Category Archives: Courses

Posts that discuss a specific course or courses.

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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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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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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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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Course Review: The Loop at Forest Dunes

Forest Dunes (The Loop, Red Routing) – Roscommon, MI (Architect: Tom Doak) Background Forest Dunes’ 3rd owner finally figured out how to make money at his gem of a facility and decided to invest some of it back into a 2nd … Continue reading

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Masters Week: The Oldies But Goodies

Blasts From My Past Over the last 4 years I’ve written a few timely posts about the Masters, attending the tournament, and supposed secret goings on around the club. Because I don’t have time to keep up with all things … Continue reading

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Spieth One Week, DJ The Next – I Like Where 2017 Is Headed

DJ At The Riv I usually love watching a final round at Riviera Country Club – there’s drama, the course is great, and it is a complete 180 degrees from the shit show broadcast CBS gives at Pebble a week … Continue reading

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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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I Can Always Do Worse – Predictions For 2017

Well Hello There 2017, I See You Coming… I’ve been so bad at my annual predictions on this site that I hesitate to even attempt them again. Why bother? I’ll pick some big tournament winners, none of them will come … Continue reading

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