Golf & Shopping Extravaganza

8:00 a.m.

Wake up to a delicious breakfast at your hotel.

8:30 a.m.

Head out to one of Greensboro’s many golf courses! Golf is always in season, as the mild climate allows play on some of North Carolina’s most challenging and well-designed courses year-round.

Bryan Park Complex offers two golf courses for the discriminating golfer. The Players Course is an 18-hole championship layout featuring 79 bunkers and eight ponds/lakes. The Championship Course, designed by nationally-renowned architect Rees Jones, features 97 sand traps, grass bunkers and hollows and seven waterholes bordering scenic Lake Townsend. Bryan Park Complex is located at 6275 Bryan Park Rd. in Browns Summit, six miles north of Greensboro. Call (336) 375-2200 for information.

Grandover Resort and Conference Center offers two outstanding 18-hole courses designed by former U.S. Open Champion David Graham. Picturesque courses with varied, natural terrain plus a driving range and practice putting green make for a great golf outing. You can try 22 other courses while you’re in the area – something for the novice, as well as the semi-pro!

12:00 p.m.

Now that you’ve worked up a sweat, it’s time to savor an icy cold drink and scrumptious lunch. Try any of Greensboro’s taverns.

1:00 p.m.

Head over to the Guilford College Art Gallery. View rotating selections of fine arts and crafts. Located at 5800 West Friendly Ave. on the Guilford College campus. Call 336-316-2438 .

2:00 p.m.

Stop by the Anne Rudd Galyon & Irene Cullis Galleries at Greensboro College. Exhibitions are scheduled from August through June. The gallery shows six exhibits each year. Located at the Cowan Building on the Greensboro College campus. Call 336-272-7102.

3:00 p.m.

Have a snack and a cappuccino at a local coffee house.

4:00 p.m.

Shop ’til you drop at Four Seasons Town Centre, one of the Southeast’s largest enclosed malls. Four Seasons offers 200 department stores, specialty shops and restaurants. Catch a fashion show, art display or other special event that is regularly featured at the unique Centre Court. Located at I-40 and High Point Road.