At Vidanta Resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico…
THE BAHAMAS: Golf in the tropics often gets a bad rap. People from all over the world dream of teeing it up and enjoying a relaxing vacation here amongst the picture-postcard palms. But all too often, Caribbean golf courses are flat and featureless—or they’re affiliated with big resorts that care more about cramming guests into hotel rooms than providing a first-class experience.
SCHIEDAM, HOLLAND: The Dow Jones Industrial Average was formed 119 years ago. General Electric, founded in 1892, is the only surviving charter member among today’s components. To put in perspective the incredible longevity of Nolet Distillery, the same year General Electric was formed into a corporation, the distillery celebrated its 191st birthday.
FRENCH LICK INDIANA: A decade ago, sister towns of West Baden Springs and French Lick (located one mile apart) were in trouble. Jobs were scarce and local shops were closing. For years, citizens would caravan to the state capitol in Indianapolis to convince politicians to grant a gambling license to a developer who would rebuild and restore French Lick Resort.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA: After authoring the Declaration of Independence and completing his term as the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson retired to the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. “Our corner of the world is steeped in history and harkens to a more genteel moment in time,” said Robert Hardie, chairman of Keswick Hall and Golf Club.
I was the youngest of nine children, growing up in rough-and-tumble South Boston. My troubles are well documented.
My career has been a whirlwind. What I enjoy most about the industry is you are paid to learn and help grow businesses.
During her Hall of Fame career, she rewrote the LPGA’s record book and changed the way women’s golf was covered on television.
All profit from future real estate development at Huntsman Springs will be dedicated to cancer research.
America’s most outspoken businessman and presidential candidate discusses the opening of his latest two golf courses.
A LOOK AT THE FINEST DESTINATION RESORTS IN THE WORLD
The Biltmore Hotel has been used as a set for the movie Bad Boys and the popular television show Miami Vice.
The luxury resort, once again, will earn national attention as host to the 2016 U.S. Women's Open next summer.
Stewart Cink discusses sneaking through the fence to play golf, his love of chick flicks, and a visit to Mayakoba, the Venice of the Yucatan.
Excitement builds when you enter. As you pass sand dunes several stories high, you might think, "Where am I?"
Horseshoe Bay Beach, with its long, sweeping crescent of pink sand, is the island's most celebrated beach.
"Revel in our region's diversity. Play courses with different grasses that demand different styles of play." – David McLay Kidd
"Corales is one of the few great golf courses in the world with a series of holes that play directly on the ocean." – Tom Fazio
A must-see setting. The addition of Seven Canyons Golf Club to its amenities offering is a natural fit.
A SELECTION OF THE FINEST COMMUNITIES
It is likely that no new development of this scale in California’s desert will be completed for a couple of generations.
“The club is one of the first and, to this day, one of the finest master planned communities in the Southeast.” – TOM FAZIO
The club’s Outdoor Pursuits team organizes outrigger canoe paddling, surfing, hikes to a black-sand beach, and bike expeditions.
“I was overwhelmed when I saw the site. Stone Canyon is by far the best desert golf course I have ever seen.” – JAY MORRISH
The private club, in the shadow of the Grand Teton Range, is a family legacy project designed with future generations in mind.
Several times each year, the club holds a ‘raft-up.’ Members tie their boats together to create a flotilla.
The Aerie will be known as the dining hot spot in the desert. It’s not be open to the public, but exclusively for member use only.
Twenty minutes from the action on the Las Vegas Strip, the club provides a combination of Jack Nicklaus golf and lake amenities.
The Platinum Clubs of America has awarded the community as one of its “Top-35 Residential Clubs” for its resort lifestyle.
The club features two Jack Nicklaus Signature courses; an industry leading fitness center, and a highly acclaimed equestrian program.
“Every so often, you will see a family playing golf in blue jeans. This is Montana after all.” – David Baucom, general manager
Located in the most temperate climate on the East Coast, its seven courses sit in a weather sweet spot.
Overlooking Lake Hartwell and framed by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the private community offers a new five-acre sports complex.
Generational memberships allows parents, children, and grandchildren of any age to use the club as full members.
“You will remember the last three holes. I’ll go so far as to say they are the best finishing holes in Lake Tahoe.” – Johnny Miller
With its cuts and half-pipes, scaffold tees and amphitheater bowls, the course challenges you to take riskier shots and make choices.