By: Tim Baines
If you ever get a chance to go to Charleston, S.C., and you really should make it happen, you’ll be struck not only by the city’s beauty, but you’ll be overwhelmed by the warmth of the people.
It might be the friendliest city in North America, at least that’s what a few reader polls have declared. Couple that ‘Y’all have a great day now’ with some of the best golfing on the planet and you’ve got a destination worthy of being on any bucket list. Read more »
By: Tim Baines
For those who have been there, done that, the Mississippi Gulf Coast has long been an outstanding golf destination.
When you’re in that beautiful area along the Gulf of Mexico, framed by 62 miles of beaches, you can expect you’ll get a good dose of the southern F-word: Friendly. You see, that good ole southern hospitality makes y’all want to come back for more and more. Fishing, restaurants, casinos and golfers love those golf courses … there’s plenty for everyone. Read more »
By: Claudio DeMarchi – The Traveling Golfer
It is never too early to start planning the trip of a lifetime…is it? OK so China is on the other side of the world for most of us. I’ve done this a few times now and with the airlines adding the Premium Economy option to many long haul flights it is certainly much more comfortable and reasonably priced. Memories guaranteed, it will be an experience of a lifetime. Read more »
Hang 10 outside or hang out inside at Hawaii’s coolest hot spot, Surfer, the Bar
By Ted McIntyre
A local surf instructor is chatting up a stunning 20-something guest at the freshly minted Point Bar when a fellow media type decides that this was an excellent time to interrupt the young man. Read more »
By Rick VanSickle
Winter’s coming, which means you’ve put away the tennis whites and are starting to reach for the comfort red wines. There is no shortage of these, of course, but one of my favourite regions for bigger, more voluptuous wines is good old California.
The extreme heat in most areas of California allows for optimum ripeness, high alcohol and full-bodied red and white wines. Put simply, they are the perfect cure for a chilly late autumn night. Read more »
For decades, tiny Santee, S.C., has slowly but surely carved a niche as one of America’s best golf destinations for the money.
By Brad King
SANTEE, S.C. (September 2014) — There are pros and cons to being known as “America’s Value Golf Destination.”
Santee, S.C., (population 800) is located on the south shore of picturesque Lake Marion just off Interstate 95. Long before the interstate rolled through town, however, Santee had been considered a stopover point for northerners heading further south.
Today, Santee has forged a reputation as a must-stop for golfers. Read more »