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The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort is a Ryder Cup and PGA Championship venue.
After a six-week review period that recently ended, the USGA and R&A announced on Monday a new interpretation of Rule 4.3 that limits the size and scale of detailed putting maps that players may use during a round.
The northern tip of the golf trail provides some of the best fishing and golf in Canada.
These cabins, mansions and (yes) castles are much more than a place to lay your head on a golf trip
Grand Cypress Orlando Golf Club features 45 Holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-Designed Golf. A truly diverse selection of Orlando golf courses. The 27-hole North/South/East Course provides the ultimate test of accuracy while the 18-hole New Course provides a Scottish links masterpiece.
Mike Bailey is no stranger to Hilton Head Island-Bluffton and ranks his favorite courses to play.
New owners at Vancouver Island's Campbell River Golf & Country Club have installed many innovative and potentially trend-setting features.
Just another night at Edgewood Country Club.
Over the years, certain (mostly arbitrary) rules have been placed on golf courses and individual holes. Just as iconoclasts tend to make the most interesting art, these great courses and holes break the rules.
Donegal Golf Course is a links course built on a promontory of 182 acres that extends out into the Atlantic Ocean. The outside loop plays along the dunes and the ocean, providing stunning views of the surrounding area.
Big Sky is booming with a reported $1 billion in future investment. Jason Scott Deegan reports on what's happening at this emerging western hideout.
Spotlight on a prolific, but lesser-known Golden Age design duo.
Asherwood Estate's new ownership is making select tee times available while assessing course's future.
The next cycle could wreak havoc on your golf plans if you're not prepared.
Everyone knows about the basics of course etiquette: keeping up pace of play, fixing ball marks and raking bunkers. But enjoying the game and making it better for others involves more than that. Here are some basic guidelines for getting the most out of your golf round.
The 7,108-yard Rees Jones-designed championship golf course is the first Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, and has received a Silver Medal in Golf Magazine's Premier Resort Awards, and made Golf magazine's prestigious list of Florida "Courses You Can Play." The course winds through a large wetland preserve and measures 7,108 yards with a Par 72, Slope 139, and 74.6 rating from its Professional Tees.
Two of the largest and most reputable golf resorts in Texas can be found just west of Austin. But if you want something more low-key, there's a new option for golfers visiting the city check out.
Two dozen VIP guests of Golf Advisor attended the latest Getaway trip to Big Cedar Lodge. Here's a sampling of the fun we had!
Georgia Resort among many great value courses that earns high marks from Golf Advisor members
I recently had the chance to spend a few days in Ireland’s storied southwest, a trip that introduced me not just to a sampling of splendid golf, but to a whole new perspective on the game. I didn’t think I could love golf any more than I already did, but Ireland deepened my love.
If you’ve paid any attention to resort news in the American Southeast, you know the elite players have all been upgrading and expanding with what seems to be an open checkbook. Add Kiawah Island Golf Resort to the list.
Streamsong® Resort. Golf at its purest. The undulating terrain at Streamsong captivates your attention but it's the golf that will take your breath away. 54 magnificent holes atypical of Florida that will make you forget any course you’ve ever played. A variety of Packages are available.
It’s hard to beat an atmospheric boutique retreat for a weekend getaway. One of our favorites is Barnsley Resort in Adairsville, Georgia.
This month, we wrap up our swing through Vermont with a visit to Burlington for a fall foliage favorite. The charming Essex Resort & Spa, located about 10 miles from downtown in Essex Junction, calls itself “Vermont’s culinary resort.”
Coore & Crenshaw's latest effort set to open, trips to Danzante Bay and Reynolds Lake Oconee, and updates at PGA National.
Last month I told you about five of my favorite landmark city hotels and which golf courses to pair with them. Here are five more classic-era, architecturally resplendent, boutique hotels that can make for an unforgettable golf trip.
Golf Advisor Senior Writer Tim Gavrich and Ginella recap their visit to Coore & Crenshaw's newest course.
Honored by Golf Digest as one of "America's 100 Greatest Courses," Crosswater is a heathland-style course situated on 600 magnificently scenic acres of woodlands and carefully preserved wetlands. This Oregon golf course features bent grass fairways and greens and is threaded by the gently flowing Deschutes and Little Deschutes Rivers.
Golf Advisor members teed it up everywhere from Hawaii to France and shared reviews and images from their rounds.
Are golfers over-reliant on a misleading statistic?
Lawsonia, Lambeau Field highlight dream weekend
Course design and setup play to the home team's strengths in 17.5 to 10.5 rout.
Tour Ballyneal Golf & Hunt Club, home to a main and short course designed by Tom Doak in eastern Colorado
Enniscrone is among the finest and most challenging of traditional Irish links golf courses and offers 27 holes on 400 acres of magnificent links land, featuring the par 73 Dunes Championship Links Course.
Coore & Crenshaw's latest course continues cerebral golf's renaissance
The Safeway Open will donate all ticket proceeds to rebuilding the community.
The famous host of multiple USGA Championships has roots to Donald Ross and RTJ Sr.
Featuring 10 holes from Donald Ross and eight from Robert Trent Jones Sr., the West Course at The Broadmoor is a scenic and historic round in Colorado Springs.
One fan took Tiger for granted years ago. He's glad for a second chance to enjoy greatness in real time.
On Prince Edward Island, we make dreams of the perfect golf vacation a reality. With more than 400 fairways, miles of pristine beaches, unlimited fresh seafood, festivals & events and countless ways to relax, come find out why we say, "Play once, remember forever.
Jason Deegan recalls his recent golf trip to France and the lukewarm culture towards the game.
Viewer and spectator information for the 2018 Ryder Cup Matches at Le Golf National, Paris.
Are you playing a driver built for the pros or your game? Mike Bailey put the new Teeless Driver, which promises forgiveness and distance for amateurs, to the test.
Despite spring winterkill and Hurricane Florence, many Grand Strand golf courses are better than ever for the fall season.
Grand Cypress Orlando Golf Club features 45 Holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-Designed Golf. A truly diverse selection of Orlando golf courses. The 27-hole North/South/East Course provides the ultimate test of accuracy while the 18-hole New Course provides a Scottish links masterpiece.
According to the National-Hole-in-One Registry, the odds of making a hole-in-one for a mid-handicap golfer is about 12,000 to one. The odds of recording two aces in the same round by one player are around 67 million to one. And the chance that two players in the same group ace the same hole during the same round is around 16 million to one.
The first brand new golf course in the state since 2009 is officially open
Orlando and “luxury” don’t always go together in the same sentence. There are exceptions, though, and the Waldorf Astoria® Orlando is absolutely one of them.
Some of the most famous TV shows have notable golf scenes. In honor of the EMMYs, here are some fun examples.
Curious what it's like on the inside? Put these events to Pine Valley, Augusta National and Cypress Point on your calendar.
South Florida's national landmark resort. Tee off on our Donald Ross Classic 18 hole golf course and play where legends have played.
Take a visual tour of the newest Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw design
Nobody likes playing golf on punched greens, but they're a vital practice
Over the years I’ve found a number of ways in which golfers can pick up their pace of play without really pressing.
At Herndon Centennial Golf Course, Egg Karne is killing it. Just to walk into the clubhouse of this municipal layout in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Herndon, Va. is to have your senses overwhelmed – by the odors from the kitchen as they prepare the menu’s Filipino cuisine.
Instagram and Twitter posts from Arcadia Bluffs' Golf Advisor Getaway featuring Brad Klein and Dana Fry.
Turning Stone Resort Casino's golf courses have won more than 100 awards, showcased some of the world's most talented golfers, and served as host to over 300 PGA professional golfers from around the country during PGA Professional Championships.
Of all the ultimate itineraries we’ve put together, none is as exhilarating and rewarding for a true golf lover as our trip to Scotland. Scotland is the Home of Golf, where the game has been played for five centuries and where it is woven into the very fabric of life. Those who make a pilgrimage to Scotland achieve a spirit of unity with all golfers who have ever trod the links.
Is Mexico a safe place to visit for vacation or a golf trip? Jason Deegan says it absolutely is as long as you are smart. Here are some tips to know.
Opened for preview play on August 1, Northern Michigan's newest golf course is a head-turner.
North Dakota course to serve as test site for innovative delivery system.
Golf Advisor's Brandon Tucker and Brad Klein join Dana Fry at Arcadia Bluffs to discuss his new design and more
As host to every major PGA event in the country, the resort boasts five championship courses—all fully renovated for an exceptional player experience.
After 20 years, one of Michigan's best golf resorts opens its second course.
Why this shoulder season month is a slam dunk for golfers seeking value in one of America's most expensive golf destinations.
Ginella reveals Keiser's latest pick, plus lots more new course news around the Midwest.
It's been a terrific summer for Midwestern golfers.
Located between Atlanta and Augusta, Reynolds Lake Oconee is home to six truly distinctive golf experiences all in one location. Along the shores of Lake Oconee, five legendary architects have left their signatures providing club members, residents and guests a unique and memorable experience.
In search of great brisket, pulled pork, ribs and golf courses from Texas to the Carolinas.
While there's no denying that the greater Phoenix/Scottsdale area is one of America's most popular golf destinations, the West's second-largest metropolitan area (after Los Angeles) can also be one of the most confusing and frustrating places to visit. So, unlike other golf vacations, there are several key questions you should ask yourself when thinking about planning a golf trip to the Phoenix/Scottsdale area.
To most golfers (this one included), the Ryder Cup is not only the greatest event in professional golf, it’s the most special event in all of sports. Every other year, a small golden trophy flits back and forth between the United States and Europe to be fought over for three days that can make legends out of some players and goats out of others.
The September 2018 issue of Golf Odyssey has been published and can be accessed here.
Donegal Golf Course is a links course built on a promontory of 182 acres that extends out into the Atlantic Ocean. The outside loop plays along the dunes and the ocean, providing stunning views of the surrounding area.
In this Insider's Guide, we show you how to get the most out of your golf vacation to Sin City, from choosing which hotel is right for you, to how to narrow down your courses and restaurant options in this 24/7 getaway.
Scotland. Ireland. Oregon. Wisconsin? A while ago, this would have been an easy “one of these things is not like the other” exercise. But in the last few years, Wisconsin has enjoyed bigger gains in reputation as a golf destination than practically any place in the world.
Do you know what state in the U.S. has the most golfers per capita? Florida? Nope. California? No dice. It’s Minnesota. In a place known for oppressively cold and snowy winters, Minnesotans know how precious the warm and pleasant late spring, summer and early fall weather. They take advantage of it big-time.
Golfers from all over the world reviewed and posted photos of their rounds of golf in August.
Turning Stone Resort Casino is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer. There's endless entertainment with golf, gaming, dining, a world-class spa, a concert venue, indoor sports facilities and more.
Just 25 minutes northwest of the famed Las Vegas Strip, this international golf destination is serving up the ultimate trio of magnificent, championship golf courses.
STATELINE, Nev. - All of America's newest golf resorts have been built far off the grid ... except one.
Of all the great golf destinations in Ireland, the southwest stands supreme
Golf course architect Mark Mungeam is overseeing an ongoing renovation project of two Boston municipal golf courses, William J. Devine at Franklin Park and George Wright.
For those of us who appreciate the late architect's artistry, it looks like we're getting one of his courses back.
Whether you join us for one night or a week at a time, we offer a variety of packages designed to help you make the most of your visit...
Golf memberships and residential communities are adapting in a big way in the 21st century to attract and accommodate the tastes and finances of the modern family. A recent weekend visit to the Texas Hill Country community of Boot Ranch revealed a development that is certainly onto something.
To the casual observer, it seems pretty much like business as usual in the Houston area a year after one of the worst natural disasters in U.S. history, Hurricane Harvey, struck the Texas Gulf Coast. But the truth is, despite the overall look of normalcy, the rebuilding process continues. Some have just moved on, of course. The local golf scene is no exception.
From Lake Tahoe to Lake Oconee, the best golf courses you can play along a lake in America.
Golf, horses and bourbon from Louisville to Lexington
Grand Cypress Orlando Golf Club features 45 Holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature-Designed Golf. A truly diverse selection of Orlando golf courses. The 27-hole North/South/East Course provides the ultimate test of accuracy while the 18-hole New Course provides a Scottish links masterpiece.
Since its founding in 1881, The company has helped define the country’s golf landscape. Bradley S. Klein on its impact in golf.
Upcoming U.S. Amateurs at Pinehurst and Bandon Dunes should also be popular with fans.
Here's how I'm getting ready for the Myrtle Beach World Amateur. How do you approach your own competitive rounds?
Whether you're in the spectator gallery or lining up your ball on the tee, your round of golf, golf vacation or outing at a TPC will be unforgettable...
Dick Montroy, 74, just played his 582nd Minnesota course. He has played every course in the state.
Jason Deegan looks at all the ways you can travel or ship with your golf clubs - or rent from a golf course or resort when you arrive to your destination.
On these golf courses, the best hole may very well be the first hole.
Despite question marks about the greens and design, the venue produced thrilling theatre for golf fans.
The last two weeks have provided plenty of discussion material for students of golf course architecture.
Renewed Golf Gets Rave Reviews! Come Play at Saddlebrook's two Arnold Palmer signature 18-hole golf courses and enjoy deluxe accommodations, award-winning dining, and much more!
Mike Bailey took in the Kansas City golf scene and found some solid public options, including Swope Memorial and Firekeeper, not to mention great barbecue.
Some highly anticipated courses were scheduled to open in 2018. We checked in to see how they are faring so far.
Nicknames can be endearing. Or they can feel like a mockery, a verbal knife in the back. Some golf courses get the former treatment. Many others get the latter. When your buddies give you a nickname like "shorty" or some other demeaning phrase, they're not trying to boost your ego, that's for sure.
I could never pretend to have anything more than a fool's understanding of more than the most basic physics concepts, but as far as I understand it, string theory posits that the most efficient path between two points in space may not, in fact, be a straight line.
It was something of a rule-proving an exception to a conviction I’ve long held about pro golf: They have it so much easier than the rest of us amateur golfers ...
BOYNE Golf provides the ultimate world-class golf destination with 10 championship caliber courses spanning three resorts. Centered in Michigan's northern lower peninsula with long days and ideal summer golf weather, our 153 holes are the products of some of the game's masters including Robert Trent Jones Sr., Arthur Hills, and Donald Ross. BOYNE Golf truly offers an unrivaled golf vacation experience!
The northeast has big cities, stunning coastline and majestic mountains. It also has some of America's finest golf - municipal, daily-fee, resort and private. Try these 10 northeastern United States golf destinations.
St. Louis — Less than three weeks after The Open Championship at Carnoustie in Angus, Scotland, the 2018 PGA Championship, comes with great anticipation as it arrives at storied Bellerive Country Club near St. Louis, Aug. 9-12
Courses and tournaments come and go on the PGA Tour. Jason Scott Deegan looks at some tournament courses and now defunct pro events he wishes were on TV today.
View the top-rated golf courses in the U.S. according to your ratings and reviews for the month of July.
There's a lot to offer in St. Louis. Combining golf with barbecue, blues and the Cardinals is a great way to spend some time in the Gateway City.
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