Course Review: Orinda Country Club

This last Northern California trip was a whirlwind three days with plenty of driving and a lot of golf during the longest days of the year. I have one more course to review, though, and I certainly saved the best for last. Orinda Country Club is something special in the East Bay Area. Like Marin... Continue Reading →

Short Course Blitz: North Bay Area

I spent another very busy three days in Northern California last week. In total, I ended up playing 11 new courses. It was an interesting mix this time as four of them were private clubs, one was a normal public 18 and six were 9-hole short courses. Obviously, I have a lot of reviews and... Continue Reading →

From the Shoreline to the Stadium

I ended up playing seven new courses on my recent trip up to the Silicon Valley/San Jose area. Three of them were short tracks (Sunken Gardens, Pruneridge and Rancho del Pueblo) and I reviewed those already in my latest Short Course Blitz. The two marquee rounds on Saturday and Sunday afternoons were at high-end private/resort... Continue Reading →

Disappointment in the Delta

The last day of my recent Bay Area trip took me to the northeast part of the Bay Area. Perhaps it’s better known as the Sacramento Delta region, where the bay transitions into the rivers and sloughs near Stockton and Sacramento. I had only been to this area once before, and both of those courses... Continue Reading →

Course Review: Lake Merced Golf Club

Monday’s round at Lake Merced Golf Club was the main reason for this most recent little trip to the Bay Area. It’s one I’ve been looking forward to for awhile. The NCGA has outings here every year and it is always their most popular event. In recent years, they’ve done two outings each year and... Continue Reading →

Golfin’ on the Dock of Bay

I recently took another 3-day trip to the Bay Area, centered around an NCGA outing at historic Lake Merced Golf Club on Monday. A friend and I drove up together on Sunday morning and we were able to squeeze in plenty of golf before and after that round Monday—despite some limited daylight thanks to the... Continue Reading →

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