Articles by GTWA Members

Water Oak CCGolf Travel
February 19, 2023

Water Oak Country Club: Renovated

By Bill Sangster LADY LAKE, Florida – Tucked away quietly off U.S. Route 27/441 just north of where it’s passes by U.S. Route 466 is the Water Oak Country Club…
Water Oak Country Club EstatesGolf Travel
February 13, 2023

Water Oak Country Club Estates course renovated

By Dave Daubert Water Oak Country Club Estates golf course was renovated by Sanford Ferris Golf Course Design, headquartered in Jupiter, Fla. It highlights the site’s unique characteristics incorporating majestic…
Lake Buena VistaGolf Travel
February 8, 2023

Vacation at Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort

By George McNeilly The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort is just a short walk to Disney Springs and is the perfect destination for your next Orlando vacation. The two official…
Cabot Citrus FarmsGolf Travel
February 7, 2023

Cabot Citrus Farms plans 21-hole course

By Dave Daubert Cabot has found a unique way to make its first U. S. property stand out, even in a state where golf is a dominant activity. The unprecedented…
Power Ranch Golf ClubGolf Travel
February 7, 2023

Golf at Power Ranch Golf Club

By Bill Sangster The Power Ranch Golf Course in Gilbert, Arizona, offers golfers 18 holes of spectacular championship golf that meander their way through the colorful desert surrounding the Queen…
Pointe West CCGolf Travel
February 3, 2023

A Visit to Pointe West CC

By Bill Sangster VERO BEACH, Florida – Willie Nelson’s “On the road again” has become my favorite song as I travel throughout Central Florida visiting, playing, and writing about golf…
Rocky Crest GCGolf Travel
January 11, 2023

Living the Good Life, Muskoka Style

By Grant Fraser Harold Innis, a renowned 20th-century scholar and author, profoundly stated that, “Canada emerged not in spite of geography but because of it.” In the realm of golf…
We-Ko-PaGolf Travel
January 5, 2023

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club: Desert Serenity

By Rick Zurak If you’re considering a vacation to Phoenix to play golf, and looking for a complete resort to stay-and-play, look no further than the brand new We-Ko-Pa Casino…
Walt Disney World GolfGolf Travel
December 21, 2022

Walt Disney World Golf Starts 2nd 50 Years

By Dave Daubert Though not a golfer, Walt Disney was the creator of Walt Disney World, the world’s leading family entertainment destination, was a true visionary, and it didn’t take…
Bonita Bay ClubGolf Travel
December 21, 2022

Bonita Bay’s Extraordinary Cypress Renovation

By Len Ziehm Most every golf course in south Florida was impacted when Hurricane Ian hit the area on Sept. 28. That included Bonita Bay Club, long recognized as one…
Ritz Carlton Naples TiburonGolf Travel
December 13, 2022

Ritz Carlton Naples Tiburon: Enhanced Luxury

By Dave Daubert The Ritz-Carlton Resorts of Naples have been at the forefront of luxury travel on Florida’s Paradise Coast for two decades, and over that time have become a…
St. Johnsd Golf ClubGolf Travel
December 3, 2022

First Coast Gets New St. Johns Golf Club

By Dave Daubert The First Coast of Florida just got a new addition to its superb golf offerings with versatile golf course architect Erik Larsen's and St. Johns County's new…
Eagle Ridge Golf ClubGolf Travel
November 26, 2022

Florida’s Eagle Ridge Golf Club

By Bill Sangster Eagle Ridge Golf Club, located in Del Webb’s Spruce Creek Country Club, about an hour and 20 minutes northwest of Orlando, has provided residents of  Summerfield and…
Clearbrook Golf ClubGolf Travel
November 16, 2022

QB Kurt Cousins takes over Clearbrook Golf Club

By Dave Daubert Minnesota Vikings Quarterback Kurt Cousins and his wife Julie have purchased the Clearbrook Golf Club, after which they wrote a note to the community published in the…
St. Regis Bahia BeachGolf Travel
October 17, 2022

St. Regis Bahia Beach is Calling Your Name

By Dave Daubert If glamorous worldliness inspires you, the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort & Golf Club is calling you. When you answer, prepare to be enchanted from the moment…
Kiva Dunes GC in Gulf ShoresGolf Travel
September 24, 2022

Gulf Shores has Alabama’s best public course — and much more

By Len Ziehm First off, let’s make this perfectly clear.  Gulf Shores – a  community sandwiched between Pensacola, FL., and Mobile, AL., and not far from the Mississippi state line…
Rumbling Bald golfGolf Travel
August 26, 2022

Rumbling Bald: A Perfect Fall Golf Getaway

By Dan Vukelich Looking for a late summer, early fall golf getaway? Look no farther than the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina and the Rumbling Bald Resort on…
PopStrokeGolf Travel
August 26, 2022

Tiger’s PopStroke to Test Best Putters in National Tourney

Venue Planning Expansions Outside Florida By Len Ziehm How could Tiger Woods’s new PopStroke National Putting Championship be scheduled any better for us? The finals are Oct. 26-28 in Sarasota,…
The General at Eagle RidgeGolf Travel
July 10, 2022

The General Gets a Celebratory Restoration

By Len Ziehm The General at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa isn’t your ordinary golf course – not by a long shot. So, it’s fitting that this Andy North-Roger Packard…
Wisconsin Dells golfGolf Travel
July 6, 2022

The Wisconsin Dells: Christmastime for Golfers

By Len Ziehm Golf is different in the Wisconsin Dells.  Given all the entertainment options for tourists, golf seems more an amenity than an attraction. But, make no mistake, it’s…