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
May 13, 2022
Drop and give me 18.
9 Min Read
May 12, 2022
Sensei Lanai, a Four Seasons Resort, can help golfers get in better shape - physically, mentally and emotionally - on and off the course.
1 Min Read
May 11, 2022
These major champions got it done under the most intense pressure. They can help you do the same.
3 Min Read
May 9, 2022
We round up the golf books titles worth your leisure time.
6 Min Read
May 9, 2022
Here's how to play - and stay - where the pros play.
6 Min Read
May 5, 2022
Despite a limited Greek golf culture, this 72-hole golf resort offers everything a golfer could want.
4 Min Read
May 3, 2022
At the moment, mask and testing mandates are in a state of flux. Many international destinations are relaxing rules to encourage overseas travel. We recently took advantage to visit Greece for the first time.
4 Min Read
May 2, 2022
Playing Del Monte at Pebble Beach Resorts on its 125th birthday reminded us that historical, classical golf is the best golf.
2 Min Read
May 2, 2022
I'm participating in a Youth on Course 100 Hole Hike this summer. Why aren't you?
5 Min Read
April 28, 2022
Launch monitors are slowly but surely becoming more affordable for the common golfer.
2 Min Read
April 28, 2022
Famous, historic and exclusive clubs are all offering rounds to help with turf research in 2022.
4 Min Read
April 25, 2022
New offerings from big names and some smaller-brand curiosities abound this month.
4 Min Read
April 25, 2022
A Greg Norman design at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta hosts the world's best players April 25-May 1.
3 Min Read
April 21, 2022
Quality products and a focus on the environment work in tandem more than ever in golf.
2 Min Read
April 21, 2022
The Els for Autism 2022 Golf Challenge opens golf club doors while serving children around the world.
1 Min Read
April 21, 2022
This new heavyweight just might be the king of all golf books.
3 Min Read
April 21, 2022
With three 'anchor sites,' the USGA seems to be tightening the rotation of courses that could hold its flagship event for the foreseeable future.
7 Min Read
April 19, 2022
This may not be the first Caribbean nation you'd visit for golf, but that helps it fly under the radar.
5 Min Read
April 18, 2022
Just because it's dark doesn't mean you can't play your favorite game.
2 Min Read
April 15, 2022
Tiger Woods used Full Swing's new KIT model as part of his pre-2022 Masters prep and on the grounds of Augusta National.
1 Min Read
April 15, 2022
We can use the wood.
6 Min Read
April 14, 2022
Only a select group of courses have received solely five-star reviews since launching our platform nearly a decade ago.
3 Min Read
April 13, 2022
Golf course news & notes: April, 2022.
1 Min Read
April 12, 2022
New series from Martin Hall seeks to demystify one of the scariest places on any golf course.
3 Min Read
April 11, 2022
No matter the leaderboard, Augusta National never disappoints.
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