Archive for year: 2017

Lambert’s Point Golf Course – Norfolk, VA

09 Sep
September 9, 2017

Hole #3 – Par 3, 167 yards. Play it off the hill to the right?

We didn’t know what to expect. The reviews ranged from “this course was carved out of an industrial dump and that’s what it is…a course to avoid” to “the best 9-hole course I have ever played”. The Always Time for 9 team is continually up for a challenge, so we packed our bags and headed for Virginia to rate this course for ourselves. Is Lambert’s Point Golf Course an Ace or a Double Bogey? Read more →

The Springs at Borrego RV Resort and Golf Course – Borrego Springs, CA

24 Aug
August 24, 2017

Hole #1…or in my case, Hole #9

First things first, you need: 1) A road-hugging convertible sports car. 2) A full tank of gas. 3) An empty bladder. 4) Dramamine. Let’s see how prepared I was… Read more →

Golden Horseshoe Golf Club (Spotswood Course) – Williamsburg, VA

09 Aug
August 9, 2017

Hole #8 – Par 3, 100 yards (white). Don’t be short!

“Best nine-hole short course in the country”. That is how it has been described by Golf Magazine. However, the real test of the Spotswood Course came when the crack team at Always Time for 9 hit the links in May of 2017. After intense scrutiny, the course scores have been tabulated and the results are Read more →

Quail Creek Golf Course – North Liberty, IA

19 Jul
July 19, 2017

Hole #9 – Pond to carry on your last iron shot of the day – Good Luck!

North Liberty was honored with a Playful City USA designation for the sixth time in 2017. This national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. This award credits the cities for putting the needs of families first so kids can learn, grow and develop important life skills, and for transforming ordinary places into useful play areas. Congratulations to North Liberty, IA. Sounds like the type of town Always Time for 9 would find a nice, friendly 9-hole golf course. Here is what we found Read more →

American Classic Golf Club – Lewes, DE

04 Jul
July 4, 2017

Hole #3 – Par 4, 285 yards (white). Couple of very penal bunkers.

The mystery has been solved! I was confused (nothing new) as I searched the internet about golf courses in the Lewes/Rehoboth Beach area of Delaware. If you have ever searched for golf courses in Delaware you will understand – there just aren’t that many. Even harder if you are seeking a 9-hole course. I was excited when I found the Heritage Inn and Golf Club website. The confusing part was there wasn’t much information about the golf club. I decided to go another route and we made our tee time at American Classic Golf Club in Lewes (the first town in the first state) and Britt, the course manager, was the one who helped solve the mystery. Read more →

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 →

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