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Category Archives: Southwest

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Boot Ranch Golf Course: King of Country Golf

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You feel a sense of anticipation building as you take the 78-mile trek from Austin/ Bergstrom International Airport to Boot Ranch Golf Course in Fredericksburg, TX. The landmarks are plentiful as you pass President Johnson’s hometown, the song inspiration for Waylon, Willie, and the Boys, and no fewer than 16 wineries. Your GPS reads five… Continue Reading »

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Jw Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa Slices Into Exceptional Fall Getaway

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SAN ANTONIO – Everything’s bigger in Texas, especially the travel. JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa announces another of its highly anticipated luxury packages for indulgence this fall. The crisp fall weather offers the perfect backdrop to an exceptional experience ideal for a couples or guys getaway in the Texas hills. The… 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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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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Lajitas Golf Resort: Black Jack’s Crossing

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LAJITAS, TX – Dive downward is a theme all day at Black Jack’s Crossing Golf Course – that’s what happens to your golf ball when you reach the elevated tee box of par-3, 167-yard 13th. PGA Tour Hall of Famer and designer Lanny Wadkins said the word is “wow”. Scan a vista that reaches miles… Continue Reading »

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Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa Features High Desert Golf Experience Package

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SANTA ANA PUEBLO, NM. – Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa, a luxury resort located on the Santa Ana Pueblo, is providing the ultimate high desert golf experience through its Twin Warriors Golf Package. Guests who book the package can receive unlimited rounds of golf at the resort’s nationally-ranked Twin Warriors Golf Club throughout their… Continue Reading »

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Elevated View in Arizona

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The view from Pine Canyon’s 18th fairway makes you want to take an Adirondack chair, plop it down on the tee box and enjoy a twilight drink with friends. It’s a landscape ready to paint right next door to the Coconino National Forest. The San Francisco Peaks in the distance are perfectly… Continue Reading »

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Tathata Golf: Experiencing the Golf Swing Dream

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The Tathata Golf training center in Scottsdale, AZ, is the realization of a Bryan Hepler dream that’s 40 years in the making. Hepler’s training facility is one part enchanted garden, one part martial arts methodology, and one part golf like you’ve never experienced before. A surging wave of golfers from all over the world are… 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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We-Ko-Pa Sets Vintage Tone in the Arizona Desert

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There are certain people, many wines, and a collection of golf courses that age gracefully, some better than others. But most folks eventually could use a nip and tuck here and there (though they won’t admit it); perhaps a vintage requires a little blending (again, only on a need to know basis); or a celebrated… Continue Reading »

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