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Uneven and unloved could be the title of a country music song, but it just as well could be the title for some Greg Norman-designed golf courses built in the U.S. over the last several years. But with the debut of his new Rancho San Lucas course, which opened last February in this golf-heavy region, Norman could author a new …

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Truth be told, I have always had an affinity for what I like to call television golf courses. The golf courses that you have the ability to play that you also get to see on television if you are a person who enjoys watching the PGA Tour. There is a possibility that I have always placed a higher value on …

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Neither golf architect Gil Hanse or PGA of America COO Darrell Crall has any formal training in drama. Crall got plenty of traditional education at Duke University with a degree in history while Hanse has a masters of landscape architecture degree from Cornell University. But together, along with more than 200 daily workers at the new PGA Frisco golf complex …

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Corey Kluber has always been a pro’s pro. Through nine seasons, 98 wins, and a pair of Cy Young Awards, he was a cornerstone for the Cleveland Indians franchise.  The Birmingham, Alabama native played his high school ball right here in DFW at Coppell High School. While there, he was a two-time all-district selection and in 2002, helped lead the …

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The COVID-19 Worldwide Pandemic has changed life for golfers and just about everybody else in the world over the last six months.  From no live sports and fanless golf tournaments to out of work members to prolonged at home executives and on-line schooling for kids, everything which can been disrupted in the golf world has been and is likely to …

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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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