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Category Archives: Pacific


The Resort at Pelican Hill

Golfvaca January 15, 2016

I gave this resort a 5 rating, however, honestly it deserves a 10. If one item in particular stands out above all the exemplary traits found at the resort, it is that service is supreme. The Resort at Pelican Hill is not simply a golf destination. It seeks to compete with nearby jewels like the… Continue Reading »


Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club: A ‘Must Play’ on Any Oregon Golf Itinerary

Golfvaca November 10, 2015

Oregon appeals to golfers, travelers, and golf-travelers on so many levels. Bandon Dunes, the resorts and courses of Bend, and the Portland metro area combine to create one of the country’s truly great golf “triangles” tailor made for a multi-day sojourn. Meanwhile, oenophiles revel in the Willamette Valley’s numerous wineries — many boasting world-class Pinot… Continue Reading »


Doubling Down on Pechanga

Golfvaca November 10, 2015

There’s no such thing as a sure thing! If you’re anything like me who likes to throw down a few bucks on a blackjack table or the roulette wheel from time to time, you’ll know full well that the only sure things are death and taxes. But, there may be a loophole to that rule… Continue Reading »


Resort Report: Southern California’s Terranea Resort

Golfvaca October 16, 2015

One visits Terranea, a self-contained, luxury destination resort with its luxury accommodations and superb amenities. And when you arrive, your soul and mind will thank you for the chance to regenerate. Opened in 2009 by developer Rob Lowe (not the actor), this gorgeous resort on 102 pristine acres, poised above the Pacific, offers an unparalleled… Continue Reading »


Pebble Beach: Unforgettable Getaways For Summer Holidays

Golfvaca June 18, 2015

PEBBLE BEACH, CA. – As the summer season approaches, Pebble Beach Resorts is offering something special for everyone, with a variety of personalized packages that welcome guests no matter what occasion they are celebrating. From strolls on the beach, listening to bagpipes and enjoying golf on America’s top courses, to indulging in award-winning spa treatments… Continue Reading »


Pacific Ocean Perfection: St. Regis Monarch Resort

Golfvaca May 11, 2015

The coastal areas of Southern California can be as scenic and accommodating as any in the world for the golf traveler—especially in the spring and summer–as the temperate Mediterranean climate and scenic shorelines combine to make a visit to this region not only a great atmosphere to hit the links—but to enjoy a host of… Continue Reading »


Torrey Pines: Muscled Up South Course Showcase For Golf’s Big Boys

Golfvaca March 8, 2015

LA JOLLA, CA – Little boys like Corey Pavin and Billy Mayfair have hoisted trophies at Torrey Pines. Teenagers Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson posed for grin-and-grip photos, trophies in hand, that now hang in the pro shop at this historic municipal nestled against the dramatic rust-colored bluffs overlooking the blue Pacific Ocean. But today’s… Continue Reading »


My Turn: Presidential Playground in the Desert

Golfvaca February 17, 2015

Beginning the year in golf in a place like the Palm Springs desert region of Southern California has its rewards. For starters there is the winter sunshine and the 70 and 80 degree temperatures during the day, not to mention the finely manicured courses and lots of them—numbering more than 120 over this area known… Continue Reading »


Hawaiian Golf Vacations Have It All

Golfvaca November 13, 2014

In 1932, the Matson Navigation Company’s S.S. Lurline began carrying passengers between California and Hawaii. In 1939, Hawaii Calls began the first of its thirty-six years on radio broadcasting Hawaiian music live each week from the courtyard of the Moana Hotel on Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach. Today, millions of visitors from all over the world travel… Continue Reading »


Shine returns to La Costa’s legendary past

Golfvaca July 9, 2014

CARLSBAD, Calif. – For years La Costa was a fixture for championship golf and a stable setting for the PGA Tour from the Tournament of Champions held here from 1969 to 1998. Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player all hoisted trophies. And its height of notoriety probably came from 1999-2006 when it… Continue Reading »

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