The Avid Sportsman delivers exceptional sporting experiences.  Golf, fishing, equestrian and shooting sports are featured in Southern Pines and Pinehurst, North Carolina.  Florida and the Keys, Ireland and metropolitan New York expand the offering to include true links golf and saltwater fly-fishing.

Online, our Sporting Journals feature unbiased first-hand reports on world-class destinations, instruction and equipment.  In addition to the ‘where and what’, we also focus on the ‘who’.  Often it’s the camaraderie that makes a good trip… great!

We constantly search for spectacular sporting experiences!  Do you have a favorite destination, or adventure that you’d like to share with us?  Just use our “CONTACT” page, and yes, we’d love to see your photos!

Randy Cavanaugh is the founder and managing partner of The Avid Sportsman.  A 2007 Member of the PGA of America’s Quarter Century Club, Randy has USA, European, Asian and South American PGA Tours event experience.  He has taught thousands of golf lessons to novice & Tour players. When not on the golf course or practice tee, RC often can be found fishing.  His passion is fly-fishing in shallow saltwater.