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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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Posted in Beyond OINK, South Carolina

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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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

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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White Bear Yacht Club – White Bear Lake, MN

Played: 2015 Yardage: 6,471 (I played a mix of white and blue tees) I profess that I have not played a lot of the great courses in the United States. I have studied words and pictures of the greats for

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Ocean City, New Jersey Golf Experiences – 2013 to 2015

After spending three summer weeks in Ocean City, NJ over the past 3 years, I thought I’d pass on some quick notes about the courses I played out there. What surprised me is the amount of really good golf around

Posted in Beyond OINK, New Jersey

Minneapolis Golf Trip – Final Thoughts

For a state with such a short golf season as Minnesota, I’m surprised to see so many good courses and so many passionate golfers. What I have come to learn is that I only scratched the surface of great golf

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