Sand Hills Golf Club was more a myth than a real place for me.  Located in Nebraska, Coore & Crenshaw’s modern masterpiece sparked a golf architecture renaissance that has fueled my passion for the subject, and the game itself.  I had heard stories that one could write a polite letter to Sand Hills’s owner, Mr.Continue reading “THE MAN, THE MYTH – KYLE HEGLAND & SAND HILLS”

Desert Forest Daydreaming

This post started as a cure for the winter blues.  My business travels usually take me to Scottsdale in December, affording an opportunity to see my favorite desert golf course – Desert Forest.  No such luck in 2017, and I found myself missing it greatly. My first visit to Desert Forest was with Dan Moore,Continue reading “Desert Forest Daydreaming”

Journey Along the Shores – Part 20 (Spring Project)

Our Superintendent Tony Frandria and Assistant Superintendent John Lee have worked wonders to continue the improvement of our putting surfaces.  However, there is not much that they can do when those surfaces have shrunk to a size much smaller than originally intended.  Such is the case on our 17th and 18th greens. It is alsoContinue reading “Journey Along the Shores – Part 20 (Spring Project)”

Somerset Hills CC Tour by Jon Cavalier

SOMERSET HILLS COUNTRY CLUB – A COURSE TOUR & APPRECIATION Bernardsville, NJ – A.W. Tillinghast On a recent Tillinghast Tour, I was fortunate to be able to play Somerset Hills, Quaker Ridge and Fenway Golf Club.  Previously, I’d played the East Course at Baltimore Country Club / Five Farms, Ridgewood Country Club, Bethpage Black andContinue reading “Somerset Hills CC Tour by Jon Cavalier”