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  • Scotland

    Golfers the world over know St. Andrews is where the game began, but golfing in Scotland does not end with St. Andrews. Clive Agran continues his series of 'Scotland Beyond St. Andrews' with a look at some of the best golf courses in the Scottish Highlands, including Castle Stuart Golf Links and Royal Dornoch Golf Club.

  • Austin

    If you've been in Austin for a day or two and haven't gotten any barbecue, prepare to be asked, 'Why not? Vegetarian?' And one of the best golf-and-BBQ combos around Austin can be had by heading just south of town to Grey Rock Golf Club - a Jay Moorish design that is one of the city's more upscale semi-private courses - followed by beers and barbecue at the Salt Lick in Driftwood.

  • Northern California

    Golf beside the ocean in NoCal

    When you think of golf along coastlines, such exotic venues as Cape Kidnappers in New Zealand and Turnberry in Scotland come to mind. Yet California has them beat in one key element -- proximity. Many of northern California's coastal gems sit atop bluffs. There are days at Pebble Beach where you can find yourself putting on the seventh green while a salty mist gently descends, courtesy of the waves crashing on the rocks. With that perspective, here's a rundown on northern California's top coastal golf opportunities.

  • Tampa

    With so many choices for golf in the Tampa Bay area, it's tough for one course to stand out, but Wentworth Golf Club in Tarpon Springs offers great facilities and a challenging course that requires every club in the bag. Just remember to stay out of the sand -- and there is plenty, Jeff Berlinicke writes.

  • Las Vegas

    Need an excuse to plan a Las Vegas golf trip? Well, there's no shortage of reasons. Each month has its own climate and special events, whether it's March Madness or the Justin Timberlake Shriners Open.

  • Orlando

    Top par 3s in Orlando

    Orlando may be known as America's playground, but there are some par 3s in the area that can turn it into America's nightmare, at least when it comes to golf. Play any of Orlando's best courses, and face the challenge of their memorable par 3s, each with its own set of challenges, surrounded with all kinds of tricky obstacles, bunkers or water hazards. From no. 11 at Waldorf Astoria G.C. to the second at Bay Hill, here are some examples of holes that can make or break a round.

  • TPC San Antonio

    Historic San Antonio has been a golf town for a century. Over the years, many designers have laid out Hill Country courses, but the results have been very different. From Dye to Tillinghast, here are some of the best examples.

  • Royal Troon

    Golfers the world over know St. Andrews is where the game began, but golfing in Scotland does not end with St. Andrews. Here, Clive Agran begins his series of 'Scotland Beyond St. Andrews' with a look at golf in southwest Scotland, including Royal Troon, Prestwick and Turnberry Resort, host of the epic 'Duel in the Sun' between Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus in the 1977 British Open.

  • San Diego

    Mention Barona Creek Golf Club to anyone who's played a lot of golf in the San Diego area and you will most surely get a positive reaction. Rated as one of the top resort courses in California, it's a premium golf course. But Barona Creek is unique. How? Mike Bailey explains.

  • Carmel Valley Ranch

    Pete Dye golf is just the beginning at Carmel Valley Ranch in Monterey, California

    At Carmel Valley Ranch near the Monterey Peninsula, resort guests can immerse themselves in their surroundings with a wealth of activities. The Pete Dye-designed golf course is just the beginning.