Featured Courses & Resorts



Kaanapali Golf Courses -- More than just back on the map

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos by Chuck Rendall... KA’ANAPALI BEACH, MAUI – Hearing the story of Ka’anapali Golf Courses made me think back to an old saying my grandfather used to use: “Even a Rolls Royce needs a tune-up.”... It’s true, the very best of the best eventually can use some fine-tuning,... Read More

Ford's Colony -- Weigh Anchor On The Blackheath Course At Ford's Colony

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos By Jeffrey A. Rendall... WILLIAMSBURG, VA -- Water, water, everywhere.  Most of the time, having water surrounding you isn't a bad thing.  After all, folks pay large sums to live near the ocean, sail on a cruise ship or kayak down a raging whitewater river --... Read More

Reynolds Lake Oconee Resort -- Golf, recreation and the royal treatment at The Kingdom

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos by Jeffrey A. Rendall... GREENSBORO, GA – Think about it – what makes a great golf destination?... Ask a hundred people the question and you might get a hundred different answers. Some avid golf nuts may only need a great golf course and they’re satisfied. Others require... Read More

The Landing Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee -- Bob Cupp's legacy, memorable golf and the buck that got away

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos by Amanda Rendall... GREENSBORO, GA – “Gus didn’t make it to work the next day…. Or the day after. He was laid up for about a week with multiple scrapes and contusions and at least one puncture wound and three broken ribs,” remarked Bobby Cupp, son... Read More

The Oconee Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee - Golf's Hippocratic Oath taken to its logical extreme

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos by Matthew Rendall... GREENSBORO, GA – When a medical student is ready to embark on a career as a physician, he or she must first take the Hippocratic oath, which originated in ancient Greece and roughly translated today means “First, do no harm.”... As far as I... Read More

The National Course at Reynolds Lake Oconee -- Fazio brand of variety in Georgia

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos by Bethany Rendall... GREENSBORO, GA – “I was never on either of those courses, so I can honestly say they didn’t influence me at all,” replied legendary golf course designer Tom Fazio when asked whether he tried to make The National at Reynolds Lake Oconee fit... Read More

Maui Nui Golf Club -- A Hawaii golf experience that won't break your wallet

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos by Charles Rendall... KIHEI, MAUI, HI – I don’t know about you, but one of the things I dread most about traveling to a touristy destination like Hawaii is the prospect of paying supersized prices for products and activities that just don’t justify the expenditure.... $25 for... Read More

Pelican Lakes Golf and Country Club -- Waterscapes courtesy of Mother Nature

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos by Scot Rendall... WINDSOR, CO – “Pelican Lakes boasts 7.5 miles of shoreline on its 18 holes which we believe to be the most of any golf course in North America,” remarked Stacy Kleve, Head Golf Professional at Pelican Lakes Golf and Country Club in Windsor,... Read More

Mid Pines Restored -- Donald Ross is back in Southern Pines

By Jeffrey A. Rendall; photos by Kevin Gaydosh and Jeff Rendall... SOUTHERN PINES, NC – “It was really a dream come true to work on and be a part of the restoration of Mid Pines,” remarked course architect Kyle Franz, the lead mind behind returning the Donald Ross-designed Mid Pines Golf... Read More

Great Bear Golf Club -- Rock n' roll in the Poconos

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos by Kevin Gaydosh... EAST STROUDSBURG, PA – Everyone knows some things get off to a rocky start, but this was ridiculous.... In pinpointing the one aspect of building Great Bear Golf Club (in the Pocono Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania) that sticks out the most in his mind,... Read More