Articles by GTWA Members

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…
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…