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Jun 09
Sea Palms Resort: A Must-Play on Georgia’s Golf Island

By David Theoret Travel + Leisure Magazine considers St. Simons Island, GA one of the “Top 5 Best US Islands.” Golf is one of the biggest attractions on St. Simons Island with several private clubs and resort courses, few of which are open to the general public.  One of these resort courses is Sea Palms […]

May 14
Cape Fear National Golf Club: Coastal North Carolina’s Best-Kept Secret

One of the biggest things the coastal North Carolina area has going for it is a fantastic climate; outdoor recreational activities can be enjoyed year-round and the mild winter temperatures are perfect for golf.  Brunswick Forest is an active lifestyle community in Leland, North Carolina that takes full advantage of everything Mother Nature has to […]

Mar 20
The Club at Diamondhead

by David Theoret If someone were to mention “Diamond Head,” any person with any knowledge of geography would instinctively think of Hawaii, and Diamond Head Crater, an extinct volcanic crater and the site of a luakini heiau, and ancient ceremonial structure dedicated to the war god and used by ancient Hawaiians for worship and human […]

Feb 15
TPC Tampa Bay: Back and Better Than Ever!

By David Theoret For years, TPC Tampa Bay has been regarded as one of the best public access facilities in the Tampa market. After all, whenever the letters TPC precede anything to do with golf, expectations are automatically raised, and TPC Tampa Bay delivers. Recently, the best got better! Originally opened in 1991, TPC Tampa […]

Jan 12
Heritage Golf Group: A Trio of Premier Private Clubs in Southwest Florida

By David Theoret Heritage Golf Group has come a long way since new owners took over the company a couple of years ago. Mark Burnett, Jim Oliver, and Andy Miller have more than 90 years of combined experience in the golf industry, primarily in club acquisition, operations, membership, and redevelopment.  Since purchasing Heritage Golf in […]

Jan 12
Kenny Perry’s Country Creek Golf Course

By David Theoret Most golfers who have followed the PGA TOUR for any length of time are familiar with the name Kenny Perry, after all, he’s won more than 20 professional tournaments on the PGA and PGA Champions Tours. What they may not be aware of is a golf course that Kenny designed and built; […]

Dec 16
Club Selection: Silver Dollar Golf and Trap Club

By David Theoret At first glance, Silver Dollar Golf and Trap Club in Odessa, FL is not your typical golf club. For starters, there’s a skeet shooting range directly across the street, hence the Trap part of the name. It’s not uncommon to be teeing off or putting to the sound of gunfire, but you […]

Oct 12
The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Birmingham

by David Theoret Birmingham Alabama has a lot of options for golfers, both residents, and visitors. There are nearly 40 public, private and municipal courses within a 20-mile radius of downtown Birmingham, including the infamous Shoal Creek Club, designed by Jack Nicklaus which has hosted a couple of PGA Championships, as well as several courses […]

Sep 12
Nashville National Golf Links

By David Theoret I’ve always wondered what would possess someone to own a golf course, after all, they are typically not the money-making machines that they once were. So, what would be the allure to leaving a perfectly good, well-paying career and purchasing a business that is physically and mentally demanding and is often a […]

Jul 12
The Landings Club: Redefining What A Golf Community Should Be

By David Theoret The Landings Club on Skidaway Island is much more than a private country club; it’s a community.  A 6,300-acre gated community that includes 6 championship golf courses designed by such world-class architects: Arnold Palmer, Tom Fazio, Arthur Hills, and Willard Byrd. A community that includes 31 tennis courts, 11 pickleball courts, and […]