Central Valley Weekend, Day 1

This weekend, I made my way up to California’s Central Valley. It turned out to be a very interesting and fruitful trip. It all started when a friend (and fellow course collector) was able to set up a round at the private Sunnyside Country Club in Fresno on Saturday afternoon. I wasn’t too excited about... Continue Reading →

Bakersfield Bound

Last Thursday, I made my way up to Bakersfield for another SCGA member outing. As you might expect, I made a full day of it and everything worked out well. A friend of mine joined me for the drive and we got started at the old private club named for the town… Bakersfield Country Club... Continue Reading →

More Central Valley Surprises

According to Mr. Newton, what goes up must come down. I went up to Modesto (albeit the very scenic route through Yosemite) on Friday. Monday saw me working my way back home. Again, it wasn’t the most direct route as I had to go out of my way for different courses along the way. As... Continue Reading →

Bakersfield Beckons Once Again

I just can’t seem to stay off the road. Just wait until you see what I’m up to next weekend! As my choices for new courses keep getting more and more limited, I tend to jump at any chance to play somewhere I haven’t played before, especially when it’s a regulation course.. I was drawn... Continue Reading →

A Surprise Return to Kern

After my last visit to Kern County not too long ago, I was happy to complete my “public” course checklist up that way. But not long after that, a friend pointed out to me that the previously private Sundale Country Club was now offering regular tee times through GolfNow. Now that I’ve finished my main... Continue Reading →

Goin’ Down to Cowtown…

Other than driving along the I-5 on my way between Southern and Northern California, I haven’t spent too much time in the Central Valley. So when Greenskeeper.org put together a “GK Plays” get-together at Stevinson Ranch Golf Club in the small town of Stevinson (just a bit south of the Modesto area), I wasn’t too... Continue Reading →

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