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.
Deep-pocketed Jim Justice vows to make his big gamble on The Greenbrier pay off says our Martin Kaufmann.
As the Nationwide Tour grows in relevance, its presence and quality on TV have diminished.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott needs to back off of his idea to add more municipal and state-run courses to Florida, says Martin Kaufmann.
TV anchors defended Kevin Na at Sawgrass, but his slow play should have been addressed long ago.
James Dodson insists we not forget three legends – Byron Nelson, Sam Snead and Ben Hogan – who all were born in 1912 and set the stage for Arnold Palmer’s generation and those who followed.
Icefields Parkway is a 144-mile road that parallels the Continental Divide, connecting the Canadian national parks in Banff and Jasper.
Golf across the Canadian Rockies is worth the hike. Martin Kaufmann explains.
Boyne, the northern Michigan resort operator, will be booking rounds at Forest Dunes Golf Club through its golf packages as part of a partnership with the Roscommon, Mich., course.
Martin Kaufmann: Harbour Town and May River deliver high times in the Lowcountry
On a recent episode of Golf Channel's 'Feherty,' Bubba Watson sounded prophetic about the Masters.
Pine Dunes Resort & Golf Club - a Lone Star hideaway in Frankston, Texas - delivers a sandhills-type thrill.
The Prince Course in Kauai, Hawaii has reopened following a year-long renovation overseen by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
PGA Tour Entertainment touted its new reality series, “Down the Stretch,” as a chance to get inside a contender’s mind. But have the producers taken on a near-impossible task?
With simultaneous weekend coverage of the Honda Classic, golf fans finally got a taste of the Golf Channel-NBC combination - which led to several observations. Martin Kaufmann
Machrihanish Golf Club is still difficult to reach, but a big step recently was made to solve the accommodations problem. Southworth Development last week opened the renovated Ugadale Hotel.