Midwest Choices – Version 1

I had an interesting exchange with a reader recently. He gave me a handful of places to pick from and asked me my thoughts. I thought I’d share the courses sent to me and what my thoughts were. While most

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Melrose Course – Daufuskie Island, SC

What’s clear to me now is that if you have a golf course, and your location starts with D-A-U and ends with “Island”, you should probably not let me play. I previously shared my experience of Isle Dauphine Golf Course

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Isle Dauphine Golf Course – Dauphin Island, AL

Played: September 22nd and 23rd, 2009 Yardage: 6,279, I think. Don’t have the scorecard anymore. Par: 72 Architect: Unsure. I believe Robert Bruce Harris had involved, along with Charles Maddox. I decided to look back at a couple of courses

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What Golf Courses Define You?

An interesting thread came up on GCA about golf courses that have defined your golfing life. I thought this would be a good time to reflect on those such courses for me. Here is the extended version. Delhi Hills Par

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Year in Courses – 2016

As expected, I didn’t see that many unique courses in 2016. Having joined a club, I have little financial reason to venture outwards. My desire to see new places and study the best courses in my area remains high. Ultimately,

Posted in Indiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Private Stops

Wolf Run Golf Club, Zionsville, Indiana

I stepped into the Wolf’s den. Save for a few golf balls and a dead cell phone, I came out relatively unscathed. Okay, the cell phone incident actually happened at a different course, but that’s a different story. If you’re

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Bring a Newbie to the Course Challenge!

Is that really the best title I can come up with? We golfers constantly hear things like, “Grow the Game” and “Golf is Dying” and “How Can We Get Millennials on the Course?”. Personally, I think golf’s demise is greatly

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RIP, FreeGolfInfo.com

13 Years and 960 posts later, my presence on FreeGolfInfo.com is coming to an unceremonious end. Well, not just me; but everyone. On October 6th, FreeGolfInfo.com will shut its servers down. That’s it! A golf site is shutting down! The

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Wilmington Municipal Golf Course – Wilmington, NC

I like beaches. I do I’m fortunate to be able to indulge in this love of mine at least once a year. And when I do, I make sure I bring the sticks. Through careful negotiation, I am allotted one

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Ryder Cup Captain’s Picks – Pre Barclays

We’re coming up on what is my favorite golf event: The Ryder Cup. Hell, I allotted two hours of my trip to Minneapolis last year to send time on-site at Hazeltine National just looking at the place. Since I have

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