Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa hosting “Taste and Sip” wine event in June 2020

“Taste & Sip,” a food and wine immersion featuring three sponsoring vineyards, returns to Villa del Palmar Beach Resort & Spa at The Islands of Loreto, Baja California Norte, Mexico, June 25-28, 2020. Participating wineries will include Chateau Ste. Michelle, Lachini, and Clos Benoit. Chateau Ste. Michelle has received 22 “Winery of the Year” honors […]

After more than 30 years, Hammock Dunes Club still the toast of Palm Coast

South Florida generally is considered ground zero for the Sunshine State’s private golf communities. Indeed, the Turnpike and Interstate 95 corridors between Jupiter in North Palm Beach County and Miami are home to some of the state’s top private golf communities. But take the three-and-a-half-hour drive I-95 from Jupiter to Palm Coast and you’ll find […]

Suite deals for golf in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is well-known for its white sand beaches, family vacations, and its reputation as the World Center of Speed, but golf is an increasingly vital part of the Central Florida scene. The area’s popularity as a golf destination is enhanced by the package offerings of Homewood Suites, which is well-equipped to host a foursome […]

New clubhouse solidifies The Reserve Club’s luxurious spot in the Coachella Valley

The Reserve Club in Indian Wells, Calif., is celebrating its 20 anniversary in style with an $11.5 million clubhouse. The 700-acre club, which features a Tom Weiskopf/Jay Moorish-designed golf that hugs the Santa Rosa Mountains, is one of top private golf communities in the golf-centric Coachella Valley. “While various changes and innovations have been added […]

Lucky No. 7 at Desert Mountain Club

The growing “short’’ course trend in golf course design has reached fabled Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. Desert Mountain “Seven,’’ a par 54 course will open later this spring as a 3,075-yard layout aimed at families and new golfers. Desert Mountain No. 7 joins the portfolio of six Jack Nicklaus-designed courses that have made […]

Aberdeen Country Club re-opening Feb. 23 in Longs, S.C.

Aberdeen Country Club, a Founders Group International course in Longs, S.C., will reopen for public play on Feb. 23. The 27-hole facility closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence to rebuild its clubhouse. While the 4,000-square-foot clubhouse, which suffered water damage in post-storm flooding, was being rebuilt, FGI’s director of agronomy, Max Morgan, and his […]