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The Lodge at Torrey Pines Awarded 11th Consecutive AAA Five Diamond Award

Feb 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Lodge at Torrey Pines has been awarded yet another AAA Five Diamond award. The Lodge has captured this most coveted of honors ten times already.

According to the Auto Club, AAA inspectors collectively visit some 1,200 hotels and restaurants every week and conduct multiple unannounced evaluations of each property. In addition to evaluating the physical attributes of the resort, inspectors assess all aspects of guest service, from initial reservation through checkout, to determine if the hotel offers the custom service today’s luxury hotel guest expects. Only .3 percent of the nation’s 59,000 hotel properties and restaurants earn the Five Diamond distinction. “This award is not just about our luxurious amenities.... Read More

Luxury Villa Vacationing at Jamaica's Tryall Club

Feb 8, 2013  |   Contributor: Chad Chisholm

Set amidst 2,200 acres of prime real estate near Montego Bay, The Tryall Club features 75 estate villas on the Caribbean waterfront. From the charming two-bedroom homes with classic Jamaican flair, to the modern eight-bedroom properties with private pools, the fully staffed luxury villas won’t soon be forgotten.... Read More

Experience Superior Craftsmanship with the Valedictorian Putter

Jan 30, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Generally speaking, when someone is a golf fan, they are incredibly dedicated and passionate about the sport. The people at Valedictorian are right there on the green with these enthusiasts, and it was their obsession with golf that ultimately led to the creation of their luxury putter born of the collaboration of skilled associates who wanted to combine their love of golf and “High class watch-making.”... Read More

Charity Event at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Has Chefs Cooking For a Cause

Jan 23, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Some of the best chefs in the country and southeast region are preparing to pack their knives and head to Kiawah Island where they will join winemakers from Italy, New Zealand and the U.S. in a weekend-long culinary and wine extravaganza benefiting cancer research at the Hollings Cancer Center at the Medical University of South Carolina. Located just south of Charleston, South Carolina, along 10 miles of pristine beach, Kiawah Island Golf Resort was recently named the No. 1 golf resort on the U.S. Mainland by readers of the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Since its inception in 2009, Gourmet & Grapes has raised close to $500,000 dollars for cancer research programs at Hollings Cancer Center. With stagnant federal funding, this contribution has proved invaluable in the can... Read More

Be One of 12 to Play a Pro-Am During the Masters with PGA TOUR Pros

Jan 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Annalisa Solari

Sure, you may consider yourself a master golfer, but have you ever considered really putting your skills to the test? By that we mean that you now have the opportunity to tee up alongside actual Masters at the Saturday Series Masters Pro-Am – the only chance for amateurs to play golf with some of the actual PGA TOUR professionals.... Read More

See Why The Resort at Pelican Hill Was Named #1 Resort in the U.S.

Jan 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

It didn't take long for The Resort at Pelican Hill to become a dominant leader in the luxury resort space. Just four years old, The Resort already boasts dozens of elite accolades ranging from the Robb Report's World's Top 100 Resorts to Conde Nast Traveler's #1 U.S. Resort in 2011.... Read More

InterContinental Set To Introduce Their First Mixed-use Development Hotel to Jakarta in 2015

Jan 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has announced a new hotel opening, the InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Hotel & Residences, scheduled to open in 2015. The new hotel will be the brand's first mixed-use development in Indonesia.... Read More

XGOLF Brings Realistic Golfing to Your Living Room

Dec 10, 2012  |   Contributor: Tina Stewart

Golf simulation machines come in handy when time restraints or weather conditions limit play. Of course, traveling the world to golf on internationally famous courses while staying at luxury resorts is the preferable route, but it is not always an option. There are many simulators on the market, and if cost is a determining factor, then the XGOLF model would rank pretty high.... Read More

Fly West For the Winter | Vacation at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs

Dec 7, 2012  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Hurricane Sandy kicked off a formidable winter that already has brought blizzards to the East Coast and flooding to the West. Meanwhile, the desert welcomes bright, beautiful, moderately sunny conditions and tens of thousands of part-time residents and vacationers, eager to escape from the extreme... Read More

Argentario Golf Resort & Spa | A Protected Oasis in the Hills of Tuscany

Nov 29, 2012  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Between the beaches of the Mediterranean and Tuscany’s rolling hills sits the Argentario Golf Resort & Spa, offering panoramic views of the countryside to its distinguished guests. Boasting 18 championship holes and a driving range, the Argentario Golf Club is a golf enthusiast’s playground. With the Italian countryside as its backdrop, the hotel’s guestrooms provide stunning views and reflect the same beauty within their walls.... Read More

The Grand Del Mar Exclusive Ladies Only Golf & Wine Experience

Nov 21, 2012  |   Contributor: Cynthia Dial

"The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can't see him laughing."
Comedian Phyllis Diller

For many women the best way to approach golf is with humor (confession: I am one of those women). But after my introduction to golf at The Grand Del Mar , my game transformed from funny to fun. Serving as the centerpiece of The Grand... Read More

The Breakers Palm Beach Offers Timeless Luxury Under the Florida Sun

Nov 15, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The Breakers Palm Beach, a legendary oceanfront resort located on Florida’s Atlantic coast, has been a staple in the state since 1896. From its opening, it has been wooing generations of travelers with its irresistible charm and rich history.... Read More

Premier Golf Theme Itineraries Coming to Crystal Cruises in 2013

Nov 1, 2012  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

Crystal Cruises will implement a 25-percent increase in its golfing-vacation cruising opportunities in 2013. New itineraries will be presented in three of the golf-themed cruises in the British Isles, New England/Canada, and the Canary Islands/Iberia. The golf-centric cruises are part of the 12 Experience of Discovery voyages.... Read More

Southern California’s Top Resort is Resort at Pelican Hill in Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards

Nov 1, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Condé Nast Traveler readers have ranked The Resort at Pelican Hill as Southern California’s Top Resort in the luxury travel magazine’s globally respected survey. The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, California frequently makes it way to the top of the prestigious list, thanks to the property's dedication to the finest in everything from villa décor to world-class dining. “We are delighted to be the first and only Southern California resort to earn three consecutive top honors, including a top national ranking, from Condé Nast Traveler readers, who are certainly among the world’s most discerning travelers,” said Pelican Hill Managing Director Giuseppe Lama. “We... Read More

Rare and Exotic Putters from Sweet Wood Golf Company

Oct 31, 2012  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

Sweet Wood Golf Company provides the world with unique and original equipment for all your golfing needs. Specializing in handmade clubs and leather items (like wine carriers and scorecard holders), this company infuses their collection with a touch of retro to appeal to clients old and young. They also provide replacement items that can be pretty hard to find, which makes them worth checking out for anyone who considers themselves a true aficionado and collector.... Read More

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