As we round winter’s short corner into the peak spring season, here’s a short-list of golf resorts across four states to consider visiting as the dogwoods and azaleas begin to bloom.
Taylor Collins of Fort Lauderdale made history Thursday by becoming the first woman to win the South Florida PGA Professional Championship in the tournament’s 42-year history. Collins, a PGA Assistant Professional at Coral Ridge Country Club in Fort Lauderdale, shot 72 on BallenIsles’ vaunted East Course to win by four shots at 8-under 208. She started [...]
Idyllic Naples, Florida has long been home to a collection of resort, daily fee and private courses designed by many of the game’s greatest golf course architects. With nearly 100 18-hole equivalent golf facilities, close to 1,400 total holes and over 300 days of sunshine a year, this coastal chic enclave on the state’s southwest coast has certainly earned its moniker, “The Golf Capital of the World.”
The PGA Tour is the largest professional golf circuit and by any measure an outstanding success thanks to former commissioner Deane Beman’s foresight and business acumen put on steroids by Tim Finchem, commissioner for 22 years and the present Commissioner Jay Monahan. Last November a major expansion was announced when the European Tour needed additional funding. [...]
The College Golf Experience (CGX), the national junior camp program exclusively endorsed by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), announces four new locations over the next five months with more being announced soon.
Los Cabos, Mexico -- Designed for a foursome of golf buddies who want an extra-special place to celebrate their love of the game, the ‘Guys Golf Getaway’ package at Pueblo Bonito Resorts delivers the goods, on and off the course. The centerpiece of the four-night program is unlimited golf at Quivira Golf Club, the spectacular Jack [...]
Punta Gorda-- Burnt Store Marina Country Club, a semi-private facility located in Punta Gorda, Florida has chosen Honours Golf, the Birmingham, Alabama-based division of Troon. The new team will oversee club operations, including golf, agronomy, sales and marketing, and food and beverage. Located on the Lee/Charlotte County line, Burnt Store Marina Country Club features a 27-hole executive [...]
Los Cabos, Mexico--Golfweek's Ultimate Guide to Great Escapes has been released, and once again Los Cabos excels on the magazine's roster of the Top Caribbean, Mexico and Central American courses. Thirteen golf facilities in Los Cabos, the dazzling Land End's destination at the top of the Baja Peninsula, appear on the list, with three venues in [...]
GULF SHORES, Alabama – The Gulf Shores, Alabama area is a beachgoer’s dream: pristine white sand beaches, all kinds of beach bars, shopping and OWA, an entertainment park with a downtown area, restaurants, and an amusement park. Gulf Shores is also known for its fantastic golf courses which are some of the nicest in the country. [...]
The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail is a collection of championship-caliber golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior distributed across the state of Alabama, as part of the investments by the Retirement System of Alabama. The Trail started with 378 holes at eight locations and has grown to 468 holes at eleven sites and [...]