The Prairie Club, which reopens for the 2013 season on May 16, has cut its early-week stay-and-play rates 20 percent.
The Links House at Royal Dornoch is scheduled to open June 1, giving golfers a five-star place to rest after playing what Todd Warnock calls a "thinking-man's golf course."
If you want to learn how to play better golf, visit a good PGA instructor. And if you want to learn tips for seeing the great courses of the British Isles, talk to golf tour operators.
With a new ferry service to be launched May 23, the path to Machrihanish Golf Club is about to get a little easier, and that hopefully will make one of golf's greatest old links more accessible to golf travelers.
Trump International Golf Links already is driving more golf tourists to the Scottish Highlands, but it'll need several years to mature into a fast-running links, according to U.S. tour operators.
Ireland’s lesser-known region is undersold, underpriced and underappreciated.
says Southwest Ireland teems with great links, but one maintains a unique place in golf lore -- Ballybunion.
Innisbrook architect Larry Packard, nearly 101, has worked – and lived – following a few simple rules . . .
Lyle Anderson, the man who shaped much of modern-day Scottsdale, Ariz., only to lose control of much of his real estate empire in 2008, plans to break ground next month on Sierra Reserve, a 223-acre development next to the Golf Club Scottsdale.
Ever since the great essayist Jack Whitaker retired after a long career with CBS and ABC, there has been no obvious candidate to fill the yawning void he left behind. Jimmy Roberts will attempt to do so with his new monthly series "In Play."
Mukul and its entertaining Kidd course elevate the resort experience in Nicaragua says our Martin Kaufmann.
The Golf Channel is set to debut new seasons of "Feherty" and "The Haney Project" tonight, and our Martin Kaufmann gives you a sneak peek at what you can expect.
SoCal, so good: Few places deliver more golden moments than scenic Southern California.
Golf Channel's "State of the Game" on Friday night seemed to be headed toward a channel flip, only to be saved by Frank Nobilo and Brandel Chamblee says our Martin Kaufmann.
Last week, Fox News "Special Report" anchor Bret Baier took a break to play in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. Baier, a former college golfer who still maintains a 7 handicap, made the cut in his first attempt.
Golf Channel's "Morning Drive" has added the likes of Ahmad Rashad and John Cook, plus a sweet new set. But the show itself continues to be predictable and flat, says our Martin Kaufmann.
In Southern California, where golf's equipment industry meets the Pacific, another sport holds a mystic sway. Our Martin Kaufmann took to the shores of Carlsbad to observe . . .
Philip Foster, a tour rep for Mitsubishi Rayon, pines for the days of the late 1950s and 1960s, getting some of his fix on the beaches of Southern California.
Our Marty Kaufmann talked to Steve Friedlander about business at Pelican Hill GC in Newport Coast, Calif.
Golf Channel produced its first 'Spotlight' coverage on Sunday, intriguing our Marty Kaufmann. His post-round reaction? GC needs to take more chances.
A visit to one of the largest college football rivalries - Arizona vs. Arizona State - also offers up spectacular golf with the likes of Dove Mountain and Ventana Canyon.
Mike Cantlay, chairman of VisitScotland, talked with Golfweek about golf tourism, plans for the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles and the opening of Trump International Golf Links.
Only time will tell whether Streamsong Resort, easily the most ambitious domestic golf development of 2013, will be a financial and critical success. But this much can be said with certainty: The people who conceived and built Streamsong aren’t downplaying expectations.
Our travel editor, Martin Kaufmann, has traveled the globe over the course of his career, including stops in Mexico, Hawaii, Arizona and Canada in 2012.
If you fancy the Western lifestyle but don’t want to sacrifice life’s creature comforts or have the means to spend seven figures on a home in a private golf community, Missoula (Mont.) might be just the ticket.
Looking for the cowboy lifestyle with modern amenities? Our Martin Kaufmann says that Montana has it in abundance.
Michael Jordan was banned from a high-end Miami golf course because he refused to change his cargo shorts. Other course administrators feel “the message (from the Jordan episode) is not good for golf.” And they're doing something about it.
In February, David McLay Kidd and Carlos Pellas will open a golf course course at Guacalito de la Isla, a $250 million resort project along a part of the Nicaragua coast best known for its world-class surfing.
FarmLinks, which opened in 2003, sits at No. 2 on Golfweek’s Best Courses You Can Play in Alabama – not an insignificant accomplishment in a state that has lavished tens of millions of dollars on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.
From Sedona and Flagstaff, the Pink Jeeps and the Red Rocks, driving the curves of Oak Creek Canyon and reveling in the kitsch of Route 66, and ultimately arriving at the Grand Canyon, Arizona has it all.
The golf industry isn’t growing, so course operators are left to fight for market share. The operators who master the basics of consumer loyalty marketing will be fine. The rest will continue to experience a slow, steady decline.
Royal Isabela, a 426-acre property perched more than 150 feet above the Caribbean Sea in northwest Puerto Rico, now has 20 casitas available for guests.
Black Diamond Ranch, a residential community located 75 miles north of Tampa, has begun renovations to its clubhouse and 45 Tom Fazio-designed golf holes.
Prince Edward Island gains a reputation for its golf, cuisine, scenery and, um . . . moonshine
The next stop in 'dude ranch' revival: A much-anticipated Tom Doak design at Dismal River Club in Nebraska.
A celebration of links golf, vast dunesland and sublime silence just outside Omaha, Neb.
The highlights and lowlights of Sunday's blanket TV coverage on TNT and CBS from our Martin Kaufmann.
Watching the PGA on TV was disjointed and lethargic. Suggestion: More golf, less personality.
Oakhurst Links is back on the market. The historic White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., course that opened in 1884 was sold at auction July 28 for $410,000. That amount, however, was not enough to satisfy Sonabank, which holds a note on the property.
It might be hard to find, but Fox Harb'r Golf Resort & Spa is a gem says our Martin Kaufmann.
Cabot Links is not just the most anticipated course opening in North America this year, but also a long-sought lifeline for an economically depressed town.
Canadian golf architect Ian Andrew has been working on a restoration of Highlands Links since 2009, re-working what Canadians feel is a national treasure.
From "Virtual Aerial" to its crew on the ground, ESPN preps for 72 hours of Open Championship coverage.
TopGolf thinks outside the box to create a successful atmosphere that goes beyond hitting a golf ball says our Martin Kaufmann.
The International Golf Club & Resort’s Pines Course will host the inaugural Geoffrey Cornish Invitational Golf Tournament on Aug. 15.
Delaware provides plenty of fantastic golf moments - including the Bayside Resort Golf Club - and nostalgia for the traveler in all of us.
rewinds the U.S. Open and weighs in on the work done by ESPN and NBC.
Boutique operator Auberge Resorts added its first Northwest property as Jim Justice, owner of The Greenbrier, continues to add to his growing resort business.
Oakhurst Links, a pioneer in American golf that annually hosts the National Hickory Championship, is up for sale. Will is still exist by the time next year's championship is played?
Martin Kaufmann made his first trip to Kauai recently, and found the small Hawaiian island surprisingly attractive, especially for golfers.