Golf

Titleist Club Fitting: Does It Benefit A High Handicapper?

“What’s the yardage?” My Dad asked, standing on the windswept 18th tee of Wild Dunes Resort, waves crashing in the nearby distance. “125, playing 135-ish,” I reply, tossing a few grass clippings in the air. Pulling his 7-iron, he takes his patented two practice swings, addresses the ball, and gives it a might smack. The clanging…

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French Lick Resort: A Historic Golf Destination

Standing on a small platform adjacent to the breathtaking West Baden Springs Hotel, Brittany and I watched as what appeared to be an early-1900s trolley car turned the nearby corner and slowly chugged toward us. “Wow, how cool is this?” I said to her, as the conductor slowed the train and welcomed us aboard. A…

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Foxwoods Resort Casino: A Connecticut Golf Getaway

The mere mention of golf in the northeast is sure to peak the interest of even the most novice golfers. As one of the most prolific golf regions in the country, cities like Philadelphia, New York and Boston tout what seems to be an endless supply of epic golf. Many of the drool-worthy venues that…

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Mesmerizing Moments: A Morning With Tiger

“Let’s go Tiger!!!!” Shouts echoing as far at the ear could hear were undeniable, and what the ear couldn’t pick-up, the eyes could certainly see. Peering toward the crest of the 10th hill some 280 yards back, a heard of briskly walking spectators emerged. It was clear: Tiger was officially on the course. Though the…

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Wells Fargo Championship: 3 Reasons Wednesday is a Spectator’s Dream

“Man boys, how cool would it have been if that went in!?” Sauntering over to an arm’s length reach from the ropes, Carolina Panther star Greg Olsen couldn’t contain his excitement after nearly recording a hole-in-one in Wells Fargo Championship Pro-Am. He beamed with pride in the near miss, chatting back and forth with the…

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Mystical Monday: An Ethereal Morning at Quail Hollow

I love early mornings, and this past Monday at Quail Hollow Club sure was one of the best. The ringing of my iPhone alarm clamored well before the rising sun, but after a mere 5 hours of sleep I instantly considered snoozing for a few more. After all, it was just day one of the Wells…

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Sprint to Streamsong – Episode 6: The King & Bear

After crossing into Florida — our 8th and final state of the trip — we kicked off golf in the sunshine state with a stop at The King & Bear in St. Augustine. Designed by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, The King & Bear course blended these architect’s styles, pairing two nines that test just…

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A Master(s) Guide to Spring Style

It’s without a doubt, one of the greatest golf weeks of the year: Masters week. Blooming Georgia azaleas, vibrant shades of green, and a bustling Augusta National Golf Club signify the official start of the golf season. Snow ridden states begin to thaw (we hope), golf clubs emerge from months of hibernation, and office productivity…

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Sprint to Streamsong – Episode 5: The Ocean Course

The Ocean Course. Few golf venues evoke more emotion, more excitement, and more nerves. If you’ve played it, you know — The Ocean Course is no joke. It’s demanding, challenging, and oh so beautiful. From the wind-swept oaks to the miles of sandy  dunes. The persistent whipping winds to the panoramic ocean views. This Kiawah…

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Sprint to Streamsong Episode 4: Tackling Tobacco Road

Few golf courses spark more controversial discussion than Mike Strantz’s Tobacco Road. Tucked in the sand hills of North Carolina, Strantz actually lived on the property during planning and construction of this modern day gem. I suspect the character and greatness of Tobacco Road is in no small part thanks to Strantz environment — waking-up…

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