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Atmosphere is everything when choosing a spot to take in a few drinks or some dynamite food. If you are an avid reader of our magazine, then you are aware we have been tracking the amazing progress and expansion of The Colony. As the Metroplex continues to expand northward, The Colony has seen major benefits, including the addition of Nebraska …

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Here at AVIDGOLFER, we have followed the story of the new PGA development in Frisco since it was little more than a wild idea circulating among the local golf community. Those whispers began about four years ago, and since then, the idea not only became a reality, but has given birth to the new modern home of golf in the …

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The Water Street area of Las Colinas is a great spot for a date night or an afternoon of cocktails with friends. Tucked among the dining and bar options near Lake Carolyn is the new Monaco restaurant, which is already receiving rave reviews despite only being open for a few weeks.  The Lamberti family, which is ingrained in the very …

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The Golf Club at Fossil Creek has long been one of the premiere golf properties on the west side of the Metroplex. Since it opened back in 1988, Fossil has been met with rock-solid reviews and an abundance of loyal customers who return again and again to this Arnold Palmer design.  Now a member of the Arcis Golf stable of …

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Joe Pavelski isn’t necessarily a household name across the hockey landscape. He’s not as recognizable as, say, a Brett Hull, Jeremy Roenick or former AG cover boy Mike Modano. But while you might not notice Pavelski if he wandered by you in a grocery store, he has quietly put together a potential hall-of-fame career right under our noses.  Pavelski hails …

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It has been seven years since Richardson’s Sherrill Park No. 1 underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation, and the course routinely recognized by AVIDGOLFER as one of the best municipal facilities in DFW continues to put their best foot forward with two great courses, a rock-solid practice facility and a strong clubhouse with all the amenities you might need for a wonderful …

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Over the last several years, we have done plenty of features on restaurants around Dallas, Fort Worth and their surrounding areas. From burgers and barbecue to fine dining, steaks and pasta, we have seen a little of everything DFW’s culinary scene has to offer. Rarely are we absolutely blown away by a new and exciting concept, but that is exactly …

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Aledo is one of the fastest growing suburbs of Fort Worth. Just about 25 minutes south of downtown, this area is known for its killer high school football team and its small-town feel. If you are a golfer in this area, then your course selections are pretty thin, however, Aledo is blessed to have one of the most unique public …

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The Bridges Golf Club in Gunter is the only Fred Couples’ design in the great state of Texas. So, if you want to play a course “Boom Boom” had his hands on, then you might consider making the hour drive north from DFW to check out this par-72 layout.  Couples collaborated with noted designer Jeff Brauer to complete the architecture, …

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, then you likely know how dominant golfers from Dallas have been over the last several years. Jordan Spieth, although he isn’t winning at the clip he was several years ago, still has 13 PGA TOUR wins, a trio of majors, and a whole lot of money at age 28.  More recently, Scottie Scheffler …

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