Pinehurst’s Summer Deals

Three-night, Four-round Offer Good Through Sept. 4

Two top golf resort brands are offering special stay-and-play deals.

The Pinehurst Resort is offering three nights and four rounds of golf for between $1,033 and $1,299 per person double occupancy from June 1 through Sept, 4.

The package includes accommodations at one of the resort’s three hotels – the Carolina, Holly Inn or Manor Inn – breakfast buffet, three-course dinner each night, unlimited use of the resort’s practice areas, free shuttles to the resort’s nine golf courses, four rounds of golf and club storage. Continue reading

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Los Cabos’ Quivira: Pebble Beach in Mexico

Nicklaus Tested by Beautiful, Severe Baja Terrain

“Have you ever walked the golf course,” I asked Quivira Golf Club Los Cabos’ director of golf, Antonio Reynante.

“My assistants and I tried it once, but we couldn’t get past Number 6,” the fit-looking 35-year-old former mini-tour player told me. “We had to call the shop to come out and take us back in golf carts.” Continue reading

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Phoenix’s West Valley Gets a Winner with Victory Club

Rocky Foothills Now 7,258 Yards of Emerald Fairways

The Phoenix Metro just got another great new golf course — the Victory Course at Verrado Golf Club in the West Valley — that can be had for an introductory rate of $99, with a replay for $25. Continue reading

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Mid-winter Update: Golf in Palm Springs

Your Guide to Golf in the Coachella Valley

No longer Just for Geezers, Valley courses offer top conditions, strong value

Call this New Mexico Golf News’ long-overdue mid-winter golf update, with a quick overview of what’s new in a destination that has come a long way since Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore and other Hollywood swells first found respite there from Tinseltown. Continue reading

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Golf in South Carolina’s Up Country Worth the Trip

Greenville-Spartanburg, Columbia Offerings

When you live in the West like I do, a trip “Back East” entails almost a day of travel, thanks few nonstops, airport layovers and the time change, so my tendency is to combine several destinations into one itinerary, if possible.

Such was the case for a trip to Southern Pines for the Golf Writers Association of America annual championship last spring, where I met a group of writers headed south to cover the Masters. The result was a visit to Greenville-Spartanburg, S.C., with a side trip to Columbia, the capital of South Carolina. Continue reading

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