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  • 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.

  • Las Vegas

    This oasis of excess in the Nevada desert boasts some of the best -- and wildest -- caddie experiences. From gorgeous young babes to highly trained PGA Professionals, Las Vegas caddies will take any round of golf to the next level, Jason Scott Deegan writes.

  • Old South

    The Lowcountry around Hilton Head, S.C. might as well be called the 'low key country,' too. That natural feel is probably the major difference between this area and the Grand Strand to the north. In the Lowcountry, the golf courses and residential and commercial developments tend to be more thoughtful and less intrusive. If you want a relaxing vacation, come to the Lowcountry.

  • Orlando

    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 strategy once you pull driver from your bag.

  • Palm Springs

    There are nearly 125 public and private golf courses that encompass the region of Palm Springs, California, making it and the entire Coachella Valley one of the country's most alluring golf destinations. Judd Spicer offers up five golf courses that visitors should put on their must-play list.

  • Mission Inn

    Orlando has 110 golf courses within a 45-mile radius, and many golfers are overwhelmed by the choices. It's like arriving at some mammoth buffet where you're befuddled by all the sumptuous entrees and deserts. If your group wants to play golf in Orlando, you may need some guidance based on your own needs and desires. Chances are, you probably fall into one or more of these group types.

  • Country Club of Miami

    Some at the Country Club of Miami believe the ghost of Jackie Gleason, the late comedian who moved to Miami back in the 1950s, haunts the clubhouse and the course. While Gleason's presence is ever present, the club has plenty of other claims to fame, including two fine Robert Trent Jones-designed golf courses. This place gives golfers a real sense of belonging, Mike Bailey writes.

  • Bear's Best

    Not all Las Vegas courses are created the same, and some of them are very unique. Just because you're playing golf in Vegas doesn't mean you have to stay in Vegas -- in a manner of speaking. Courses like Royal Links, Desert Pines and Wynn Golf Club all have holes you might see in other parts of the country, or the world, for that matter. Here's a look.

  • Las Vegas

    The private TPC Summerlin might seem more prestigious than the public TPC Las Vegas, but the PGA Tour pros who live in Vegas prefer to hang out at the TPC Las Vegas. Add an excellent Tour Academy and a fine JW Marriott across the street, and the TPC Las Vegas is one of the best stay-and-play golf vacations in the high Nevada desert, Jason Scott Deegan writes.

  • Las Vegas

    Whether you're a one-man band looking for a relaxing round or an army of players in an outing, the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort aims to please. Paiute's three courses -- Snow Mountain, Sun Mountain and Wolf -- all bask in a gorgeous setting about a half-hour's drive from the Las Vegas Strip. Falling for the place is easy, Jason Scott Deegan writes.