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Home Away From Home

INVERNESS, NOVA SCOTIA | Cabot Links is only one golf course, mind you, and a golf course still under construction. But the Cape Breton layout is soon coming on-line, with 10 holes opening on Canada Day (July 1) and the rest by next spring. And when that happens, the track,…

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Beautiful Bermuda

TUCKER’S TOWN, BERMUDA | Bermuda may be a small nation, a fishhook-shaped collection of islands only 21 square miles in size with a population of just 70,000 people. But more than a dozen visits have shown me there is a lot to love about that retreat just 600 miles off…

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Golf In ‘The City’

SAN FRANCISCO | It is perhaps the most democratic golf championship in the country. The roster of winners includes two major champions, a police officer, a national amateur champion, a firefighter, a baggage handler and a 14-year-old ninth-grader. It is a tournament that insists that competitors play the ball as…

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Pure Gold

For the West Coast traveling player, San Francisco has too often been merely a gateway to Pebble Beach. You land at SFO, grab a car and head down U.S. 101 south to Monterey and Carmel. Golf in and around San Francisco is usually not given much afterthought, much less serious…

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Myrtle Beach

Unless you’re in Miami or San Diego, it’s either snowing where you are, there’s snow still on the ground or it’s about to snow. Which makes it a good time to daydream about your golf vacation. You’ve surfed the ‘net, cranked the printer up and spread the potential suspects out…