Everybody was waiting and hoping for a battle between Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, ranked first and second, but finally it is Brandt Snedeker and his great short game that stole the show yesterday at East Lake for the FedExcup final tournament of the year.

Most of the information today is available online. You will find the detailed information on more resorts and villas than you actually want to visit in your entire lifetime. Almost every resort today has their own website which keeps giving exclusive deals, discount packages, etc to attract more business and kill competition. Now remember one thing while going through a resorts website make it a point to read the feedbacks. This gives you the visitor’s opinion of that resort. The best of resorts these days come up with really cheap packages once in a while. All you need to do is to keep your eyes and ears open.

As quickly as possible, train your staff to pay particular attention to service, to personal interaction and to customer satisfaction. Insist on it. Know the name of each customer, engage in conversation that reveals more personal details. These details can be as simple as pet ownership, car model, holiday destination and so on. This type of information is easily and readily shared. How can you start to get it? Again, a little planning will go a long way. Why not a picture of a pet on the counter to stimulate conversation in the more quiet periods? After all, isn’t it the quiet periods we want to fill?

Travel is all about broadening your horizons and seeing new places. Heading to lesser known locations is likely to give you a real feeling of adventure.

If you are sitting and waiting for the snow to melt, or thinking if you just keep playing every day, you will get better, you are fooling yourself. In the Snow Belt, you won’t practice at an indoor facility because it’s not the same as hitting off grass. And, if you’re in that warm part of the country, you are sure if you keep playing every day the additional play and exposure will surely improve your game. I know seeing this reality in print seems ridiculous, but I would almost bet there are more than a few of you reading this who actually understand what I’m saying, even though you probably would not admit it out loud.

Longuinhos Beach Resort – It is located on the Colva Beach & is about 10 minutes from the Margao Railway Station & 20 minutes drive from the International Airport. It offers 50 well furnished & sea facing rooms with all necessary facilities a/c, attached bath, 24hr room service, laundry, cable TV, etc. The resort offers 3 restaurants, bar, conference facility, doctor on call, travel desk, telephone with STD/ISD, شيلا planner, swimming pool, Jacuzzi, children’s pool, ayurvedic massages, safe deposit locker, etc. The room rates start from Rs.2800- Rs.4000.

There’s no need to be concerned about the safety of the Skywalk. Its design and construction make it capable of withstanding magnitude 8 earthquakes and winds over 100 mph! And, although only 120 people are allowed on the bridge at any one time, it’s sturdy enough to support 70 fully-loaded jumbo jets. Definitely one of the highlights of Grand Canyon bus trips, and highly recommended!

Growing Up with Monsters: My Time At Universal Studios in Rhymes is available from Amazon. Local readers can also look for it at Borders in Dickson City.

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