In a recent poll of Fairways readers, over 30% indicated their number one destination for a golf trip was to a city or resort in the Southern United States.
In the span of 114 days, starting this week with the TimberTech Championship on the Champions Tour, the county will host an event on each of the three major tours.
A family vacation at Disney World with golf on the side or a golf trip to Disney with the Magic Kingdom on the side. Both work at this iconic Florida destination.
As home to one of golf’s icons, Bobby Jones, The Big Peach has a storied history with courses like East Lake, Atlanta Athletic Club, , and Augusta National.
I had the opportunity to enjoy extraordinary golf, savor the flavors of awesome local restaurants and meet some very nice and hospitable folks.
I was hooked, ready to sell the house in Toronto and settle down in one of the tidy, frame houses painted deep blue or bright yellow that hang on the edge of the tiny harbours that still dot the coastline.
That feel-good vibe, which wraps both the course and the entire village of Whistler, is as predominant as the surrounding coastal mountains that poke up on the horizon.
This is heathland country, a mix of spruce and birch groves, whin and purple heather, bracken as thick as steel wool and turf that springs with the trampoline bounce of an outlawed driver.
The Hall of Fame and Museum, which is housed in a handsome, red brick building on Main Street, opened in June of 1939 and both the Babe and Ty Cobb were there for the celebration.