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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...

TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club

Our golf enthusiast enjoyed the culminating event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedEx Cup. By Bill Bauer Wine, tiny homes, private jets, and vodka have little in common—unless you just happened to take a stroll, like I did, around Atlanta’s prestigious East Lake Golf...

TopGolf Atlanta Midtown

Give it a shot. By Hope S. Philbrick TopGolf is a high-tech driving range with a lively ambiance that is more “bar” than “golf course.” Whether or not you consider yourself a golfer—heck, even if you’ve never picked up a golf club—you can have fun here whether...

Old Edwards Club

High Tee By Hope S. Philbrick During a recent visit to Old Edwards Inn & Spa in Highlands, North Carolina, I met with Jordan Kenter, director of golf for Old Edwards Club. While escorting me on a golf cart tour of all 18 holes, Kenter talked about...

The Gasparilla Inn & Club

Historic Inn’s 101st Season Brings New Estate Homes for Guests For more than a century, The Gasparilla Inn & Club has evoked the genteel experience of ‘Florida as it was meant to be’ through its superb amenities and timeless traditions. New for the National Historic...

The Golf Club at Ballantyne

Championship golf in Charlotte, North Carolina By Bill Bauer In the 1990s Smoky Bissell and his faithful Dalmatians walked a piece of Charlotte, N.C., farmland, with the vision of building a golf course. Bissell headed a committee of eight and, working with a design firm, slowly...

Barbados, West Indies

Sip rum. Set sail. Golf. Do you really need another excuse to go? By Hope S. Philbrick Someone must have burped—how else to explain the sudden strong whiff of rum as we begin our descent to Barbados? I can’t possibly detect the stuff that’s produced below...

Llama Caddy

Tee up with a furry friend at High Hampton Inn in Cashiers, North Carolina By Bill Bauer As a teenager, I lugged golf bags for a living. It was tough work carrying nearly half my body weight around a golf course, for weekend warriors slicing and...