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 ...
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 ...
The secret is out about Ewa Beach Golf Club on Oahu in Hawaii
Despite sitting in one of the driest sports on Oahu, the Ewa Beach Golf Club is wall-to-wall green like it's located in Ireland instead of Hawaii. The course is always in terrific condition, with impeccable greens, and has been one of Oahu's best-kept secrets. Not anymore.
The Padre Course at Camelback Golf Club in Scottsdale is more than a walk in the park
Laid out in the shadow of Camelback Mountain, the Padre Course at Camelback Golf Club is unique among golf courses in the Scottsdale area. Wide fairways, water hazards and plenty of grass rule the day, making the Padre Course a solid play in an area full of great golf courses, Mike Bailey writes.
Survive the 'Aman Corner' at Windermere Country Club near Orlando
Windermere Country Club near Orlando boasts its own version of 'Aman Corner.' That's not a typo. Holes 14-16 got their nickname to celebrate a former member. Like the famous three-hole stretch at Augusta, Aman Corner tends to be the defining moment in any round.
Providence Golf Club near Orlando: A natural choice
Providence Golf Club is a residential community course with a unique personality that's playable to residents and visitors with lots of sizzle and creativity on every hole. While some holes at Providence are forgiving off the tee with large landing areas, you'll need to put lots of thought into a ...
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 ...
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.
Get a lavish private club experience in Las Vegas at Spanish Trail Country Club
Spanish Trail Country Club -- a private club that allows some outside play -- boasts a 27-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed golf course, a massive elegant clubhouse, world-class dining, spa options and much more. On the course, players will find three distinct nines: Canyon, Lakes and Sunrise. ...