Category: Travel

TRAVEL: Kohler Celebrates Milestones; Remains A Memorable Destination View More
Whistling Straits offers spectacular views and a challenging layout.

TRAVEL: Kohler Celebrates Milestones; Remains A Memorable Destination

KOHLER, WISCONSIN | I find there is much to celebrate whenever I travel to this charming burg north of Milwaukee, for it is as good a golf getaway as there is in this land. The four Pete Dye-designed courses at Blackwolf Run and Whistling Straits are among my favorites anywhere,…

Pinehurst Resort to Debut Gil Hanse Reimagination of No. 4 View More
Pinehurst No. 4 has received a makeover by Gil Hanse. This artist's rendition of the sixth hole provides a look at the contrast between old and new. (Image courtesy of Pinehurst Resort)

Pinehurst Resort to Debut Gil Hanse Reimagination of No. 4

PINEHURST, N.C. – Pinehurst Resort & Country Club will unveil a completely reimagined No. 4 course on Sept. 20, the work of renowned golf course architect Gil Hanse. Visually stunning from tee to green, exposed sand areas, vast cross bunkers and native wire grass meld with the site’s rolling topography…

TRAVEL: Daily Diary from the Home of American Golf

TRAVEL: Daily Diary from the Home of American Golf

Last year, Global Golf Post conducted a major travel sweepstakes. The winner would receive a vacation for four at the Home of American Golf in the Pinehurst-Southern Pines-Aberdeen area of North Carolina. Our winner, David Oliver of Brandon, Miss., quite fittingly chose U.S. Open week for his foursome to make…

QUICK TAKE: Sand Box Is A Delightful Trek Of Par-3 Fun View More
Par 3 at the Sand Box (Courtesy, Sand Box)

QUICK TAKE: Sand Box Is A Delightful Trek Of Par-3 Fun

ROME, WISCONSIN | The words Sand Box connote fun, and that is a very apt way to describe the short course that Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw and one of their design associates, Jim Craig, have crafted at the Sand Valley resort. Opened on May 1st, it features 17 holes, all…

QUICK TAKE: Mammoth Dunes Is Kidd’s Biggest And Best View More
The 18th hole at Sand Valley's Mammoth Dunes (Photo: Jeff Bertch)

QUICK TAKE: Mammoth Dunes Is Kidd’s Biggest And Best

ROME, WISCONSIN | The day before his Mammoth Dunes course at Sand Valley officially opened to the public, David McLay Kidd hosted something of a preview party for a few dozen friends. And in welcoming them to the affair, the designer was not at all shy about sharing his feelings…

TRAVEL: Mid Ocean Club Feels Like Home View More
The famous fifth hole at Mid Ocean Club features a daunting tee shot.

TRAVEL: Mid Ocean Club Feels Like Home

TUCKER’S TOWN, BERMUDA – Mid Ocean is not my home club. But thanks to annual visits I make to this stylish haven in the Atlantic, it has come to feel like home to me. I love its natural beauty and the understated elegance and British Isles-like ethos of a place…