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 →

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