Pacific Dunes Course Tour by Jon Cavalier

PACIFIC DUNES – A COURSE TOUR & APPRECIATION Bandon Dunes Resort, Bandon, OR – Tom Doak Pacific Dunes opened in 2001 and immediately skyrocketed up the rankings lists.  It currently holds the title of best overall public course per Golf Magazine, second only to Pebble Beach per Golf Digest, and is considered by Golfweek MagazineContinue reading “Pacific Dunes Course Tour by Jon Cavalier”

Transforming the Derrick – Jeff Mingay & George Waters

If you read my previous interview with Jeff Mingay, you know that he is a student of the game and its playing fields, and you also know that he is actively putting lessons learned to work in the field.  I thoroughly enjoyed the interview with Jeff, and I continue to learn from him as heContinue reading “Transforming the Derrick – Jeff Mingay & George Waters”

Journey Along the Shores – Part 11 (Blue Sky Findings)

Over the summer, the initiative to transform Canal Shores along the lines I outlined in my previous posts (4 Course Concept & Inspiration for the New Canal Shores) gained significant momentum.  That gain is primarily attributable to my good fortune in connecting with Pat Goss.  Pat is the Director of Golf for Northwestern University and Luke Donald’sContinue reading “Journey Along the Shores – Part 11 (Blue Sky Findings)”

Journey Along the Shores – Part 10 (Off-season Projects)

The season is slowly drawing to a close, and the Canal Shores Grounds Committee has made a decision to tackle several projects between now and May 1, 2016. We have scheduled the first batch of volunteer days (sessions are 9am-noon): Sat 10/31 Sun 11/15 Sat 11/28 All are welcome, and it takes no particular skill toContinue reading “Journey Along the Shores – Part 10 (Off-season Projects)”

To Heath & Links with Drew Rogers

Drew Rogers is a generous man.  I have learned this first hand in my work on GeekedOnGolf and Canal Shores.  He shares his experience and expertise freely.  So it is no surprise that he was kind enough to bring us along on his recent trip to England by sharing his experiences in daily journal posts online. DrewContinue reading “To Heath & Links with Drew Rogers”