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 at Verrado 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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Coosaw Creek: A Value Golf Gem in North Charleston

Nothing Better than a Laid-back Club with a Great Price

On a previous trip to South Carolina to review Wild Dunes Golf Resort on the Isle of Palms north of Charleston, I neglected to mention of sweet little semi-private course, Coosaw Creek Country Club, in North Charleston. Continue reading

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Here’s What’s New in ABQ Golf for 2016

New Greens at Isleta, New Bunkers at Sandia

There are big changes at some of Albuquerque’s golf courses as managers prepare for the 2016 golf season, which started early thanks to a warm February and will get rolling by April 7, when The Masters tees off at Augusta National Golf Club. Continue reading

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