Central Texas Golf Scene

  • Vijay Launches 2007 with HiBore XL Win in Kapalua

    Vijay Singh started off his 2007 PGA TOUR season at the Mercedes Benz Championship by putting Cleveland Golf's new HiBORE XL driver in his bag, and finished with a bang, breaking Sam Snead’s record for wins after the age of 40 with his 30th career vi ...

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  • Course Review: Columbia Lakes Resort

    Back several years ago, when the exploration for oil on the Gulf Coast was at its peak, and at a time when corporations did exceptional things for their employees, an oil company built a marvelous community for its people. The anchor for this communi ...

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  • Columbia Lakes Resort Hotel

    Columbia Lakes Resort Hotel has made major strides since new ownership and management took over in January 2006. Billy Verkin, Operating Owner, has invested tremendous time, energy, and financial resources over the past year and will contribute even ...

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  • Pro Tip: Let's Fix That Slice For Good!

    What causes a slice? An open clubface causes a slice. What causes an open clubface? That is the Million Dollar Question! Most of the time the clubface is open at impact because the golfer swings on too steep of an arc on the downswing causi ...

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  • Forest Creek Golf: Something for Everyone

    For a great all around golf experience, enjoy the beauty and challenge of Forest Creek. Located in Round Rock, Forest Creek is in its 15th year of existence and remains near the top of the list of Central Texas daily fee golf courses. Designed by D ...

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  • Riverside Golf: Outstanding History, Value

    Austin’s Riverside Golf Course is loaded with history. Its hallowed grounds marked the location of Austin Country Club for over 30 years where Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite honed their games under the watchful eyes of Harvey Penick. Mr. Penick lived beh ...

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  • Course Review: Legacy Hills Golf Course

    Afew months ago I was lured to the White Wing course in Sun City with the misunderstanding that it was, by definition, a course for those of us who are Medicare qualified and have therefore lost just a bit of our flexibility and power. That misunders ...

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  • Westin, LaCantera and the Palmer Course Shine

    Central Texas has had its share of colorful golf characters. From Alamo-legend Colonel William Travis, who never played the game, but whose never-say-die letter to his commander (read by then-Texas Governor George Bush) inspired the 1999 Ryder Cup co ...

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  • FedEx Kinko's Classic

    Champions Tour Player of the Year Jay Haas will have his hands full of native sons when he returns to The Hills Country Club to defend his 2006 FedEx Kinko’s Classic championship April 30-May 6, 2007. Last year, the North Carolinian came from three s ...

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  • Horseshoe Bay Resort

    Nestled in the Central Texas Hill Country, Horseshoe Bay Resort stands out as a world all its own. No other place in the United States offers as many highly-ranked Robert Trent Jones, SR. golf courses. Horseshoe Bay Resort also features a one-of-a-ki ...

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