Golf Club at South Hampton in St. Augustine: Truly a family affair
The Golf Club at South Hampton had always been a popular track in the northeast Florida area, but now with new owners, better conditioning and a family atmosphere, play is picking up even more. From the time you check in to the starter, everyone seems to know your name. And with wide fairways and ...
Emerald trails: Navigating Tom Fazio's stellar Camp Creek Golf Club in Panama City Beach
Camp Creek Golf Club on the Emerald Coast of Florida is all golf, it doesn't cater to real estate, and it really doesn't cater to all types of golfers. To appreciate Tom Fazio's work -- which includes 86 bunkers, a number of waste areas, numerous water hazards and large, difficult greens -- you ...
Badlands Golf Club in Las Vegas will give you plenty to think about
Badlands Golf Club in Las Vegas is, for the most part, target golf at its finest. It's a course that will reward you for good shots and punish those errant shots. Make sure to check your ego at the front desk -- along with your driver on some holes. It's a fun course if you think your way around, ...
The Golf Lodge at The Quarry: A playable former Champions Tour venue in Naples
Water appears to splash everywhere at The Golf Lodge at The Quarry in Naples which opened in 2007. But rest assured this private club plays gentle and forgiving as long as players chose their clubs and angles of attack wisely, Jason Scott Deegan writes.
You can see for miles at Raven Golf Club at Verrado west of Phoenix
It takes about 35 minutes to put Phoenix in the rear view mirror en route to the Raven Golf Club at Verrado. It takes approximately the same amount of time -- or even a few minutes less, if you keep your ball on the short stuff -- to climb up to the third tee and catch another glimpse of the ...
Talega Golf Club in Orange County: A beauty and a little bit of a beast
Located in the hills of San Clemente, set above the 'Spanish Village by the Sea,' Talega Golf Club is a picturesque course in a very pleasant setting. If you like great conditions, generous fairways and nice scenery, then Talega is a good choice. Its bentgrass greens roll true, no two holes are ...
Nature galore: There's plenty to see at Deer Creek Golf Club near Denver
Deer Creek Golf Club, located in the far southwestern fringes of Metro Denver, has a wealth of scenery and geography to keep one busy on an 18-hole journey that traverses protected wetlands, creek beds, rolling terrain, impressive conditioning and some tiered greens.
Los Robles Greens Golf Course: A country club look at a muni price
Located just a few miles from the famed Sherwood Country Club in southern California, the Los Robles Greens Golf Course is one of the most popular municipal courses in the area. Many golfers, in fact, have said they will drive 90 minutes or more to play Los Robles Greens.
L.B. Houston resurrected as Luna Vista Golf Course as an affordable Dallas alternative
Once again, the city of Dallas has produced another gem with the Luna Vista Golf Course. Like Stevens Park and Tenison Highlands before it, Dallas-area golfers have been presented with another terrific golf course at a bargain price. The former L.B. Houston Golf Course was recently renovated and ...
D.C.-area's Augustine Golf Club poised to regain its original stature
A trip to Augustine Golf Club in Virginia is like seeing an old friend who suddenly looks robust after a long illness. After closing in 2010, Augustine re-opened with little fanfare in April 2012. Irrigation and drainage work was extensive, roughly 1,000 trees were removed, and greens and bunkers ...