Overtime in Olympic Valley

The original plan for this last Northern California trip had Gray's Crossing and Old Greenwood as my final two rounds on Tuesday before a long drive home. However, you may have noticed that a couple rounds got played earlier than anticipated along the way and that left only Old Greenwood to play that morning. Ultimately,... Continue Reading →

Keep on Truckee-in’

The main goal for my most recent trip to Northern California was to knock out all of the "Lost Sierra" region, which is basically all the courses in Plumas County (11 courses total) and also Diamond Mountain as the lone Lassen County representative. With the long summer days and, good planning and some fortunate circumstances,... Continue Reading →

Climbing the Mountains in Clio

It's no secret that I love mountain golf, which is why I had been looking forward to this trip for awhile. There are several courses in this Lost Sierra/Plumas County region that I've been dying to play for years, so it was rewarding to see it all come together in one whirlwind visit. I've been... Continue Reading →

Looking for Diamonds in the Rough

We're going to go a little out of order as I review the various courses from my most recent Northern California trip that took me all over the "Lost Sierra" and down into the Truckee/Tahoe area once again. I will pair up the course reviews geographically to make things easier. After staying the night in... Continue Reading →

Short Course Blitz: The Lost Sierra

I recently returned from another very productive Northern California trip, which kind of evolved into what will likely be my final "big" golf vacation this year. We shall see. This trip saw me returning to the greater Lake Tahoe region, where I played a few more courses on the California side (the northwestern side). The... Continue Reading →

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 →

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