Golf Resorts of the World: Packed with Solid Advice on the Best Places to Play and Stay

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Globe Pequot Press, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 211 pages
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For every golfer who loves to travel, this is the ultimate guide to America's legendary golf resorts and to fairways worldwide, from the windswept moors at Gleneagles in the Scottish Highlands to cactus-bordered greens above the surf in
Baja, California.

A sampling of resorts...
*In Florida: Amelia Island Plantation, Grand Cypress Resort, and World Golf Village, Doral--home of the "Blue Monster"*In California: The spectacular desert golf complex at La Quinta, the Four Seasons Aviara, and Pebble Beach in Monterey
*In the Southwest: The grand old Broadmoor in Colorado and seven famous resorts in Arizona--including the Boulders and the fabulous Phoenician
*In Scotland: The Old Course--every golfer's dream--plus Turnberry and Carnoustie
*In Ireland: Adare Manor and the K Club--both new resorts with luxurious hostelries in centuries-old mansions

Written by an avid golfer and seasoned writer, this full-color guide also describes other courses in the vicinity of the featured resorts plus nearby historic sights, restaurants, and other outdoor recreation opportunities for non-golfers. PGA Tour pros offer advice, and the author gives tips for golfing in Europe and for traveling with golf equipment. Each profile includes complete contact information and details on golf packages. Lavish color photographs of each resort make this a perfect gift for a golfer.

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About the author (2003)

Karen Misuraca is a golf and travel writer whose golf-related articles have appeared in Golfweek, Alaska Airlines Magazine, Global Golfer, along with many other magazines and newspapers. She is the author of six regional guidebooks and lives in Sonoma, California.

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