Lehigh Valley / Poconos News & Events

  • Shawnee, Hidden Hills Recognized by Zagat Survey

    The recently released biennial Zagat Survey listing "America's Top Golf Courses" includes both Hideaway Hills Golf Club and Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort, according to the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. "It's an honor to have two of our courses distinguished as elite courses in the country," said Carl ...

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  • GreenFinder Golf GPS: Find out how far, on your Phone

    On the golf course, a few feet can be the difference between finding a hazard and landing in a safe spot with a good angle to attack the pin, and club selection is often an integral component in reducing distances to the cup if you're able to find the putting surface. GreenFinder Golf GPS , a system that utilizes already-exisiting global positioning sys ...

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  • Pocono Mountains Golf courses Prepped to Start the '09 Season

    POCONO MOUNTAINS - With spring in the air, golf courses across the Pocono Mountains have begun welcoming golfers for the 2009 season. Many facilities have already opened their fairways, while others are applying the finishing touches to prepare for a busy year. "Spring is a very exciting time here in the Pocono Mountains and avid golfers have been ...

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  • Book the Ultimate Atlantic City Golf Experience at GolfAC.com

    Home to a classic course annually listed as one of the world’s best and host of multiple U.S. Open championships, the state of New Jersey is no stranger to world-class golf venues. Featuring more than a dozen upscale public golf courses, Atlantic City is adding another dimension to golf in the Garden State, bringing avid golfers from all over the ...

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  • Lehigh Valley Region Offering Stay and Play Travel Packages

    Good golfers need to know plenty of numbers: yardage, par, rating, slope, and so on. But this summer, the only number golfers need to know to book an affordable and convenient golf getaway is the number nine. Why? Because it's the lucky number that keeps popping up in 2009 Stay & Play travel packages in the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania. ...

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  • Billy Casper Golf chosen to Manage Philadelphia's Golf Assets

    Buoyed by its success operating multi-course portfolios in and around major metropolitan cities, Billy Casper Golf has been selected by the City of Philadelphia to manage five golf assets. Under the long-term agreement, Billy Capser Golf will direct all activities at Cobb's Creek Golf Club (Olde and Karakung courses), FDR Golf Club, John F. Byrne Golf C ...

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  • 19th Annual Ice-Tee Tournament to Tee Off on Frozen Lake Wallenpaupack

    As biter temperatures spread to the Southeast this week bringing near-record cold to a region that seldom experiences conditions that would allow for snow and ice to accumulate, many golf courses had to at least delay starting times because of frosted fairways. However, one golf tournament in northeast Pennsylvania favors frozen fairways and frigid temp ...

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  • Impressive field gears up for 104th Open Championship

    BUCKINGHAM, Pa. – Seventy-two of the region’s top players will descend upon Lookaway GC Wednesday for the 104th running of the Golf Association of Philadelphia’s Open Championship, with hopes of etching their name in history as the winner of the storied 36-hole championship. Breaking the Association’s recent tradition of hosting ...

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  • Golf in Poconos a Great Christmas Gift

    POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA - What do golfers in the Northeast crave this holiday season' Spring. The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau suggests placing the gift of golf under the Christmas tree this year with 2008 golf memberships and stay-and-play packages to any of the myriad courses in the four-county region. Memberships range in price to include everything f ...

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  • Midweek Stay-and-Play Specials in Poconos

    POCONO MOUNTAINS, PA - The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau announces midweek stay-and-play specials within the "Pocono Mountains: Discover Golf's Great Destination Secret" golf cooperative. While many courses offer 18- or 36-hole midweek special, some of the resorts add to the package by including overnight resort accommodations in the Po ...

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