Archive for month: October, 2013

Boulder Canyon Country Club – Sturgis, SD

28 Oct
October 28, 2013
Boulder Canyon CC

Hole #3 – Par 5, 525 yards

Motorcycles, drinking, carousing…and then more motorcycles, drinking, and carousing. This should be the motto for the Sturgis Chamber of Commerce. As I enter Sturgis along Highway 14A from Deadwood, I have to admit – I am a poser*.  Read more →

Heritage Creek Golf Club – Jamison, PA

22 Oct
October 22, 2013
Heritage Creek #9

Fall colors at Hole #9 – Par 4, 297 yards

The round started like no other – with a chauffer, and at the par 4, 302 yard fourth hole. My chauffer was Carl Feineis, a passionate employee, who invited me to explore this 9-hole gem. The fourth hole is actually #1 on the scorecard and there is a short ride to get to this tee box.  Got it? If not, here is the long explanation.  Read more →

Latona Country Club – Buena, NJ

20 Oct
October 20, 2013
Latona Golf Course #5

Hole #5 – Par 4, 330 yards

At the opening hole you are greeted by the soothing serenading sounds of bullfrogs croaking your arrival. If you can master the undulating green, a birdie is yours for the putting. The $15 green fee including cart is a great value, however, Read more →

The Frontier Roadhouse and Golf – Kalispell, MT

17 Oct
October 17, 2013
The Frontier Roadhouse and Golf

The Frontier Roadhouse and Golf Club

The power of advertising led me to this unique executive 9-hole course. I have not included many executive 9’s, but I was intrigued by their website. The restaurant and golf course at this “resort” was built by PGA Pro, Peter LeDonne and is now part of the Frontier family restaurants based in Seattle. Read more →

Jaycee Memorial Golf Course – Pine Bluff, AR

13 Oct
October 13, 2013
Jaycee Memorial #1

Train running down the left side of Hole #1

Gun shots greeted us as we pulled into the parking lot. No screams; no blood; no problem – let’s play some golf! Incoming…the train came out of nowhere and buzzed by as I addressed my first shot of the day. Can there be any more racket at this course? FYI…train tracks are out of bounds on #1 and #2. Read more →

Tumblebrook Golf Club – Coopersburg, PA

08 Oct
October 8, 2013
Tumble Brook Golf Club #4

Hole #4 – Par 5, 496 yards

1931 Donald Ross design. According to the website, Ross is “widely considered the most prolific and successful golf designer of all time. Ross was noted for his ability to create holes that were perfectly integrated into the landscape. His design philosophy stressed using what nature provided rather than wholesale remodeling of topography.” Read more →

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