Archive for category: Birdie

Copper Creek Golf Course – Farmington Hills, MI

15 Nov
November 15, 2017

Hole#8 – Par 3, 150 yards. Trouble left, right, and long.

Classic cars had been on the agenda for our first day in Michigan. We spent 12 hours eating, drinking, cruising (before drinking), and watching the procession of cars cruise Woodward Avenue during the annual Woodward Dream Cruise in the suburban Detroit area. One of the towns on the route is Birmingham and it just happens to have two 9-hole golf course. Couldn’t ask for a better pairing, right? Read more →

St. Croix Country Club – Calais, ME

01 Nov
November 1, 2017

Hole #6 – Par 3, 126 yards. Clubhouse in background

It was an All Saints Day. Golf at St. Croix Country Club in the morning and a visit to St. Andrews in the afternoon. We couldn’t have experienced a much better day unless Read more →

Wawenock Golf Club – Walpole, ME

25 Oct
October 25, 2017

This clubhouse greets you as you enter the driveway. I feel good about this course.

“Wawenock” is the name of one of the bands or subgroups of the Penobscot tribe, located in what is now Maine. The name Wawenock means “round island” in the Penobscot language. I have to admit, every time I hear that name I think of Donald Penobscot from M*A*S*H. I’m not sure about the “island” part but there is plenty of water around this area. I do understand the “round” reference because 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 →

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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Mosswood Meadows Golf Course – Monroe City, MO

18 Jan
January 18, 2017
Mosswood Meadows GC

Greetings from Mosswood Meadows Golf Course

Springfield, IL – this is where the story begins – please bear with me. They kept getting it wrong. The signs around town stated, “Welcome to Springfield” – not one correctly phrased… Read more →

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