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The Harbor Club at Lake Oconee

When John Matney and his partner purchased the Harbor Club property in 1992 there were about 60 homes in the community. But, as we all know, time has a way of changing things, often for the better. Fast forward to 2020 and there are now more than 550 homes and another 47 under constru...




Things you may not have known about The Masters and Augusta National

The Masters will be held November 9-15, 2020 at Augusta National Golf Club In 1934 Bobby Jones requested the USGA to host the US Open at Augusta. USGA said no. Angry at the rebuff. Bobby Jones and Clifford Roberts decided to have their own event, which became the Masters. The Mas...




The Club at Savannah Quarters Welcomes New Golf Lifestyle Director

The Club at Savannah Quarters recently welcomed Peyton Grymes as its new Golf Lifestyle Director. Grymes will direct golf membership sales and marketing for the private club and community, which features an 18-hole Greg Norman Signature golf course, outstanding club amenities and an e...




Bobby Jones Links Adds Big Canoe to Its Growing Portfolio

Atlanta, Ga - Bobby Jones Links continues to grow its portfolio with the addition of Big Canoe, a large master-planned community located one hour north of Atlanta. Big Canoe is the third property to add Bobby Jones Links as its management company in 2020. Historic Hope Valley Country...




Harbor Club Review

There is a great vibe surrounding Harbor Club, the award winning luxury lakefront golf community nestled in 1,000 acres of beautifully wooded terrain along 9 miles of shoreline on Lake Oconee, Georgia. From the southern hospitality to the challenging-yet-enjoyable golf course to the...




Apple Mountain Golf Club

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Clarkesville, GA you'll find Apple Mountain Golf Club, an 18-hole mountain golf course that was nominated by Golf Digest as "Best New Public Course of 2000." The course winds its way through the rolling foothills and features several elevation ...




Georgia Golf and Travel - Awards

Georgia Golf & Travel's 2019 Travel Awards The 2nd Annual Georgia Golf & Travel Awards results are in: Favorite Golf Course - Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course, Elberton, Georgia Favorite Par 3 - #7 Sky Valley Golf Club, Sky Valley, Georgia Favorite Par 4 - #9 The Frog Golf Club, ...




Old Toccoa Farm

By definition, a links-style golf course is one that is built on sandy soil along the coastline; there is very little elevation change other than the surrounding sand dunes. These courses are usually susceptible to strong winds, which is why you will find deep bunkers; digging them de...




West Lake Country Club

I've heard similar scenarios about a few private cubs and how they came to be. A foursome of impatient golfers is waiting to tee off at their club; maybe their alma mater has an early kickoff that day or little Suzy has a dance recital. For whatever reason, they're not cutting the sta...




Barnsley Resort

The history of the Barnsley Resort is very poetic, if not sad. Godfrey Barnsley, a businessman and cotton broker who became one of the wealthiest people in the southeastern United States, built Woodlands, the original manor, in the North Georgia foothills for his wife, Julia. Woodlan...




Gary Garmany Promoted to Director of Golf for Three Georgia Coral Properties

Coral Hospitality-GA, LLC - a full-service hospitality management and investment company - today announced the promotion of PGA Professional Gary Garmany to director of golf. Garmany will manage the golf operations and services offered at three of Georgia's State Parks: George T. Bagb...




Savannah Quarters' Cody Carter Named "Best Young Teachers"

Cody Carter, the head golf professional at The Club at Savannah Quarters in Pooler, Georgia, has been named to Golf Digest's list of "Best Young Teachers in America." Golf Digest biennially searches top young golf instruction talent(under the age of 40) to grow its roster of teaching'...




Sky Valley Country Club Review

Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains just south of the North Carolina border, Sky Valley is truly a piece of paradise to live and play in. Sky Valley is the northernmost, highest and coolest town in Georgia. When Atlanta is sweltering at 90+ degrees in the dog days, folks here are enjo...




McLemore Golf Club Opens New Design

In Rising Fawn, a village nestled between Lookout and Pigeon Mountains in the heart of Northwest Georgia, McLemore Club has opened its new Highlands course, designed by celebrated golf course architects Rees Jones and Bill Bergin. Development firm Scenic Land Company has completely ov...




Little Ocmulgee State Park & Lodge Reveals Extensive $2.5 Million Renovations

Coral Hospitality-GA, LLC today announced the completion of the first of a two-phase renovation project at Little Ocmulgee State Park & Lodge totaling $2.5 million. All public spaces, as well as 30 guestrooms at the Helena, Georgia lodge, received extensive upgrades, just in time to w...




Chateau Elan

Attention golf and wine aficionados: There's a resort about 40 miles northeast of Atlanta, GA that is a full production winery with 45 holes of resort-style golf. With 3,500 acres of wine and golf, it's sure to keep enthusiasts of both busy. Chateau Elan is a both a luxurious golf re...




Low Country Beauty at Sapelo Hammock-

On a recent visit to the Georgia coast I had an opportunity to check out the Sapelo Hammock Golf Club, near the village of Shellman Bluff. It is a bit of a drive from I-95 but worth every minute. There is a very welcoming road onto the golf club's property shaded by massive oak trees ...




Chestatee Joins Georgia Golf Trail

Set along the North Georgia Mountains near the shoreline of one of the most beautiful lakes in the Southeast, Lake Sydney Lanier, Chestatee Golf Club, a semi-private club in the town of Dawsonville, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary. The 18hole par 71 golf course was designed b...




KING & PRINCE BEACH & GOLF RESORT Has a New General Manager

The King and Prince has a new leader at the historic beach and golf resort. Bart Johnson, no relation to recently retired Resort GM Michael Johnson, has accepted the position of Resort General Manager effective May 2019. Bart is not new to the organization or the community. Ove...




Apple Mountain Golf Club is the Core of the Holiday Inn Club Vacation Georgia Resort

Set in the lovely foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the town of Clarkesville, Georgia, Apple Mountain Resort & Golf Club is the only Peach State member of the ever-growing Holiday Inn Vacation Club offerings. Holiday Inn Vacation Club currently has 28 locations to enjoy variou...




Golf in Georgia!

Over the past couple of years, I have been blessed to have the opportunity to have played a number of the Georgia State Park golf courses and all have provided a pleasant surprise. All of the State Park golf courses are part of The Georgia Golf Trail, as are a number of some of the st...




Troon Selected To Manage The Standard Club In Atlanta, Georgia

Troon, the leader in club management, development, and marketing, has been selected to manage The Standard Club, a private club located in Johns Creek, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. Troon Privé, the private club operations division of Troon, will manage the historic club. The Stan...




Georgia's Jekyll Island is a golf destination that has had two lives

Georgia is a state rich in golf resorts. It has 24 of them and is also boasts Augusta National, the home of the Masters, and East Lake, the home of the PGA's Tour Championship. At least 20 PGA Tour pros live on Sea Island. And yet, the biggest public golf facility in Georgia is a s...




Callaway Gardens Golf Course Review

While millions of outdoor enthusiasts -- walkers, hikers, bicyclists, birdwatchers, boaters, fishermen, and zipliners -- have been visiting Callaway Gardens since the resort opened in 1952, golf remains the number one athletic attraction at this resort, which is one of the 20+ destina...




Marriott's Stone Mountain Golf Club Announces Matt Sim as New General Manager

Marriott Golf, the global golf division of Marriott International, Inc. announced that PGA Professional Matt Sim has been promoted to the position of General Manager of Golf at Marriott's Stone Mountain Golf Club. In his new role, GM Sim will be responsible for overseeing golf operat...




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