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Membership Has Its Privileges at These 8 East Coast Golf Clubs

Sep 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Damon M. Banks

There’s no denying that feeling of ease and happiness knowing that you have a home club—a place where you can practice in peace, tee up at a moment’s notice, and host guests. The United States has over 16,000 golf courses, so there is no shortage of places to play, but having that sacred home club is not so easy to find for many players. Some residential club communities are geared more towards all-inclusive offerings with beaches, pools, dining and much more, things that appeal to the entire family. 

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Will the Ban on Female Members Be Lifted? The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews Ready to Vote

Sep 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

St Andrews came into the news in March when the infamous Royal & Ancient Golf Club announced they were recommending that they open their membership doors to women. The club, after 260 years, have been feeling some pressure to take a step towards gender equality—especially since the Augusta National golf club lifted their ban in August by inviting former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and South Carolina financier Darla Moore to join their ranks. 

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The Warmer Side of Whistler Has More Than Just Wintertime Activities

Aug 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial  |  1 Comment

It was my final day in Canada and I relaxed upon rattan palms at the entrance of Fairmont Chateau Whistler, which at 25 years of age is the village matriarch. As I awaited my transportation, I observed my surroundings. Encircled by the green of mountains and a blue sky above, the village to the left and spruce and cedars everywhere, it was a Christmas-perfect setting, one that it is best known for in the winter. But having gone in the summer, I discovered that Whistler is much more than just a winter destination.

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The Caribbean & South Africa Offer 4 of the World's Most Exotic Golf Courses

Jul 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Roger Sands

Discerning golfers demand perfection from their golf vacations. These travelers have a keen eye for detail and enjoy not only the golf itself, but the surroundings and amenities as well. They will travel near and far in order to fuel their passion, and with thousands of golf resorts throughout the world from which to choose, golfers have a plethora of options.

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Four Seasons Ups the Ante With Exclusive Extraordinary Experiences Collection

Jun 20, 2014  |   Contributor: Donald Herrera-Fairbairn

Always looking to add new and wonderfully luxurious perks to travelers who choose their hotels, Four Seasons has recently unveiled a new set of activities through a program called "Extraordinary Experiences." At numerous Four Seasons locations around the globe, guests have the chance to partake in truly marvelous adventures.

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Straffan House Available for Exclusive Hire With Access to The Palmer Ryder Cup Course

May 12, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

The five-star Kildare Hotel, Spa & Country Club (The K Club) has a very distinct old-Irish-wealth feel to it on its 550 acres of countryside property. Home to two championship golf courses, The Palmer Ryder Cup Course and The Smurfit Course, the hotel is among Ireland’s finest and hailed as one of Europe’s best golf destinations.

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Turnberry Isle Proves It's Still a Miami Best 47 Years Later

May 9, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

A lot of golf-centric resorts claim to have luxurious offerings far beyond the links, but few can make the case as convincingly as Turnberry Isle Miami. The resort, located in Aventura, Florida just outside Miami originally opened in the early ‘70s as a county club for private members. Since then hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested over the years in making it the ultimate retreat, not just for golfers but for anyone who appreciates the finer things in life.

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Bask in the Mediterranean Climate and Enjoy World-Class Golf at Verdura Golf & Spa Resort

May 6, 2014  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Overlooking a sweeping stretch of the Ionian Sea, Rocco Forte Verdura Golf & Spa Resort is a luxury property encompassing 568 acres of gently undulating land in south-west Sicily. The five-star, multi-building property is comprised of 230 rooms and suites with Latin terracotta and ochre exteriors, and ecologically-friendly features such as solar energy and water-recycling. Costing around 140 million euro (about USD $195 million), the project is the brainchild of hospitality entrepreneur, Rocco Forte, and is designed by architect Flavio Albanese; it's complete with golf courses, sea sports, swimming pools and clay tennis courts among many ente... Read More

The Stylishly Cool Casino Del Sol Resort, Spa & Conference Center is Heating Things Up in Arizona

May 1, 2014  |   Contributor: Karin Leperi

Nothing quite prepared me for the sophisticated luxury and superb fine dining at Tucson’s only four-star resort. The moment you check in to Casino Del Sol Resort you are greeted by friendly and professional employees, all with a genuine smile who are trained in the subtle ways of luxury service.

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9 Awesome Golf Characters in Film We Would Love to Tee Off With

Apr 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

To the golf novice, flicks centered around the sport may not seem like a very exciting cornerstone of film. But when you actually start listing them in your mind, you begin to realize just how many amazing characters have been created over the years (either based in reality or completely fabricated and unrealistic —- looking at you Happy Gilmore).

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Strut the Green With This BMW Golf Carry Bag

Mar 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

BMW has tons of golf equipment available, from golf bags to sports bottles and even umbrellas. You wouldn't want to go label crazy though (at least we wouldn't), so if you're looking for something to show off your allegiance to that BMW M3 in your garage, check out this nine-inch Golf Carry Bag.

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The Lodge At Torrey Pines Receives AAA Five Diamond Award for 12 Years Running

Jan 22, 2014  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore

Located on the 18th hole of the world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course, high up on the cliffs of La Jolla, is a SoCal resort like none other. The Lodge at Torrey Pines continues to garner attention not only for its stunning location and championship golf, but for its distinctive spa treatments, farm-to-table restaurants, wedding and meeting services, and luxury accommodations. Their dedication to excellence has earned them the 2014 AAA Five Diamond award.

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Warm Up This Winter With a Desert Getaway at J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn

Jan 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Victor and Mary   |  1 Comment

“Take me back to Camelback,” has been our mantra ever since cruising home to Los Angeles after a recent visit to Scottsdale, Arizona. We recently enjoyed two relaxing nights at J.W. Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa, and set on 125 acres of Sonoran Desert in the affluent Paradise Valley.

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PGA National Resort & Spa's $100M Renovations Create a Golfer's Paradise

Dec 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

The PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens is famed among golf aficionados for the chance to tee off on the same hallowed greens as the pros. Since 2007 the incredible 2,340 acre property has played host to the Honda Classic, a key event on the PGA Tour. It was also the site of the 1983 Ryder Cup, the 1987 PGA Championship, and the Senior PGA Championship from 1982 to 2000. 

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Get to Know Ireland's Historic Dromoland Castle Hotel & Country Club

Dec 3, 2013  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

Vacations in Ireland are not complete without a visit, or even better, a stay in one of the many medieval castles located around the mountains and rugged shorelines—particularly if it’s a rainy day. Dromoland Castle Hotel & Country Club in County Clare, ancestral home of the O’Brien’s, Barons of Inchiquin, offers one such opportunity. A 15-minute drive from Shannon International Airport, the property is reached along a winding, tree-lined road that bypasses a boating lake and a golf course in the grounds. The grey-stoned, gothic-style castle comes into view over the tops of several undulating hills.

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