The Wynn Golf Club in Las Vegas, once known as the Desert Inn Golf Club, a favourite hangout for the Rat Pack and a big part of city history as the only golf course on the Strip, is closing later this month to be replaced by a lagoon-themed attraction. Chris Kudialis has more here in […]
The next few months in Tucson, Ariz., offers pleasant temperatures and golf vistas that won’t soon be forgotten, but you judge for yourself. For more information, click here and here.
Canadians may not notice a difference, but new U.S. security measures now in effect have some airlines warning passengers to allow more time to get through screening. CBC News has more here.
The next time you’re traveling to the United States, be prepared to leave earlier than usual for the airport and be sure to have any electronic device bigger than a smartphone charged and ready for inspection at security. Matthew Braga of CBC News has more here.
Snow and heavy rains in the north and above average rains in Southern California recently have provided some relief for a golf industry concerned about the effects of a prolonged drought. John Strege has more here for Golf Digest.
Canadians were complaining earlier this year as the loonie dropped to take away buying power in the United States, but on the other hand, that decreased buying power also hit American businesses such as golf courses. Larry Bohannan of the Desert Sun in California offered a few thoughts on that subject here.
In Las Vegas, hotel owner Steve Wynn is said to have plans that would redevelop the Wynn Golf Club course behind the Wynn and Encore hotels on the strip, the site of the old Desert Inn where the Rat Pack among other celebrities once played. John Katsilometes of the Las Vegas Sun has more here.
If you or members or friends spend a lot of time out of the country playing golf or spending the winter in southern destinations, it may end up costing you in social benefits if the federal government follows up on plans to better monitor the travels of Canadians. Ben Miljure of CTV has that story […]
Veteran Canadian writer Tom Peters says in the Chronicle Herald that a trip to St. Andrews for the British Open is even sweeter when flanked by your son. He chronicles his journey here.
The snow is beginning to fly, the holidays are coming up and if you’re not away then, you may be thinking about a warm weather golf getaway or a trip to the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando at the end of January. Before you go, have you gotten your travel insurance and are you comfortable […]