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South Carolina’s Small Coastal Towns Offer Great Weekend Get-a-Ways

Hammock Island Shop
Pawley’s Island Hammock Shop

If you’ve never visited Pawley’s Island you’re in for a treat! This quaint town provides something for everyone from the history buff, outdoor enthusiast, shopper, golfer or  food and wine enthusiast.

Pawley’s Island 

Located 25 miles south of Myrtle Beach, SC, Pawley’s Island is one of the oldest summer resorts on the East  Coast. The families of rice planters who owned plantations on nearby rivers first settled Pawley’s Island in the early 1700s. Today there are 12 remaining residences in the historic district which date from the late 1700s to the mid 1800s. Continue reading “South Carolina’s Small Coastal Towns Offer Great Weekend Get-a-Ways”

Golf, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Myrtle Beach Golf–Fun for the Whole Family

Myrtle Beach has always been a great destination for golf, but many people don’t know that the Grand Strand has many family-friendly golf courses.

Check out my story that appeared in Allegiant Air’s in-flight magazine, SunseekerMyrtle Beach Golf_16MAY11


Orlando Golf | The Villas of Grand Cypress | Golf Academy

The Grand Cypress Academy of Golf  is a Jack Nicholas-designed 21-acre facility dedicated just to teaching the game of golf. It has been named a “Top 25 Golf School in America” by GOLF Magazine, and provides a comprehensive learning experience for players of all levels.

 I recently visited their golf school, had my swing analyzed by the most up-to-date technology and chatted with the academy’s director, Fred Griffin.  Here’s what he had to say:

Orlando Golf | The Villas of Grand Cypress | Golf Academy

You can also stay right on site at the The Villas of Grand Cypress. This Mediterranean-style complex offers a choice of luxury accommodations including Club suites and one-, two-, three-and-four bedroom Villas. The resort also has pet-friendly units.