Articles by GTWA Members

Pinehurst resortGolf Travel
November 10, 2023

Pinehurst Resort Getaway: What You Need to Know

By Dan Vukelich There’s a reason the U.S. Open will be returning again and again to Pinehurst: Pinehurt No. 2, the Donald Ross classic design, is a compelling test that…
Hole No 10 on Pinehurst No. 10Golf Travel
November 9, 2023

With No. 10 on the way, Pinehurst Resort remains the standard

By Gregg Dewalt Bob Farren climbs into the all-terrain vehicle and cranks it up, noting that it will be a somewhat more comfortable ride around Pinehurst No. 10 than in…
Mystic Creek Golf ClubGolf Travel
October 24, 2023

Mystic Creek: A Winner in Arkansas

By Gregg Dewalt It’s a fact that serious golfers will find their way to even the most remote golf course if it is good enough. Mystic Creek Golf Club in…
Pinehurst No. 10 and Bob FarrenGolf Travel
September 27, 2023

Pinehurst No. 10 Opens Next April

By Len Ziehm he Pinehurst area has dubbed itself “Cradle of American Golf,’’ and there’s no argument here – especially given what’s coming soon. The Pinehurst Resort has announced that…
Sandwich Hollows Golf ClubGolf Travel
September 22, 2023

A visit to Sandwich Hollows Golf Club

By Bill Sangster Heading out on I-95 north from the Providence (R.I.) airport after my arrival from Orlando, I just couldn’t get the Bee Gees' Song “Massachusetts” out of my…
Norton Country ClubGolf Travel
September 17, 2023

Norton Country Club: A tight test of golf

By Bill Sangster On a trip from my home at The Villages back to New England to visit friends, I had a chance to play Norton Country Club, a semi-private,…
Pinehurst No. 8 in North CarolinaGolf Travel
September 2, 2023

Experience Golf in the Old North State

By Craig Distl North Carolina has both a rich golf history and an excellent selection of courses that welcome public play. Let’s touch on that history first, then highlight public-access…
Daytona Beach South gcGolf Travel
June 16, 2023

Daytona Beach: Not just for race fans

By Len Ziehm The Daytona Beach area is good place for golfers, no question about it. The greater Daytona area has 20 courses. Two are part of LPGA International, the…
Poconos golfGolf Travel
June 8, 2023

Golf in the Poconos Mountains

By Len Ziehm Playing golf in the mountains isn’t our norm, but when the opportunity arose we jumped at it – and we’re glad we did. The International Network of…
RJT Golf Trail AuburnGolf Travel
May 25, 2023

Alabama’s RJT Golf Trail Offers Lots of Golf

By Len Ziehm There’s a handful of golf trails across the country – and then there’s the Robert Trent Jones Trail that stretches over about 400 miles in Alabama, from…
Daytona Beach Golf ClubGolf Travel
May 18, 2023

Donald Ross’s Daytona Beach Golf Club

By Bill Sangster Heading out to Daytona Beach Golf Club from The Villages required a trusted GPS system and some patience traveling county roads 81 miles across half the State…
Omni Barton CreekGolf Travel
May 13, 2023

Omni Barton Creek: Ultimate Vacation Retreat

By James McAfee After spending three days at the newly-renovated Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa, secluded on 4,000 acres in the rolling hills of Austin, Texas, in April, 2022,…
Fallen Oak in MississippiGolf Travel
May 7, 2023

Mississippi golf is booming

By Len Ziehm It’s no secret that the horrible pandemic gave a boost to the golf industry nation-wide, and that is most evident in Mississippi. The sport has really taken…
Reynolds Lake OconeeGolf Travel
April 28, 2023

Reynolds Lake Oconee: Destination Wellness

By Dave Daubert Acclaimed golf course architect, Tom Fazio, has returned to Reynolds Lake Oconee in Greensboro, Georgia, and completed plans for nine new holes that will join his existing…
Four Seasons Costa RicaGolf Travel
March 31, 2023

Golf in Costa Rica’s Natural Splendor

By James McAfee Eco–tourism, where visitors get to experience nature in its most pristine state, remains the number one reason to visit the small Central America country of Costa Rica,…
Sandridge Golf ClubGolf Travel
March 26, 2023

Sandridge Golf Club: Two 18s by Ron Garl

By Bill Sangster Sandridge Golf Club, a public course owned and operated by Indian River County, features two 18-hole layouts, both designed by acclaimed architect Ron Garl, who has designed…
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…