Slammin’ Sam™ Smoothest Beer in Golf™ Inspired by Legendary Sam Snead

Slammin’ Sam™ Smoothest Beer in Golf™ Inspired by Legendary Sam Snead

PINEHURST, NC – Slammin’ Sam Beer Company has introduced Slammin’ Sam™, a craft-brewed premium American lager inspired by the late Sam Snead. One of golf’s greatest champions, Snead still holds the record for most PGA Tour Wins – 82 tournament victories. Although he failed to win the U.S…

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San Diego’s Grand Del Mar is a Wine Lover’s Delight

San Diego’s Grand Del Mar is a Wine Lover’s Delight

Now that I’ve visited The Grand Del Mar, when I think of San Diego, images of delectable wines vie for prominence with those famous beaches. Addison, Grand Del Mar’s signature restaurant, features a 3,300-label wine list which has earned the Wine Spectator Grand Award for several years. And no wonder…

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Food (& Drink) for Thought

Food (& Drink) for Thought

Brats and hot dogs don’t get a lot of respect these days, and for obvious reasons (like what they’re made from). But I’m telling you flat out, make the turn at the Arizona Biltmore or McCormick Ranch and that tantalizing waft of succulent sausages grilling in the air will lure you in every time. Plus, they’ve got great buns and condiments to back it up!

When it comes to big, bold burgers, I challenge you to find an equal to Grayhawk’s half-pound, Grade A-prime Barn Burger served up at Phil’s Grill, perhaps the best 19th hole in the Southwest. OK, so Lefty is a vegetarian these days. Hey, he can still eat that haystack of thinly sliced French Fries that accompany this all-American feast.

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Annika Scores Another Big Win

Annika Scores Another Big Win

Yet another reason to admire Annika Sorenstam – she makes great wines. ANNIKA Vineyards, a joint venture between Sorenstam and family-owned Wente Vineyards, launched in 2009 with the release of an elegant, full-bodied 2006 Syrah. It begs for a big, juicy steak – or some velvety, extra dark chocolate -to match its richness.

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19th Hole Picks In Scottsdale

19th Hole Picks In Scottsdale

Phil’s Grill at Grayhawk Golf Club boasts an impressive collection of golf memorabilia lining the walls and a menu to make you drool. Named after legend Phil Mickelson, this clubhouse has palette-pleasers like baby back pork ribs smothered in prickly pear barbecue sauce and Southwestern chicken and pasta. The extensive wine list, choice of draft beers and selection of tequilas also makes this the perfect spot for happy hour, or as it’s known at Phil’s Grill, the emergency round.

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Family, Color, Heart – Café Poca Cosa

If you’re looking for authentic Mexican cuisine during your Tucson golf trip, you’ll find it at Café Poca Cosa. Located in downtown Tucson, this casual, cozy bistro is lively and unique.

Suzanna Davila, a native of Guaymas, Sonora, puts her heart and soul into her business. Suzanna uses authentic regional flavors and the freshest ingredients, purchased daily, to provide a compelling and delicious take on the cuisine of her native land.

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Steaks, Chops, Ribs & Baseballs

Steaks, Chops, Ribs & Baseballs

It might seem an odd combination, but not for Don & Charlie’s, an iconic Scottsdale restaurant and one of our favorite hangs. Don Carson is a Chicago boy, so he is no stranger to good food. After moving to Scottsdale, he opened Don & Charlie’s in 1981 with the mission to open a restaurant that provided a great atmosphere, with great food and great hospitality. Mission accomplished!

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Gourmet Meals Delivered To Your Doorstep

Gourmet Meals Delivered To Your Doorstep

You’re on vacation, so why worry about what or where to eat? Our friends Mark & Erin Bishop, owners of Eat Me Gourmet Catering can prepare fabulous dishes and deliver them right to your hotel door.

You can start your day with their specially crafted “Energy” breakfast including their famous donut muffins, breakfast burritos and freshly squeezed Arizona OJ. They’ll even pack it in a to-go box so you aren’t late for your tee time.

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