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Any Way You Slice It, Disney Is Great Fore Golf

Any Way You Slice It, Disney Is Great Fore Golf
... destination with amazing attractions, fabulous entertainment and delicious dining options.  But Disney World is also a great destination for golf. With one nine-hole family-friendly walking and four champion courses to choose from, guests at a Disney Resort and visitors alike can enjoy hours of play. Now through October 4, Walt Disney World Resort golf Courses are offering great deals fore all your golfing pleasure: At the Lake Buena Vista Course (map) – 9 holes by 11 a.m. offer allows...
June 26th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Disney-World, golf

Golf & Wine Experience for Ladies Only

Golf & Wine Experience for Ladies Only
The Grand Del Mar is offering a new three-session for Ladies Only with PGA golf instructor, Derek Uyeda, winner of the 2009 Southern California Section Professional golfers’ Association Teacher of the Year.   This is the perfect time to learn the in’s and out’s or perfecting your  skills  that include: putting/full swing, shipping/full swing and pitching/full swing.  Each session is $40 that includes the golf session and wine and food tastings.  What a wonderful pairing! ...
June 15th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: golf, wine

Gift Ideas for Phoenix Dads

Gift Ideas for Phoenix Dads
Looking for the perfect gift for Dad for this Father’s Day?  I’ve got a few ideas if he likes to eat out, play golf, or just laugh all night long. Give Dad a night off from the backyard barbecue and take him for a night on the town for a big juicy prime rib at Don & Charlie’s. A guy’s paradise overflowing with all types of sports memorabilia, Don & Charlie’s has been packing ‘em in since 1981.  They serve everything from pasta and seafood to barbecue ribs and steaks.  In honor...
June 2nd, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: comedy, father's day, food, golf

Free Golf for Kids at Phoenix Courses

Free Golf for Kids at Phoenix Courses
Are you looking for an activity to keep your kids busy this summer? Try the “Kids Play Free” golf program for kids 17 and under. Introduced by The City of Phoenix, this program is designed to encourage more families to enjoy the sport of golf and in particular introduce junior golf to local children. Kids ages 17 and under will play for free this summer when accompanied by a paid adult. golfers can enjoy “Kids Play Free” from June 1 through August 31. This program is an extension of the...
May 19th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: children, deals, family, featuredarticle, golf, kids

Go Native in Phoenix

Go Native in Phoenix
... could not help but stare out through the floor to ceiling windows, probably 2-3 stories high, into the outdoor recreational area, pools and 36-hole golf course. The views are so expansive, they’re magnificent. And although I didn’t see any, I’m told that wild horses roam free in the distance giving the resort its name. This 500 room resort is enormous and yet easy to navigate. Separate buildings for conference space, the spa, and equestrian center keep you in good shape. But if you want to...
May 6th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 4
Filed under: golf, hotel, Phoenix, spa, top-feature

The Grand Golf Club Performance Academy

The Grand Golf Club Performance Academy
golf is a game of mental and physical prowess.  Helping you learn from playing precise pitches to bettering your back swing, The Grand golf Club provides instruction to give golfers a competitive edge. The Grand golf Club at The Grand Del Mar, is a spectacular 18-hole course designed by Tom Fazio which is carefully sculpted into 380 stunning acres exceptional playability against a striking natural backdrop. Director Shawn Cox The Grand golf Performance Academy is now offering a series of one,...
April 28th, 2010 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: golf

Hoedown in Cowtown and Golf Classic

Hoedown in Cowtown and Golf Classic
If you’re looking for a good excuse to spend a day golfing, then the Hoedown in Cowtown and golf Classic is for you. On April 30th, TLC Fort Worth Foundation is hosting a fun-filled day at the Texas Star golf Course. It all begins with an 11:30 a.m. check-in, lunch, and round of golf on Texas Star’s par 71 course. Prizes will be awarded throughout the day. The first person to get a hole-in-one, for example, drives off in a 2010 Chevy Camaro. Festivities continue right on into the evening...
April 28th, 2010 | Tui Cameron | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Events, golf

Hitting the Links

Hitting the Links
... I don’t feel too guilty about spending the day on my couch, polishing my own clubs.  In honor of The Men In Green Jackets I am listing my top golf course picks fore! the greater Houston area. Redstone golf Club I’ve covered this course before, in my Shell Houston Open post, but it can’t hurt to revisit this one.  Redstone boasts two courses, Tournament and Member;  as one of only 11 public PGA-approved courses, it’s a unique opportunity for us lovers of golf to play a...
April 11th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: featuredarticle, golf, Outdoors & Recreation

Shell Houston Open

Shell Houston Open
Don’t forget this weekend is the Shell Houston Open golf Tournament.  The SHO is a $5.8 million PGA Tour event that is played at Redstone golf Club in Humble, TX.  This year’s field includes Angel Cabrera, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson, Lee Westwood, Padraig Harrington, Y.E. Yang, and defending champion Paul Casey. The tournament begins Thursday, April 1 with the first pairing of Woody Austin & Paul Goydos teeing off at 7:20 AM. Tickets can be purchased individually by the day, but...
March 31st, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 2
Filed under: golf, Sports & Recreation

LPGA Superstar Suzann Pettersen Makes a Special Appearance in the O.C.

LPGA Superstar Suzann Pettersen Makes a Special Appearance in the O.C.
Attention female golfers and golf enthusiasts!  On Monday, March 22, Nike golf and LPGA Superstar Suzann Pettersen is making a special appearance at the Oak Creek golf Club in Irvine. Suzann Pettersen and Nike will be leading a golf instructional clinic followed by a Q & A session. This is an amazing opportunity to get up close and personal with one of LPGA’s best players! Pettersen will also be signing autographs, taking pictures, and handing out special Nike keepsakes. The event is...
March 17th, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, golf

Entertaining Ideas for Arizona Visitors this Spring

Entertaining Ideas for Arizona Visitors this Spring
... you, they’re using you for a much needed dose of sunshine. In my opinion, visitors fall into several diverse categories including shopaholics, golfers, nature lovers and kids.  Here are my suggestions for keeping every type of visitor entertained. For Kids of All Ages One of my more memorable kids day was when my husband and I entertained our friends and their three little girls.  CrackerJax (map) is a fun-filled kids paradise with a bumper boat lagoon, miniature golf, go-kart track and the...
March 17th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arizona, entertaining, golf, hiking, Shopping

The Best Golf Courses in Edinburgh

The Best Golf Courses in Edinburgh
golf is one of the biggest draws to Scotland – there are so many tour operators and options for having a great golfing experience.  After all, Scotland is the ‘birthplace of golf.’  You don’t have to go far, though, to enjoy a good game.  Here’s a few of the best golf courses in (and around) Edinburgh. Mortonhall golf Course Mortonhall, opened in 1892, is the oldest active course in Edinburgh and considered one of the top courses in Scotland. It has fantastic views...
March 4th, 2010 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, golf, sports

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Orange County

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Orange County
... beer, and green clothes.  Try something different this year by watching a traditional dance concert, going to a Irish festival, or a supporting a golf tournament for a good cause. 4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival at the Orange County Marketplace (map) on Saturday March 14th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visit the Orange County Marketplace on the Orange County Fairgrounds for a family festival filled with traditional Irish dance troupes, including the Claddagh School of Irish Dance at 10:30...
March 3rd, 2010 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: featuredarticle, festival, golf, theater

The Honda Classic 2010

The Honda Classic 2010
... 2010 Olympics wrapped up, another tournament was getting warmed up, with this one being a little closer to home. Palm Beach Gardens is buzzing with golf enthusiasts for this year’s Honda Classic. $5.6 is at stake — Who will take it all? Will YE Yang defend his title? Or will another PGA champion take over the fame? More importantly — Will you be there to cheer them on? This year’s event combines more than just golf, as there is something for everyone — family activities,...
March 1st, 2010 | klynch | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: golf, Honda Classic, pga, sports

The Greatest Show on Grass

The Greatest Show on Grass
Where can you find a bird’s nest, a Thunderbird, tees and a lot of flashy high heels?  The Phoenix Open, our annual playground for golf enthusiasts and party dwellers alike. One of the leading stops on the PGA tour, The Waste Management (yes, we’ll get to that later) Phoenix Open February 22 through 28, formerly the FBR Open is the place to be seen this time of year. The tournament began in 1932, but due to lack of local support was discontinued until Bob Goldwater, Sr., an avid golfer, cajoled...
February 9th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: golf, PGA Tour, Phoenix, Phoenix Open, Scottsdale, top-feature

We Really Should Get Together More Often, Group Travel to Disney Resorts

We Really Should Get Together More Often, Group Travel to Disney Resorts
... and dining options to fit every taste.  What about a special group activity like catch and release bass fishing, a behind the scenes tour,  or golf outing at one of Disney’s championship golf courses or maybe a family-sized miniature golf tournament for those special beyond the park memories?  From attractions to entertainment and recreation to relaxation there is truly something magical for every age. Make your reunion something to always remember by customizing your gathering with ...
November 29th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: accommodations, Disneyland Resort, featuredarticle, fishing, golf, group travel, miniature golf, Walt Disney World Resort

Tee Off at the Best Golf Courses in the O.C.

Tee Off at the Best Golf Courses in the O.C.
Although I’m not much of a golfer, Orange County residents who are have several quality courses to choose from! According to the Best of OC (OC Register), the number one place to play golf in Orange County is Tustin Ranch golf Course (map).  Named the California golf Course Owners Association’s Course of the Year in 2008, Tustin Ranch golf Course features 18 holes designed by Ted Robinson.  With the slogan, “public play with a private feel”, this course has several events...
November 18th, 2009 | Abbie Mood | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: golf

The Grand Del Mar Thanksgiving Retreat

The Grand Del Mar Thanksgiving Retreat
... San Diego County, The Grand Del Mar features 249 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites, San Diego’s only Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course; two outdoor tennis courts; a 21,000-square-foot Renaissance-inspired spa, four swimming pools. If you are looking for the ultimate Thanksgiving Retreat, book your reservations now for The Grand Thanksgiving Retreat Package. This is available from Wednesday, November 25-Sunday, November 29 that includes a weekend complete with feasting, family...
October 23rd, 2009 | Pam Nagata | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: golf, retreat, San Diego, spa, tennis, Thanksgiving, The Grand Del Mar

Kelantan Golf and Country Club

During my long Aidil Fitri holiday in Kota Bharu last week, I managed to play a round of golf with some holidaying friends at the Kelantan golf and Country Club (KGCC) in Pengkalan Chepa. KGCC is quite a flat course compared to some other golf courses I have played at before but dont be fooled by the simplicity of the course layout. Even with relatively wide fairways, KGCC still offers a lot of good challenges even for regular players at KGCC. Almost all holes have some kind of water hazards to make...
September 27th, 2009 | Che | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: golf, Kelantan Golf and Country Club

10 Things To Experience at Walt Disney World in Fall

... by Sharpie, this juried art festival draws artists and families from far and wide to this Downtown Disney tradition Children’s Miracle Network golf Classic – watch the PGA professionals tackle the Disney courses at this charity Classic or take a shot at it yourself with special golf offerings for Disney World Resort hotel guests Have a family portrait taken for those holiday greeting cards by a Disney Professional photographer Meet Princess Tiana – the newest member of Disney’s...
September 17th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, Disney's live entertainment, Disneyland & California Adventure, Disneys-Hollywood-Studios, Downtown-Disney, Eat to the Beat concerts, Epcot, Epcot events, Epcot Food & Wine Festival, Festival of Masters, golf, Haunted carriage rides, Hints & Tips, Hotels & Places to Stay, Liberty Belle Riverboat, Magic Kingdom, Magic Kingdom events, Mickeys-Not-So-Scary-Halloween-Party, Pleasure Island & Downtown Disney, Princess Tiana, Recreation & Sports, Restaurants & Bars, Tiana's Showboat Jubilee, Walt Disney World, When to visit Disney World