the summer of 2016, the demolishment of an old building in Charlevoix led to the… Continue Reading »

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On the Road to Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE, WI. – Sure it was beer that made Milwaukee famous, and rockabilly singer Jerry Lee Lewis a loser, but it has a golf history and its future seems unlimited. Milwaukee area golf is a winner. The 2017 U.S. Open is scheduled at nearby Erin Hills, a brawny 7,800-yard minimalistic beast designed by Michael Hurdzan,… Continue Reading »

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Fall is the Time to Play Golf

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Real golfers know playing in the fall is where it’s at. Comfortable temperatures, little or no humidity, the colors of autumn, plus the likelihood of smaller crowds after the bustling tourist months is appealing to those wanting to get as many rounds in as possible before stowing the clubs for winter. This sampling of courses… Continue Reading »

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Right From The Start: Opening Holes

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It’s not how you start, it’s… Wait a minute. Perhaps it is how you start, especially when talking about golf courses. Like the first chapter of a book, the first hole introduces the layout and offers a glimpse of what is to be expected throughout the round. And believe us, there are some opening holes… Continue Reading »

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Golfers Have Discovered World-Class Challenges in the Ozarks

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One of the most irresistible magnets of golf is the lure of new places to play or the challenge of finally playing some of the most famous courses in the world. No two are alike and the golfoholic will travel to any corner of the earth to check off a course on his bucket list…. Continue Reading »

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Golf and Plenty to Do in Kansas City

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The official visitor’s guide to Kansas City, Missouri welcomes visitors with this statement…”Kansas City has a way of surprising you”.  After my first time visit to Kansas City, known as the “City of Fountains” because it has more fountains than any other city in the world except Rome, I have to agree.  The city and… Continue Reading »

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