Captains Cove Golf & Yacht Club – Greenbackville, VA

09 Jun
June 9, 2017

Hole #1 – Par 4, 311 yards (maroon). Water everywhere.

Water, bunkers, hills, and fast greens; more water, bunkers, hills, and fast greens; and even more water, bunkers, hills, and fast greens. That is what you will find at Captains Cove Golf & Yacht Club in Greenbackville, VA. Greenbackville – it sounds like a made up name as in the movie Read more →

The Course at Petteys Park – Brush, CO

24 May
May 24, 2017
The Course at Pettys Park

Entrance to The Course at Petteys Park…aka Bunker Hill Country Club

I’ve passed this course numerous times throughout the years as I cruised I-76 from Denver to Nebraska. I was interested in discovering how this Colorado course had acquired the name of Bunker Hill Golf Course. Boston, MA, I understand; Brush, CO, not so much. Here is what I found out… Read more →

Balboa Park Golf Course – San Diego, CA

26 Apr
April 26, 2017

Hole #6 – Palm trees swaying in the distance

Today, Always Time for 9 wished our name was Always Time for 18. But before I judge too quickly, let’s review the 9-hole Balboa Park Golf Course. It’s a bird…it’s a plane…it’s Read more →

Mount Meadows Golf Course – Red Feather Lakes, CO

01 Apr
April 1, 2017
Mount Meadows GC #7

Fairway at Hole #7 – At least it has a nice view!

“Great 9-hole golf, brought the kids out for a great day of golf”. This review was posted one month before I visited this course (please imagine my air-quotes). After finally finding the course, my conclusion about the golfer who posted this was… Read more →

Russell Municipal Golf Course – Russell, KS

22 Mar
March 22, 2017

Hole #1 – Par 4, 386 yards

The journey of the Springfield “kids” continues…if you are studying a map of Kansas, you are probably thinking – why Russell? Here are a few reasons we stopped: It’s only about 1 1/2 hours south of the geographical center of the US; it’s on I-70, thus an extension of the I-70, Eastern Colorado Small Town Golf Trail; it has a 9-hole golf course; I have a nephew named Russell; and probably the main reason,

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National City Golf Course – National City, CA

22 Feb
February 22, 2017
National City GC #7

Hole #7 – Par 4, 310 yards. Need some elevation on that tee shot!

It has rained for 40 days and 40 nights in the San Diego area. As my ark pulled into the parking lot at National City Golf Course, the clouds parted; the sun came out; and we played golf. Read more →

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