Kira Kazantsev

Kira K. Dixon

Special Contributor

Kira K Dixon (formerly Kazantsev) is a reporter for Golf Channel's Golf Today and Golf Central shows and Special Contributor to GolfPass. Kira grew up playing golf and was Miss America in 2015. 

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Full episodes featuring Kira K. Dixon
Host Kira K. Dixon visits Florida's Palm Beaches to play golf on some local gems, including the famed Champion Course at PGA National and the oceanside Palm Beach Par 3. Other adventures include learning about local wildlife, wake‑boarding, and Polo, as Kira discovers the Palm Beaches.
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Kira Kazantsev visits Desert Mountain, an 8,000-acre golf and real estate enclave in Scottsdale.
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More videos featuring Kira K. Dixon
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January 23, 2020
Kira Dixon checks out Clicgear's fold-up and portable Model 4 golf push cart for those who love to walk and play.
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February 27, 2019
Kira Kazantsev visits Desert Mountain, an 8,000-acre golf and real estate enclave in Scottsdale.
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January 10, 2020
From Big Cedar Lodge to Bandon Dunes, Managing Editor Brandon Tucker shares with Kira K. Dixon some of the notable golf courses opening in 2020.
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January 24, 2020
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis joins Morning Drive to discuss the impact of the PGA Merchandise Show.
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May 1, 2020
Host Kira K. Dixon visits Florida's Palm Beaches to play golf on some local gems, including the famed Champion Course at PGA National and the oceanside Palm Beach Par 3. Other adventures include learning about local wildlife, wake‑boarding, and Polo, as Kira discovers the Palm Beaches.
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May 13, 2020
With coronavirus restrictions in place across the country, push carts are seeing a surge of interest. Kira K. Dixon checks in with Craig Ramsbottom from Dynamic Brands to get the outlook for push carts in 2020.
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January 24, 2020
Kira K. Dixon is joined by Dakota Harp of Synthetic Turf International on Golf Channel's Morning Drive, who explains how you can build a putting green in your backyard.
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May 14, 2020
Kira K. Dixon is joined by Adam Moeller of the USGA's Green Section to discuss what recent economic and social distancing restrictions means for golf course maintenance in 2020, including how single-rider carts may create a need for more aeration later this year.
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May 13, 2020
Kira K. Dixon is joined by TPC Harding Park general manager Tom Smith. The San Francisco venue was scheduled to host the 2020 PGA Championship the week of May 11th but instead is open to the public. He shares what conditions are like and the outlook of the property for the year.
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February 20, 2020
GolfPass members: Here is your Ultimate Itinerary to Palm Beaches, featuring excellent oceanfront golf and much more. See what you can do over five days in this Florida paradise!
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February 20, 2020
GolfPass members: Here is your exclusive Ultimate Itinerary to Las Vegas. Kira K. Dixon shows you the best golf courses and off-course attractions in this legendary destination.
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August 6, 2019
Kira Kazantsev takes you on a tour of the ideal three-day itinerary to stunning Lake Tahoe, featuring excellent lakeside golf, sightseeing and more.
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August 5, 2019
Experience the best in west coast mountain golf in Lake Tahoe! Kira Kazantsev shares her ideal five-day itinerary to Lake Tahoe, featuring epic lakeside golf, luxury resorts and spectacular sightseeing.
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December 30, 2019
Brandon Tucker and Kira K. Dixon discuss notable golf courses on the Golfers' Choice Short Courses list.
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May 14, 2019
Host of Golf Advisor Living, Kira Kazantsev joins Golf Channels' Morning Drive to talk the beauty of Big Cedar Lodge and playing with the stars at the Champions Tour's Legends of Golf Classic.
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November 8, 2019
Kira K. Dixon recently celebrated her wedding in California's Sonoma Wine Country and held a golf outing at this famous and casual 9-hole course.
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January 24, 2020
Kira K. Dixon is joined by Dakota Harp of Synthetic Turf International on Golf Channel's Morning Drive, who explains how you can build a putting green in your backyard.
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December 17, 2019
Golf Advisor living host Kira K. Dixon reports on the surprising decline of people wanting to live within a gated community and the rise of those turning to custom builds. Plus, Fred Couples recently posted his California house for sale.
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September 12, 2019
Golf Advisor living host Kira Kazantsev reports on the decline of owning McMansion design homes and the rise of residential club home memberships, as well as the new Timbers Kiawah.
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May 13, 2019
Kira Kazantsev joins Morning Drive to discuss the latest in golf course real estate, including the brand new course opening at Desert Mountain, the latest stats from Golf Life Navigators, and a mysterious estate course for sale on the Texas coast.
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January 23, 2020
Kira K. Dixon is joined by Audra Ratliff from Garmin and learns about the new Approach S62 GPS smartwatch designed for golfers.
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January 31, 2020
From the Ryder Cup in Wisconsin to all the major championships, Kira K. Dixon and Golf Advisor Managing Editor Brandon Tucker look at the 2020 sporting events calendar and where it makes sense to add a golf trip onto it.
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January 24, 2020
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February 20, 2020
Kira K. Dixon heads to the Palm Beaches for oceanfront golf and even a little polo. Premiers Tuesday, February 25th at 7:30pm ET on Golf Channel. Here's a sneak peek:
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January 24, 2020
Articles by Kira K. Dixon
5 Min Read
March 17, 2021
This remote buddies golf trip mecca attracts the boys' trips, but it delivers for couples and women, too.
4 Min Read
August 3, 2020
You'll leave your heart at any of these four friendly local favorites.
4 Min Read
June 5, 2020
Northern California golfers are savoring the walk around reopened local courses while welcoming interested new golfers to the game.
1 Min Read
January 24, 2020
It has been quite the week covering the PGA Merchandise Show live on Golf Channel's Morning Drive. Here are some of my favorite products from the week.
2 Min Read
November 12, 2019
A foray into the redwoods reveals a surreal and friendly spot to tee it up before tying the knot.
1 Min Read
August 11, 2019
Kira Kazantsev's Ultimate Itinerary showcases the finest in golf, dining and resorts surrounding the lake. Lake Tahoe's summer season is cruelly short. But it's time in the sun shines bright.
11 Min Read
February 22, 2019
Lessons learned from a week inside the ropes and out of my comfort zone at Pebble Beach
5 Min Read
January 21, 2019
Meet our new Lifestyle Correspondent and the host of Golf Advisor Living, with episodes airing this year on Golf Channel
Recent articles
1 Min Read
October 18, 2021
Golf can feel cruel when the ball hangs on the lip of the hole. It's even more so when a penalty's involved.
4 Min Read
October 18, 2021
Slight cooling of Pacific Ocean waters increases likelihood of abnormal weather in major golf destinations.
3 Min Read
October 18, 2021
The opening of Hay's Place beside the new Tiger Woods-designed par-3 course brings a new energy to golf's most famous resort.
1 Min Read
October 15, 2021
As if golf wasn't already tough enough...
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October 14, 2021
More brands than ever want to help you look good, feel comfortable and spend wisely on your trousers.
3 Min Read
October 14, 2021
The wild and wavy North Course complements the Australian Sandbelt look of the acclaimed South Course near Oakland's airport.
4 Min Read
October 14, 2021
Comfort stations have become the new norm at exclusive private clubs like The Summit, which makes its PGA Tour debut this weekend.
4 Min Read
October 12, 2021
Golf course news and notes: October, 2021.
6 Min Read
October 11, 2021
The Grand Strand remains strong as an overall destination, but fond memories endure at these no-longer-existent links.
1 Min Read
October 8, 2021
Members of a lonely profession recently came together for a good cause.
3 Min Read
October 7, 2021
Recent releases run the gamut from irons to apps.
7 Min Read
October 7, 2021
We found the 10 cities where it's easiest to score a tee time.
5 Min Read
October 6, 2021
Kauai has fewer than half the courses of Oahu, Maui and the Big Island, but the quality is top notch.
3 Min Read
October 4, 2021
The number of publicly accessible tournament venues will shrink during the 2021-22 PGA Tour schedule as the majors move to private clubs.
3 Min Read
October 4, 2021
America's largest golf resort, and one of its smallest, are expanding to enhance the guest experience.
5 Min Read
October 4, 2021
Golf courses in California's Coachella Valley and Phoenix-Scottsdale are hotbeds of overseeding, but it's a common, and sometimes controversial, practice throughout the southern United States.
1 Min Read
October 1, 2021
It's hard to beat golf on Gullane Hill.
7 Min Read
September 30, 2021
From the largest elevation drop to the wildest greens and deepest bunker, all these U.S. courses take the game to the edge.
6 Min Read
September 29, 2021
Quality products, fitting experience and service combine with newfound reasonable pricing to make Bob Parsons' kaboom-baby a contender.
2 Min Read
September 28, 2021
In a new exclusive series from GolfPass, Rory McIlroy demonstrates with Martin Hall how to hit the 9 shots. Here's how to add them to your practice routine.
3 Min Read
September 27, 2021
The golf course’s compelling scenery and exciting architecture made for fun viewing even as the result was beyond doubt.
1 Min Read
September 24, 2021
Subject of a new documentary, the Caddie School for Soldiers spans continents.
8 Min Read
September 23, 2021
We picked risk-reward holes from 7 different European countries that have represented the Ryder Cup to create the ultimate match play golf course.
9 Min Read
September 23, 2021
We've crafted a Dream 18 from the most exciting holes in American public golf.
3 Min Read
September 22, 2021
As spread-out as the resort can be, make sure you don't miss a thing.
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