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explore Members Only Pacific Links International grants its members access to some of the world’s top golf courses. by ellie baldini ★ 28 september 2013 ing golf properties in some of the world’s most desirable locations. For example, a relationship with the PGA Tour has granted members access to 32 additional private and resort Tournament Players Clubs across the U.S. And partnerships with world-class golfers means that PLI brand ambassadors now include greats like Greg Norman and Annika Sorenstam. “I am very impressed with Pacific Links’ plans for the future and excited to be affiliated with one of the world’s foremost golf-course owners and operators,” says Sorenstam, winner of 72 events on the LPGA Tour. “I am always interested in growing the game and giving people opportunities to play, and that is one of the many positive aspects of the PLI reciprocal membership.” Photos courtesy of PacIfIc LInks InternatIonaL Any seasoned golfer will tell you that the game is about more than just skill and strategy — it’s about learning to adapt to the unique challenges of different courses. Why play the same 18 holes again and again when you can tee up at courses all over the world? Enter Pacific Links International (PLI), which offers its members access to world-class golf destinations. The Canadian-owned corporation offers reciprocal access to more than 80 clubs throughout North America, Australia, and Southeast Asia, with or without a home-club membership. As a PLI member, you can play courses such as Hawaii’s breathtaking Kapolei Golf Club, a former sugarcane plantation transformed into a course with elevated greens, 80 bunkers, five lakes, and floral gardens. Or tackle the Pete Dye Golf Club in West Virginia, ranked No. 45 on Golf Digest’s 100 Greatest Courses list. Many of PLI’s affiliated courses are designed by greats such as Dye, Jack Nicklaus, and Robert Trent Jones. As an added bonus, PLI members can expect top-notch hospitality at every golf location. Think concierge services like centralized call-in service for tee times, state-of-the-art instruction, and assistance with flights and accommodations at every international location. “PLI is committed to providing our members and guests with quality golf experiences,” says CEO Bruce Simmonds. “We pride ourselves on our ability to offer members a large number of diverse courses in premier destinations around the world.” Just as a good golfer knows to focus on more than just his short game, PLI has teed up for a major expansion. The strategy? Enrich the variety of golf experiences by continuing to acquire lead- PLI Is commItted to ProvIdIng our members and guests wIth quaLIty goLf exPerIences. —ceo bruce simmonds

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - September 2013

Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Top College Football Rivalries
Hub Crawl: Montreal-Trudeau International Airport
Adventure: Falconry
Wine & Dine: Las Vegas Dining
Golf: Pacific Links International
University Spotlight: Salisbury University
Style Spotlight: Yacht Club
Gear Up: Cookout Tools
Travel Feature: Jamaica
US Airways: Countdown to Departure
Great Tastes: Fearrington Village, NC
Professional MBA: Wake Forest University
Travel: Apps for Business and Leisure
High Style: Fashion by Peter Millar
Great Dates
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - September 2013