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Former Miss America Kira Kazantsev joins the Golf Advisor team as the lifestyle correspondent. She speaks about her golf upbringing, Russian heritage, and her new show, ‘Golf Advisor Living’.
Patrick Reed's warmup before ceremonial tee shot at Ram Rock.
We found some ideal VRBO home rentals in destinations home to courses that made Golf Advisor's Top 50 in 2018.
Tour the course layouts that golfers love.
Tour the Tom Fazio-designed Osprey Point course, one of five 18-hole courses at Kiawah Island Golf Resort in South Carolina.
Tom Doak will renovate Houston's Memorial Park in hopes of landing a PGA Tour event.
Damon Hack sits down with our new Golf Advisor Living Lifestyle Correspondent Kira Kazantsev.
Matt Ginella takes a trip back to Streamsong Resort to play the Red and Black courses, and sample some great food along the way.
Geoff Shackelford talks about the legacy of George C. Thomas who designed and opened the Riviera Country Club.
Golf Advisor Senior Managing Editor Brandon Tucker joins Morning Drive to look at a couple of Golf Advisor's 'Best Of' lists.
The Rams Hill Golf Club is one of southern California's most beautiful courses not on the ocean.
From Jack Nicklaus to everyday golfers, we looked at Instagram and Twitter to see who and what people were saying about the Golf Advisor 2018 Best-of lists.
Get a sneak peek into Matt Ginella’s incredible journey in this preview of Golf Advisor Round Trip: Kaanapali.
See what's new in the world of golf courses, from Tiger Woods at Big Cedar Lodge to a brand new course at Indiana University.
Have you ever made a hole in one? If you’ve made one or seen one, you have a pretty good idea of how much fun it can be. American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) member Forrest Richardson’s latest project, an 18-hole par-3 course at Mountain Shadows in Arizona, serves up an ace opportunity around every turn. He and Matt Ginella discussed par-3 courses and more during a recent visit to Golf Channel studios.
It's a time of transition for golf courses around the United States and wider world. With communities prioritizing sensible allocation of resources, water use is a particularly important topic, one that affects the present and future of golf course architecture. Golf courses are generally labor-intensive, and with labor and materials costs rising, facilities that can shore up this part of their balance sheets while continuing to offer golfers an enjoyable experience will have the brightest futures. Matt Ginella recently sat down with recent American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) President John Sanford, a Florida-based golf course architect, to talk about this and other trends. Sanford’s recent approach to golf course design has focused on reducing golf’s footprint while still offering a solid experience.
New golf course construction has slowed way down in the last decade or so. Brand new courses are still coming online, though, and one of the most acclaimed openings from 2018 was the South Course at Arcadia Bluffs in Michigan. Matt Ginella recently spoke with golf course architect Jason Straka of Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design, the firm responsible for the South Course. The architects drew inspiration from one of the world’s greatest courses, but this project was not without risk.
Golf course architecture is a subject that seems to grow in prominence every year. Every place the game is played is the product of specific decisions that someone (or a group of people) made about how to arrange tees, fairways, greens and various hazards, all in the name of making the game fun and challenging to play. Some of the big names in golf course design tend to soak up a lot of headlines, but the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), the main trade organization for the profession, has nearly 200 members. These professionals, craftspeople and artists can make the complicated task of creating a golf course look easy. “They know all the boring stuff that makes a golf course work,” says Golf Advisor Senior Writer Brad Klein in this conversation with Golf Advisor Editor-at-Large Matt Ginella. The pair also discuss various trends on golf course architecture and agronomy as we look forward to another exciting year for the game.
Golf Advisor senior managing editor Brandon Tucker and Matt Ginella reveal how the 2018 Best of Golf Advisor is picked and why the list is so valuable to every type of golfer.
Local Golf Advisor Ben Grehan has reviewed over 125 courses on Golf Advisor and had a huge year in 2018. Follow Ben on Twitter @back9ben.
Reflection Bay Golf Club makes a fine comeback in Henderson.
Bear's Best Las Vegas delivers scenery galore.
Casablanca Golf Club provides playable fun in Mesquite
Matt Ginella heads to Florida's gulf coast and tries his golf game and his fishing line in this episode of Golf Advisor Round Trip. (2019)
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