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On a summer day in 2017, at a forward-thinking golf course in Chicago's western suburbs, I closed my eyes and imagined it was 1941.
Pete Dye's French Lick Course named course of the year
FRENCH LICK -- The National Golf Course Owners Association has named the Pete Dye Course its 2017 course of the year. The honor is the latest for the course, which received best new course honors from Golf Digest and Golf Magazine when it opened in 2009.
15 Feb 2017 - 8:38am - 0 Comments
Mike Keiser, the man behind Bandon Dunes, is set to open Sand Valley
This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of PGA Magazine.
24 Oct 2016 - 4:22pm - 0 Comments
Harbor Shores golf course review | Benton Harbor, Mich. |
Major championship golf courses are special. They’re even more special when the general public can get a tee time.
25 May 2016 - 11:18am - 0 Comments
Hailstones make huge divots in green on Nebraska golf course
  Crazy weather is to be expected in the springtime, but Mother Nature seems to really have it in for golf courses this year.
10 May 2016 - 12:50am - 0 Comments
Goat Hill Park golf course reopens after makeover by John Ashworth
  OCEANSIDE, Calif. – A little over a year and a half after the city turned over its municipal golf course over to new managers, Oceanside's Goat Hill Park has reopened in grand fashion.
9 Feb 2016 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
South Carolina golf club makes half- size replica of Clemson football field
  Clemson will face off against Alabama for college football's national championship next Monday night and, unsurprisingly, people across South Carolina are extremely excited.  
4 Jan 2016 - 4:16pm - 0 Comments
Harbour Town happily reopens after five-month renovation to course
  HILTON HEAD, S.C. – A shout greeted John Farrell as he strolled onto the balcony of Harbour Town's clubhouse for a mid-morning respite.   "Happy to be home!" the golfer said, giving a thumbs-up befo
1 Oct 2015 - 4:19pm - 0 Comments
Golf Magazine unveils its 2015 Top 100 Courses list
  Most of us will never play all the best courses in the world, but many of us will play some of them.
25 Sep 2015 - 5:03pm - 0 Comments
783-yard, par-6 hole is longest in European Tour history
  Here's a first: The course hosting the D+D REAL Slovakia Challenge on the European Challenge Tour – Europe's version of the Tour – has a hole that this week is playing as a 783-yard (716 meters) par 6.   Nee
9 Jul 2015 - 7:15pm - 0 Comments
Amazing video of Donald's Trump's proposed changes to Turnberry's Ailsa Course
  On Tuesday, the Trump Organization confirmed what it had hinted at for some time – The Donald is planning a major renovation of the famed Ailsa Course at the Trump Turnberry Resort in Scotland, which
23 Apr 2015 - 5:37pm - 0 Comments
After snowless winter, Alaska golfers revel in early golf course openings
  A warm, almost snowless winter has delivered the earliest tee times local golf course managers can recall.   "This is our earliest opening ever," said Palmer Golf Course Director of Golf George Collum on Wednesday.
2 Apr 2015 - 5:39pm - 0 Comments
Donald Trump submits plans to add second course to his Scotland golf resort
  After a pause of about two years, Donald Trump has formally submitted his request to expand his Trump International Golf Links near Aberdeen, Scotland.
18 Mar 2015 - 6:34pm - 0 Comments
Maryvale Golf Course getting major facelift, will reopen as home course of Grand Canyon University golf team
Phoenix is hopping this time of year – the NBA's Suns and NHL's Coyotes are in full swing, 15 Major League Baseball teams are in the heart of spring training and, of course, all the golf courses are packed with golfers enjoying the gorgeous spring weather.  
12 Mar 2015 - 6:50pm - 0 Comments
The next great golf tourism destination is Egypt?
  So you're sitting there, looking forlornly out the window at the five feet of snow in your yard that just won't melt, and you decide to make a list of places around the world you'd love to go on a golf vacation.    Sco
10 Mar 2015 - 3:59pm - 0 Comments
Par 3 holes with huge elevation changes
A week ago, we asked our Facebook fans to share their experiences playing on the most dramatic elevation changes and asked how they handled the shot. We got some great answers (see below) and more than 200 responses.
2 Feb 2015 - 1:44pm - 0 Comments
Golf Digest shakes up its 2015-16 list of America's top 100 courses
As long as most of us have played golf, Golf Digest's course rankings have served as something of a bucket list.
6 Jan 2015 - 4:36pm - 0 Comments
Medinah to embark on $3.6 million renovation of Course No. 2
Medinah Country Club has approved a $3.6 million project to restore the club's Course No.
5 Jan 2015 - 6:18pm - 0 Comments
El Cardonal First golf course Tiger Woods designed opens in Cabo San Lucas
The last news many of us heard out of beautiful Cabo San Lucas in Mexico was that it was hit hard by Hurricane Odile in late September.
17 Dec 2014 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Glen Garden CC, where Hogan and Nelson met, closes its doors after 102 years
Today is a sad day for golf in my home state of Texas, because Glen Garden Country Club in Fort Worth is closing its doors after more than a century.
10 Dec 2014 - 2:47pm - 0 Comments