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Winter means southwestern U.S. desert golf is in prime time, and there isn't a more prestigious desert golf destination than Scottsdale, thanks to a huge and diverse collection of upscale resort and daily-fee courses to go along with some of the most luxurious spas, hotels and restaurants in the west.
Hundreds of millions of dollars pouring into course, accommodations and amenities renovations.
Going to Hawaii, Arizona, Palm Springs or South Florida in the winter is, for the most part, a pretty expensive proposition. But those are far from the only options for golfers who dream of teeing it up when much of the country is covered with snow.
From Pacific Grove to links golf in Scotland, the best affordable golf courses that have world-class ocean or mountain scenery.
Local Golf Advisor Jay Revell on how to get the most out of a unique experience at this intriguing Tennessee outpost.
Mike Bailey is no stranger to Hilton Head Island-Bluffton and ranks his favorite courses to play.
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.
Travel insider Matt Ginella reveals the deals you can find when golfing in Hawaii.
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.
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If you're on a budget, buying used golf clubs can make a lot of sense. It can be tricky, however. Mike Bailey offers some tips to consider before you buy.
The Southeast is a prime springtime golf destination. But lingering effects of the colder-than-usual winter are wreaking havoc on many courses.
The Brits do it right -- match play, alternate shot, Stablefords, etc. -- to keep things moving. If you've had enough of stroke play, here are 10 suggestions.
Nine-hole golf courses are an oft-overlooked genre. There are a number of them that are well worth playing; here are a few we wanted to highlight.
There are a bunch of world-renowned golf course architects, but there are many more regionally active ones whose courses deserve your attention.
Nine-hole golf courses are an oft-overlooked genre. Here are some of Golf Vacation Insider's readers' favorites.
Tons of resorts are investing in their golf vacation accommodations. Here are some of our favorite things to see in golf cottages.
You loved our piece on modern regional-scale golf course architects, so here's a list of their old-school counterparts.
Not all golf resorts are created equal. Some just seem to "get it" more than others. Why? We have a few theories...
Want to add a little competitive flavor to your next golf trip? We can't recommend the Golf Channel Amateur Tour highly enough.
Golf vacation accommodations come in a bunch of different configurations. For buddy trips, we're partial to standalone cottages. These are our favorites.
We've played a lot of golf courses on our travels, and we've seen a bunch of great practice facilities as well. Here are our favorites.
Lawsonia, Lambeau Field highlight dream weekend
Ready to travel and play golf like never before? Matt Ginella details the many benefits of the Golf Advisor Club.
Despite spring winterkill and Hurricane Florence, many Grand Strand golf courses are better than ever for the fall season.
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.
Why this shoulder season month is a slam dunk for golfers seeking value in one of America's most expensive golf destinations.
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.
Of all the great golf destinations in Ireland, the southwest stands supreme
Planning a Pebble Beach golf vacation? Make sure you do it right. Matt Ginella shares his ultimate itinerary for this California resort.
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