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The Golden State has upwards of 30 public courses that are highly rated. However, here we’ll look at just one that you won’t want to miss on your next golf trip ...

Professional and amateur golfers may know Mississippi by the PGA TOUR’s annual Sanderson Farms Championship at the Country Club of Jackson, held annually for nearly 50 years. However, the state’s ...

When it comes to vacation time with golf in mind, many of us head for Florida, where the game is almost a religion. The Sunshine State is home to some ...

Exploring some of Minnesota’s many courses could be a popular vacation option, given the great variety of unique holes the attractive designs in the state have to offer. Let’s take ...

February 2019 brings the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship taking place (February 21-24) at Club de Golf Chapultepec, Mexico City. The 2018 winner, Phil Mickelson, will defend the title he won ...

Santa Fe has long been an award-winning destination for culture, food, shopping, wellness, visual and performing arts and—of course—golf (for which the climate is prefect some 300 days of the ...

North Carolina is home to two of the United States’ best and most well-known courses, making it a must-visit destination for golfers to explore. Beyond the two big courses, Pinehurst ...

If you’re planning a golf trip to the East Coast, read on for a comprehensive list of the best golf courses in New Jersey. New Jersey state might sit in ...

Vancouver Island is one of Canada’s favoured holiday destinations and now there is a dedicated golf trail for golfers wanting to enjoy a break. The Vancouver Island Golf Trail has ...

Read through Essential Golf’s list of the best golf courses in Georgia. Georgia might not have the sheer numbers of golf courses that other states can boast, but it has ...

If you are looking to sample the very best golf courses in Ohio, look no further than this list for some inspiration. The state has a well-known, undeniable jewel in ...

Looking for your next golf holiday destination? Read below for our list of the top five golf courses in Las Vegas. Las Vegas is awash with casinos, glitz and glamour, ...

With more than 1000 golf courses in Texas, you are spoilt for choice. But there are several that stand out from the crowd in the Lone Star State as destinations ...

A trip to New York is often about the bright lights, sightseeing trips to the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, taking in a show on Broadway and the round-the-clock ...

Golf courses in Florida come in all shapes and sizes, but none are bigger, better or more famous than the iconic TPC Sawgrass. However, there’s more to golf in the ...

Traveling to the Golden State? Read Essential Golf’s list of the best golf courses in California. California is home to some of the most famous golf courses anywhere in the ...

Mississippi is often cited as a hotspot for exploring authentic music, literature, cuisine and history. As the birthplace of America’s music and home to attractions celebrating rock ‘n’ roller Elvis ...

Italy, the nation of “la dolce vita”, is famed for its illustrious cuisine, enduring sense of style and artisanal tradition. Ferrari, Ducati and Armani—along with pizza, pasta, Parmesan and prosecco—are ...

Big Cedar Lodge Resort is the home of world class golf courses. In the Midwest region Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, Mo., is America’s premier wilderness resort, ranked as one ...

The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort in Puerto Rico is nestled between lush forests and the ocean, allowing guests to enjoy the wonders of nature’s beauty, with the added benefits ...

At the very tip of the Baja peninsula, you’ll reach one of the Nicklaus Design team’s latest courses, Quivira Golf Club, which opened to fanfare in 2014. Continue here to ...

Located at Coco Beach on Puerto Rico’s northeastern coast is the Gran Melia Golf Resort. Against the backdrop of El Yunque rainforest, the villas and pavilions of Gran Meliá rise ...

Essential Golf reviews One&Only Palmilla Resort and Golf Club. Jack Nicklaus’ love of fishing led him to discover the magnificent Baja Peninsula in the 1960s. And in the 1990s Nicklaus ...

Essential Golf reviews Golf clubs and resorts in the Dominican Republic that offer some of the finest golf courses you’ll find with the added bonus of a perfect climate and ...

The Guanacaste region of Costa Rica was once a part of Nicaragua and has many elements of Mexican culture. In recent years golf in Costa Rica has attracted celebrities as ...

These South Pacific islands offer all you’ve dreamed of, making your journey from the U.S. very worthwhile. Read on for reviews of the best south pacific golf destinations. For many ...

The PGA TOUR, as we know it today, began as a loosely connected series of winter tournaments that began in California, moved to Texas and then to Florida where the ...

There are any number of reasons to visit the Turks and Caicos—the dining is a sublime mix of cuisines, the snorkeling and diving is unsurpassed and the deep-sea fishing is ...

Situated in the Sotogrande resort in Andalusia, Valderrama Golf Club has hosted a plethora of championships including the Volvo Masters and the famous 1997 Ryder Cup. A prominent feature of ...

We review The K Club: Ireland Golf and Spa, located in the heart of County Kildare. The K Club: Ireland Golf and Spa Resort is famous for hosting Europe’s record-breaking ...