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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 […]

Jun 15
The Refuge Golf Course

By David Theoret • Golf Vacations Magazine Contributing Writer If you played The Refuge Golf Course in Flowood, Mississippi before 2017, you may not recognize it these days. The Refuge closed in 2017 for an extensive renovation and restoration under the direction of golf course architect Nathan Crace. During that time, a $50-million hotel and […]

Jun 15
Silver Dollar Golf and Trap Club

By David Theoret  • Golf Vacations Magazine Contributing Writer 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 […]

May 11
Heritage Harbour Golf Club

by David Theoret The Heritage Harbour golf course in Bradenton Florida has been a favorite of both locals and snowbirds for many years. The course opened in 2001 as Stoneybrook Golf Club at Heritage Harbour and changed to its current name in 2018. Since its inception, it has been operated as a public course and […]

Apr 03
Albemarle Plantation: Redefining What A Golf Community Is All About

By David Theoret The Albemarle Sound has been a prized locale for centuries; time and Mother Nature have made it the beautiful destination that you now see; rugged shoreline and endless seas.  Albemarle Plantation is an authentic coastal community and occupies a special place in the hearts of all who call it home. Although it’s […]