Author Archives: shutfacegolf

Course Review: Arcadia Bluffs (Bluffs)

Arcadia Bluffs (The Bluffs Course) – Arcadia, MI (Architects: Warren Henderson and Rick Smith – 1999) Background In 1999 the Northern Michigan golf landscape changed dramatically when the brash, bold, and eye-popping Arcadia Bluffs Golf Course debuted to the golfing … Continue reading

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Masters Week 2018: The Finale

The Apocalypse Is Upon Us Not because Patrick Reed won the Masters, or because Trump is President, but because I’m posting for the 2nd time in a week. It’s been quite a long time since that has happened but the Masters … Continue reading

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Masters Week 2018: Thinning The Herd

This Post Has Nothing To Do With Jordan Spieth’s Hariline (Or Mine) Oh hell yeah, its Masters Week! My Christmas is finally here, it really is. Just 3 more days until Santa comes down the chimney and golf nerds like … Continue reading

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Thomas Wins But Loses By Throwing Out A Fan, And Tiger Was Back Too

Who’s Counting? Seventy-six days. SEVENTY-SIX. That isn’t a typo. That’s how long it has been since my last post. I have no excuses other than life and priorities but it feels good to be back. I bet Tiger is thinking … Continue reading

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My Dream Eighteen – Inward Nine (Part II)

A Long Walk Home Hopefully you read my previous post so you have a clue of what is going on here. If not, hit the link and figure it out. On to the inward nine of my Dream 18 otherwise. … Continue reading

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My Dream Eighteen – Outward Nine (Part I)

Inspired, If You Can Call It That I’ve always been intrigued by the idea of the Dream 18 concept. I first read about a similar concept as a kid when I was becoming a young golf nerd. The book that … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Tiger (Again)

A Hero’s Welcome Challenge Tiger Woods returned to the golf world last weekend in the Bahamas at the Hero World Challenge. Oh, you knew that already? He looked good. No, he was more than good, he looked fantastic. He was … Continue reading

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It Isn’t the Ball

A ≠ C But A+B+Dx5 Does = C Did I lose you already? Good. Hang in there. Ok, so I haven’t posted in 3 months and you’re wondering what has drawn me out of my cave of hibernation to do so … Continue reading

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Back And Loaded With Hot Takes

Four Posts In 3 Months Isn’t Bad For A Dead Guy Okay, okay, okay……I’ve been a little detached from this place for most of the summer. Vacations, kids, work, and most importantly my own golf game have taken priority over … Continue reading

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Its John Deere Week, You Know What That Means…

It Means I’m Re-Blogging My TPC John Deere Course Review An oldie but a goodie, here’s my 2013 post reviewing my trip to TPC Deere Run in 2009. Enjoy.  

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