Posts tagged with: "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,…

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: 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: Palm Beach Par 3 One of Golf’s Hidden Gems View More
Sean Fairholm hits a tee shot while playing the Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course, a little 39-acre layout shoehorned between the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway.

TRAVEL: Palm Beach Par 3 One of Golf’s Hidden Gems

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA — For the avid golfer like myself, playing at a par 3 course can diminish the anticipation and excitement that accompanies the typical round. We all love to hit driver and test ourselves against a regulation course with the many obstacles it offers. There are exceptions, however….

LISTEN: Is Sand Valley the Next Great Golf Destination? View More
Sand Valley Golf Resort is located about 108 miles north of Madison, Wisc. (Photo Credit: Sand Valley Golf Resort)

LISTEN: Is Sand Valley the Next Great Golf Destination?

In episode 18 of the PostCast, Sean Fairholm and Cassie Stein are joined by Global Golf Post Travel Editor/Senior Writer John Steinbreder to talk about his recent visit to Sand Valley Golf Resort in Wisconsin. The resort, which sits in the north-central part of the state and is about 108…

Music Makes A Surprising Coursemate

Another South of the Border surprise is music, and it appears to be a big part of the sport in Mexico. At Diamante, for example, range workers array speakers behind the practice range, so hard-hitting tunes from the likes of Van Halen, George Thorogood and John Cougar Mellencamp envelope golfers…