Articles by GTWA Members

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…
Lake Lure Rumbling BaldGolf Travel
July 5, 2022

Rumbling Bald at Lake Lure: Two scenic golf courses

By Reid and Lee Spencer If you’re a movie buff, you know Lake Lure. You know it as the primary location for the 1987 film “Dirty Dancing,” which was shot…
Disney Magnolia photo by Russell KirkGolf Travel
June 24, 2022

Disney’s Magnolia Course Gets New Greens, Partial Redesign

By Dave Daubert Walt Disney World’s Magnolia Golf Course is undergoing its most extensive redesign ever as part of a project aimed at creating an even more magical experience for…
A-Ga-MingGolf Travel
June 23, 2022

A-Ga-Ming: More Than Just an Unusual Name

By Len Ziehm There are golf resorts – and then there’s A-Ga-Ming. It has four courses in Northern Michigan, but their 72 holes are spread out. Each has its own…
Myrtle Beach golfGolf Travel
June 2, 2022

Three Must-plays in Myrtle Beach

By Len Ziehm Myrtle Beach,a South Carolina golf hotbed,  has been at least an annual stop for the last 13 years, but our latest visit was different than all the…
Talamore EcobunkersGolf Travel
May 31, 2022

Beware the Bunkers at Talamore

By Len Ziehm The most famous of the 51 courses in the golf mecca called Pinehurst area is Pinehurst No. 2, recently named an anchor site for the U.S. Open…