Course Review: Virginia Country Club

Yesterday, I went and played Virginia Country Club in Long Beach, CA for the first time. This one has been on my wish list for a long time, but opportunities to access this private club are very few and far between. The few charity tournaments I have seen there have been ridiculously expensive. A friend... Continue Reading →

Course Review: Oakmont Country Club

When most people hear the name Oakmont Country Club, they immediately think of the famous major-host course in Western Pennsylvania. Some Northern Californians may even think of Oakmont Golf Club up in Santa Rosa. However, Southern California has its own Oakmont Country Club, located in the hills of Glendale. It was established in 1922. It’s... Continue Reading →

A New Beginning in Norwalk

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit the new Don Knabe Golf Center & Junior Academy in Norwalk. It sits on the site of what was once a very run-down Norwalk Golf Center, which I was able to play a couple years back before they closed down for a major renovation. What a difference... Continue Reading →

Course Review: Braemar Country Club

I’m off to a slow start this year, but it’s been kind of nice watching SoCal get lots of much-needed rain this month. Lately, though, the weather has been gorgeous. So it was ideal timing for Monday’s SCGA outing at Braemar Country Club in Los Angeles (Tarzana). It was a 10:00 shotgun start, but not... Continue Reading →

Course Review: North Ranch Country Club

Yesterday, I played in another SCGA member outing. This one was at North Ranch Country Club in Westlake Village, CA. This is an interesting area geographically because it straddles the border of Los Angeles County and Ventura County. I believe North Ranch Country Club technically sits in Ventura County, so that’s where it will go... Continue Reading →

Course Review: Santa Anita Golf Course

Some golf buddies and I got together for an early morning round yesterday at San Dimas Canyon, which I reviewed fairly recently and things haven’t changed too much. If anything, the fairways have actually gotten worse there, which was sad to see. Nonetheless, this article will focus only on the afternoon round at Santa Anita... Continue Reading →

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