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Course Review: Erin Hills

Erin Hills – Erin, WI (Architects: Michael Hurdzan, Dana Fry, & Ron Whitten) Background Bob Lang made millions selling greeting cards and then turned his passion to golf later in life. More specifically, he wanted to build a golf course that…

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Torrey Pines South Course Review Redux

Another Farmers, another re-post of my Torrey Pines course review. Enjoy!

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Equipment Review: OptiShot2 Home Golf Simulator

Winter Sucks, I Do My Best To Make The Most Of It What is a golf nut supposed to do when you live in the Midwest, the ground is covered with 10 inches of snow, and it is 27 degrees … Continue reading

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Course Review: Bethpage State Park (Black Course)

Bethpage State Park (Black Course) – Farmingdale, NY (Architect: Albert Warren Tillinghast 1936) Background When the United States was in the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt set the wheels in motion for his New Deal that would bring … Continue reading

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Augusta Land, Coming Soon?

Something Is Brewing Around Magnolia Lane What if I told you that Augusta National was about to get bigger and better? Is that something you’d be interested in? The “better” part of that statement is debatable depending on who you … Continue reading

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Kapalua Time Redux

A Traditional Tradition There’s no golf on today, the Tournament of Champions starts this week, and that means its time for me to re-post my now two year old course review of Kapalua’s Plantation course. Bottom line, the place is … Continue reading

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Drama At The Western Am

Western Strong The Western Amateur is largely held as the toughest test in amateur golf. It is also one of the oldest championships of its kind along with its brother, the U.S. Am. The Western tougher than the USGA’s championship … Continue reading

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Course Review: TPC Deere Run

It Is That Time Of Year Yes, ’tis John Deere week. Which means my annual post reviewing TPC Deere Run must be regurgitated to you. Do what you like with it. I’m just going to put it out there, if … Continue reading

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A Good Belting: JT Spencer And Peter Millar Belts

Millar Time! Golf Digest’s Mr. Style, Marty Hackel, says that only young athletic guys can where white belts. He goes by the Rule of 36. It states, one should be both size 36 waist or smaller and 36 years and younger … Continue reading

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Course Review: Torrey Pines (South)

Torrey Pines(South Course) – La Jolla, CA (Architects: William P. Bell/Rees Jones re-design) Background The San Diego, California area has always been known for its military presence, and during World War II the land that both Torrey Pines Golf Courses…

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