The Toughest Golf Course in the Myrtle Beach Area – The Back Nine

Living in the Myrtle Beach area for years, I always wondered what my score would be if I played the toughest 18 holes on the Grand Strand as if they were all on one golf course. This is an attempt to “construct” the toughest par 72 golf course on the Grand Strand using holes from various Myrtle Beach area golf courses. To make it even more interesting, the holes will be kept in the correct order based on their original position on their golf course (i.e., Hole #1 will be…

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Relax on Brixham’s Beaches

If you happen to be planning a holiday to the English Rivera’s charming town of Brixham, be sure to check into one of the Brixham holiday cottages. Brixham has a number of good beaches to visit, adding up to around 20 in total as well as some nice coves to explore. If you’d like to spend a lazy day at the beach, you can opt for one of the quieter beaches of Brixham. Or, if you and your family would like to have a fun day at the beach, then…

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Winter Golf: Let It Snow

Would it be fair to say that people who play golf in the snow are obsessed? I’m not quite sure, but I can tell you it’s a heck of a lot of fun. With the right people and a thermos of hot cocoa, it can even be more enjoyable than summer golf! For me, the best part of playing golf is having a good time with a group of friends. But sometimes the summer game is so serious and competitive that it’s difficult to really enjoy. Playing golf in the…

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Pebble Beach Golf Vacation

If you have a love for golf then a Pebble Beach golf vacation might be just right for you. Indeed, a golf vacation to anywhere might fit the bill, it does not have to be as grand as Pebble Beach! For the keen golfer, the thought of going on vacation where you do nothing but play golf and talk about golf is the idea of heaven on earth. Here are a few thoughts to consider before you take your next golf vacation. It is always good to go on a…

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Can Playing Mini-Golf Be Educational for Kids? You Betcha!

It is a well-known fact that for children, play is learning. This is exceedingly demonstrated when kids play mini-golf. There are so many educational benefits that for kids, it should be called “maxi-golf!” The most apparent benefit is the physical activity of playing mini-golf. It has been said that a golfer can burn up to 350 calories in one hour of playing golf. Children may or may not need to burn calories for weight loss, but they do need to burn off energy so that they can concentrate during times…

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Cyprus Golf Destination With All Year Golf Weather

When I First came to Cyprus there where hardly any Golf Courses and due to the water shortage around the Island the upkeep of a Golf Green seemed far fetched idea. Over the last few years however, more and more seem to emerge making Cyprus and Paphos a very special Golf Destination. The main town for a Golf Holiday is Paphos. Paphos is one of the best destination in Cyprus, the reason for this is the combination of Sight Seeing, Relaxation, Cuisine, Beaches and of course sports like Golf and…

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Golf Enjoyment in Dorset

The Gentleman’s Game is very well represented by the wonderfully designed golf courses in the county of Dorset. Choosing which of the numerous golf courses to play can become quite a daunting task. Like a kid in a candy store it is so hard to choose. Aside from being known for its well renowned beaches, restaurants, ancient castles, museums, bars and pubs Dorset is famous for the world’s best golf holidays as well. If you are staying at one of the Dorset holiday cottages you are sure to have a…

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My Day of Golf at the Classic Club in Palm Desert

During my last vacation in Palm Springs, my brother, who was in from Las Vegas, and I were looking for a memorable place to play golf in what some consider the “Golf Capital” of the world. After searching various websites and golf magazines we found the Classic Club in Palm Desert. Formerly the host location for the 2006, 2007 and 2008 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic, this nationally recognized course was designed by Arnold Palmer. Needless to say, with Arnold Palmer and his company behind the design the course is very,…

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Harmony Golf Preserve in Florida

From the name of the golf course itself, the place is truly serene to look and stay at. Harmony Golf Preserve showcases 11,000 acres of wide meadows that are enhanced by the southern pines and two gorgeous lakes that both cover 500 acres. The golf course would not be this beautiful if it were not for the creativity of the designer himself. The place is designed by a famous golf course designer, a champion of the 1973 US open and at the same time TV celebrity, Johnny Miller. The designer’s…

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Golf Hotel – How To Find A Great One

Are you dreaming of going on a vacation and staying at a great golf hotel? Here are five things to keep in mind as you choose where you will go on your vacation, to ensure that you have an enjoyable golf vacation experience. The first thing you will want to consider when choosing a golf hotel is the location. Is this vacation going to last a week or more? If so then you can travel further away from home. If this is a short weekend getaway it will probably be…

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