Category: Travel

TRAVEL: A Golf Club In The Heart Of The Big Apple View More
It's hard to find golf in Manhattan, but KonnectGolf offers a place to practice. (Photo: KonnectGolf)

TRAVEL: A Golf Club In The Heart Of The Big Apple

  NEW YORK | While Metropolitan New York is as rich a golf region as can be found in America, the city itself doesn’t have much to offer the avid player. But there are a handful of places where a person can go to hit balls, take lessons or get…

TRAVEL: Sea Pines Retains Magnetic Appeal View More
The 18th hole at Harbour Town Golf Links is selfie-worthy, writes Ron Green Jr. (Photo: Sea Pines Resort)

TRAVEL: Sea Pines Retains Magnetic Appeal

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA – Half a century ago, Sports Illustrated magazine sent Dan Jenkins to tell the story of a new, provocative golf course in the South Carolina lowcountry, a place intended to be the centerpiece of a new development that would transform an overgrown barrier island into…

TRAVEL: Streamsong Black Offers Just The Right Amount Of Spice

TRAVEL: Streamsong Black Offers Just The Right Amount Of Spice

Streamsong, Florida — After several visits to this Central Florida resort since its opening in 2013, I developed a strong affection for this most incongruous of golf destinations. I use that adjective because the first two courses here – the Red, which was designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, and…

TRAVEL: Early Returns Positive For The Cradle At Pinehurst View More
The Cradle derives its name from Pinehurst's reputation as the cradle of American golf. (Photo: Pinehurst Resort)

TRAVEL: Early Returns Positive For The Cradle At Pinehurst

Is there an appetite for quality par-3 golf courses in the world? If the early returns from The Cradle are any indication, the answer is most definitely yes. This 789-yard short course, designed by Gil Hanse, opened at Pinehurst Resort in late September 2017, a complement to the resort’s nine…