Miami`s top golf resorts - From Doral and the Ritz-Carlton, to the Biltmore Hotel and Shula`s GC

Released on = April 10, 2007, 12:19 pm

Press Release Author = GolfPublisher Syndications

Industry = Media

Press Release Summary = Ranking Miami\'s top golf resorts. Florida golfing and travel
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Press Release Body = By Tim McDonald,
National Golf Editor,
Golf Publisher Syndications

Miami is a different sort of American city, and it boasts outstanding golf courses
and resorts, including Doral Golf Resort and Spa, the Ritz-Carlton on Key Biscayne,
the Biltmore Hotel and Shula\'s Hotel and Golf Club.

MIAMI - (April 9, 2007) - If Miami is indeed a third-world country, as Colorado
Congressman Tom Tancredo (in)famously claimed, then I\'m planning on visiting some
more third-world golf resorts.

People in Miami protested Tancredo\'s characterization, of course, though most
Americans couldn\'t understand the protests because they were in Spanish.

Espaol or Ingles, Miami is a different sort of American city, stuck way down there
on the southern tip of the country, so close to Cuba. Even its golf is different.
The city and its environs don\'t have the sheer number of golf courses Orlando does,
or Myrtle Beach further north into the American heartland.

What it does have is some ritzy golf resorts with some great courses - old, new and
in between. Here are four of the city\'s golf resorts I visited recently, and ones
you should check out if you\'re planning a trip.

Doral Golf Resort and Spa
Doral is the longest-running PGA Tour stop in Florida, which is why a lot of people
have heard the name. What some people might not know is that Doral is also a
world-class resort, with five golf courses in all, and a world-class spa.

The Doral Golf Resort and Spa has a classic, Miami look, with palm trees swaying
from the ocean breezes, under blue, cloudless skies. It seems to take up the entire
town of Doral, spread out over 650 acres.

The spa is a big attraction here, but make no mistake, golf is the centerpiece. In
fact, it\'s sometimes referred to as the \"Kingdom of Golf.\" Its five courses make it
unique among South Florida golf resorts.

First, of course, is the Blue Monster. It\'s a deceptively difficult course. It\'s
South Florida flat, and there is nothing tricky or wacky about the greens. They\'re
relatively flat and easy to read, if you\'re at all familiar with Bermuda grass.

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April 9, 2007
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