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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Mixing religion and the golf gods works well for Ko'olau Golf Club on Oahu
The First Presbyterian Church of Honolulu overcame improbable odds in 2006 to become the only church in the world to own a golf course on site: Ko'olau Golf Club. Built for $82 million, Ko'olau sits on heavenly land roughly 45 minutes from downtown Honolulu. The course was carved from a tropical ...
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.
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 ...
Public more than welcome at fun Frisco Lakes Golf Club north of Dallas
If you're an average golfer and you have a chance to play a course built in a retirement community like Frisco Lakes Golf Club, go play it. It's almost always guaranteed fun. Excellent conditions, including terrific MiniVerde greens, combined with the fact that you won't be looking for many balls, ...
Soak in the sandstone scenery at Arrowhead Golf Club near Denver
The one-of-a-kind scenery is spectacular enough you might think you're in some remote, national park. But don't adjust your GPS, Arrowhead Golf Club is in Denver's backyard and makes for one of Colorado's most dramatic plays. Set in the Rockies foothills of Roxborough State Park just south of ...
If you love the water, you'll love the Links Course at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
Just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico, the Links Course at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort features water on 14 holes, plenty of bunkers throughout, palm and pine trees and a few risk-reward holes that reward you if you have a little patience. Mike Bailey has more from, Destin, Fla.