Category Archives: Course Reviews

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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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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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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