If we keep playing the Louisville Metro Parks Golf Courses we may need to invest in a pair of those “new-fangled” high top golf shoes. How would three (we lost Woody somewhere along the way) old geezers look in those and a pair of sleek golf pants? “The course has no water hazards and no bunkers, making it a perfect course for both the novice and experienced golfers”…per the course website.
Hole #1 on the Crescent Hill Golf Course is a wide-open, straight par 5 that plays 493 yards from the white tees. This is a nice, easy warmup hole to get your round started. So why did we card a 6, 7, and 8 to start our round? Duffers! Sorry, I’m not sure I can go on. Read more →
“You can’t see the forest for the trees”…Woody; “Hills and Dales”…Ed; “Just too hard for me”…Dave; “Trees and sloping fairways everywhere”…Scott. These quotes should cover everything as you make your way around this track. Probably nothing else you need to know before you attempt to play this 9-hole Louisville municipal course. For those of you who actually know how to play this game… Read more →
“Look before you hit” the sign says. Words to heed before you strike your opening shot down the first fairway. Reis Avenue runs parallel and very close to the left side of Hole #1. But if you time it perfectly, the wayward hook can provide quite a bit of extra roll! Holes #2 and #3 are carbon copy par 3 holes – one of 165 yards and the other 150 yards. Both require Read more →
Don’t judge a book by its cover. First impressions can be very deceiving. Remember these words as you turn onto Duncan Avenue and start to dodge all the semi’s delivering their goods to the warehouses along this strip. I was starting to wonder if Siri was playing a joke on us because there was no way there was a beautiful course down this street. So when Siri said, “you have arrived, the destination is on the left”, Lincoln Park West and the Pulaski Skyway loomed before us. The course was
The translation of Immergrün must be not a flat/level lie on the entire course. When I asked the St. Francis University Women’s Golf Coach, if there was anything special we needed to know about the course she said, “not a flat lie anywhere to be found”. This is sooooo true! Our day almost ended before it began. Read more →
Why is this Door County’s Best Kept Secret? Who will not allow the word to spread? Why is it that my new friends at Thornberry Creek at Oneida Golf Facility just down the road had never heard of it? Door County, WI - the Cape Cod of the Midwest. Home to Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant; Peninsula State Park; Eagle Bluff Lighthouse; Fish Boils; and