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Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort Rises From Hurricane Odile Better Than Ever

Jul 8, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Remember Hurricane Odile, the category four tropical cyclone that tore through the Baja California Peninsula in September of last year? The Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort certainly does, since they, along with countless businesses, had to close for repairs in the aftermath of the destructive hurricane. Refusing to be beat, the luxury hotel undertook a multi-million dollar renovation and with phase one complete, the resort has now officially reopened. 

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Quivira Los Cabos Offers "The Good Life" With New Exclusive Coronado Community

Jun 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Los Cabos is getting a brand new private residential community called Coronado, which will be inside the Quivira Los Cabos resort and feature 68 homes on a massive dessert ridge overlooking the sea. The Mexican hacienda-style houses will span 22 acres and include access to the Quivira Golf Club, which—let's be honest—looks like a golfer’s paradise. 

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This is What a Golf Game With Volcanoes, Dogs and Monkeys Looks Like at The Four Seasons Nevis

Jun 19, 2015  |   Contributor: Tim Cotroneo

When was the last time your retelling of a golf game included the words volcano, vervet monkeys and Robert Trent Jones? Those once-in-a-lifetime utterances will all come spilling out after playing 18 holes at the Four Seasons Nevis Golf Course. 

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Test Your Golf Skills by Wining a Spot in Richard Branson's Necker Open Qualifying Tournament

May 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Apparently at last year's Necker Cup Pro-Am tennis event in the British Virgin Islands, Sir Richard Branson went around chatting with strangers while delivering drinks to players on the court—as you can see in the video above—which makes 

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Ditch the Cart and Surf the Putting Green on Golfboard

Apr 25, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Golf carts are pretty integral to a day on the green. It may not be the healthiest alternative to getting around, not when you can easily walk, but it's the quickest and easiest. Until now.

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Headed to the Masters Golf Tournament? Here's Why You Should Fly Private

Apr 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Masters Golf Tournament is without a doubt one of the biggest golfing events in the world, setting off a run of four key events commonly called “the majors”: Masters, US Open, Open Championship, and PGA Championship. Held at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia, the tournament attracts droves of spectators, industry leaders and professionals, which naturally correlates with an increase in private jet travel. After all, you have to get there somehow. To get the skinny on why people are choosing private over commercial, we spoke with executives at Flexjet, XOJET, and JetSuite. 

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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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The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge: Charlotte's Award-winning Southern Hospitality

Nov 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Christina Stewart

Tucked away in the idyllic Ballantyne community of South Charlotte, and conveniently located just 18 miles from Uptown and Charlotte Douglas International Airport, The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge takes southern hospitality to a whole new level. The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge, a member of Starwood’s Luxury Collection, is one of the only properties in Charlotte to have earned the prestigious Forbes Four-Star Award.

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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

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