A Return to Bighorn

Last year, I was blown away by my experience at Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert. I had played in an SCGA outing and the round on The Canyons course there represented my 750th course played. What’s funny is that my round this year on The Mountains course would have been number 850 if not... Continue Reading →

Course Review: Black Gold Golf Club

Yesterday, I stayed close to home for an afternoon round at Black Gold Golf Club in Yorba Linda. It’s a course I’ve been wanting to revisit and get a fresh experience. The only other time I played here was many years ago. I remember liking the course somewhat, but I didn’t love it. And, like... Continue Reading →

Birthday Bonanza 2015 (Continued)

I chronicled Thursday and Friday of my birthday weekend, but I still had plenty of golf in store for Saturday and Sunday, so here we go. In true Nomad style, Thursday was spent in Ventura County and Friday down in Carlsbad. Saturday found me headed east into the Coachella Valley and Sunday I was in... Continue Reading →

Back in the Desert (Again!)

The Coachella Valley just can’t keep me away. As my SoCal public, regulation-18 course checklist dwindles down to the final few, I can smell the finish line. I will be pushing hard and fast over the next few weeks to complete this task. After taking care of both Tahquitz Creek courses last weekend, I was... Continue Reading →

Wrapping Up My Labor Day Weekend

Most times I get a three-day weekend, I’ll take a little road trip. But I’ve already had plenty of those this summer and a couple more coming up soon, so I figured I’d keep it close to home over the Labor Day holiday. Well, “close to home” by my standards. After two rounds out in... Continue Reading →

Course Review: Journey at Pechanga

Three-word review: Worth the wait! Long-winded review: Wow! What a difference a week makes. Last Sunday, I was slated to play the highly touted Journey at Pechanga course for the first time. However, the weather was so ugly when I showed up, that I decided to cancel my tee time and play Summerly instead. I... Continue Reading →

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