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My Turn: Trump, Golf Courses, and the Environment: Go Figure?

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When I think of environmentalists and golf courses, a thousand thoughts leap gazelle-like through my brain. After working and editing some Forest Service Environmental Impact Statements, I learned that it’s not bad to cut down trees. It can clean up dead fuels that make forest fires tougher to fight and it makes the forest even… 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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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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Major Upgrades Planned For Potomac Shores Golf Club

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Dumfries, Va. – Potomac Shores Golf Club, the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature design in Dumfries, Virginia, will begin major course upgrades in July 2018 that will improve grass and soil conditions as well as the overall guest experience. Troon’s agronomy team will lead the project, which will be completed in two phases – re-grassing fairways… 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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Rees Jones’ Golden Horseshoe Golf Course

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It’s not hard to imagine Thomas Jefferson’s formative years occurring just a block from the first tee box at the freshly redesigned Golden Horseshoe Golf Club in Williamsburg, VA. This patriotic flashback is triggered once you catch the revolutionary costumes, muskets, and Fife and Drum team standing less than a chip shot away.  You’re immediately… Continue Reading »

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Hit The Road, Golfers: Omni’s ‘Guys Golf Getaway’ Package Made For Summer Road Trips

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Omni Hotels & Resorts wants this summer to be all about golf and good friends, so it’s offering great golf packages for groups of “fore” or more at its 11 luxury destinations in the Omni Golf Collection. Beginning today, the “Guys Golf Getaway” package features the full VIP treatment at the Omni golf resort of… Continue Reading »

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Discover Golf Options Galore In The Eastern Part Of The US

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For better or worse, 2017 will be a year of change. No matter your point of view on these upcoming transformations, every golfer can agree on one resolution: this year, a change is needed to play more golf. One part of the country where there is no shortage of courses to help achieve this goal… 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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Teeing Up Atlantic City

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Incorporating the area’s proper parlance, it would be a safe bet to call Atlantic City one of the finest midsized golf destinations east of the Mississippi: A “Shore Thing” if you will. An easy driving distance from most of the East Coast’s major metropolitan areas, today Atlantic City regularly boasts half… Continue Reading »

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