• Orlando-bound? Think Kissimmee Instead

    Orlando-bound? Think Kissimmee Instead0

    Kissimmee is More Affordable, Closer to Courses, Magic Kingdom By Dan Vukelich If you’re thinking about a golf getaway to Orlando before winter loosens its grip, set your sights a little to the south, to Kissimmee, Fla., a happening town that boasts easy access to 22 public and private courses. Kissimmee, population 60,000, is a

  • Golf Travel Writers Hold Annual Meeting in Orlando

    Golf Travel Writers Hold Annual Meeting in Orlando0

    PGA Merchandise Show Provides Venue for Annual Gathering Members of the Golf Travel Writers of America held their annual meeting at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando on Jan. 22. Twenty of the organization’s 50-some members attended. Announced new members included Bigg Jon Vic and Bill Cuebas of Biggs Golf Talk , heard on iHeart

  • Troon Prive’ to Manage Club at Hammock Beach

    Troon Prive’ to Manage Club at Hammock Beach0

    Troon Prive’ is the Private-club Arm of Industry Giant Troon By Dave Daubert The Club at Hammock Beach Resort, which features the Jack Nicklaus-designed Ocean Course and the Tom Watson-designed Conservatory Course, has chosen Troon Prive’ to manage the 36-hole-resort in Palm Coast, Florida. Troon Prive’ is the private-club operating division of Troon, the leader

  • Innisbrook Resort Updates Guestrooms

    Innisbrook Resort Updates Guestrooms0

    Just in Time for Valspar Championship Innisbrook Celebrates 50 Years By Dan Vukelich Innisbrook Resort, home of the Valspar Championship, has finished a comprehensive remodeling of its guest accommodations. Upgrades were completed to the interiors of its executive-, one- and two-bedroom condo-style suites with new furniture, furnishings, flooring, stainless-steel appliances, quartz counters, cabinets, lighting and

  • Mission Inn: Rich in History

    Mission Inn: Rich in History0

    El Campeon, dating to World War I, Stands the Test of Time By Len Ziehm Florida is loaded with golf courses – about 1,500 of them – and the state’s golf resorts include such famous multi-course meccas at PGA National, PGA Golf Club, Bay Hill, TPC Sawgrass, Innisbrook and Doral. In contrast, Mission Inn Resort

  • Golf and Manatees at Plantation on Crystal River

    Golf and Manatees at Plantation on Crystal River0

    Relaxed Pace of Resort Makes Stress Disappear By Dave Daubert Plantation on Crystal River is a beautiful 50 year-old full-service resort offering comfortable accommodations and activities for the sports enthusiast, or a superb place to wind down with a good book and your favorite beverage. About 80 miles north of Tampa International Airport, Plantation on