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A Day At Oakmont, As Good As It Gets

Three Years In The Works I think I was first invited to play Oakmont over three years ago. My friends of 20 years became friendly with a member and the opportunity to play seemed inevitable. But life’s funny in how … 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…

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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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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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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…

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Course Review: Forest Dunes

Forest Dunes – Roscommon, MI (Architect: Tom Weiskopf) Background Built on property once owned by the founder of General Motors and Detroit Mafia families, Forest Dunes was born into existence in 2002.  Designed by major champion Tom Weiskopf, the (appropriately named)…

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Course Review: TPC Deere Run

TPC Deere Run – Silvis, IL (Architect: D.A. Weibring) Background Located in Silvis, Illinois, the Quad Cities region, TPC Deere Run has hosted the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic since 2000. The course was featured as one of America’s 100 Greatest Public…

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Course Review: Harbor Shores

Harbor Shores Golf Course – Benton Harbor, MI (Architect: Jack Nicklaus) Background Less than 90 miles from Chicago resting on the eastern shores of Lake Michigan, Jack Nicklaus was hired to design a golf course that would someday host major…

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Right In The Chi-Chis

I Only Watch To See Meghan’s Tits If you’re an avid watcher of the Golf Channel’s Big Break you might have noticed that this week’s episode featured special guest Chi-Chi Rodriguez. The 78 year old pro came on the show … Continue reading

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4+ Months Later, Still Painful

I attended the Ryder Cup last fall at Medinah – Friday sessions only. Having played the course before it was a treat to watch the event in person, a bucket list sort of thing since I’ve been to a few … Continue reading

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