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On a soggy afternoon at Mira Vista Country Club in Fort Worth, Angela Stanford gets ready for another day of her golf career. After 20-years playing as a professional, she still loves it just as much as she did her first day on tour.   Stanford was always an athlete growing up. Volleyball and basketball were a couple of her …

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To build a new resort, where one doesn’t exist for hundreds of miles and most don’t think ever will, as Mike Keiser found out, first you have to be called crazy, delusional and a soon-to-be epic golf failure. And that’s just for starters. But thankful for golfers worldwide, Keiser and then-unknown Scottish golf architect David McLay Kidd persisted, and the …

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What happened when the greatest golf course architect in the modern era plied his considerable imagination and skill on one of the most beautiful spots on Earth? Well, you get one of the special places to play the game of golf on Pete Dye’s glorious Teeth of the Dog layout at Casa de Campo Resort & Villas in the Dominican …

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Mystical Golf and its trifecta of Myrtle Beach courses – The Witch, Man-O-War and The Wizard – is perhaps the best bang for your golfing buck in the U.S. Why? The three Dan Maples’ designs are flat-out superb; the maintenance excellent; and the price is off-the-charts reasonable – specially the stay-and-play packages.  Though Man-O-War and The Wizard are adjacent and …

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Kevin Na has been a regular visitor to storied Colonial Country Club over several years with plenty of success at the historic Fort Worth course. He has turned in four top-10 finishes, tied the course record with a 61 in 2018 and shot a 62 in 2017. But until last year he had never come home with the plaid jacket …

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Colonial Country Club, the historic Fort Worth golf mainstay, birthed in the Great Depression, having survived fire and flood and the annual assault on par, is ready to regain its relevance and step back to the worldwide stage. Twice in the last two decades, Colonial has been the site of a worldwide golf event, relevant for its overall impact on …

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When most people consider their bucket list destinations for golf travel, the ones that come to mind are often the heavy hitters: Pebble Beach, Pinehurst, Bandon Dunes and others. However, a recent trip to Indiana has me thinking there is a new candidate for a must-see golf destination. French Lick, Indiana is probably best known as the hometown of basketball …

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In 34 years of golf and life, North Texas native Colt Knost has packed in plenty of both in a remarkable three-plus decade span which is still going strong now in its next chapter as a new media member.  After a stellar high school career in Pilot Point, he arrived to play college golf at SMU and became one of …

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The AT&T Byron Nelson PGA Tour event and the Salesmanship Club ,which has overseen it’s operation for more than five decades, has built the most successful golf fundraising event in the U.S., with more than $110 million raised for its charity through hard work, inspired vision, leadership and knowing where the next big thing might be. With the most recent …

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By Robert Rodriguez Golf lost a special ambassador when legendary course architect Pete Dye passed away earlier this year at the age of 94. Many in the golf world memorialized the Indiana native, and tributes throughout this year were set at many of his layouts, both on and off the PGA Tour schedule.  Who would’ve thought his passing would be …

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