Newsletter From the Trail
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Fall in Georgia is a great time to visit. From the Mountains to the Coast, Georgia has so much to offer for that special weekend or a week long getaway to one of our wonderful regions across the state. Come visit where Bobby Jones lived and played, you wont want to leave!
Down forget to sign up for a chance to win a set of Mizuno irons and Bridgestone Golf Balls.
Here are some great places you can choose from.
Open since 1952, Callaway Gardens is nestled in the southernmost foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Founders Cason and Virginia Callaway longed for a place where man and nature could abide together for the good of both. More than six decades later, their retreat continues to offer solace, inspiration and discovery for all who come here.
From the expansive Callaway Discovery Center to the humble Pioneer Log Cabin, visitors to Callaway Gardens will find a world of fascinating exhibits to explore and programs to delight in.
Few resorts in America combine world-class golf and the wonders of nature like Callaway Gardens. Learn more about our two 18-hole courses, storied golf past and much more.
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
The legacy of the original Jekyll Island Club is one of history and hospitality. Founded in 1886, the Club was once the private winter retreat of America's wealthiest families with such members as Morgan, Rockefeller, Pulitzer and Vanderbilt. It all began at the turn of the century, and now the Jekyll Island Club Hotel is one of the top resorts in Georgia, and open to you. The Victorian clubhouse with its famed turret, along with a collection of adjacent structures, have been splendidly restored and are the centerpiece of Jekyll Island's renowned National Historic Landmark District. Our admired trilogy of premier guest amenities, rich history and gracious service has made the Jekyll Island Club Hotel a celebrated and award-winning vacation and meetings resort for over 25 years. Located on one of Georgia's most beautiful coastal barrier islands–acclaimed for its beaches, recreation and spectacular natural beauty–a truly landmark experience awaits you.
Jekyll Island has been one of America's premiere golf destinations since 1898, when Jekyll Island Club members designed and built the first golf course on the island. Today, Jekyll Island has bragging rights as Georgia's largest public golf resort. With three 18 hole golf courses, Pine Lakes, Indian Mound and Oleander, Jekyll Island has something for golfers of all ages and ability levels to enjoy. In addition to the 18 hole courses, Jekyll Island also boasts Great Dunes, the historic nine hole course. With ocean views and signage portraying the history of Jekyll Island golf, Great Dunes is a must play for any island guest.
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort is an ocean front icon on St. Simons Island, Georgia. This historic ocean front retreat has been heralded by guests since its opening in 1935. Just steps away from the resort, you can stroll along miles of beautiful beach, enjoy ocean front dining at the King's Tavern or poolside at Ocean Terrace Grille, or take a dip in one of the resort's six sparkling blue pools.
On St. Simons Island, as you make your way through tunnels of Live Oaks and along quiet ocean-side streets and lanes, you will quickly discover why the natural beauty, rich history, recreational pursuits, quaint boutiques and variety of exceptional restaurants have made it such a cherished destination for generations.
The King and Prince Golf Course:
Originally designed by Joe Lee, the King and Prince Golf Course's signature is the group of four salt marsh island holes, accessed by 800 feet of bridges. Lee's genius extends through the entire 18-hole, Par 72 course as it bends around towering oaks and across lakes and lagoons.
The course underwent an extensive restoration and renewal project in 2009. The resort turned to Billy Fuller as the course architect and Medalist Golf as the builder to create a truly great golf experience. Mr. Fuller, who has served as course superintendent for Augusta National, sought to enhance Joe Lee's original design.
All 18 greens have mini-verde, ultra dwarf Bermuda grass, and 60" green collars planted with Tifsport Bermuda. All 18 fairways have Celebration Bermuda grass. View the course online with our 3-D graphic hole-by-hole flyover tour.
An extraordinary Practice Facility includes a 6500 sq ft mini-verde putting green, a 3000 sq ft mini-verde chipping green, and five target greens.