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Dear Fellow Golf Enthusiast,

Isn’t it annoying when you spend good money on upscale golf courses and resorts, only to find that they don’t live up to their reputation and prices?

Do you ever get the feeling (and maybe you even have the proof) that others are paying less than you for the same golf vacation?

Of course, we both know the answer is, "yes," and that's why you'll want to keep reading this letter.

In short, there is a trusted source of advice that many of the world’s most avid golfers rely on to prevent these all-to-common scenarios from ever happening again. And you’ll find out how you, too, can gain access to it, absolutely free.

The trusted source I’m referring to is Golf Odyssey: The Insider’s Guide to the Best in Golf Travel, and it will tip you off to such things like:

  • The best golf courses and golf resorts to visit worldwide — and the over-hyped, overpriced duds to avoid
  • Incredible deals, including many unadvertised specials, that can literally save you thousands of dollars off a single golf vacation
  • The emerging golf hotspots not yet discovered by the masses, so you can enjoy them before they get crowded and expensive
  • How to play exclusive private golf courses, even if you don't know a single member
  • How to get the largest, best-furnished rooms at hotels without paying a penny more for them
  • The best places to dine (and those to skip) at multi-restaurant resorts…and the off-campus, “locals secret” spots that you absolutely must not miss
  • When to travel to specific destinations for the best weather and course conditions, fewest crowds, and best prices
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Insider Secrets That Could Save You Thousands of Dollars


And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Golf Odyssey also exposes special deals, unadvertised offers, and certain policy loopholes that you can take advantage of. It’s nothing illegal, mind you, just priceless nuggets of insider information that golf courses and resorts would probably prefer you didn’t know.

For example, Golf Odyssey readers found out:

  • How to get 50% off room rates at one of Scottsdale's top-ranked, and best located, hotels (Issue #206)
  • Where to find three of Ireland's true "hidden gems" that can be played for only $66 a round (Issue #205)
  • How to play famous Pinehurst No. 2, and get a night's lodging, for only $252, despite the normal green fee of $400 (Issue #205)
  • How to stay at the luxurious, but little known, private lodge at The American Club / Kohler, one that members pay up to $300,000 to join (Issue #200)
  • How to play a $200 golf course in Pebble Beach, California for $55 (Issue #198)
  • The European golf destination that absolutely blows away Ireland and Scotland in terms of value (Issue #197)
  • The famous golf course in Hawaii that is one of the most overpriced and overrated golf courses in the entire United States (Issue #196)
  • How to play two of Florida’s best private golf courses, just by staying in the right hotel (Issue #196)

How can Golf Odyssey get away with sharing these secrets and "the cold hard truth" like this? It's simple: Golf Odyssey is completely independent.

We are not in the business of selling golf vacation packages; we do not accept advertising from the properties we review; and we regularly conduct meticulous, “secret shopper” site inspections.

In short, we have only one audience to satisfy, and that's you.

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Advice That Pays for Itself Over and Over Again


Today, I’m only suggesting that you try Golf Odyssey for free. But here are examples of the letters I get from subscribers who put our advice into practice:

“The promotion code you provided saved us $270 and got us free accommodations.”
— Charlie Shimkus, Chicago, Illinois


“Thank you for the tip about the associate membership; it saved me several hundred dollars at [Pebble Beach], in the pro shop, and at other courses in the area.”
—Cordy Worth, Landrum, SC


"I would like to thank you for tipping me off about this opportunity. The "bargain rate" (about 1/3 of the usual cost) combined with the world class service was an experience I will never forget.”
—Kevin Reilly, Rochester, NY


“Thanks a bunch for the tip about the TPC Sawgrass package! That alone will pay for this year's subscription!”
—Joe Tasse, Denver, Colorado


“I called the course immediately and saved $50 over the prices that I had already been quoted.”
—Phyllis Sokol-Wood, Columbus, Ohio

As you can see, it pays to be part of my small group of informed insiders. And this is a rare opportunity to do it, absolutely free and with no risk or obligation to join.

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The Ultimate Authority on Golf Travel


Of course, it's not just Golf Odyssey readers who immediately see the value in what we do. Here are some comments from some of the most respected names in journalism:

"If you're going to take a golf trip, they really tell you how to do it."

LA Times

"This travel newsletter doesn't pull any punch shots."

Golf for Women

"Golf Odyssey offers honest critiques from some of the nation's
most knowledgeable golf writers."

US Airways

"A critical, advertising free newsletter that is entirely devoted to golf travel."

Cigar Aficionado

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Free, Instant Access to Expert Reviews and Insider Tips


Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of Golf Odyssey before today. Since we regularly conduct anonymous incognito site inspections, it helps us to keep a low profile.

Even the golf travel insiders who consider Golf Odyssey "The Bible" of golf vacation advice often don't realize that we've been publishing our expert, unbiased reviews for more than 20 years.

In that time, we have amassed what is arguably the largest collection of reliable and trustworthy golf vacation reviews in the world. Normally, only active subscribers can get access to this vast, password-protected, online archive of advice, and, even then, it can cost upwards of $27 to read our individual golf vacation guides.

Right now, however, I’m prepared to give you FREE access to the entire thing!

That's right. Free, instant access to thousands of expert and unbiased golf course, resort, and restaurant reviews from around the country and around the world. Reviews you can trust. Reviews that can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars on your next golf vacation. And they won't cost you a penny!

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Insider Information & Advice Few Ever Get to See


Why am I “opening the gates” to this exclusive, private club and letting you have unlimited access to all this priceless information and advice?

Two reasons, really. First, I like it when I can try things out before I buy them, and I think it’s only right to extend the same courtesy to you.

Second, I’m confident that you’ll find our insider information so useful, and our expert advice so valuable, you’ll want ongoing access our comprehensive library and get our up-to-the-minute intelligence reports on new courses, unpublished offers, and insider secrets as they’re published.

But let's not get ahead of ourselves. First, enjoy Golf Odyssey for free. Search our archive for golf destinations that interest you (Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach, The American Club/Kohler, Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, Ireland, Scotland, Jamaica, New Zealand — you name it, odds are we've been there...multiple times). Read our reviews and hold us to a higher standard than any golf travel publication you've ever seen in print or on the Web.

If you are unimpressed after your free trial, don't subscribe.

That’s right: don’t subscribe. While I’d love to know why you made your decision, you are under no obligation to share it with me.

In fact, you'll have no obligations at all. While you'll no longer have access to our archive or our monthly updates with the latest and greatest course reviews, travel tips, and special offers, the free issue of Golf Odyssey and the three free gifts you'll receive as part of this offer (see below) are yours to keep.

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The Golf Traveler's Secret Weapon


Golf Odyssey is the only publication dedicated specifically to ensuring that all aspects of your golf vacations — from the moment you check in at the airport until the moment you check out of your hotel — are the best they can be.

For example, have you ever returned from a golf vacation wishing you could take a "trip mulligan?" That is, if you were to take the trip again, would you play certain courses and skip others? Stay at a more fitting hotel? Make a point of dining at certain restaurants? Maybe you would time your trip differently to ensure ideal weather or avoid recently aerated greens.

Well, just like the caddie who gives you an expert read, Golf Odyssey has already scouted out the golf destinations you're considering. It's priceless, insider advice allows you to rest easy knowing you couldn't have planned your trip any better and that you didn't miss a thing. In short, it's the golf traveler's secret weapon against doubt, regret, and wasted time and money.

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Trusted by the Most Demanding Golfer Travelers


Right now you may be wondering, “Who reads Golf Odyssey?” Well, in addition to regular golf mavens like you and me, there are PGA professionals, Fortune 100 CEOs, golf-crazy celebrities and professional athletes, famous golf course architects, and members of some of the most prestigious private golf clubs in the country.

These people are often invited to play golf all over the world, but when it comes to spending their own money, they rely on Golf Odyssey's recommendations on where to go, play, stay, and dine. Now is your chance to get a leg up on the uninformed masses and gain access to the same expert advice that these insiders trust.

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Expert, Unbiased Advice You Can Trust


I know your time is precious to you. One of the greatest attributes of Golf Odyssey is that we not only provide you with critical information, we do so in a concise fashion. There's no need to spend hours surfing the web, which is often full of biased information spoon-fed to reporters by a property's public relations staff.

In fact, a recent front-page story in The New York Times shockingly revealed that certain hotels were incentivizing customers to post positive reviews on popular, and so-called "independent," travel websites.

By contrast, rarely a day goes by that I don't hear from one of our subscribers thanking us for being a resource they can trust. It is one of the best parts of my job. Allow me to share with you some of their comments:

"As a long-time veteran of writing for golf magazines, I wanted to commend you for your honest reportage. Your readers are lucky to have such a fine, balanced source of information
- Jeff Wallach, Portland, OR (golf author and journalist)


"You do a great service to your readers when you reveal hideous hospitality abuses, and, on the other hand, when you call attention to lesser-known venues where price / performance is excellent."
- Jim Noyes, Wheaton, IL (subscriber since 1999)


"It's an objective way of describing the upper end of first-class golf travel. They get it right every time."
- Robert Gaughran, Middletown, NJ (subscriber since 1994)


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Of course, we all know that actions speak louder than words, and while I am proud of the many testimonials we get, at the end of the day, I know that people vote with their wallets. So, perhaps the strongest endorsement I can share with you is that the majority of people who try Golf Odyssey become subscribers...and they renew their subscriptions year after year!

Luckily, you have the opportunity to read the Golf Odyssey newsletter for free AND get unlimited, online access to the thousands of course, hotel and restaurant reviews in our Back Issue Archive — with no financial risk or obligation whatsoever. However, this free trial offer is only available for a limited time.

I hope you have a skeptical attitude about Golf Odyssey. As I said before, hold us to a higher standard than any other golf publication.

Compare the valuable, money-saving ADVICE you get in Golf Odyssey with the mere information that is available in print or on the Web.

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Here's How The Free Trial Works:


Click on one of the yellow "START MY FREE TRIAL" buttons on this page. After registering, you'll get instant access to current issue of Golf Odyssey AND our complete, online archive of reviews, tips, and secrets for you to read and/or download at your convenience for the next 10 days.

You will also get the 3 free golf vacation guides mentioned above: The World's Best Golf Destinations; Planning the Ultimate Golf Vacation; and The Insider's Guide to St. Andrews and Playing the Old Course.

As I mentioned earlier, this is a special, limited-time offer to try Golf Odyssey. Act now and you'll get all the benefits I talked about in this letter, all at no cost or obligation.

So yes, by all means, try Golf Odyssey. Try it now while this special invitation to preview Golf Odyssey at my monetary risk is still in effect.


Sincerely,

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David M Baum
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief

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"Integrity! Integrity! Integrity! That's the appeal of this letter...that these reports are made without any remuneration, encouragement or even the knowledge of the owner. It is the only such travel letter I know of...and, thus, the only one I read."

Richard L Howell Sr.
Wayzata, MN



"Your publication is GREAT! My goal is to score a perfect "20"... Keep up the wonderful work."

Donald Trump
Chairman & President
The Trump Organization
New York, NY



"Golf Odyssey is a great tool for discriminating golf travelers looking for the latest places to play and travel. In addition, I've found it to be a great gift for fellow golfers and at golf outings."

Bob Mulcahy
President & CEO
AMF Golf Management Services
Bedminster, NJ



"…I think I found the perfect gift for a fan of golf that has quite possibly read every book and publication on the game."

J.M.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL



"While I read many publications, my favorite by far is Golf Odyssey. I look forward to opening the envelope every month to see what is being reviewed and have taken many wonderful trips based on your recommendations."

Bob Carnevale
Modpak, Inc.
Allendale, NJ



"Just think, you feel like you're at a new golf course without ever leaving your armchair!.”

Sally Stirnkorb
Rancho Santa Fe, CA



"Thanks for all the great tips. It keeps getting better. Look forward to the next great issue.”

R.H.
Mamou, LA



"Great newsletter! I save them all and use them regularly"

Stephen Smith
Palo Alto, CA



"Golf Odyssey provides invaluable information for the serious golfer and traveler. It's comprehensive, intelligent and fun. Exceptionally well done!"

Peter A. Schaible
former director of communications
United States Golf Association



"Golf Odyssey is my first love...I've been a subscriber since the beginning."

Dennis Dowd
Yorktown Heights, NY



"Enjoy your publication greatly and use it to plan trips quite often."

John Matthews
Reno, NV



"Well done. You do a great service to your readers when you reveal these hideous hospitality abuses...and, on the other hand, when you bring to our attention the perhaps lesser-known venues where price-performance is excellent."

Jim Noyes
Wheaton, IL



"I use Golf Odyssey to plan two or three trips a year and find the information to be accurate and useful."

A. Donald McCulloch
Bryn Mawr, PA



"As the Executive Producer and Host of 'Sports Innerview,' which often takes me to some of the most incredible golf courses in the world, I look to Golf Odyssey for in-depth descriptions and recommendations on golf and hotel properties. Golf Odyssey is comprehensive, objective and a very useful guide for my business."

Ann Liguori
Host & Executive Producer
'Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori' syndicated cable Sports Talk Show Host, WFAN Radio



"Golf Odyssey is my first resource for any golf vacation planning. It is highly recommended for the complete golfer who wants to know the history, lore and legends for any golf vacation venue. The only problem is that it gives me a severe case of tee-itis, but maybe that's not a bad thing."

Peter K. Dany
Lebanon, NJ



"Golf Odyssey is informative, thorough and well written."

Lawrence C. Forno
Brewster, MA



"As a long-term subscriber, I've found Golf Odyssey to be informative, accurate and very useful in our business."

Michael Kearney
Golf Away Tours & Travel
Ontario, Canada



"I've only been a subscriber for 3 issues but I'm already convinced I made the right decision."

Jay Kerutis
Manhattan Beach, CA





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