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The best golf courses opened since 1992

It’s been a wild run of decades in golf design, with builds going through the 1990s and early 2000s before coming to a near halt after the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008. have improved a bit in recent years, especially when considering high-end destinations scattered in remote locations across the United States. Through it […]

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Developer of Iconic Cape Breton Golf Courses Acquires Florida Golf Club

INVERNESS, NS — The developer of the iconic Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs golf courses in Inverness has found a new project in the United States. Cabot, the developer and operator of master-planned golf resort communities, announced this week the acquisition and reimagining of World Woods Golf Club in Brooksville, Florida. The purchase price has […]

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9 Fantastic Public Golf Courses to Play in Florida

When winter chill hits the northern United States, many golfers seeking warmth are ready to fly south. Winter snowbirding in the Sunshine State usually translates to warm days filled with beach visits and amazing golf. Whether you’re heading to Palm Beaches, Miami, Orlando, Naples, or anywhere in between, there are incredible golf courses to show […]

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Michigan tops the rankings for value golf courses for $150 or less

I played a lot of golf all over the country. I have played in golf hotbeds like California, Florida, Arizona and Hawaii. I even played internationally (OK, it was Windsor, but still). After playing so many courses in so many states for several decades, there is something I have long suspected about Michigan golf courses […]

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Arthur Hills, architect of many of Michigan’s best golf courses, has died

Arthur’s HillsPerhaps Michigan’s best-known golf course architect, died Tuesday at the age of 91. Architect of more than 200 new courses around the world and renovator of more than 150 others, Hills is a member of the Michigan and Ohio Golf Halls of Fame, and recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award. of the Michigan Golf […]

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Kiawah Island Golf Resort Ocean Course yardage book

Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Ocean Course takes its second round as host of the PGA Championship this week, welcoming players and fans to the South Carolina waterfront just south of Charleston. The Ocean Course was designed by Pete Dye and opened in 1991 after a somewhat frantic effort to complete construction ahead of that year’s […]

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The ultimate tropical golf vacation

Through: Evan Rothman May 9, 2021 It’s high time to switch to island time. Courtesy Golf can be very private, but the list of top 100 GOLF courses you can play is not. This year, our group of course rating experts came together with a simple goal: to compile a list of the best courses […]

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The 100 Best GOLF Courses You Can Play

For the first time, our ranking of the best public access courses ventured outside of the United States to Canada, Mexico, Bermuda, and the Caribbean. Expanding our reach means, for starters, that you can find courses in perfect condition at any time of the year. The latest Top 100 courses you can play also come […]

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Best Public Golf Courses in the Midwest: GOLF Ranking 2021-22

By: Jessica Marksbury May 3, 2021 Michigan’s Forest Dunes has two of the best GOLF courses in the Midwest. Courtesy With 23 top-rated public courses spread across 10 states, the Midwest region of the United States is one of the best regions in the country for proximity to great golf. Michigan and Wisconsin top our […]

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Bill proposes that all municipal golf courses in California be converted to housing

Craig Kessler isn’t too concerned about a California Assembly bill that could turn the state’s municipal golf courses into affordable housing plots if passed by the Assembly this year. He is more concerned with the thought that prompted the bill. “It’s more likely than not that the bill won’t gain traction among other housing bills, […]

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9 Best Golf Courses on Cape Cod and the Islands

Golfing anywhere on beautiful Cape Cod and its neighboring islands, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, is a golf vacation treat. Panoramic ocean views, perfectly manicured greens, lush tree-lined fairways, links-style courses, and challenging games await you to play on Massachusetts turf. You will find a golf course suitable for all levels of play, from beginner to […]

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What are the best desert golf courses and destinations in the country?

By: GOLF Course Rating Panel February 7, 2021 A view of Sand Hollow in Hurricane, Utah. Brian Oar GOLF’s Top 100 Course Panelists are some of the most respected and traveled course raters in the game. They’re eager to share their opinions, too. In this GOLF.com series, we’ll uncover their unvarnished views on all course-related […]

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Las Vegas golf courses top the list of the best places in the country to play

The courses at Paiute Golf Resort, just north of Las Vegas, have been recognized among the best in the country in the annual GolfPass survey, which bases its rankings on player reviews. Snow Mountain was deemed the fifth-best course in the country and Wolf the seventh-best on lists released last week. These aren’t the only […]

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Host of this week’s US Amateur

By: Josh Sens August 12, 2020 A view of Bandon Dunes Golf Resort’s new course, the Sheep Ranch. Courtesy picture Even if you’ve never been to Bandon Dunes, chances are you’ve heard of Bandon Dunes. Chances are also good that at some point this week you’ll tune in to watch the 2020 USA Amateur Championship, […]

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Are you planning a golf vacation or a vacation with golf? There is a difference.

Anyone who loves golf looks forward, even dreams, to planning a golf getaway. Instantly places like Streamsong, Kiawah Island, French Lick, Savannah Harbor and Pebble Beach start to come to mind. But before you make that first start, here are a few things to consider: What is the purpose of the trip? In fact, it […]

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Mesquite Golf Vacation with Wolf Creek, Fantasy Golf Comes Alive

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 4, 2015) – OK, let’s face it: there are times when we just need to get out of town and relax. But, when you’re looking for that getaway, there has to be a golf course involved. And it can’t just be a golf course. It has to have flair. It has […]

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10 good reasons for a golf holiday in Ireland

Overshadowed by golf-mad Scotland, Ireland has its own special appeal and has established itself as one of the best golf travel destinations in the game. Picturesque and walkable golf courses are just a few of Ireland’s many attractive attributes. If you haven’t considered Ireland as a golf vacation option, here are 10 reasons why you […]

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President Obama’s golf vacation claims Las Vegas is top destination

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 24, 2014 – There are more than 60 golf courses in the Las Vegas Golf Area, and in the previous two days President Barack Obama played a few of them by a near-perfect weather in late Nov. Obama played Shadow Creek – once named the best golf course in the world […]