Articles by Mike Bailey

Sep 9, 2014 7:17 AM ET
After a rainy start, Am Tour Nationals are officially under way in Scottsdale. Peter Jacobsen, Curt Byrum and Charlie Beljan welcomed competitors Monday night. Read More
Apr 11, 2014 1:01 AM ET
Outside the ropes, the Masters serves as a venue for brands to reward loyal customers. Mike Bailey got the V.I.P. treatment at Augusta National this week courtesy of Mercedes-Benz. Read More
Mar 24, 2014 11:44 AM ET
Mike Bailey visited Tampa-St. Petersburg in search of the old school. He found Golden Era golf with links to Donald Ross and Babe Ruth at Renaissance Vinoy Resort & Golf Club, plus Belview Biltmore and more. Read More
Mar 21, 2014 2:48 AM ET
Mike Bailey and Matt Ginella got a sneak peek at the brand new Poppy Hills, which is set to reopen to the public on April 4th. Here's the story on Pebble Beach's newest golf development after an extensive renovation and redesign. Read More
Mar 17, 2014 12:47 PM ET
At the Patrick Warburton Golf For Kids charity tournament in Palm Desert, Mike Bailey sat down with a foursome of celebs to talk about golf and travel: Warburton, Eric Dickerson, Oliver Hudson and Joel Gretsch. Read More
Mar 4, 2014 3:26 PM ET
Now that the Bob Hope Classic doesn't have a celebrity Pro-Am component, Palm Springs serves up a new charity event, the Patrick Warburton "Golf for Kids," held at the JW Marriott Desert Springs and Classic Club. Read More
Feb 13, 2014 12:13 PM ET
The Four Seasons Las Colinas is in a state of transition. The resort and golf club was recently sold, and plans have been made to move the HP Byron Nelson event in coming years. Mike Bailey looks at what's ahead for this fabled Dallas-area property. Read More
Jan 27, 2014 5:03 PM ET
While in town for the PGA Merchandise Show, Mike Bailey ventured off the showroom floor to two of the Orlando area's top multi-course golf resorts: Omni Orlando at Championsgate and Mission Inn Resort & Club. Read More
Jan 21, 2014 3:51 PM ET
Tucson is doing what many other cities have done recently with their municipal golf courses: turn to a private management company. After entertaining bids from 16 different firms, the city hired Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management to take over operations of the city's courses starting Feb. 1. Read More
Jan 16, 2014 10:07 AM ET
With Humana as the new title sponsor of the PGA TOUR's event in Palm Springs, health and wellness is at the forefront. And few places do it better than Greater Palm Springs, writes Mike Bailey. Read More