Category Archives: Courses

Posts that discuss a specific course or courses.

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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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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Course Review: Lawsonia (Links Course)

Lawsonia (Links Course) – Green Lake, WI (Architect: William Langford) Background Golfers travel by the thousands into the great state of Wisconsin to play golf at Lake Geneva, near Kohler, and at Erin Hills. Those are the destination resorts and courses that make the … Continue reading

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Course Review: Whistling Straits (Straits Course)

Whistling Straits (Straits Course) – Kohler, WI (Architect: Pete Dye) Background While there are other tracks to play in Kohler, Pete Dye’s Straits Course is the money maker that everyone comes to see at Whistling Straits. The former airfield called Camp … Continue reading

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Course Review: The Warren Course At Notre Dame

The Warren Course At Notre Dame – South Bend, IN (Architects: Bill Coore & Ben Crenshaw) Background The Warren Course at Notre Dame opened just before the turn of the century to rave reviews. It was and still is one … 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 … Continue reading

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Course Review: Kapalua – The Plantation Course

Kapalua (The Plantation Course) – Maui, HI (Architects: Ben Crenshaw/Bill Coore) Background The Kapalua resort on the island of Maui began building the Plantation Course in the early 90s after architects Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore were hired for the … Continue reading

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