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$25 Million Renovation and 25th Anniversary of JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, CA is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The anniversary also marks the end of a $25 million renovation which included changes to the resort's 884 guestrooms and suites, the addition of new dining options including Rockwood Grill, Blue Star Lounge and Fisherman’s Landing, a facelift of the resort’s two championship golf courses, and the addition of new retail outlets, Desert Shades, Wallet World, and Sunnylands Chocolate Factory. The resort boasts an award-winning 32,000-square-foot spa and recreation facilities that include two Ted Robinson championship golf courses, an 18-hole putting course, 20 tennis courts, basketball courts, lawn croquet and biking.... Read More

Now's Your Chance to Golf With Your PGA TOUR Idol | Saturday Series

Oct 24, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Any self-respecting golfer probably dreams about what it would be like to spend the day on the green with a PGA TOUR professional. Well, it doesn't have to be a dream anymore thanks to the Saturday Series. Specializing in high-end events, the Saturday Series has been going strong for 14 years and have even worked with The Golf Channel, Humana, John Deere, Barclays, Kodak, and the PGA TOUR, of course. The company also produces private events (for groups of 2 to 36) that connect amateur golfers with their idols, which would certainly impress all your club buddies.... Read More

Luxury Living at the Cradle and Crown of Golf | St Andrews' Hamilton Grand

Oct 19, 2012  |   Contributor: Ray Pearson

Our tour to view progress in transforming former Hamilton Hall into the magnificent Hamilton Grand was scheduled for the afternoon. In preparation, with my fix of morning coffee satisfied, I joined June Riches and a small band of explorers on Links Crescent in St. Andrews, Scotland. Riches leads medieval walking excursions around the historic town. “We’ll walk through about 12 centuries in an hour,” was her promise. I needed to gain a sense of time, place, and perspective before learning about Hamilton Grand, located at golf’s cradle and crown.... Read More

South Carolina Luxury Golf Resort Announces Special Events Calendar for Fall & Winter

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

A number of golf and tennis weekends will be included on the special events calendar this fall and winter at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort. The AAA Five Diamond/Forbes Five Star-rated oceanfront resort and spa also will offer weekend specials that include a women’s retreat, a murder-mystery who-done-it, an antique school that specializes on Southern collectibles, a weight-loss retreat, and fine foods and wines. Additional events include Emmy-award winning Earl Klugh’s Weekend of Jazz, a tennis instructional weekend for women, and golf weekends for both men and women. The 14th annual Kiawah Island Golf Resort National Pro-Am, which will be held on four of Kiawah Island Golf Resort... Read More

#1 Ranked Golf Resort in Mexico Offers Unique Amenities

Oct 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Diamante Cabo San Lucas is offering up more than just golf at the resort, which is ranked #1 in Mexico and #58 in the world. The 14-acre practice and performance center features four separate hitting bays with classic rock music and there's a slider snack bar to enjoy after you work up an appetite. On the course, there's more refreshments to look forward to than just the back nine. At Diamonte, there are two Comfort stations on the course, ready to refresh your game with snacks including chips, pretzels, and a variety of sweets.... Read More

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Shows Guests the Essence of Arizona

Sep 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman  |  1 Comment

The Arizona desert is acclaimed for its prestigious resorts, but The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa just may top them all. Sweeping mountains, beautiful skies and proximity to Scottsdale make The Westin Kierland a premier resort destination for those looking to get away and soak up a little luxury in the desert sun.

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Surprises and Perks Around Every Corner at PUNTACANA's Tortuga Bay

Aug 30, 2012  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

You’ve heard there’s one chance to make a first impression and there’s no where better to illustrate this truism than PUNTACANA Resort & Club’s Tortuga Bay boutique hotel in the Dominican Republic.... Read More

Best Places to Stay in Wailea, Maui

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

West Maui is comprised of several regions that each offer a unique experience for the tourist. There is the award-winning beach in Kaanapali and the world-famous surf of Honolua Bay. There is the culturally-rich resort community of Kapalua and the historical whaling village known as Lahaina. And of course there is Wailea, an upscale community of crescent-shaped beaches, championship golf courses, as well as some of the best places to stay in Maui.... Read More

Bahamas' Baker's Bay Golf & Ocean Club Projects Sales Records for 2012

Aug 28, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury private club Baker’s Bay Golf & Ocean Club is forecasting record real estate sales for 2012 at more than $225 million. The deluxe 585-acre mixed-use development, located on the Great Guana Cay, in the Abaco Islands, bases its projection of unprecedented revenues on 45 new club member families and closings and construction contracts in process set to close in 2012.... Read More

Palm Springs Luxury Spa Resort a Celebrity Favorite | La Quinta Resort & Club

Aug 13, 2012  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond  |  2 Comments

Greta Garbo, Ginger Rogers, Bette Davis—these were the Hollywood elite that flocked to La Quinta Resort & Club in the late 1920s, lured by the quiet retreat's desert mountain shelter from the celebrity lifestyle and movie-making demands. Some, like Oscar-winning director Frank Capra, made La Quinta Resort & Club a home, his own "Shangri-La of Screenwriting."... Read More

La Costa Resort & Spa | Picturesque Retreat in Carlsbad

Aug 9, 2012  |   Contributor: Sara Cardoza

La Costa Resort and Spa, situated just about thirty miles outside of downtown San Diego in Carlsbad, California, has operated as one of the country’s top spa resorts since 1965, and has recently received the honor of being... Read More

The "Golf Bible" | Special Tom Morris 1821 Edition

Aug 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Golf and rare books don't often cross paths, which is why we were excited to see "GOLF. The Tom Morris 1821 Edition." Being sold by Wonderland Publications, The Captain's Edition of "GOLF" (often referred to as the "Golf Bible") is priced at $2,000 and would be a great addition to any library, whether you're a golf connoisseur buying it for yourself or for your club's collection.... Read More

Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy Opens in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

Jul 25, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The recent opening of the Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico has prompted superlative reviews from the golfing community at large. The academy is located on the expansive Nayar Golf Course. From PGA pros to weekend players, the third Jack Nicklaus academy in Mexico, and the fifteenth worldwide, is apparently receiving great feedback.... Read More

Turnberry Isle Resort & Golf Club Invitation Only Club Membership Programs

Jul 24, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

The prestigious and secluded 300-acre Turnberry Isle Resort & Golf Club is offering memberships in five categories. The luxury golfing resort, which features a Raymond Floyd-redesigned 18-hole championship golf course and unlimited-play tennis courts, now has membership packages that are experiential. Golf, Social, Executive, Beach Club, and National memberships are available by invitation only. “Membership really has its privileges at the Turnberry Isle Resort & Golf Club,” said Stacey Persinger, director of membership for Turnberry. “We’re the greatest golf club value for the money. Best of all, our members also enjoy a luxury resort lifestyle, which truly adds to the overall experience.” Members are treated grandly.... Read More

The Wailea Coastline on Maui

Jul 20, 2012  |   Contributor: Michael Pearse

Located on the South Shore of Hawaii, the Wailea area is one of the most luxurious resort communities in all of Hawaii. With amazing beaches, impeccable golf course and stellar weather no matter the season, the Wailea coastline offers vacationers a peaceful escape from the stresses of their everyday lives.... Read More

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