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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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Posted in Indiana, Private Stops

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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Posted in Beyond OINK, Minnesota, Private Stops

Dayton Country Club – Dayton, OH

Aside from my quest to play the best golf in the tri-state area, I also have a mini-quest to play all of the Donald Ross courses within two hours of me. One stop on this quest is Dayton Country Club.

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Introducting The Quest

I’m halfway through John Sabino’s How to Play the World’s Most Exclusive Golf Clubs. If you haven’t heard of John Sabino, you may know his blog http://top100golf.blogspot.com/. I’ll review the book when I’m finished with it. Basically, John is one

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Posted in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Private Stops

Maketewah Country Club – Cincinnati, OH

How do you become one of the most desirable clubs in the area? Parter with a local college to build one of the best practice facilities in the country. Okay, it was a bit more complicated than that, but it

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Posted in Ohio, Private Stops

2015 Top Ten Courses Played

I played 15 unique golf courses in 2015. Four of which I’d played before. One of these was the closest muni; one was one I hadn’t given enough props to in the past; one was a course I don’t particularly

Posted in Beyond OINK, Minnesota, New Jersey, Ohio, Private Stops