Resort Review

A sunset view from Reunion Resort
Sand Hollow is the headliner for "Greater Zion," a Utah destination in the midst of a mini-golf boom.
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Just minutes west of downtown Austin is the legendary Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa. Following an extensive renovation and expansion in 2019, this Texas Hill Country getaway is better than ever and will host the PGA Professional Championship in 2022.
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With five courses and a short course, it's hard to pack it all in visiting Bandon Dunes.
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A multi-year, $100 million enhancement elevates this Hill Country getaway for golf and relaxation at the lake.
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Take a sneak peek at Horseshoe Bay Resort in the Texas Hill Country. This 7,000-acre property has undergone $90 million in updates in recent years to their golf courses, including Apple Rock and Ram Rock, as well as their Yacht Club and accommodations.
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Lanai is Hawaii's hidden gem for golfers.
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With six courses to choose from at this top Georgia golf getaway, you may not be able to play them all on one trip. Here's our guide on where to start.
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The tweaking of the Plantation course improves the Kapalua experience.
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Morning Drive's Summer Swing continues along as Matt Ginella spotlights the Sunriver Resort, home to the Crosswater Course, as well as 36-hole Pronghorn Resort in Central Oregon.
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Matt Ginella heads to spectacular Northern Michigan to visit the expansive Boyne Highlands Resort, home to four 18-hole courses and much more off the golf course. (Originally aired 2019)
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The home of the World Long Drive Championship is home to 36 holes, state-of-the-art instruction and 24/7 entertainment.
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Stoatin Brae, the resort's sixth and newest golf course, raises its profile for traveling golfers.
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The Rosewood CordeValle delivers a secluded, tour-level golf experience in the hills south of California's Silicon Valley.
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The "Extreme 19th" at the Legend Golf & Safari Resort in South Africa is the world's longest par 3. It's a 400-yard hole with a tee on Hanglip Mountain only reachable by helicopter.
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This Canadian Rockies golf destination is on a major comeback with 36 holes reopening following a historic flood and an updated mountain lodge.
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Opening three courses in three years, Sand Valley in central Wisconsin has quickly grown into a legendary Midwest golf destination.
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The prestigious Cape Cod club has brightened up thanks to recent renovations. Non-members have avenues of access, too.
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Golfers will love this ski destination in Truckee, California.
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July 8, 2019
Two interesting layouts anchor a golf trip with plenty of eye-candy.
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July 8, 2019
In North Lake Tahoe, the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe, features luxury golf and ski accommodations, including access to top Truckee golf courses like Old Greenwood and Gray's Crossing.
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July 3, 2019
Golf’s ability to present us with powerful landforms never ceases to amaze me. That was the impression I carried away from a recent trip to one of the game’s most dynamic settings – Kawana Hotel Golf Course, 75 miles south of Tokyo, on a tree-lined coastal cliff overhanging the Pacific Ocean.
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June 26, 2019
This 36-hole Lake Geneva getaway an hour from Chicago looks and plays as good as ever.
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June 17, 2019
The destination continues to add amenities to attract more stay and plays in rural Wisconsin.
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June 17, 2019
Erin Hills, located in Wisconsin just outside of Milwaukee, has added amenities since hosting the 2017 U.S. Open.
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May 21, 2019
New owner Escalante Golf has made considerable investment since 2017.
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March 22, 2019
It's not a first-choice Florida golf destination, but don't discount it.
Renewed Golf Gets Rave Reviews! Come Play at Saddlebrook's two Arnold Palmer signature 18-hole golf courses and enjoy deluxe accommodations, award-winning dining, and much more!
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February 5, 2019
Diamante Cabo San Lucas features three unique courses.
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January 18, 2019
At Biltmore Golf Course on the site of one of Miami's premier hotels, Brian Silva, an expert on Ross’ work, has restored the course in two stages in the past decade-plus.
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December 12, 2018
A $100-million renovation has revived and renamed The Oasis at Death Valley.
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November 16, 2018
Multi-million dollar winery renovation plus new golf villas make Georgia resort perfect fit for golf and wine lovers. Mike Bailey reviews Chateau Elan.
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November 9, 2018
The coastal Georgia resort is making itself even more attractive to avid traveling golfers.
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November 1, 2018
In the ever-popular Phoenix-Scottsdale golf mecca, a handful of resorts represent the gold standard for traveling golfers. One retreat that’s perennially at the top of the list is the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North.
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October 30, 2018
A boutique resort on Maryland's Eastern Shore registers on golfers' radars with a brand-new course
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October 5, 2018
Two of the largest and most reputable golf resorts in Texas can be found just west of Austin. But if you want something more low-key, there's a new option for golfers visiting the city check out.
Carved by time between some of the oldest and newest mountain ranges in North America lies La Quinta Resort & PGA WEST, a world famous golf resort just minutes from Palm Springs and Palm Desert, California. Challenge your game on 90 holes of championship golf designed by three golf legends.
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October 2, 2018
If you’ve paid any attention to resort news in the American Southeast, you know the elite players have all been upgrading and expanding with what seems to be an open checkbook. Add Kiawah Island Golf Resort to the list.
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September 25, 2018
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September 25, 2018
Check out the brand new Andaz hotel at the luxurious Mayakoba resort development on the Riviera Maya, Mexico near Cancun.
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September 17, 2018
Orlando and “luxury” don’t always go together in the same sentence. There are exceptions, though, and the Waldorf Astoria® Orlando is absolutely one of them.
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September 4, 2018
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July 27, 2018
American's first two full-length reversible golf courses opened within a span of 18 months - The Loop at Forest Dunes in 2016 and the Retreat & Links at Silvies Valley Ranch in 2017. Jason Scott Deegan explores which course and designer nailed this unique concept best.
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July 23, 2018
Boyne Mountain, Boyne Highlands and Bay Harbor anchor the golf scene in northern Michigan. They continue to set the standard for one of the Midwest's best golf destinations.
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July 21, 2018
Boyne entices golfers to Northern Michigan with 3 resorts and 8 courses. Jason Deegan shares an overview of one of the Midwest's biggest and best destinations.
Whether you're in the spectator gallery or lining up your ball on the tee, your round of golf, golf vacation or outing at a TPC will be unforgettable...
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July 17, 2018
Las Vegas and Atlantic City get plenty of attention, but Connecticut is home to a double-whammy of golf and gaming centered around two mega-resort hotels.
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July 6, 2018
The Greenbrier styles itself "America's Resort." That's a bold claim. Is this grande-dame retreat worth your visit?
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May 23, 2018
There is a lot going on at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Confronting it all is a big part of what makes the resort so interesting for golfers and non-golfers alike.
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May 7, 2018
Staying in a house is a great option at some golf resorts. At Orlando's Reunion, the house often rules.
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April 20, 2018
Due to its private nature, The Abaco Club on Winding Bay in the Bahamas is one of the Caribbean's less-known getaways. But non-members can (and should) visit on a limited basis. Here's why.
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April 19, 2018
Staying at an all-inclusive resort in Mexico usually means overindulging on food and drink. You can overindulge on golf, too, at Casa Velas, an adults-only hotel in Puerto Vallarta that offers all-you-can-golf opportunities at three courses owned by ClubCorp.
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April 16, 2018
Constant fears of drought, wildfires and flooding prove just how fragile California's ecosystem really is. That's why northern California's top golf resorts work harder than most on green initiatives to protect their special environments.
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March 28, 2018
Nestled in the heart of the Colorado Rockies, Red Sky Golf Club’s Tom Fazio and Greg Norman courses are consistently ranked at the top of their class. Both courses feature dramatic mountain views from greens surrounded by aspen forests, wildflower meadows and sage covered hills. Guests at Beaver Creek and Vail Resort’s lodging properties enjoy coveted access to the courses of Red Sky Golf Club.
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March 5, 2018
Tom Doak, Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw, and Gil Hanse have all designed stellar courses at Florida's Streamsong Resort. Our experts rank their efforts.
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February 5, 2018
The Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto has been open since 2011, but more flights and the new Danzante Bay Golf Club have officially put this emerging Mexican destination on the map.
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January 16, 2018
Golf in the Dominican Republic has been strong since the debut of Casa de Campo's iconic Teeth of the Dog debuted in the 1970s. It's only gotten better over the last decade as Punta Cana has emerged as a great golf destination as well. The island will host its first PGA Tour event in March.
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January 1, 2018
Tim Gavrich's 2017 featured rounds on spectacular ocean courses, new courses as well as U.S. Open venues. Here is his year in review.
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December 26, 2017
Get to know the newest golf destination in Mexico: TPC Danzante Bay, designed by Rees Jones on the Baja California Peninsula.
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December 20, 2017
Mayakoba, the resort development on Mexico's Riveria Maya, has a brand new resort: Andaz, a contemporary and stylish alternative to Fairmont, Banyan Tree and Rosewood.
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December 5, 2017
The list of celebrity guests and golfers at the historic Miami Biltmore Hotel is long - Tiger Woods, Babe Ruth, Al Capone, etc. Make your history with a stay and play at one of golf's most unique resorts.
Enjoy our award-winning championship courses. Plus gaming, luxury accommodations, fine dining and more. Tee times are filling up fast — book today!
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November 14, 2017
A $25-million project at The Lodge at Sea Island will add six new cottages, a new state-of-the-art Golf Performance Center, an oceanfront pool and pool house, and a new putting course.
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October 31, 2017
Not all golf resorts are created equal. Some just seem to "get it" more than others. Why? We have a few theories...
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September 19, 2017
Black Diamond Ranch is one of Florida's most-respected places for golf. So why does it fly under so many golfers' radars?
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August 8, 2017
The Retreat & Links at Silvies Valley Ranch ranks among the most remote golf resorts in the continental United States. It's a 3-hour drive to eastern Oregon from Bend, but the reward is a reversible course and a luxurious Old West escape.
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July 3, 2017
Home to the scenic and affordable Ben Brown's Golf Course, Southern California's The Ranch at Laguna Beach has reopened after a three-year renovation.
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June 19, 2017
Michigan's Mackinac Island, famous for its car-free streets and historic Grand Hotel, also has an unsung but plenty unique 27 holes of golf. So bring your clubs, writes Brandon Tucker.
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June 2, 2017
Calaveras County - located two hours east of the Bay Area and two hours south of Sacramento - delivers top-shelf golf at Saddle Creek Golf Resort, natural wonders like Natural Bridges and fun times and food in downtown Murphys.
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April 27, 2017
You can play golf and ski on the same day at Greenhorn Creek Resort in California's Calaveras County. Jason Deegan visited this Gold Country getaway in the Sierra Nevada mountain foothills.
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March 28, 2017
Jason Deegan visited Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in the off-season and endured wet weather and travel fiascos to play a collection of the best golf courses in America.
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February 24, 2017
The island life on Nevis doesn't have to be only yours for a short vacation. Here is where you can buy property on Nevis.
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