Playing A Few Rounds on the Coast of Mississippi

Although Biloxi, MS is best known for its beaches and casinos, its appeal to golfers and golf travelers is growing quickly. Coastal Mississippi has some amazing and stunning golf courses, with plenty of courses for the public to play, numerous restaurants to eat at, and the opportunity to win big at one of the many casinos.  [...]

By |2021-04-04T19:53:51-04:00April 4th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

World Golf Village

ST AUGUSTINE, Florida – Millions of golfers each year flock to the Sunshine State to play golf. From Destin in the Panhandle to Key West, the year-round warm weather makes Florida a golfer’s paradise. While there are great courses to be found all over the state, the Orlando area seems to be the most popular among [...]

By |2021-03-21T21:46:53-04:00March 20th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Tunica Mississippi – Golf, Gambling, and The Blues

Located in the Mississippi Delta, 30 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee, the town of Tunica, MS is truly a “rags to riches” economic development success story. For years Tunica was recognized as the most impoverished city in the country; the neighborhood known as "Sugar Ditch Alley" was recognized as America’s most deprived neighborhood. That all changed [...]

By |2021-01-30T13:56:32-05:00January 30th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Seminole Lake Country Club

ST PETERSBURG, Florida – Seminole Lake Country Club has a long and storied history. Back in 1911, William Cunningham moved his family to the St Petersburg area from Fletcher, North Carolina. The Cunninghams opened a hardware and grocery store on Central Avenue that from all indications was very successful. In the early 1930’s William’s son Howard [...]

By |2021-01-24T09:39:08-05:00January 24th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Cypresswood Country Club – Central Florida’s Best Golf Value Just Got Better

Back in 1974 when award-winning golf course designer Ron Garl built Cypresswood Country Club in Winter Haven, FL, not too far from his hometown of Lakeland, it was the talk of the town. Golfers from all over Florida would converge on the course to see what it was all about and during the winter months, tee [...]

By |2021-01-18T17:56:04-05:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Great Indiana Golf in The Fort Wayne Area

When you’re thinking about where to go on your next golf vacation, Fort Wayne isn’t likely to be top of your list. But if you live in the upper Midwest, maybe it should be. There are no less than 25 courses in the area that are open to public play and several of the top tier [...]

By |2021-01-05T19:58:04-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Kentucky State Park Golf Courses

Golfers in the Commonwealth of Kentucky need to look no further than their state park system when looking for challenging and affordable golf opportunities. There are three state parks in the southwestern part of the state that could be packaged together as part of a Kentucky State Parks golf outing. Each of these parks has a [...]

By |2021-01-04T18:13:46-05:00January 4th, 2021|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , , |

Stonehenge Golf Course – Year-Round Golf in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Denny Hepler has been around the golf industry for most of his adult life and has seen – and done – quite a bit. He played his collegiate golf at Ball State University before transferring to Florida State University where he was a First Team All-Conference selection, he advanced to three NCAA finals during his college [...]

By |2020-12-22T06:36:16-05:00December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Denison Golf Club – A True Donald Ross Masterpiece

Donald Ross is arguably the most prolific golf course designer. Ross emigrated to the United States in 1899 and is credited with designing over 400 golf courses in this country. By all accounts, one of his favorite designs was The Denison Golf Club in Granville, OH. Forty of his courses are in North Carolina with several [...]

By |2020-11-30T19:17:11-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Golf Courses and Destinations|Tags: , |

Tellico Village – Tennessee’s Best Golf Community

In all my years of writing about golf and golf communities, I have never come across anything as impressive as Tellico Village. I know there are communities with more courses, but geographically speaking it has to be one of the largest golf communities in the country. Tellico Village is nestled in the foothills of the Great [...]

By |2020-11-16T19:17:45-05:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Golf Life|Tags: , |
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