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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
Fantastic greens highlight a round of golf at River Crossing Club north of San Antonio
River Crossing Club, a semi-private golf course located just north of San Antonio, takes on a scenic and serene Hill Country atmosphere. It offers those who make the drive a private-worthy experience at a price point comparable to many of the middle-tier courses closer to the Alamo. Fantastic ...
Raptor Bay Golf Club near Naples: Enjoy nature while taking on devilish greens
While playing Raptor Bay Golf Club in Bonita Springs, take time to soak up the melodies of bird calls, the waving grasses and the rippling waters of this Audubon International Gold Certified Sanctuary course. It's a beauty. Designed by Raymond Floyd, Raptor Bay is a joy to play and one you will ...
Hurdzan-Fry bringing big changes to the Indian Bend Course at Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona
In conjunction with the property's 75th anniversary in 2012, Marriott is completely redesigning Indian Bend, one of two 18-hole courses at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Scottsdale Resort & Spa.
Grey Silo Golf Club in Waterloo: Good enough for the LPGA but available to all
Grey Silo Golf Club in Waterloo, Ontario will host a new LPGA Tour event in 2012, but the course's greatest attribute is that it feels like a solid mid-level public or private club even though it's municipally owned. The course is run well, kept in good shape and is worth a visit, Peter Robinson ...
The Phoenician: 27 holes of scenic, resort golf in Scottsdale
The 27-hole layout at The Phoenician, located in Scottsdale, Ariz., hardly feels like desert golf at times. The three nine-hole courses also feature many ponds, manicured fairways and mountain views, depending on which layout you're playing. Jason Scott Deegan has more on The Phoenician.