Archive for category: Birdie

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 →

Cherokee Golf Course – Louisville, KY

09 Sep
September 9, 2016

Cherokee Golf Course – Louisville, KY #1 – Par 5, 518 yards (white)

“You can’t see the forest for the trees”…Woody; “Hills and Dales”…Ed; “Just too hard for me”…Dave; “Trees and sloping fairways everywhere”…Scott. These quotes should cover everything as you make your way around this track. Probably nothing else you need to know before you attempt to play this 9-hole Louisville municipal course. For those of you who actually know how to play this game… Read more →

Lake Lackawanna Golf Course – Stanhope, NJ

02 Sep
September 2, 2016
Lake Lackawanna Golf Course #4

Hole #4 – Par 4 , 275 yards. Eagle would look good on the scorecard.

“Look before you hit” the sign says.  Words to heed before you strike your opening shot down the first fairway. Reis Avenue runs parallel and very close to the left side of Hole #1. But if you time it perfectly, the wayward hook can provide quite a bit of extra roll!  Holes #2 and #3 are carbon copy par 3 holes – one of 165 yards and the other 150 yards. Both require Read more →

Bay Ridge Golf Course – Sister Bay, WI

22 Jun
June 22, 2016
Bay Ridge Golf Course #1

Hole #1 – Par 4, 330 yards (white). Expansive fairway awaits your drive.

Why is this Door County’s Best Kept Secret? Who will not allow the word to spread? Why is it that my new friends at Thornberry Creek at Oneida Golf Facility just down the road had never heard of it? Door County, WI – the Cape Cod of the Midwest. Home to Al Johnson’s Swedish Restaurant; Peninsula State Park; Eagle Bluff Lighthouse; Fish Boils; and

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Mossland Memorial Golf Course – Flagler, CO

30 Mar
March 30, 2016
Mossland Memorial GC #1

Hole #1 – Par 4, 299 yards – A rollercoaster opening hole

Call Maryann if you need a cart or range balls. This was the handwritten sign posted on the door of the clubhouse. Don’t you just love small town golf courses? This is course number 4 of the I-70, Eastern Colorado, Small Town Golf Trail trip. I’m getting tired so if you want to learn more about Mossland Memorial Golf Course, please visit my blog post about Stratton Golf Course – it’s a carbon copy.  Read more →

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