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Covering courses, resorts and avid amateurs for Golf Channel's Morning Drive. (Born at Sports Illustrated, raised at Golf Digest.)

Cape Breton Island's thrilling Cabot Cliffs officially open — INVERNESS, Nova Scotia -- Cabot Cliffs is now open for preview play, with nine tee times available per day through September. The green fee is $150 (CAD) and you have to stay in one of Cabot's 76 rooms to play it.

Jack Nicklaus Has Gone Fishin' — For my most recent Away Game on Central Oregon, which appeared in the October Issue of Golf Digest, I called Jack Nicklaus. He designed one of two courses at Pronghorn and I know he appreciates a good river for fishing, so I asked him if he had ever fished the Deschutes.
Jul 08, 2015

If you like tale of Nicklaus landing 1,358-pound marlin, he tells of "The fish that Jack lost"

Explore South Walton, Florida — In the south, as it relates to golf, we know all about Pinehurst, Myrtle Beach, Kiawah, Sea Island and the RTJ Trail. And in Florida, stealing a majority of the ink, it's TPC Sawgrass, Trump Doral, Streamsong and other high-end resorts, such as The Breakers. Tucked into the Panhandle of the No.

Doak previews reversible course design at Forest Dunes in Michigan — ROSCOMMON, Mich. -- Bobby Fischer was a lot of things. Most notably, he is considered the greatest chess player of all time. So much so that in order to find a challenge he would compete against himself. There is a passionate group of architecture enthusiasts who would argue that Tom Doak is the Bobby Fischer of his time.
May 22, 2015

Tom Doak has sand, topography & an owner willing to take a chance on a reversible routing:…

Where to play golf while in Augusta for the Masters — They come from all over the world. Passionate patrons absorb spring in Augusta as they wander about one of the greatest venues in sports. They get an up-close glimpse of tour tempo, hear the sound of pure contact, combined with a little sun on the back of their necks and legs, and they're overcome with the undeniable urge to tee it up.

Ladies choice: Best golf and spa resorts for women — What makes a great ladies golf trip destination? While guys groups tend to play 36 holes a day, ladies trips normally have more variety in their actives. After a round of golf in the morning, shopping, a spa trip, wine tasting and great food become the main attraction.

Sources: 2019 U.S. Amateur Heading Back to Pinehurst No. 2 — The U.S. Amateur is coming back to Pinehurst No. 2 in 2019, according to multiple sources. Off the success of a historic restoration and back-to-back men's and women's U.S. Opens last year, Pinehurst and the USGA are ready for the ultimate amateur trophy to return to the "Cradle of American Golf."
Jan 24, 2015

U.S. Am going back to Cradle of American Golf:… Love that @PinehurstResort No. 2 is becoming Old Course of U.S./USGA.

Jan 24, 2015

RT @MattGinellaGC: U.S. Am going back to Cradle of American Golf:… Love that @PinehurstResort No. 2 is becoming Old Course of U.S./USGA.

Jan 24, 2015

ICYMI: U.S. Am going back to Cradle of American Golf:… @PinehurstResort No. 2 is becoming Old Course of U.S./USGA.

Cabot to Chambers Bay: Top destinations to visit in 2015 — 2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year in golf. The U.S. Open heads to a brand new venue in the Pacific Northwest at Chambers Bay. Meanwhile, in the Maritimes of Canada, one of the most anticipated courses in recent memory is scheduled to open: Cabot Cliffs in Cape Breton.

Travel expert Matt Ginella offers trip-planning tips — In our latest #AskMattyG segment on Golf Channel, a viewer planning a trip to the southwest coast of Ireland asked about value options in that area. For a hidden gem, try the Killeen Course at Killarney Golf and Fishing Club in County Kerry.

After historic season, Bernhard Langer still tinkering with equipment — DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - Hard to believe a guy, who's coming off one of the most statistically impressive seasons in the history of the game, would consider making equipment changes. But on Thursday, at the back of the range at Seagate Country Club, that's exactly what Bernhard Langer was doing.
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Aug 02, 2015

@GolfInPebble Pete always has the same answer: "My favorite course is the one I'm working on right now."

Aug 02, 2015

.@JustinThomas34 (67) shatters fourth-round scoring woes (was averaging 74), and finishes T4. (Good pool pick for Straits.)

Aug 02, 2015

@aceruiz34 You're a major champion at missing the point. (But can't disagree with you on yours. Certainly on the LPGA.)

Aug 02, 2015

@rdjen4321 Fact that LPGA releases official definition & declaration of slams & "super" slams says it all. Dilutes past, present & future.

Aug 02, 2015

@penskeblue2fan @LPGA Cheapens and dilutes majors majors of past, present and future. What's good about it?

Aug 02, 2015

Researching the Dye's impact on the world of architecture & architects. Curious...your favorite #Dyedesign?

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