Pablo Creek Golf Club: A Course Created with a Broad Vision

The notion of building golf courses in remote areas free of real estate subdivisions and unnatural intrusions has been the most welcomed concept in the modern age of the sport with… [more]

Pablo Creek Golf Club: A Course Created with a Broad Vision Pablo Creek Golf Club: A Course Created with a Broad Vision

Courses Added to the Playlist in 2014

Although I have traveled farther and wider in past years and played many more courses new to my life list, 2014 was a year that featured tremendous diversity and interesting travelogues.… [more]

Courses Added to the Playlist in 2014 Courses Added to the Playlist in 2014

Winter Escape to Indian Creek

There are certain aspects of great golf experiences that make them more memorable than others. Typically a unique setting, good conditions, a variety of shots and good company make… [more]

Winter Escape to Indian Creek Winter Escape to Indian Creek

Upcoming Trip: Indian Creek

We're off to Southern Florida on Thursday for a long weekend of golf. It'll be our first trip of 2015, and we're looking forward to escaping the winter weather here in the Northeast.… [more]

Upcoming Trip: Indian Creek Upcoming Trip: Indian Creek

Twisted Dune Golf Club – A Jersey Jem

Twisted Dune Golf Club is a wonderful course full of little pleasures with conditions comparable or exceeding that of any private club. The biggest surprise in playing Twisted Dune… [more]

Twisted Dune Golf Club – A Jersey Jem Twisted Dune Golf Club - A Jersey Jem

Rustic Canyon Golf Club

Located just north of Los Angeles in Moorpark, CA, Rustic Canyon Golf Club is a top-tier public course designed by Gil Hanse. Just as the name insinuates, the course is located in a… [more]

Rustic Canyon Golf Club Rustic Canyon Golf Club

Mid Ocean Club

Mid Ocean Club is a classic Golden Age golf course designed by the great Charles Blair MacDonald in 1921. Located in Tucker Town, Bermuda, the course is situated on some of the most… [more]

Mid Ocean Club Mid Ocean Club

Streamsong Resort

Out beyond the glitter of theme parks and the sprawl of Orlando lies Streamsong Resort. A night time arrival at Streamsong is quite surreal as the only landmarks are a massive dragline… [more]

Streamsong Resort Streamsong Resort

The Melbourne Sandbelt & Victorian Peninsula

The Victorian Open concluded Sunday on the Australasian PGA Tour, bringing back memories of my trip to the Melbourne Sandbelt Region in 2004 for the Australian Junior Championship.… [more]

The Melbourne Sandbelt & Victorian Peninsula The Melbourne Sandbelt & Victorian Peninsula

East Lake Golf Club

We set off for Atlanta last week for a couple days of golf and music, both of which we did very well at. We even managed to fit in a visit to the Oakland Cemetery to complete our journey… [more]

East Lake Golf Club East Lake Golf Club

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Photos: The Masters 2015

| 04.15.2015 | 0 Comments

We were fortunate enough to spend a couple days at Augusta National Golf Club last week to check out this year’s Masters tournament and explore the golf course. Below are some pictures from Wednesday’s practice round and par-3 contest. Stay tuned for a full article about our day and a list of the best vantage points at Augusta […]

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Pablo Creek Golf Club: A Course Created with a Broad Vision

| 03.30.2015 | 0 Comments

The notion of building golf courses in remote areas free of real estate subdivisions and unnatural intrusions has been the most welcomed concept in the modern age of the sport with such bold designs as Sand Hills, Bandon Dunes, Sutton Bay, Bully Pulpit and, more recently, Streamsong. On a much more discreet level, clubs have […]

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Reinventing the Blue Monster at Trump Doral

| 03.08.2015 | 0 Comments

The severity of the Blue Monster was elevated recently, when Donald Trump purchased the Doral Resort and hired notable course architect Gil Hanse to redesign the course. Hanse changed many holes dramatically by adding length, moving and reshaping greens and placing bunkers in strategic locations. The result: the second hardest course on the PGA Tour. […]

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Fox Chapel Golf Club

| 09.13.2013 | 1 Comments

Fox Chapel Golf Club is a Golden Age gem designed in 1923 by one of golf’s greatest architects, Seth Raynor.  It has played host to a number of championship events including the 1985 US Womens Open, the 2002 Curtis Cup and most recently the Senior Players Championship among others. The course is held in high regard by many of […]

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Oakmont Country Club

| 05.30.2011 | 0 Comments

Oakmont Country Club Tour 5/29/11 In the previous post – Oakmont Country Club – I gave a tour of the first five holes at Oakmont Country Club.  The following is a tour of the par three sixth hole at Oakmont.  The green is very challenging, and the landing area is very small.  Any shot that […]

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Lancaster Country Club

| 06.05.2011 | 0 Comments

Architect William Flynn has designed many great golf courses in his time and Lancaster Country Club is certainly one of them.  Built in 1919, Lancaster Country Club follows the natural contours of the rolling hills of the Pennsylvania Dutch countryside.  It is a championship venue that features difficult par fours that challenge even the best golfers.  […]