My first trip to Bandon Dunes confirmed what I had heard all along - that it is among the very best places for golf on the planet. By Brian Murphy.
My 2015 Golf Season in Review, including my favorite courses, best and most challenging holes and brief summary.
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. It … Continue reading Golf Destination: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (OR)
Pacific Dunes Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #2 US public, #18 US top 100, 18 toughest, #1 OregonGolfWeek: #2 US modern, #1 US resort, #1 OregonGolf.com: #1 US public, #20 world, #12 US top 100, #1 Oregon Designer: Tom Doak (2001) While the course measures only 6,633 yards from the tips, extreme thought should be put … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Pacific 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 rave … Continue reading Upcoming Golf Trip: Bandon Dunes (OR)
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 to … Continue reading The Country’s Best Non-Wisconsin Golf Courses… That I’ve Played