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Golf Travel: Five Spooky Spots in Golf
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October 31, 2018
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Over the last 25+ years travelling for work in the golf industry there have been more than a few places where I have found myself with the chills. Whether it was the setting, the confirmed history, or some other factor that put my senses on high alert I can’t tell you, but I would definitely categorize them as “spooky”.

On this Halloween I thought I would share a few of them, just in case a golf trip with a little extra “tingle” up your spine is of interest.

1. Jekyll Island Club Resort  (Georgia)

In close proximity to the historic (1898) Jekyll Island Golf Club and their 63 holes of golf, the Jekyll Island Club Resort first opened as a private club 1888. The Queen Anne style main building remains true to its roots with a period look even though it was fully restored in the 1980’s.

As a retreat for the richest families in the world (they controlled 1/6 of the world’s wealth at the time) the island colony has plenty of whispered stories about unusual happenings. That includes apparitions of bell-hops and ghostly children at play.

Walk the lower hallways at the club and try not to have your…

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