Holiday roads from the Bahamas to Hawaii

For those looking for holiday (and beyond) travel opportunities, here’s some good cheer from some of my favorite golf resorts and destinations:   “Festive Memories” at Montage Palmetto Bluff — Bluffton, S.C. Available through Dec. 30, 2017 — rates starting at $350/night. Located within a 20,000-acre coastal nature preserve in the heart of South Carolina’s […]

Innisbrook Resort unveils new-look North Course

Innisbrook, a Salamander Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla., has completed the renovation of the putting surface on all 18 greens on its popular North Course, one of four layouts at the Tampa Bay-area resort. The course officially celebrated its re-opening today with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the 18th green. The six-month renovation process began this […]

Salamander Golf Collection celebrating Women’s Golf Day on June 6

Salamander Golf Collection, an extension of Salamander Hotels & Resorts, has some exclusive events throughout Florida to celebrate Women’s Golf Day on June 6. Salamander’s Founder and CEO, Sheila C. Johnson is an executive committee member of the United States Golf Association and has helped lead efforts to increase participation in the game. Women’s Golf […]

Trump National Doral Miami exploring options outside of getting back into PGA Tour’s Florida Swing

This week’s Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., marks the end to the PGA Tour’s 2017 “Florida Swing,’’ that included the usual stops at Innisbrook Resort near Tampa (Valspar Championship), PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens (Honda Classic) and Bay Hill Club in Orlando (Arnold Palmer Invitational). The one big name […]

Salamander Spa, Tampa Bay debuts at Innisbrook Resort

Salamander Hotels & Resorts today debuted its rebranded and improved the spa at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Fla., guided by the vision of owner Sheila C. Johnson. Now called Salamander Spa, Tampa Bay, the Innisbrook spa (formerly known as Indaba) is part of Salamander’s growing portfolio of wellness properties. It features a new […]