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8 Top Golf Destinations for Families


 Ko Olina Golf Club

If dad (and/or mom) want to combine a family vacation with some great golfing, there are a few destinations which offer both top-notch links and a wide menu of other attractions that will appeal to the kids. So everybody's happy - after all, shouldn't that be the whole point of traveling as a family? Here among hundreds of choices across the world I offer you eight of my favorites where family travel dovetails nicely with golf travel - see if you agree, and if you think I'

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Luxury Golf in the US



The sweet marriage of golf and luxury consummated itself very early on in the game’s existence in America. Resorts where the country’s gentry had been vacationing long before golf was part of the American sports landscape quickly aligned themselves with the noble game imported from Scotland in the late 1800s.

Golf was being played by 1892 at The Homestead, the classic American resort that grew up around the healing natural springs in the Virginia mountains. Three years later the game landed at

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After school wrapped up in June, my family (me, my wife Sue, our 15 year-old son Eddie, and our 11-year-old daughter Lee) began scouting locations for our summer vacation.


We established three key criteria to follow in the choosing of our destination.  It needed to...


1.  Offer easy access to a combination of fun as well as relaxing activities.

2.  Be a top-rated, well-established resort facility in a beautiful location.

3.  Be situated within a three-hour drive of our northern New Jersey abode.



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9008748683?profile=originalBy Shannon Farley

Costa Rica’s fabulous year-round sunshine, balmy weather and remarkable championship golf courses are fast earning the country the reputation as an “ace” place for world-class golf.

The best part? Located just a few hours’ flight away from North America, Costa Rica’s weather is best when all points north are frozen in winter’s icy grip. Missing the long, verdant stretch of a fairway in December? This tiny Central American nation’s endless summer of sunshine just gets blazing in D

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You don't have to play golf to enjoy a stay at PGA National Resort & Spa. But it helps.


9008733698?profile=originalAlthough the plush Palm Beach Gardens resort radiates with recreational diversions, golf is the engine that keeps it humming. 9008734266?profile=original



With prime time for snowbirds right around the corner, the South Florida oasis

will open a new course Nov. 1 and will welcome participants to its "Institute of Performance," a training facility designed to help both beginners and professionals -- plus the vast army of golfers who rat

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I'm new to Tripatini, but I'm curious on who's on here and how it's used.

So I'm sharing news from Golf Gulf Shores - let me know what you think of the Gulf Shores publicity, and how we as agents of travel publicity, can help them get past the negative travel messages from the summer. It's time we all told the rest of the story - the sign of recovery.

Get the word out: Beaches are clear, NOAA has allowed and extended recreational fishing for the popular Red Snapper in the Gulf, and the golf course

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