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The American Club: Golfers now have yet another reason to visit this stunning eastern-Wisconsin resort—the recently expanded Kohler Waters Spa. New amenities include "immersion suites" with in-room whirlpools, massages and other treatments. A rooftop deck is set to open in June. Call 800-344-2838 or visit destinationkohler.com. . . . Winging It to Wales: Curious to play Celtic Manor, site of the 2010 Ryder Cup?As of May 19, Continental Airlines will begin offering a daily transatlantic flight from Newark to Bristol, England. From there, it's just a half hour by rail to the South Wales resort. Call 800-231-0856 or visit continental.com. . . . Burton Bag Baffles Burglars: As any golf traveler knows, clubs left unattended can be an invitation to thieves. Hence the new Club-Lok ($189), a bag equipped with fourteen shaft-friendly clamps that can prevent your sticks from being removed. It also comes with a retractable steel cable that can be wrapped around a stationary object, such as a bag rack, and inserted into the combination lock. Call 800-633-4630 or visit burtongolf.com. . . . Monticello Golf Trail: Call it revisionist history. In the shadow of Jefferson's famed plantation, this newly christened trail in Charlottesville, Virginia, is offering three-day, two-night packages of golf and lodging, from $250 to $800. Choose from five courses, including Poplar Grove, the final design of Sam Snead. Call 434-817-5133 or visit virginiagolfernetwork.com. . . . Connoisseurs Scotland: This collection of esteemed hotels and travel experiences has added six new properties to its portfolio, from Knockinaam Lodge, a small hotel in the remote southwest, to Marcliffe at Pitfodels, a country inn on the outskirts of Aberdeen in the northeast. For special offers, visit luxuryscotland.co.uk.

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