Fishing on Your Pontoon Boat

Written by Thomas Holley

Fishing on your pontoon boat can be both a relaxing and fun experience. Fishing from a pontoon boat can much more enjoyable than fishing on other smaller vessels. While fishing on a pontoon boat, you are often free from worries regardingrepparttar sturdiness of your vessel, or tippingrepparttar 139392 boat over while leaning in for larger catches.

Fishing on your pontoon boat is also often much more comfortable than fishing in smaller vessels. In between catches you can relax onrepparttar 139393 deck of your pontoon boat, or go cook a few filets onrepparttar 139394 on board grill.

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Resort Golf Challenges

Written by Mel Barosay

Resort Golf Challenges

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What's The Status Quo?

There is a new trend in golf today and it is found atrepparttar resort-style golf course. Such courses are popping up around established private, semi-private and public golf links already notably apparent for years. In comparison to country club golf forrepparttar 139391 wealthier, semi-private golf forrepparttar 139392 privileged and public courses which cater more torepparttar 139393 beginner or less serious advocates ofrepparttar 139394 sport,repparttar 139395 resort-style golf courses have addressed a new market of golf to takerepparttar 139396 game torepparttar 139397 next level.

Some of this has been accomplished through strategic locations in pristine settings, rolling terrains which follow canyon ridge lines, deceptive panoramic views, meandering fairways, shots that required carry over arroyos, barrancas and ravines to avoid disaster, and picturesque layouts onrepparttar 139398 edge of rivers, lakes and oceans. Along with addingrepparttar 139399 name of a famous golf course architect like Pete Dye, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nichalaus, Tom Fazio, Billy Casper, to name a few, building-in difficultly factors such as length, fast and angulating putting surfaces, pot bunker fairways, and a variety of elevated tees and elevation changes,repparttar 139400 golfer is faced with more challenges, thrills, gratification and disappointment while being givenrepparttar 139401 incentive to perform at their peak.

After playing a variety ofrepparttar 139402 resort-style golf coursesrepparttar 139403 past year, this reporter identifies this new breed of courses by a few other features not usually found inrepparttar 139404 status quo. For instance, first and foremost,repparttar 139405 new competition created byrepparttar 139406 progression in this facet ofrepparttar 139407 sport has given birth to assertive marketing efforts. Sales, marketing and public relation executives are now prevalent in most resort-style golf operations. Many resort-style courses are now associated or owned by a hotel enterprise.

Numerous celebrity and charity tournaments, as well as professional tour exhibitions are held at such facilities, taking advantage ofrepparttar 139408 appeal and fascination ofrepparttar 139409 courses themselves. Resort-style golf facilities are usually built with several course layouts. Typically two 18-hole courses arerepparttar 139410 norms, but it is quite common to play at a 27-hole facility, utilizing only two-thirds of its holes for a round.

Four to five levels of tee boxes are provided in comparison torepparttar 139411 three levels found at older and more traditional courses, thus ensuringrepparttar 139412 right comfort level for every player. Resort-style courses thrive on maximizing guest satisfaction, andrepparttar 139413 most common way known to man is through warm hospitality.

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