It’s almost that time again. When the rising mercury dictates how early in the morning you’ll walk the dog or how quickly you’ll run from the car across steaming asphalt into an air conditioned building. However, for golfers (as crazy as we may be) the higher temps equal lower green fees as loads of sunscreen and bottled water become our best friends. It’s widely known that golf is typically cheaper here in the Valley from June through August. Aside from the frugality of it, the affordable rates make it possible to play courses that are generally over-the-top pricey in the high season for 50 to 75 percent off in the summer. The following...
The golf experience doesn’t end after the last putt drops, rather the tell-tale sign of an exceptional golf facility is how enticed golfers are to stick around for post-round drinks.
Our constant sunny skies and upscale resort developments have created a hot zone for not only tourism, but world class golf. Here are our favorite reward-winning courses:
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The United Kingdom’s golf résumé will garner significant attention in the next few golf seasons with Celtic Manor hosting the 2010 Ryder Cup and Turnberry gearing up for the 2009 Open Championship. If ever there was a time to make the pilgrimage, that time has come.