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April 2016 Newsletter
Golf Travel Guide To Waccamaw Golf Trail
Caledonia Golf & Fish Club

 


Golf Travel Guide To Waccamaw Golf Trail

Golf in Pawleys Island, SC

Looking to plan the perfect golf trip to Waccamaw Golf Trail, Pawleys Island, SC? Planning a buddies trip or a romantic golf getaway can be a full time job not to mention pressure filled to deliver a memorable experience. Below is an interview with John Rusher, Executive Director of Waccamaw Golf Trail who shares some insider information about golfing and traveling to Waccamaw Golf Trail, Pawleys Island, SC, must play courses, a sample itinerary and where you can go for more planning tools.

Give our readers an overview of your destination and why they should consider it for their next golf trip?
If your quest is to play some of the best courses in America, then head for the Waccamaw Golf Trail. Located just south of Myrtle Beach, SC, and about an hour north of Charleston, the Waccamaw Golf Trail is located along the historic Hammock Coast, one of the oldest resort destinations in America. The area was once home to some of the world's largest producers of rice and indigo. Today, it offers visitors a combination of beautiful beaches, award-winning restaurants and some of the top-ranked golf courses in America.

Within a 10-mile radius, vacationing golfers have a choice of twelve highly-acclaimed courses, most built on former plantations, accented with ancient moss-draped oaks, magnolias and azaleas, set along the banks of the scenic Waccamaw River.

Among the featured courses are several that are ranked among the 100 Greatest Resort Courses in America, one of only three courses receiving 5 Stars in Golf Digest's "Guide to Best Places to Play", and two or three that have been ranked among the Top 50 in America for Women.

What are the must play courses in Waccamaw Golf Trail, Pawleys Island, SC?

Caledonia Golf & Fish Club
Designed by one of modern golf's most gifted architects, the late Mike Strantz, Caledonia traverses a magnificent 18th century plantation and is ranked among Golf Digest's list of "100 Greatest Public Courses in America" and GOLF Magazine's list of "Top 100 Courses You Can Play in America." The setting is serene, with ancient moss-draped oaks nestled against former rice fields and a tidal river. It is regarded by many as the #1 course on the Grand Strand.
www.fishclub.com
888-483-6800
369 Caledonia Drive
Pawleys Island, SC 29585

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Tennessee Golf Destination- Cattails at Meadowview
Cattails at Meadowview

Tennessee Golf Destination- Cattails at Meadowview

Marriott Property One of Tennessee's Finest

With its Bermuda fairways and Bentgrass greens, Cattails golf course at MeadowView is recognized as one of the top golf courses in Tennessee. It offers a fair, yet challenging experience, with a moderate number of sand bunkers, a winding stream, six beautiful lakes, wide fairways and large putting greens.

Gently rolling terrain and greenside mounds and bunkers distinguish the links style front nine, while the back nine allows for a target golf experience, highlighted by two memorable risk and reward par 5's. And with six sets of tee complexes, Cattails Golf Club golfers of all skill levels can enjoy the challenges posed by this magnificent par-71 layout.

Golfers of all skill levels will marvel at the beauty of this East Tennessee golf course, masterfully designed by the renowned Denis Griffiths. Located next to MeadowView Marriott Conference Resort & Convention Center, we are open to the public and offer spectacular views, beautiful practice facilities, professional instruction and a fully stocked golf shop all to make your experience extraordinary.

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Premier Resort Destination - Chicago Area
Crane's Landing Golf Club

Premier Resort Destination - Chicago Area

Crane's Landing Golf Club at Lincolnshire Marriott Resort

Known as the Premier Destination for Golf in Illinois, Crane's Landing Golf Club at the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort in North Shore Chicago is a must for any golfer. Designed by renowned golf architect and professional golfer George Fazio, this PGA Championship Golf Course offers 18 holes of beautifully landscaped greens and plenty of water challenges.

Crane's Landing offers 18 holes of par 70 PGA championship golf. This challenging, mature course is set amid a beautiful rolling landscape perfect for everyone from beginners to scratch golfers. Grab a bite at Crane's Landing Bar and Grill after hitting the links. Callaway Club rentals and merchandise are also available in our Pro Shop.

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Featured Galena, Illinois Golf Resort - Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

 


Featured Galena, Illinois Golf Resort - Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

63 Holes of Remarkable Golf is the Hallmark of Eagle Ridge

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa has 63 different views about golf - literally!

As one of Illinois' best kept secrets, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is located on 6,800 wooded, rolling acres in the heart of The Galena Territory. Just six miles from the historic town of Galena, Illinois, this full-service resort is one of the most understated golf destinations in the Midwest with its flawless grounds and plush greens. Rightly praised by connoisseurs and national golfing publications alike, the resort boasts 63 pristine challenges assembled over four incredible courses: The North, The South and The East, as well as our crowing achievement, The General.

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Arrowhead GC in Wheaton to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary May 25th-June 1st
Arrowhead GC

Arrowhead GC in Wheaton to Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary May 25th-June 1st

Week Long Promotions Include Pro Shop and Food Discounts, Plus Daily Raffles

Arrowhead Golf Club is an urban oasis, providing the country club feel without the country club price to the residents of Wheaton, Illinois and beyond. A facility of the Wheaton Park District, Arrowhead features a Ken Killian-designed 27-hole course; restaurant and bar serving the elegant, delicious dishes of Executive Chef Alan Pirhofer, a veteran of Chicago's four-star restaurants; two PGA Golf Pros on staff for group and individual instruction; and a gorgeous clubhouse, complete with 13,000-plus square feet of meeting space and an intimate ballroom.

This year, Arrowhead is celebrating the clubhouse's 10th anniversary. Starting Wednesday, May 25 and running through Wednesday, June 1, select sandwiches will be $10, pro shop merchandise with the Arrowhead logo will be 10% off, and raffles will be held! Stop in and experience the party (and award-winning golf) at 26W151 Butterfield Rd., Wheaton, IL 60189.

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Champions Stay and Play Package - Big Cedar Lodge, Branson, MO
Jack Nicklaus Teeing Off Hole 3

Champions Stay and Play Package - Big Cedar Lodge, Branson, MO

Play in the Footsteps of Nicklaus, Player, and Watson

Be one of the first to follow in the footsteps of fame and play a round of golf at Top of the Rock and Buffalo Ridge Springs. Both courses have just hosted the 3rd annual Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge, broadcast internationally to over 300 million households.

Through the Champions Stay & Play package, you'll play 18 holes on the Tom Fazio-designed Buffalo Ridge Springs, and 9 holes on the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, Top of the Rock. The package includes two nights lodging in your choice of over 20 accommodations, as well as a daily breakfast buffet at Devil's Pool Restaurant and a lunch credit at the restaurant of your choice.

Enjoy 9 holes at the Jack Nicklaus Signature Design Par 3 course, the only par 3 to ever be used in a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event. Your round includes access to the Arnold Palmer-designed driving range and Tom Watson-designed "Himalayan" putting green. Included in your green fee, explore the Ozarks on the Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail, a 2.5 mile journey on an electric cart complete with scenic vistas and a trip through Lost Canyon Cave.

Experience Buffalo Ridge Springs, the 18-hole public golf course that has been ranked by GOLF Magazine as the #1 Best Public Golf Course in Missouri. Buffalo Ridge Springs underwent a major renovation in tandem with the first-ever Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf, where the course was revitalized with new water features, bunkers, and other enhancements, including free ranging bison from nearby Dogwood Canyon Nature Park. As world-renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio said, "You don't think of coming to the middle of the country, to the Ozarks, but trust me, this is as good as any place anyone has ever been to ever in their life. That's how good it is."

To learn more or to book the Champions Stay and Play Package today, call 1-800-225-6343 or visit www.bigcedar.com/.

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Washington County Golf Course in Hartford, WI Offers Sunrise & Twlight Specials
Washington County Golf Course

Washington County Golf Course in Hartford, WI Offers Sunrise & Twlight Specials

Ranked the #33 Best Municipal Course in The Nation by GolfWeek

Washington County Golf Course, an Arthur Hills gem 30 minutes northwest of Milwaukee, is featuring two incredible discounted rates for the 2016 golf season.

SUNRISE SPECIAL
(Enjoy 18 Holes w/cart before 10am Monday thru Friday) (Excludes Memorial Day)

$39.00

TWILIGHT SPECIAL (AFTER 3PM DAILY)
18 walking - $29.00
18 Riding - $39.00

*After 4pm - 9 holes walking - $15 walking/ $25 to ride

For more information call their pro shop at (262) 670-6616.

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