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Feb 19
The Stadium Course at PGA WEST: Restoring The Glory

By Tim Cotroneo After holing out on the 18th green at PGA WEST’S Pete Dye Stadium Course, it hits you. You’ve just completed a round on one of the hardest golf courses in the world.  You remember the trepidation you felt on the first hole tee box. That was then, this is now, as you […]

Mar 20
4 Unforgettable Days at Riviera

By Tim Cotroneo Leading up to playing in your first Pro-Am is nerve wracking for any golfer. Imagine the excitement if that virgin experience is The Genesis Invitational at Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles. The email invitation for this event, with a history dating back almost a century, was suitable for framing. For this […]

Feb 15
The Westin Golf Resort & Spa

By Tim Cotroneo When the Lead Teaching Professional at The Westin Rancho Mirage Resort describes what he does for a living, it sounds like the best job in the world. “My second home is working at a resort. I tell my kids that I go on vacation every day,” David Curtis said. Curtis’ office is […]

Jan 12
Quivira Golf Course: A Baja Golf Thrill Ride

By Tim Cotroneo Our group had just finished putting out on Quivira Golf Course’s 13th hole when it happened. My playing partner pointed toward the Pacific Ocean and yelled, “Look at that!” Dozens of stingrays were jumping and clapping on the ocean surface. It was almost as if they were congratulating my golf mate for […]

Jul 12
An Epic Washington & Idaho Golf Swing

By Tim Cotroneo The bordering states of Washington and Idaho can’t wait to exceed your golf trip expectations. The golf trifecta of Kalispel Golf and Country Club, Circling Raven Golf Course, and the Coeur d’Alene Resort Course deliver history, majestic nature, and the world’s only floating island green. Golfers can anticipate a landscape eye-opener of […]

Feb 07
Aviv Clinics Asks: Is Oxygen Golf’s New Frontier

By Tim Cotroneo Golfers from around the world are streaming to The Villages, FL, to rejuvenate their game. The spontaneous story behind this quest isn’t your traditional response to straighter drives, a better short game, or making more putts. Golfers are asking questions and getting surprising results from oxygen. Aviv Clinic’s first United States facility […]

Jan 12
The Creek Club: Love Your Curves and All Your Edges

By Tim Cotroneo The Creek Club at Reynolds Lake Oconee could have been the inspiration for John Legend’s best-selling song “All of Me.” There may be no golf course in the world that so closely mirrors his lyrics, “Love your curves and all your edges. All your perfect imperfections.” Reynolds Lake Oconee tapped Innovative Golf […]

May 10
The Island of Nevis’ Golf Loving Dog

By Tim Cotroneo I lined up my golf shot looking straight in the face of Mount Nevis, a 3,200-foot potentially active volcano located on the Caribbean island of Nevis. About one second into my backswing on this 375-yard hole, out of the corner of my eye I noticed a speeding black object heading straight towards me. […]

May 10
The Island of Nevis’ Golf Loving Dog

By Tim Cotroneo I lined up my golf shot looking straight in the face of Mount Nevis, a 3,200-foot potentially active volcano located on the Caribbean island of Nevis. About one second into my backswing on this 375-yard hole, out of the corner of my eye I noticed a speeding black object heading straight towards me. […]

Mar 24
La Cana in Punta Cana

In 2000, golf course designer P.B. Dye had an aerial game plan when he met with Frank Rainieri to discuss who would eventually design a new golf course on Rainieri’s Puntacana Resort. “I knew Frank was a pilot, and I had also been a pilot. I went into the meeting looking to speak Frank’s language,” […]