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The Best Golf Courses to Play in the South

The states that are part of The South are diverse, but are generally known for their barbecue, charm and hospitality.  The golf courses are just as diverse and charming and there are so many to chose from.  Whether you are packing your clubs or renting them, here are just five of our favorite courses in The South. Fallen Oak at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino - Mississippi Available exclusively to resort guests, this Tom Fazio design is a challenge you just can't resist.  It is considered Mississippi's top course and one of the best in the nation.  The 18 holes...

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The Best Golf Courses for Beginners Near Las Vegas

Sin City is where the fun never ends.  And that should also be on the golf course even if you are just starting out.  Don't worry, whether you are renting your clubs or packing them, here are five courses that won't disappoint for the beginner golf in the Las Vegas area. Black Mountain Golf and Country Club Located less than half an hour from the Vegas strip, Black Mountain Golf rests at the base of the mountains in the Mojave Desert.  It is one of the oldest golf courses in Las Vegas and the original 18 holes feature wide, rolling...

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Best Public Golf Courses in the Greater Houston Area

The greater Houston area is the fifth largest metro area in the country with over 165 courses to choose from.  Whether you are renting your golf clubs or packing them, here are our top 5 picks for public courses in the Houston area. Moody Gardens If you are near the Galveston area, you'll want to check out Moody Gardens.  After surviving Hurricane Ike in 2008, the course was redone by Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy.  Challenges here include water on nearly every hole and wind coming in from the beach. 1700 Sydnor LaneGalveston, Texas 77554 (409) 683-4653 Green Fees:  $43...

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Best Golf Courses in Southern California

Sunshine, Hollywood, Disneyland, beaches and the possibility of a celebrity sighting or two is what "SoCal" is known for.  With all the celebrities in the area, you know the golf scene is top notch.  So here are our top picks for golfing in Southern California.   Rustic Canyon Rustic Canyon takes advantage of the natural landscape.  The picturesque canyon hills are filled with cactus, sagebrush and other native grasses.  Here, you will want to exercise restraint on the wide-open and flat fairways.  The greens play to a bump and run style, much like links courses in Ireland so your ground game...

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The Best Golf Courses in the Austin Area

Austin is located in the heart of the Texas Triangle and is a cultural mecca.  Known for barbecue, plenty of festivals and events, football and live music, Austin is also a great golf town. Morris Williams Golf Course Located near the University of Texas, Morris Williams was extensively redesigned in 2012.  Here you can enjoy views of the Austin skyline during your round.  The course has elevated and contoured greens as well as undulating terrain.  Plus, the muny won't break the bank! 3851 Manor RoadAustin, TX 78723 (512) 974-8333 Green Fees:  $14.50 - $30   Star Ranch The spectacular course has...

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