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Cherokee Valley Golf Club

flag in hole at Cherokee Valley Golf Club
By Bill Bauer At the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Travelers Rest, South Carolina is a golf course community named for the first people to set foot in Greenville County: The Cherokee. Amassing 452-acres of rolling topography, the Cherokee Valley Golf Club offers...

Golf Georgia State Parks

golf Georgia State Parks Highland Walk
Fore Sure: Golf Georgia State Parks for fun in beautiful settings. By Bill Bauer Georgia is steeped in golf tradition. It is the home of the Masters, the birthplace of the legendary Bobby Jones, and the site of the FedEx Cup Golf Championship. From the mountains...

The Ballantyne: Golf Getaway Trifecta

exterior of The Ballantyne, A Luxury Hotel, Charlotte NC
By Bill Bauer In the Southeastern U.S., it’s not hard to find and play some great golf courses, stay in some classy hotels, and dine in some upscale restaurants. That being said, it’s less common to find all three experiences in one location that are...

Clearwater, Florida’s Belleview Inn and Sandpearl Resort

Clearwater FL
Sometimes you want the best of both worlds, a full-service resort that offers every amenity under the sun AND an exclusive boutique inn loaded with charm, sophistication, and history.

Eat & Burn: Spartanburg, South Carolina

Spartanburg SC
Savor Hub City Our Eat & Burn series showcases destinations through their cuisine and inviting ways to burn calories. By Hope S. Philbrick Great restaurants and adventures abound in Spartanburg, South Carolina, so it’s easy to plan an itinerary where you can indulge in every tasty temptation...

Forest Hills Golf Club

Forest Hills Golf Club
Golf Augusta, Georgia’s other storied Green. By Bill Bauer Recently, I asked a few golfing buddies if they wanted to join me and play Augusta, Georgia. Needless to say, their heads turned, and in less time than it takes to stick a tee in the ground, they...

Loudmouth Golf Attire: Founder Woody Woodworth Answers 10 Questions [Exclusive]

Loudmouth helps golfers stand out on the course, whatever their score. By Bill Bauer Y’all must remember Al Czervik (played by Rodney Dangerfield) in the movie Caddyshack—the boisterous golfer in outlandish attire!? Czervik uttered, “Hey, did somebody step on a duck?” “What is this, the dance...

Pursell Farms

Pursell Farms
Shoot a shotgun, swing a golf club, and much more. By Hope S. Philbrick Pursell Farms is already impressive, and it’s about to get even better. The owners have lots of projects underway, including construction of a new 40-room boutique inn that will double the resort’s overnight...

RBC Heritage Golf Tournament

Inside one of the most coveted tournaments on the PGA tour. By Bill Bauer One could say that The King, a.k.a. Arnold Palmer, began a tradition nearly 50 years ago when he won the first Heritage Classic Golf Tournament in 1969 at Harbour Town on Hilton...