Golf

With a simple snip of her scissors, Sheila C. Johnson cut through the equestrian-inspired ribbon before her and consigned a decade of planning into memory. Salamander Resort & Spa was open, and...
While the golf season may be winding down across most of North America, things are just starting to heat up in Scottsdale, The World’s Finest Golf Destination . With sunny skies, perfect conditions...
Although fall means an end to the golf season across much of North America, things are just starting to heat up at Fairmont’s award-winning, warm-weather destinations. Inventive golf vacation...
Billed as a state-of-the-art urban country club, Golf & Body NYC is a groundbreaking facility that offers golf aficionados a year-round, all-weather place to play. “I used to have to relearn golf...
Just in time for Cape Cod’s busy summer season, the Mansion at Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club has reopened after a $40 million renovation of the property and resort. The Mansion features 31 two- and...
Kiawah Island, S.C., owes much of its allure to the 10,000-acre community’s slow, meticulous development of individually designed homes—an aesthetically minded approach that began with Kiawah’s...
Ideally sited between two golf courses and close to both South Beach and Bal Harbour, Peloro Miami Beach will offer 113 condominiums within a seven-story structure on a 1.2-acre lot, as well as boat...
Occupying 1,500 acres of a peninsula on the Riviera Nayarit, just north of Puerto Vallarta, Punta Mita includes Four Seasons and St. Regis resorts, two Jack Nicklaus–designed golf courses, and a host...
Two leading hotels—the St. Regis and the Four Seasons—will host a four-day culinary and golf getaway beginning on April 11 in Punta Mita, Mexico, located on the tip of Banderas Bay. The Punta Mita...
Anantara Sanya Resort and Spa has opened on the southernmost tip of China’s Hainan Province situated between a lush mountain region and the South China Sea. The seaside property has 122 rooms and...
The renovated PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles in Scotland has recently opened after a six-month massive restructuring that involved the relocation of more than 50,000 tons of earth and modified...
Cabot Links is the latest golf course to open onCape Breton Island on the northern tip of Nova Scotia, Canada. Designed by Rod Whitman, the 18-hole course is positioned on rugged, oceanfront terrain...
The Bay Course at Costa Navarino ( www.costanavarinogolf.com ) is the second of what will eventually be at least four courses at the sprawling Costa Navarino resort in Messenia, a historically...
Golf has a rich tradition of amateur architects, design neophytes who put their passion into a project and, on occasion, create something special. Though an unlikely pair of shaping savants, the...
Unveiled last june in what designer Tom Weiskopf calls "one of most beautiful settings I have ever seen," the Castiglion del Bosco Golf Club (+39.0577.1913001, www.castigliondelbosco.com ) adds a...
With its lush volcanic coastline, Kauai has long been the Hawaiian island of choice for hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. However, with a few exceptions—including the two Princeville courses near...
The Resort at Pelican Hill , which Robb Report listed as being among the top 100 resorts in the world (see the May 2012 issue, page 91), is offering aerial tours of the coastal area surrounding the...
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, known for its Scottish-like primeval grassy dunes, opens a new par-3 course, Bandon Preserve, on May 1. The 13-hole course designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw—the same...
At 86, golf architect Pete Dye is still in full swing. The energetic octogenarian has a half dozen new projects in Latin America alone, most in conjunction with his son Perry. The duo’s latest...
Before the Greek debt crisis, in the rosy glow that followed the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, a self-made shipping magnate named Vassilis Constantakopoulos began to realize a long-held dream. As far...
One&Only Palmilla in Los Cabos, Mexico, has opened the first international outpost of the PGA Tour Academy to allow guests a unique opportunity to improve their golf game with state-of-the-art...
Brian Paul was walking off the 14th green at Kukui‘ula when he spotted the tail. Paul, the head golf pro at this new Tom Weiskopf–designed course on Kauai, is accustomed to seeing humpback whales in...
The Black Diamond Ranch private golf community in Lecanto, Fla., located about halfway between the Tampa and Orlando airports,is offering two getaways for golf lovers. The Pure Golf Getaway (from...
The GIFT A private golf tournament for as many as 70 guests at Laucala Island in Fiji, hosted by course designer David McLay Kidd. Exclusive rental of the island for five nights and six days, all-...
The historic Greenbrier hotel, a 7,000-acreresort established in 1778 in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., unveiled the Windsor Club this fall, featuring new rooms and VIP services. The two-story...
At nearly 3,000 acres, Laucala Island is by far the largest private island featured in these pages. The Fijian hideaway thus has ample space for an 18-hole golf course (designed by David McLay Kidd...
For most amateur golfers, putter customization used to involve only the minute adjustments that some manufacturers make to the length and lie of their off-the-shelf models. However, London-based...
Rosewood Hotels & Resortsis offering a golfers’ getaway package that includes three nights’ accommodations at its expansive Bermuda resort, Rosewood Tucker’s Point, and a round of golf each at...

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