Golf Courses

On a summer day in 2017, at a forward-thinking golf course in Chicago's western suburbs, I closed my eyes and imagined it was 1941.
Illinois suburb opens environmentally conscious golf course where Ben Hogan once reigned
On a summer day in 2017, at a forward-thinking golf course in Chicago's western suburbs, I closed my eyes and imagined it was 1941.
22 Aug 2017 - 7:07pm - 0 Comments
Pete Dye's French Lick Course named course of the year
FRENCH LICK -- The National Golf Course Owners Association has named the Pete Dye Course its 2017 course of the year. The honor is the latest for the course, which received best new course honors from Golf Digest and Golf Magazine when it opened in 2009.
15 Feb 2017 - 8:38am - 0 Comments
Mike Keiser, the man behind Bandon Dunes, is set to open Sand Valley
This article originally appeared in the October 2016 issue of PGA Magazine.
24 Oct 2016 - 4:22pm - 0 Comments
Harbor Shores golf course review | Benton Harbor, Mich. |
Major championship golf courses are special. They’re even more special when the general public can get a tee time.
25 May 2016 - 11:18am - 0 Comments
Golfers pitch in to help one of their own save Spring Lake Golf Resort
  SPRING LAKE, Fla. – Edd Vowels and his friends have been playing at Spring Lake Golf Resort for years, so they heard that Wauchula State Bank had planned to shut it down by mid-May.   "Somebody had to step u
20 May 2016 - 10:34am - 0 Comments
Volunteers plant grass to hasten Winter Park golf course renovation
  WINTER PARK, Fla. – As they shake out fistfuls of faded green-brown Bermuda-grass sprigs over the sand, a small group of volunteers and city employees ready the 101-year-old Winter Park Country Club & Golf Course in preparation for its reopeni
20 May 2016 - 2:54am - 0 Comments
Ron Jaworski's golf empire keeps growing as he focuses on fun
  PHILADELPHIA – Ron Jaworski has enjoyed much success over the years as the longtime Eagles starting quarterback, an ESPN football analyst and a businessman.
19 May 2016 - 12:16am - 0 Comments
Hailstones make huge divots in green on Nebraska golf course
  Crazy weather is to be expected in the springtime, but Mother Nature seems to really have it in for golf courses this year.
10 May 2016 - 12:50am - 0 Comments
Whispering Pines Golf Course is honoring its link to military history
  MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The military past of Whispering Pines Golf Club is being recognized with new tee markers, tee names and the installation of plaques honoring the 28 former base commanders of the property.   T
4 May 2016 - 7:36pm - 0 Comments
Oakmont's love of difficult golf will be on display again at the U.S. Open
  OAKMONT, Pa. – Jordan Spieth played Oakmont Country Club this week, making his first visit to the stern grandfather of U.S. Open golf courses.
4 May 2016 - 1:14pm - 0 Comments
Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford reopens after three-year renovation
  HARTFORD, Conn. – For the first time in almost three years golf will be played at Keney Park Golf Course in Hartford on Sunday.   Keney Park GC reopens after an extensive restoration.
29 Apr 2016 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
Boulder Oaks Golf Club course ready for play after $6.2 million makeover
  ESCONDIDO, Calif. – Having just finished his round, the golfer was loading up his clubs into his car in the parking lot last week at the Boulder Oaks Golf Club.   "Let's keep this a secret," he said
26 Apr 2016 - 3:05pm - 0 Comments
Tamarack Country Club marks five decades of original ownership
  SHILOH, Ill. – Tamarack Country Club has sprawled and flourished from humble origins that continues to thrive five decades later.   Named for the only tree that grew there, the once clay-covered farmland sports a
15 Apr 2016 - 9:00am - 0 Comments
Palmer and Sorenstam to design new 18-hole course at Tartan Park
  MINNEAPOLIS – In a burst of good fortune for east-metro golf, the 3M Co.
16 Mar 2016 - 2:00pm - 0 Comments
Jack Nicklaus helps Sherwood Country Club celebrate makeover
  THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – In 1989, Jack Nicklaus hit a ceremonial tee shot to officially open Sherwood Country Club, a course he designed at the request of then-owner David Murdoch.   On Thursday afternoon, Nicklau
4 Mar 2016 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
Goat Hill Park golf course reopens after makeover by John Ashworth
  OCEANSIDE, Calif. – A little over a year and a half after the city turned over its municipal golf course over to new managers, Oceanside's Goat Hill Park has reopened in grand fashion.
9 Feb 2016 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
El Nino rains bring hope and misery to southern California courses
  SAN DIEGO – The most conflicted people in San Diego County this week almost assuredly are those who maintain, operate and bean count at golf courses.   One moment, they're wringing hands over drought conditio
12 Jan 2016 - 2:05am - 0 Comments
South Carolina golf club makes half- size replica of Clemson football field
  Clemson will face off against Alabama for college football's national championship next Monday night and, unsurprisingly, people across South Carolina are extremely excited.  
4 Jan 2016 - 4:16pm - 0 Comments
Tom Weiskopf thrilled by chance to re-do North Course at Torrey Pines
  LA JOLLA, Calif. – Tom Weiskopf was driving and had to pull off the road.
30 Dec 2015 - 12:00pm - 0 Comments