Destination Golf & Local Tastes

On The Tee is on the road bringing back news, views and reviews from around North America.


On The Tee EnRoute Side Trip Reviews:


From cross country travellers to Snowbirds heading south to escape the chilly great white north to road warriors looking to plan a day or extended road trip there are a myriad of great courses and stay & play opportunities just a hop, skip and jump off the main highway and byways across North America.

Side Trip Reviews

400 Corridor Feature Editorial
Beatties Distillers, Alliston, ON New A Local Taste: World Class Potato Vodka Tasting
Carriage Ridge Resort, Barrie, ON Stay & Play: A Year-Round Destination
Christie's Mill, Port Severn, ON Stay & Play: Finding Serenity
Harbour View Inn, Barrie, ON Stay & Play: Stay for reflection, play for perfection
Rocky Crest Resort, MacTier, On Stay & Play: Magnificent Muskoka Stay & Play
Oak Bay, Honey Harbour, On Course Review: The New Kid on the Block
Parry Sound, ON Review: Golf and more at Muskoka's Tip
Trestle Brewing, Parry Sound, ON A Local Taste: A Destination Taproom Experience
401 Corridor Feature Editorial
Black Bear Ridge, Belleville, ON Course Review: An Eastern Ontario Must Play
Cataraqui, Kingston, ON Course Review: Kingston's Historic Design
Loyalist, Bath, ON Course Review: Kingston's Premier Public Play
Smuggler's Glen, Gananoque,ON Course Review: A Beautiful Rugged Challenge
Tarandowah, Springfield, ON Course Review:Southern Ontario's Unique Links Experience
Timber Ridge, Brighton, ON
Course Review: A Challenging Delight
Windsor, On Course Reviews: Ontario's Southern Swing
Hwy 11 North & Muskoka Feature Editorial
Clevelands House, Minnet, ON Stay & Play: Vintage Golf Getaway
Deerhurst Highlands, Huntsville Course Review: Muskoka's Ground Breaking Course
Deerhurst Lakeside, Huntsville Course Review: Payable, Fun & Shot Making Required
Hunstville Downs, Huntsville Course Review: A Historic Stroke of Grand Golf
Lake St. George, Washago Course Review: Signature Hole Series
Muskoka Highlands, Bracebridge Course Review: Not a Typical Muskoka Golf Experience
North Granite Ridge, Port Sydney Course Review: A Natural Beauty
Windermere, Windermere Course Review: 95 Years Young
Miscellaneous Ontario Feature Editorial
Cranberry Golf Resort, Collingwood, On. Stay & Play: On the Shores of Southern Georgian Bay
Fern Resort, Orillia, On. Stay & Play: Vintage Golf Getaways
Highway 11 Golf New OnThe Road: Golf Along Lake Huron's Shore
Hockley Valley GC, Hockley, ON Course Review: Unrivaled Views
Hockley Valley Resort, Hockley, ON Resort Report: Group get-togethers in the valley
Millcroft Inn, Alton, On Stay & Play: Couple Golf Getaway
Sauble Falls B&B, Wiarton, ON Stay & Play: B&B on the Bruce
Sault Ste. Marie, ON Feature: Destination Golf and So Much More
Atlantic Canada Feature Editorial
Algonquin, St. Andrews by The Sea, NB Course Review: History, Beauty & Challenge...
Anderson Creek, Kensington, PEI Course Review: A Morst Uniqie PEI Golf Experience

Brudenell, Cardigan, PEI

Course Review: Robbie Robinson's Island Favourite...
Cabot Links, Cape Breton, NS Course Review: Canada's True Links Wonderland
Crowbush Cove, West St. Peters, PEI Course Review:A Truly Championship PEI Experience
Dundarave, Roseneath, PEI Course Review: A Test Filled with Beauty and Challenge
Eagles Glenn, Cavendish, PEI Course Review: Cooke's Tribute to PEI'S Scotish Heritage
Hox Harb'r, Wallace, NS Course Review: Nova Scotia's Luxury Playground
Fox Meadow, Stratford, PEI Course Review: Great Golf Minutes from Downtown
Gasgow Hills, New Glasgow, PEI Course Review: Fantastic Golf in the HIlls of PEI
Green Gables, Cavendish, PEI Course Review: PEI's Historic Thomson/McBroom Treasure
Highland Links, Ingonish Beach, NS Course Review: An East Coast National Treasure
The Lakes, Cape Breton, NS Course Review: Great Golf Rivaled Only by the Views
Northumberland, Pugwash, NS Course Review: A Local Favourite Filled with Charm
Quebec Feature Editorial
Mont Tremblant, Quebec Stay & Play: C'est Manifique
Quebec City, Quebec Review: Falling for Canada's Old Word Charm
British Columbia Feature Editorial
Big Sky, Pemberton Course Review: Bob Cupp's Valley Vistas
Chatheau Whister, Whistler Course Review: RTJ's Majestic Mountain Masterpiece
Nicklaus North, Whistler Course Review: Jack's Northern Nugget
Whistler, Whistler Course Review: Arnie's Dazzling Design
United States  
I79 / I77 Corridor Feature Editorial
Ballantyne, Charlotte, NC Resort Report: Luxury and Convenience
Hickory Knob State Park, McKormick, SC State Park: Picturesque Scenery, Challenging Shot Making
Irish Creek, Kannapolis, NC Course Review: A Davis Love III Treat
Olde Mill, Laurel Fork, VA Course Review: An Ellis Maple Mountain Beauty
Pete Dye Club, Bridgeport, WV Course Review: Diabolical Dye and the Fall Colours
Pipestem Resort, Pipestem, WV State Park: Golfing Above the Clouds in WV
Primland, Meadows of Dan, VA Resort Report: Blue Ridge Mountain Retreat
Stonewall, Roanoke, WV State Park: Shot Making in the Hills of WV with Arnie
I75 Corridor Feature Editorial
Atlanta, GA Course Reviews: A Southern Belle for Golfers
Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga Course Review: The Lake Holes of the Lake View Course
Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga Course Review: Shotmaking in the Foothills
Barnsley Resort, Adairsville, GA Resort Report: Shot Making in the Blue Ridge
El Campeon, Howey-in-the-Hills, FL New Course Reviews An Historic Blend of Beauty and the Beast
Innisbrook Resort, Palm Harbor Stay & Play: Palm Harbor's Golf Playground
Lake Lanier, Buford, GA Resort Report: Lagacy of Lake Lanier
Reynolds Plantation, Greeensboro, GA Stay & Play: A Golf Community Extraordinaire
Saddlebrook, Wesley Chapel, FL Resort Report: Skillfully Crafted Palmer Creations
Stone Mountain, GA State Park: History, Culture and Great Golf
I81 Corridor Feature Editorial
Cacapon Resort, Berkley Springs, WV State Park: A Delightfull RTJ III Mountain Layout
Devils Knob, Wintergreen, VA Course Review: At the Peak with Ellis and Dan Maple
Caverns CC, Luray Caverns, MD Course Review: Serenity, Beauty and Fun
Gettysburg, PA New Stay & Play: Fore Score & Great Golf
Rock Harbor GC, Winchester, VA Course Review: Golf the Shenandoah
Rocky Gap, Fintstone, MD State Park: Mastering the Mountains in Maryland
Stoney Creek, Wintergreen, VA Course Review: On the Valley Floor with Reese Jones
I90 Corridor Feature Editorial
Bristol Harbour, Canandaigua, NY Course Review: Golf Lake Canandaigua -Part 1
Ravenwood, Victor, NY Course Review: Golf Lake Canandaigua -Part 2
Reservoir Creek, Naples, NY Course Review: Golf Lake Canandaigua -Part 3
Seneca Hickory Sticks, Lewiston, NY Review: Niagara Frontiers Cross Boarder Shipping
Turning Stone Resort, Verona, NY Resort Report: Great Golf and so Much More
I95 Corridor Feature Editorial
Cheraw State Park, Cheraw, SC Course Review: Naturally Challenging, Terrific Value
Daytona Beach, Fla New Destination: Hitting the Links in Daytona Beach
Glen Dornoch, Little River, SC Course Review: A Coastal Celebration
Grand Cypess, Orlando, Fla. Resort Report: The Villas at Grand Cypress
Grande Dunes, Mrytle Beach, SC Course Review: A Memorable Myrtle Beach Experience
PGA Village, Florida New Stay & Play: Everything for your FLA Golf Vacation
Williamsburg, Virginia Review: Spectacular Golf with Colonial Charm
World Golf Hall of Fame, Fla. Review: A Tribute to the Game
I40 Corridor Feature Editorial
Corsair Brewstillery, Nashville, TN A Local Taste: Music City's Boutique Distillery
Hermitage, Nashville, TN Music City- Birdies and Beer (Part 1)
Greystone, Dickson, TN Music City- Birdies and Beer (Part 2)
Gaylord Springs, Nashville, TN Music City- Birdies and Beer (Part 3)
Natural State Golf Trail, Arkansas Birdies, Beers and a Buddy
TPC Southwind, Memphis, TN Tour Calibre Golf With a Dash of Southern Hospitality
I65 Corridor Feature Editorial
The Shoals, Muscle Shoals, AL Hops'in Along the RTJ Trail (Part 1)
Hampton Cove, Huntsville, AL Hops'in Along the RTJ Trail (Part 2)
Ross Bridge Resort, AL Birmingham's Luxury Stay & Play  RTJ Trail Stop
Grand Marriott Resort, Fairhope, AL Stay & Play: An Historic RTJ Trail and Hotel Experience
Pinehurst / Sandhills, NC Feature Editorial
Dormie, West End Course Review: Not Your Typical Pinehurst Track
Hyland, Southern Pines Course Review: Bang for Your Buck in Southern Pines
Longleaf, Southern Pines Course Review: A Great Blend of Playability & Challenge
Legacy, Aberdeen Course Review: Jack II's Playable Pinehurst Treat
Mid Pines, Southern Pines Course Review: A 1921 Donald Ross Classic Reborn
Mid South, Southern Pines Course Review: Arnie at the Top of His Game
Pine Needles, Southern Pines Course Review: A Donald Ross Classic Challenge
Pinehurst #9, Pinehurst Course Review: Nicklaus's Shot Making Test
Pinewild- Magnolia, Pinehurst Course Review: A Gene Hamm Shot Maker's Gem
Seven Lakes, Seven Lakes Course Review: Shot Shaping Required
Southern Pines, Southern Pines Course Review: Lost and Found in Southern Pines
Talamore, Southern Pines Course Review: A Case of Beauty and the Beast
Tobacco Road, Sanford Course Review: Sensory Overload in Sandhills
Gulf Coast AL, MS, LA Feature Editorial
Alabama, Gulf Coast Review: Robert Trent Jones Trail
Fallen Oak, Saucier, MS Review: Tom Fazio's Mississippi Masterpiece
Grand Bear, Saucier, MS Review: A Golden Bear Sighting in Mississippi
Magnolia Grove, Mobile, AL Review: Mobile's Terrific RTJ Trail Facility
Oak Harbor, Slidell, LA Review: A Louisiana Coastal Treat
The Bridges, Bay St.Louis, MS Review: A Coastal Mississippi Treat Built by a King
The Preserve, Vancleave, MS Review: A Jerry Pate Designed Gulf Coast Beauty
TPC Louisiana, New Orleans, LA Review: A Tour Worthy Test in The Crescent City
The Lowcountry Edition Feature Editorial
Coastal South Carolina & Georgia Reviews: Visit the Lowcountry Edition
Florida Edition Feature Editorial
Florida Edition Review: Visit Florida Edition
Miscellaneous USA Feature Editorial
Lake Placid, New York OnThe Road: An Adirondack Golf Getaway
America's Club, Kohler, WI Resort Report: Outstanding in Everyway
Northern Michigan OnThe Road:Don't forget how good it is!
New York State Golf Trails OnThe Road:A Tail of Two Trails
San Antonio, Texas OnThe Road:Deep in the Heart
Vail, Colorado OnThe Road:A Mountain Golf Extravaganza
Scottsdale, Arizona Resort Report: Tour of Suburban Golf Resorts


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