INFINITELY INTERESTING – KINGSLEY CLUB

An in-depth look at Mike DeVries’s brilliant design at Kingsley Club Our conversation was supposed to be focused on Mike’s thoughts about Kingsley as it approaches its 20th birthday. Before I knew what had happened, he had flipped the spotlight on to me and how my experience of the course has evolved over the yearsContinue reading “INFINITELY INTERESTING – KINGSLEY CLUB”

GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS – PRAIRIE DUNES

An in-depth look at the design synergies created by the work of Perry and Press Maxwell at Prairie Dunes Country Club When the membership of Prairie Dunes Country Club decided, almost 20 years after the opening of what was described as the greatest nine hole golf course in America, to have Press Maxwell complete theContinue reading “GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS – PRAIRIE DUNES”

HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT – CROOKED STICK

The fifth edition of this season’s Upping My Dye-Q series asserts that Crooked Stick is among the three most important courses in the history of golf architecture in America Golf course architecture in America has been marked by several eras, each with a short list of courses that epitomize the craft in their time. EarlyContinue reading “HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT – CROOKED STICK”