North for the Holidays, Part 4

I’ve been based in Toledo, Oregon this week, which has given me reasonably close access to a handful of new courses in the region. I have been able to play three more since being here, so it has worked out well. It was raining off and on Tuesday, but I still decided to take my... Continue Reading →

North for the Holidays, Part 3

After a few days with no golf over the Christmas weekend, I was back on the road Monday. I was set to drive up the Oregon coast and visit a friend in Toledo (just outside of Newport). Though I’ve played most of the notable courses along the coast, there were still plenty of lesser-known options... Continue Reading →

Course Review: Pacific Dunes

I’m going to go a little out of order with my reviews, so I can group a few other courses together and focus this post on one of the top-rated courses in the world. Whether you agree or disagree with Golf Magazine’s bi-annual “Top 100 You Can Play” list that ranks Pacific Dunes #1 in... Continue Reading →

A Little Bit of Home Cookin’

I’m spending 4th of July in my hometown of Crescent City, CA. Of course, when I come back home, I always like teeing it up on some of the local courses and enjoying a bit of nostalgia... Salmon Run Golf Course • Brookings, OR • 7/3/13 I’ve written about this course a number of times... Continue Reading →

The “Other” Bandon Courses

After a couple days in Bend, we headed toward the coast on the way back to my hometown of Crescent City, CA (just south of the Oregon border). The drive was a little longer, but it was an excuse to check out the other two courses in Bandon that I hadn’t played yet. One is... Continue Reading →

Twas the Season for Great Golf

I usually don’t play too much golf during Christmas time, especially when I’m spending the holidays up in Northen California in my hometown. Usually this time of year, it’s pouring down rain 24/7. But this year, plenty of sunshine was in the forecast. The temperatures were lower than normal without any precipitation, but the forecasts... Continue Reading →

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