El Cardonal sits in the desert uplands above its sister course with panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and holes that run primarily north-south, meaning the prevailing coastal winds are typically crossing.
The Lido at Sand Valley Resort, opened this June, has been one of the most anticipated and publicized new courses in recent years. The reason is twofold. The first is because it’s an uncommonly bare, muscular and intensely shaped design that defies easy comparison. As depicted on social media, magazines and elsewhere, the Lido shows Read more…
In Italy, there are 150 golf courses with at least 18 holes. But the entire country has only 10 more golf courses than the total in Los Angeles County, where Italy’s greatest ever golfer, Francesco Molinari, now lives.
Weather is more than likely to play a role in the type of golf asked for this week. In particular, the wind can gust erratically due to course’s proximity to the Mediterranean Sea and the nearby Gibraltar Strait.
For T.S. Eliot—and many Masters green jacket aspirants—April can be the cruelest of months. September, on the other hand, is the most opportunistic, at least for the rest of us. Bidding for items in the sixth annual Take a Swing ForeBatten silent charity auction, one of the game’s largest and most anticipated golf and travel Read more…
The British Isles may be small but every square mile packs a punch. Viking’s ‘British Isles Explorer’ cruise takes in ancient cities to heather-clad mountains, royal palaces to the atmospheric pubs and close to some of the world’s most historic golf courses.
This marks the sixth time since 1999 the championship has been played on a course that’s never previously hosted a US Open, joining Pinehurst No.2 (1999), Bethpage’s Black Course (2002), Torrey Pines’ South Course (2008), Chambers Bay (2015) and Erin Hills (2017).