2015 Golf Season in Review

My 2015 Golf Season in Review, including my favorite courses, best and most challenging holes and brief summary.

Golf Destination: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (OR)

It is the Mecca of the American golf world, and the formula that has inspired remote golf destination resorts across the globe. It is the brainchild of Chicago businessman Mike Keiser, and the home of our nation’s number two, seven, twelve and fourteenth rated public golf courses and three of Golf.com’s top 100 courses in the world. ItContinue reading “Golf Destination: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (OR)”

Golf Course Review: Old Macdonald (OR)

Old Macdonald Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #12 US public, #55 US top 100,  #3 Oregon GolfWeek: #6 US modern, #5 US resort, #2 Oregon Golf.com: #10 US public, #88 world, #45 US top 100, #3 Oregon Designer: Tom Doak, Jim Urbina (2010) Ask five different people who have played Old Macdonald about the course, andContinue reading “Golf Course Review: Old Macdonald (OR)”

Upcoming Golf Trip: Bandon Dunes (OR)

Bandon. Dunes. For years, I have looked at the website (Bandon Dunes website) and dreamed of the day when I can get there and play golf at the Mecca of American public golf courses. A lot of the guys at my home course North Hills Country Club have been to Bandon, and they all raveContinue reading “Upcoming Golf Trip: Bandon Dunes (OR)”

The Country’s Best Non-Wisconsin Golf Courses… That I’ve Played

My brother and his wife bought me a golf ball cabinet (shown at the bottom of this post) about ten years ago, and I started collecting logo balls from all the different courses I played. I filled the cabinet years ago, and when I had to start replacing really good golf courses in order toContinue reading “The Country’s Best Non-Wisconsin Golf Courses… That I’ve Played”