November/December 2013 Issue Cover Story Winter Escapes—As the days grow shorter and colder in many regions of the U.S. and around the world, it's time to start dreaming about your next getaway. Luckily for you, Troon has a plethora of choices for a sun-splashed, fairway-filled, much-deserved vacation. Here are a few of our winter favs. Editor's Note: Still a Silly Season?—Other major sports shut down for at least a few months to let fans and players recharge their batteries. But with the 2014 PGA Tour season starting just weeks after the 2013 season ended, the golf season now feels like it slogs on forever. Arizona Prime: The People's Country Club—Every club goes through changes—tweaks to the golf course, a renovated dining area. But rarely is a club purchased by its members. That's what happened at FireRock Country Club in Fountain Hills, AZ, and the results are very positive. Holiday Gifts: 'Tis The Season for Giving...and for Hinting—Our editors suggest several golf goodies to give and — doing a little hinting of our own — several to ask for. From warm winter sweaters to training aids to golf balls, here are some great ideas for your holiday shopping list.