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Dave Daubert

About Dave Daubert

Dave has been writing about golf since the turn of the century. He is published at Traveling Golfer Canada and the IAGTO. His insight and unique perspective makes for an enjoyable read and interesting articles. He also was managing editor at a regional golf magazine for over 11 years before joining eSouthernGOLF. Dave also contributes to Golf Coast Magazine, GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com, GoGolfandTravel.com and regional golf websites.

The Breakers Completes Ocean Course Renovation

By |2019-07-23T20:24:02-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Destinations|

When Henry Flagler developed his railway along Florida's east coast in the late nineteenth century, he ushered in a period of development that would transform the state. His planned terminus was Palm Beach, where America's elite could spend their winters at his hotels, first the Royal Poinciana and in 1896, The Palm Beach Inn, which a [...]

Hammock Dunes Club Hosts 2019 Florida Open

By |2019-07-18T06:18:25-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

Hammock Dunes Club, a private gated oceanfront member-owned club along the central Atlantic coast of Florida, hosted the 73rd 2019 Florida Open, one of the most prestigious professional golf events in Florida July 12-14. Run by the Florida State Golf Association, The Florida Open is open to PGA golf professionals, amateur golfers and other professional [...]

July is “FAMILY GOLF MONTH at Troon Courses

By |2019-07-16T18:40:22-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |

Throughout the month of July, many Troon courses will feature family-oriented instructional programs, clinics, events and tournaments. Kris Strauss, VP of Sales and Marketing says, " the get into golf program and Family Golf Month are key to the future for our company. We are using the latest technology to engage with the youth at our [...]

Chestatee Joins Georgia Golf Trail

By |2019-07-11T07:14:24-04:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |

Set along the North Georgia Mountains near the shoreline of one of the most beautiful lakes in the Southeast, Lake Sydney Lanier, Chestatee Golf Club, a semi-private club in the town of Dawsonville, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. The 18hole par 71 golf course was designed by Atlanta based and award-winning architect Denis Griffith, who [...]

A Taste of the Robert Trent Jones Golf & Spa Trail

By |2019-07-17T06:16:38-04:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |

Well I finally got to check off one of my golf bucket list's top ten. I recently played the amazing Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in Alabama. Although it was just a few of the more than 468 holes at eleven different golf clubs distributed throughout the state, the diversity of holes and layouts I did [...]

Julie Cole Joins the Golf Learning Center at Sea Pines

By |2019-07-10T19:13:28-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Game Improvement|Tags: , |

The Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina has announced that Julie Cole—one of the LPGA’s Top 50 Teachers—has joined The Golf Learning Center. Cole, who played professionally and won 12 tournaments worldwide, brings more than 25 years of experience in teaching all aspects of the game. Cole comes to Sea Pines from the [...]

World Amateur Handicap Championship Surpasses 3,000 Entries

By |2019-07-10T06:23:59-04:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

The 36th annual PlayGolfMyrtleBeach.com World Amateur Handicap Championship, a 72-hole, net stroke play tournament, has surpassed 3,000 entries with just under two months until the tournament begins. The World Am, which attracts players from all 50 states and more than 20 countries, will be played on 60 of Myrtle Beach’s best courses August 26-30. This year’s [...]

Pursell Farms – Unrivaled Southern Hospitality

By |2019-07-28T21:43:04-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |

On a recent golf trip to Alabama I had the opportunity to visit the beautiful and expansive Pursell Farms Resort just 15 minutes outside the town of Sylacauga. Turning off of Talladega Springs Road onto wood-fenced lined FarmLinks Boulevard brings with it a warm welcome and a sense of entering a downhome preserve of peace and [...]

Black Diamond Ranch – a True Flawless Gem

By |2019-07-07T21:47:20-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Destinations|Tags: |

On a recent visit to Citrus County, "The Manatee Capital of the World," I had the opportunity to check out Black Diamond Ranch, the #1 golf community, in Lecanto, Florida. This gated enclave in the rolling hills just 15 miles from the Gulf of Mexico is home to some of the most spectacular golf in the [...]

Sweetens Cove Gets More Sugar

By |2019-07-07T21:47:21-04:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Destinations|

From what once was pretty much a 9-hole cow pasture called Sequatchie Valley golf course just above the Alabama border and less thanan hour west of Chattanooga, Sweetens Cove Golf Club was born in 2014. Still nine holes but now considered the one of the best nines in the country, Sweetens Cove was the first design [...]