Category: Golf Travel

Golf in the Middle East: Who Knew?

Contrasting societies all too hastily develop mythologies around one another, and when at last we take a closer look, we are surprised to find that everyone on planet Earth eats, walks and PLAYS. In the western golf world, we are peripherally aware that the United Arab Emirates are developing luxurious and thought-provoking venues with the …

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Golf Gems of the Cascades: Oregon Mountain Courses

Visit almost any region of North America, and you’ll find championship golf courses. In the home states of Nicklaus and Palmer (and the USGA itself), you’ll find more than a few. We know about Pebble Beach, and Georgia’s a given. As in other things, however, there’s a blank spot in the national consciousness where the …

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Golf in Scandinavia: The Vikings are Here…Again

We know who most of them are – Annika Sorenstam, Suzann Pettersen, Sophie Gustafson, Jaspar Parnevik, Maria Hjorth and Marianne Skarpnord.  Denmark even has Knud Storgaard, who managed two European wins and a masters degree in nuclear physics. But golf in Scandinavia? We know how well they play, and if we’re really the devotees we …

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Golf Vacations

The winter months are very slow for most PGA Professionals. The weather is miserable, and we miss playing the golf course as much as you. If you have an opportunity to take a golf trip, the winter months could be an ideal time to make plans.     I suggest talking with your local professional, he …

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Destination Golf: Los Cabos

As the holidays fade from memory and winter transitions from a festive backdrop to the bleak, interminable season that it is, perhaps you’re thinking it’s time to go somewhere. Anywhere. With plenty of golf and year-round warm weather, Los Cabos has much to offer a snowbound golfer. The Tourist Corridor of Los Cabos, Mexico, a …

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Go to the sun and play!!!

 Thirty-five degrees and raining!! That may be fine for the native of the North Sea islands and the few who really enjoy a foggy day in old London town. But for a fan of the great game of golf, the gray days of December and January in the Midwest put a halt to the fun. …

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Getting There is a Small Part of the Fun

As winter creeps into a large portion of the United States, more and more people are thinking of traveling (or moving) to a warmer climate. Some of those who want to escape the north winds only wish to go south,where the temperature usually stays above 70 degrees. These folks may not be too concerned about …

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Planning a Golf Trip

A golf trip should be fun and relaxing for everyone involved. You should only feel stress when your partner is counting on you for a two foot putt. A good trip only happens because some detailed planning has been done ahead of time. There are a number of elements which comprise a good trip. Some …

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Discover Golfing on Vancouver Island, BC

Most of us are members of a golf club or have a course where we play most of our golf. The opportunity to play another course is always a treat to be savored and to do it with a group of friends is the optimum in fun. To do that at a number of courses …

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Book a Golf Holiday

When The Girls Must Play, Book a Golf Holiday With winter looming on the horizon, it’s time to plan a