Travel Special Features



Wintergreen Resort -- Fostering the Golfing Family

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, photos by Jeffrey A. Rendall and family... WINTERGREEN, VA – Everyone knows golf is a terrific way to spend time with friends and colleagues, but rarely is it mentioned as the means to get in quality hours with your family.... The good folks at Wintergreen Resort are intent... 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

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

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

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

Classic Club -- Palm Desert's Oasis of Prestige

By Jeffrey A. Rendall, Photos By Jeffrey A. Rendall... PALM DESERT, CA –Let’s just say that every golf environment comes along with its own set of expectations. When you play a seaside links course, you’d want to see something that looks like Scotland or Ireland. If you play a mountain course,... 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