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The Breakers: History, Luxury, Golf

Written by:John Schwarb
Palm Beach, FL

A bit of fortuitous scheduling might have gone a long way on my visit to The Breakers in Palm Beach. After traveling south on I-95 from home in St. Augustine, my first visit wasn’t to the hotel itself Read More »

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The New 'Old Course' in Orlando

Written by:Carling Nolan
Orlando, FL

Have you always dreamed of playing the Old Course at St. Andrews, but just can't commit to the long trip across the Atlantic? Well, The New Course at Grand Cypress Golf Club, located in Orlando, Flori Read More »

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One Resort, Five Courses

Written by:Carling Nolan
Palm Harbor, FL

If you're looking for a golf vacation with a variety of courses within walking distance, then Innisbrook Resort is the perfect place for you! Innisbrook has five courses available at their resort, ma Read More »

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5 Great Courses in Naples

Written by:Carling Nolan
Naples, FL

In Naples, which is known for its beautiful golf courses, it's difficult to choose the very best. But from fast and furious greens to spectacular water hazards, these five courses have what it takes Read More »

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Great munis: Crandon, N. Palm Beach

Written by:John Schwarb
Key Biscayne, FL

What do you think of when you hear the term “muni course”? Perhaps the local course you played as a kid, carrying your bag for just for a few bucks while trying to figure out this silly game. Maybe yo Read More »

Plantation on Crystal River

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During a recent visit to Plantation on Crystal River, I posted a photo from the course on my Facebook page and a commenter noted how he had many happy memories from playing the course in his junior go Read More »

Scariest hole in golf? 17 at Sawgrass

Written by:John Schwarb
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In the spirit of Halloween, LINKS Magazine recently selected its 10 scariest holes in golf. There are some truly terrifying shots on the list, from Pebble Beach to Pine Valley to Scotland, but they al Read More »

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PGA Courses for Everyone

Written by:John Schwarb
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On its annual golf barnstorm across the United States, the PGA Tour visits several iconic courses that practically reach out and tease fans through their televisions -- Augusta National, Muirfield Vil Read More »

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Dick Gray on PGA Village

Written by:John Schwarb
Port St. Lucie, FL

Dick Gray has served South Florida golfers for 25 years, from design projects at The Florida Club in Stuart and (with Pete and P.B. Dye) Loblolly Pines in Hobe Sound. While working as superintendent a Read More »

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182 Bunkers at Southern Dunes

Written by:Carling Nolan
Orlando, FL

Orlando is the prime spot for family vacations and golf courses, but if you're looking for a quieter spot outside the city, then you just may be in luck. Southern Dunes Golf Country Club is located Read More »

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Top 5 Public Courses By Golf Digest

Written by:Carling Nolan
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Golf Digest ranked the Top 30 Courses in Florida, and there are six public courses that made the list. From excellent service to die-hard design, these courses are sure to please any visiting golfer. Read More »

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Don Veller Course: Natural Northwest Florida

Written by:Pat Farnan
Tallahassee, FL

The Don Veller Seminole Golf Course Club is a pleasurable trip through the woods and hills of Tallahassee. Much of the course is heavily influenced by the rolling terrain common in this part of Nort Read More »

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Golf at Gasparilla Inn & Club

Written by:Pat Farnan
Boca Grande, FL

The moment you cross the small bridge onto the Gasparilla Inn Club Golf Course you know you’ve arrived at someplace special. It looks as if someone has dropped a dollop of verdant greenery into Charl Read More »

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Riverwood Golf Club, Port Charlotte

Written by:Pat Farnan
Port Charlotte, FL

Accolades keep coming for the Riverwood Golf Club in Port Charlotte, Fla. In the past 15 years, the 18-hole par 72 championship layout has been honored repeatedly by golf authorities as one of the st Read More »

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Southwood Golf Club in Tallahassee

Written by:Pat Farnan
Tallahassee, FL

Amid the rolling hills south of Tallahassee is one of the finest golf courses in North Florida. Southwood Golf Club, once voted by Golf Magazine as one of the 35 best new courses in country, is an 18 Read More »

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Juliette Falls: Friendly Golf for Any Level

Written by:Pat Farnan
Dunnellon, FL

Just after daybreak, the entranceway to Juliette Falls golf course was still. No traffic, no people milling about, just one course worker riding a mowing machine, heading my way. Virtually every hole Read More »

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Don Veller Course: Natural Northwest Florida

Written by:Pat Farnan
Tallahassee, FL

The Don Veller Seminole Golf Course Club is a pleasurable trip through the woods and hills of Tallahassee. Much of the course is heavily influenced by the rolling terrain common in this part of Nort Read More »

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Golf at Gasparilla Inn & Club

Written by:Pat Farnan
Boca Grande, FL

The moment you cross the small bridge onto the Gasparilla Inn Club Golf Course you know you’ve arrived at someplace special. It looks as if someone has dropped a dollop of verdant greenery into Charl Read More »

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Ritz Carlton Members Golf Club

Written by:Pat Farnan
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Heading to the Sarasota area for a golfing vacation? Consider staying at the Ritz-Carlton. Why? The golf course. The Ritz Carlton Members Club course is a true jewel on Florida’s west coast. Located e Read More »

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Southern Hills Golf: Not for the Faint of Heart

Written by:Pat Farnan
Brooksville, FL

The first eye-catching feature about the Southern Hills Plantation Club is the antebellum-style clubhouse that sits atop a promontory overlooking parts of the golf course and the expansive practice ar Read More »

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Juliette Falls: Friendly Golf for Any Level

Written by:Pat Farnan
Dunnellon, FL

Just after daybreak, the entranceway to Juliette Falls golf course was still. No traffic, no people milling about, just one course worker riding a mowing machine, heading my way. Virtually every hole Read More »

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Riverwood Golf Club, Port Charlotte

Written by:Pat Farnan
Port Charlotte, FL

Accolades keep coming for the Riverwood Golf Club in Port Charlotte, Fla. In the past 15 years, the 18-hole par 72 championship layout has been honored repeatedly by golf authorities as one of the st Read More »

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Southwood Golf Club in Tallahassee

Written by:Pat Farnan
Tallahassee, FL

Amid the rolling hills south of Tallahassee is one of the finest golf courses in North Florida. Southwood Golf Club, once voted by Golf Magazine as one of the 35 best new courses in country, is an 18 Read More »