National City Golf Course – National City, CA


22 Feb
February 22, 2017
National City GC #7

Hole #7 – Par 4, 310 yards. Need some elevation on that tee shot!

It has rained for 40 days and 40 nights in the San Diego area. As my ark pulled into the parking lot at National City Golf Course, the clouds parted; the sun came out; and we played golf.  Read more →

Port Townsend Golf Club – Port Townsend, WA


09 Feb
February 9, 2017
Port Townsend GC #7

Chief Chetzemoka stands over Hole #7 and welcomes you to the course.

I entered the hallowed grounds of Port Townsend Golf Club and was greeted by Chief Chetzemoka just as he has welcomed pioneers since 1854. A friend to the white settlers who entered the area many years ago, I was hoping for that friendly experience as I approached the first tee box.  Read more →

Mosswood Meadows Golf Course – Monroe City, MO


18 Jan
January 18, 2017
Mosswood Meadows GC

Greetings from Mosswood Meadows Golf Course

Springfield, IL - this is where the story begins – please bear with me. They kept getting it wrong. The signs around town stated, “Welcome to Springfield” – not one correctly phrased… Read more →

Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club – Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada


01 Jan
January 1, 2017
NOTL Golf Club #5

Hole #5 with Lake Ontario on left side of tee box.

It was a cold, rainy, and blustery day on the golf links. I tried to steady myself as I bent down to expertly form my tee out of a small pile of wet sand. I placed my gutty on the tee and extracted my brassie from its well-worn leather bag. I then proceeded to thrash my tee shot dead right into the Firth of Forth (or is it Forth of Firth) or better yet, was it just a moment of time travel and my ball was just resting at the bottom of Lake Ontario? Read more →

Watkins Glen Golf Course – Watkins Glen, NY


09 Dec
December 9, 2016
Watkins Glen GC #5

Hole #5 – Par 3, 159 yards. Seneca Lake in the background.

The itinerary for September 25th read: Golf at Watkins Glen Golf Coursehiking at Watkins Glen State Parktouring New York’s Farm Sanctuary; and drinking our way around Finger Lakes Wine Country. How our day actually turned out… Read more →

Ballwin Golf Club – Ballwin, MO


23 Nov
November 23, 2016
Ballwin Golf Club #1

Hole #1 – Par 4, 336 yards from the gold/black tees. Two creeks to start your round.

It’s our 50th anniversary! Time to celebrate! It took us 16 hours to drive from Denver to Ballwin, MO, a trip that would normally take about 12 hours but we are old folks and we have to …well, you probably understand. Fifty years is a long time but it’s not the anniversary you are thinking, it’s… Read more →

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