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  • Streamsong
    A Jewel in the Dunes: Florida’s Streamsong Resort

    When plans for the Streamsong Resort were first announced in 2010, I’ll admit I was skeptical. Nothing about a golf resort built in the absolute middle of nowhere sounded like a great idea, especially given the number...

    • Posted 28 days ago
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  • Florida Historic Golf Trail
    The Sunshine State Introduces The Florida Historic Golf Trail

    Recently, the good folks in Tallahassee launched a new initiative known as the Florida Historic Golf Trail. The objective of the trail is to not only help grow the game of golf, but also raise awareness of...

    • Posted 42 days ago
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    The back nine of Augusta… in Bangkok?

    I had heard of a Bangkok course that had replicated some of the great holes of the world on the front nine, and for the back they had just lifted the most famous stretch of holes in...

    • Posted 228 days ago
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  • Black Diamond Ranch
    Black Diamond Ranch: One of Florida’s hidden gems lies at the Quarry

    If there’s one thing that the Sunshine State has in no short supply it’s exceptional destinations for golf. From the Panhandle to Jacksonville, down to Naples and Miami, with Orlando and Tampa in between, one could spend...

    • Posted 254 days ago
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  • 9th Hole at Bass River
    A golfer’s dazzling Cape: Golf along Cape Cod

    When a sandy strand extends out into the ocean, it doesn’t take long for golf to establish itself as a primer recreational and fiscal entity. Cape Cod’s proximity to the Atlantic ocean extends its golfing season on...

    • Posted 376 days ago
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  • pinehurst#2
    Course Review: Pinehurst No. 2

    I finally found the ultimate golf vacation destination in the United States bar none. It’s located in the Sandhills of North Carolina’s heartland at the world-renowned Pinehurst Resort. This 2,000-acre historic property is where it all happens...

    • Posted 424 days ago
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    California Blend: Three Great Wine Country Tracks

    I had a chance to escape the hot, flat South Carolina coast last month for more temperate and, shall we say, curvier climes: California’s legendary Wine Country. I attended the wedding of a cousin and I’d be...

    • Posted 426 days ago
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  • Yocha DeHe course review
    Course Review: Cache Creek Casino Resort (Yocha Dehe)

    I can’t say enough about Indian Casino Golf Properties. I have played a number of them and have yet to find one sub-standard or disappointing. If you are looking for one of the best that you will...

    • Posted 449 days ago
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  • LosLogos4E spotlight
    Course review: Los Lagos Golf Club

    They say that great things come in small packages. That’s because there are limited-size 18-hole golf courses that are definitely worth playing. You don’t have to do golf layouts in the 7,000-yard-plus range to enjoy the whole...

    • Posted 450 days ago
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  • Whistling Straits
    Whistling Straits: The perfect course for a father-son trip

    Like many siblings born into a golfing family, my brother and I have always had a healthy rivalry with our dad on the golf course. His dominance during our childhood has faded some with our transition to...

    • Posted 456 days ago
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  • PGA Village
    An overlooked golfing destination: PGA Village

    From Destin to Miami, with Orlando in between, Florida is filled with an abundance of great golfing destinations. With so many options to choose from, however, it is easy for some courses and resorts to be overshadowed...

    • Posted 459 days ago
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  • Muirfield
    Muirfield as seen by an amateur

    In 1891, Old Tom Morris designed Muirfield, a new private course to become home for the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers. Over the subsequent 122 years, the exclusive traditions of the golf club have changed very little....

    • Posted 501 days ago
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  • The Ocean Course
    A Battle with The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island

    “The hardest golf course in the United States.” Easily the most intimidating group of words ever assembled. As subjective as the honor might be, when the folks at Golf Digest awarded The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island...

    • Posted 589 days ago
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  • Marco Island Marriott Feature
    Marco Island Marriott: Resort Review

    One golf course is good, but two golf courses are better. That was the judgment of the Marco Island Marriott Beach Resort, which already owned one 18-hole course, The Rookery at Marco, in nearby Naples, Fla. But...

    • Posted 602 days ago
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  • The Masters - Round Two
    The most “Critical Holes” at Augusta National

    One of the questions I had about the game of golf before I started researching the statistical data of the game was, “What holes should I focus the most on in practice rounds of a tournament?” Generally,...

    • Posted 626 days ago
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    Hallowed Ground: Pinehurst No. 2

    At St. Andrews, you suspect that the entire burgh has turned out to watch your initial tee ball. It’s not the case, as the shopkeepers have wares to sell and the even the starter has other interests....

    • Posted 639 days ago
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  • Boston golf
    Boston Golf: From the penthouse to the basement

    My short odyssey began Friday, when I played at a golfer’s penthouse. The Granite Links Golf Club sits atop a hill just south of Boston. The clubhouse is a very large, lovely building that contains a pro...

    • Posted 743 days ago
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  • suncadia
    A Visit To Suncadia Golf Resort in Roslyn, Washington

    By Greg Moore GolfWRX Staff Recently while in the Pacific Northwest, I had the opportunity to stop by Suncadia Resort in Roslyn, Washington. If you’re not familiar with the area, think “Northern Exposure” (for those of you...

    • Posted 848 days ago
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  • FarmLinks #8
    TripWRX: Fertile FarmLinks

    By Wayne Mills Special to GolfWRX Wayne Mills is a New England-based freelance writer who has been producing golf stories for over 20 years. He has written for national publications such as Golf Inc. and superintendent-related, regional...

    • Posted 853 days ago
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  • Pebble_Beach_18_02
    The best courses, or the most beautiful?

    By Randy Schwartz GolfWRX Contributor Baltusrol , Congressional, Hazeltine, Medinah, Oak Hill, Oakland Hills, Olympia Fields, Pebble Beach, Riviera, Southern Hills, Winged Foot. Do you know what these great golf courses have in common?  If you guessed...

    • Posted 937 days ago
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    America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses The game’s oldest ranking, established in 1966- By Golf Digest

    By: Golf Digest Photo By Stephen Szurlej May 2011 The biennial 2011 ranking of America’s 100 Greatest Courses is ready for its close-up. And for the first time in the list’s history, it has something completely different:...

    • Posted 1090 days ago
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    Oakmont with friends

    Hard to explain how hard Oakmont Country Club is unless you play it. Every year I am invited to play by a close friend who has a sales guy that has an out of state membership. Every...

    • Posted 1244 days ago
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    The Big Review – The Grove Golf Resort

    Only 18 miles from the centre of London you can find an absolute gem of a golfing destination. Sitting in 300 acres of beautiful English countryside, The Grove not only boasts one of the top rated hotels...

    • Posted 1502 days ago
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  • oc_mil_15
    The Big Review – Oceanico Millenium, Victoria and Old Course

    The Algarve region of Portugal is one of the world's most highly regarded golfing locations. With glorious weather practically all year round and more world class courses than you can shake a 9 iron at, it is...

    • Posted 1870 days ago
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    Machine Day at Sapelo Hammock Golf Club – Savannah, Georgia

    Back in early July, I was within an hour’s drive of Savannah, Georgia and I thought it would be cool to get a few Golfwrx stalwarts together for a round of golf at Sapelo Hammock Golf Course....

    • Posted 1933 days ago
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    Harbor Springs Michigan Golf

    Harbor Springs is located in the northern part of Michigan, not the Upper Peninsula mind you, but still a good 5 hour drive north from Detroit. There quite a few solid golf courses in this area of...

    • Posted 1935 days ago
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  • Nine New Courses for ’09

    Around the world each year new golf courses appear on previously unimagined terrains, the visual experience is once again redefined, an acclaim is made to superior strategy, and an emphasis on equal playability to all is declared...

    • Posted 2147 days ago
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  • Buck Point GC – A Dye Course on a “PB” Budget

      First off let me say that Buck Point is an excellent golf course for the money. Greens fees on a Saturday morning in September were less than $40 for 18 holes with cart. We wanted to...

    • Posted 2202 days ago
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  • Whistler Trip

    It rained for all 18 holes of our round at Nicklaus North, yet as usual the trip to Whistler was impossible to spoil. As soon to be host to many of the alpine events of the 2010...

    • Posted 2209 days ago
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