Sunday, August 25, 2013

Santander Golf Course Video

There are a number of exciting and scenic golf courses in Spain. Among them the Santander golf course in Madrid. Santander is now rated among the top golf courses in Spain, and stretches some 7,500 yards. The golf course has thousands of shrubs and trees along its holes. Check out the Santander video below.

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Great Championship Golf Courses

The game of golf has the four major championships which are the U.S. and U.K. Open, Masters and PGA Championship. Overall, the great championship golf courses are those that have hosted such championships. Here are a few of the most notable.


Augusta is perhaps one of the best championship golf courses. It exclusively stages the U.S. Masters with the best of the PGA Tour coming to play each season. The golf course has a great history and some fine holes such as the 12th hole, which includes watered creek in front in front of the creek and the Ben Hogan Bridge. The course itself is 7,000 + yards in total distance, and has some fine landscape.

St Andrews

The St Andrews' championship course is one that has hosted the U.K. Open a number of times. Aside from this major, other championships such as the Dunhill Cup have also been staged at St Andrews. It's a links style golf course which has some deep bunkers as on the 11th and then the great 17th hole. Today the Old Course is golf's homeland.

Carnoustie Golf Links

This golf course has hosted the UK Open several times, with great Open championships and winners including the likes of Hogan and Player. The Championship golf course is a links course that includes relatively short signature holes such as the 13th which has a heavily bunkered green. Overall, it is a great course.

Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach golf links has been a great venue for the U.S. Open and other championships. Overall, it has staged the U.S. Open four times with a further scheduled. Pebble Beachhas also hosted the PGA Championship, and other championships such as the most notable U.S.Amateur Championship. The golf course runs alongside the Pacific coast, with signature holes such as the short seventh and the longer finishing hole. It is a par 72, and approx 6,800 yards overall.

The Country Club Open Course

The Country Club is a historic American club with a great championship golf course. Today the Open Course has staged two U.S. Opens while the Main Course has also staged one other. In addition to this, the U.S. Amateur Championships five times with a further scheduled. The 1999 Ryder Cup was also staged at the Country Club. Overall, the course is more than 7,000 yards with some small greens and a great final hole.

Overall, they are a few of the great Championship golf courses. Golf courses such as St Andrews, Augusta, Carnoustie, Pebble Beach and the Country Club have staged great major championships such as the U.S., U.K.Open, Masters and PGA Championship in addition to the Ryder Cup.

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Royal St George's Golf Course

Royal St George is a golf course in England that stretches some 7,200 yards. This is a great championship golf course that has hosted a variety of U.K. Open championships. Check out this video tour of Royal St George.

Sunday, August 04, 2013

The top Five Golf Resorts in North America

There are some great golf resorts in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean Islands which have a variety of golf courses. Golf Digest has its own golf resort rankings for North America. These are the top five golf resorts in their rankings.

Five: The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs

At fifth place in Golf Digest's rankings is that of the Greenbrier Golf Club. At the Greenbrier resort there are three unique 18-hole championship golf courses. These include the Greenbrier Course, The Old White TPC and The Meadows Course. The Greenbrier Course dates back to 1927, and was later redesigned by Nicklaus. This wooded course is the only resort course that has hosted both a Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup. The longest of the Greenbrier resort courses is that of the Old White TPC which is some 7,274 yards long.

Four: Sea Island Golf Resort

The Sea Island resort is located along the coastal waters of Sea Island, in Georgia. The resort includes three 18-hole championship golf courses to play at: The Seaside Course, The Plantation Course and the Retreat Course. The Seaside Course is a classic links golf course which has been ranked among the top 100 U.S. golf courses. The Plantation Course has expansive fairways and is located beside the Atlantic Ocean. Sea Island's Retreat Course also has an exciting combination of bunkers and slopes for an enthralling round of golf.

Three: The American Club

The American Club is located in Kohler in the United States. This resort includes four great Pete Dye championship golf courses. The River Course and Meadow Valleys Course are at the Blackwolf Run, and the Irish Course and Straits course are at the Whistling Straits. Visitors to the resort can stay at either the American Club hotel or the Inn on Woodlake.

Two: Pebble Beach Resort/Inn at Spanish Bay

The famed Pebble Beach Resort, on the Monterey coastline of California, is second in Golf Digest's golf resort rankings. This resort includes the Pebble Beach golf course which is usually ranked among the best golf courses in the United States, and has hosted five U.S. Open championships among others. It includes a great finishing hole with a fairway that runs alongside the Atlantic Ocean. Other notable courses at the resort are the SpyGlass Hill Golf Course, Links at Spanish Bay, Peter Hay Golf Course and Del Monte Course. As such, there are plenty of great golf courses at Pebble Beach Resort.

One: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

Golf Digest's top ranked golf resort in North America is that of the Bandon Dunes Golf Resort. It is here that the Pacific Ocean meets the rugged shoreline of the Oregon coastline. This is a resort with four classic links golf courses: Bandon Dunes, Pacific Dunes, Bandon Trails and Old Macdonald. These are great coastal courses that include pristine native dunes alongside the rippling fairways. In addition to these courses, a fifth course is also set to be added to the resort which will have thirteen par-3 golf holes.

These are five golf resorts to visit for your next golfing vacation. Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach Resort, The American Club, Sea Island Resort and The Greenbrier White Sulphur Springs have a great collection of courses and variety of packages for golf vacations.

Thursday, August 01, 2013

Scrawney Guys Guide to Building Muscle

Tired of going to the club for drinks with your male friends to meet girls and being passed over by your well built muscular friends. Do you sit there watching attractive girls talk, flirt, and dance with your friends and wonder why not you. So what if they have broad shoulders and trim abs, doesn't personality count ?

When your sitting on the beach with your friends don't you wish you could build up more muscles. Your male friends are tanned and toned strutting their stuff while your just sitting there. Often your left on the blanket to watch everyone's belongings while they take off with girls to swim or buy some refreshments.

When you work out or exercise do you wish you could take a safe supplement for muscle growth without any side effects? TestRush Testosterone Booster is a nautral dietary product that helps build muscles, firm up the stomach, and increase energy and stamina. When you work out or exercise the results will show without the harmful side effects of hormones. It is not used for just body builders but men with low testosterone levels.

Your an older man that just doesn't have the energy and strength that you used to to do the things you enjoy. You go golfing with your friends and can't keep up. Lately you would rather be at home watching a Rodney Dangerfield movie about golfing then playing the sport. You wife has a list a mile long of projects for you to tackle that you haven't gotten to. Not only that your love life could use a boost. You want to start eating better and exercising but the list is too long.

Testorone Boosters are natural supplements for men of all ages. Older men with low testerone lose muscle mass, weight, and lack energy. When you add this product to your daily diet it build muscles too giving you a more toned look It will help you with muscular development. Regular exercise and a good diet helps builds muscle when taking this product . Below are some tips for eating properly to build muscle. Nutrition build muscles when exercising or working out.

Eat smaller meals during the day every two to five hours. You should eat a variety of healthy food like protein, grains, fruits, vegetables, carbohydrates, and low fat dairy products. Building muscles is about eating enough calories to gain a few pounds when underweight to build muscle. Eating 40 to 60 grams of protein per meal will help you build muscles. This means eating leans meats, poultry and fish like tuna, and salmon. You can eat eggs, low fat cheese, and yogurt too.

When you drink protein shakes look for ones that have whey, casein or milk protein. A lack of carbohydrates means a lack of energy when you exercise or workout. Eat 60-80 grams of carbs per meal like whole grains, bran, barley, beans, brown rice, oatmeal, pasta, and potatoes. They keep you feeling full and provide concentrated energy when working out.

Learn to like vegetables and eat them with every meal. Yes, those green ones that your mother threw out every night when you were a kid. Vegetables build muscles because they have tons of vitamins and minerals. At least one to two cups per meal . Eat your biggest meal at breakfast and drink protein shakes to supplement the diet.

About the author: 

Kasey Alderman works for the National Health Association and counsels people on healthy eating, living, and fitness.