Views of Santa Monica Bay and the Southern California coastline from Shutters on the Beach (310.458.0030, www.shuttersonthebeach.com
Strokes Of Genius
The mere mention of the name Pebble Beach conjures up images and emotions in golfers and nongolfers alike. For some, the dramatic ocean view from the seventh tee comes to mind.
Regardless of its curriculum or the quality of its staff, the Pebble Beach Golf Academy would attract students by reason of its location alone.
If your ability to schedule a tee time at Pebble Beach would make the other membe
“It’s okay to surrender,” says spa director Barbara Schultz, as she tucks a chenille blanket around me.
John Hunt’s day begins at dawn. There are hundreds of avocado trees to plant and 10 tons of fresh-picked citrus to pack.
Chocolate croissant bread pudding is Olga Lorencin-Northrup’s secret to healthy skin.
“How did you he
Leisure is elevated to an art form this spring when the city of Indian Wells, Calif., augments its annual tennis classic with two promising premieres: the inaugural Desert Festival of Wine, Food &
It may seem sacrilegious for a golfer to visit the Monterey Peninsula and not stay or play at Pebble Beach.
From the street, Estrella looks like one of those nondescript apartment buildings that dotted the Los Angeles landscape during the 1960s.
Most golfers know more than just three friends who love the game.
Every serious golfer can recite the feats he longs to accomplish before he hangs up his spikes—not the litany that names all of the courses he would like to play, but a checklist of what he consid
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Before the dot-com bubble burst and shattered so many portfolios, it yielded the dividend of the Lodge at CordeValle. Golfers can consider it an even split.
It is ironic that in Southern California, the region of the United States most closely associated with fun in the sun, resorts are typically located across the highway from the sand, causing guest
Hotel Bel-Air is not for those seeking the hip Hollywood or California beach scenes.
An “environmentally sensitive golf community” may sound like the mother of all oxymorons, but the developers of Santa Lucia Preserve, Tom Gray and his partner, the late Pete Stocker, really had no
It has become almost a cliché to include the Lodge at Pebble Beach on any list of the country’s top golf resorts.
A home-cooked meal is a source of comfort rarely found while traveling.
You can read Ben Hogan’s Five Lessons and Harvey Penick’s Little Red Book a thousand times each and watch every Nicklaus videotape until it frays, but the only sure way to shave
Ancient people once gathered on Camelback Mountain to make offerings to their gods. Today, this peaceful setting continues to awe and inspire.
Forget Southern California casual: From its majestic artwork to its Mediterranean ambience and Tuscan-inspired architecture, this resort evokes the grandeur and grace of a Renaissance painting.
Treat your favorite foursome to an adventure that could go down in golf history.
Link to ScotlandCompare the courses at Bandon Dunes with the checklist of what defines a Scottish/Irish links.
No credible evidence suggests that I suffer from suicidal tendencies.