Archive for category: Par

East Potomac Golf Course (White Course) – Washington, DC

11 Oct
October 11, 2017

Hole #8 – Par 4, 286 yards. Washington Monument seen from fairway.

We had one full day in Washington, DC. One Always Time for 9 team member had never visited our nation’s capitol. How do we visit Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, The White House, U.S. Capitol, Jefferson Memorial, Smithsonian, plus many more and still get in a round of golf? Here is how we accomplished everything in an eight hour time frame… Read more →

Rolling Green Golf Course – Morrill, NE

27 Sep
September 27, 2017

Hole #1 – Par 4, 282 yards. Railroad track running down left side.

Strange day on the old golf links. It played as a Tale of Two 4 1/2’s”.  Holes 1-4 played through rain, thunder (but no lightning), wind, and around the perimeter of the course. Holes 5-9… 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 →

Crescent Hill Golf Course – Louisville, KY

29 Sep
September 29, 2016
Crescent Hill GC #3

Hole #9 – Par 4, 377 yards – Dave, way to finish your round with a birdie!

If we keep playing the Louisville Metro Parks Golf Courses we may need to invest in a pair of those “new-fangled” high top golf shoes. How would three (we lost Woody somewhere along the way) old geezers look in those and a pair of sleek golf pants? “The course has no water hazards and no bunkers, making it a perfect course for both the novice and experienced golfers”…per the course website.

Hole #1 on the Crescent Hill Golf Course is a wide-open, straight par 5 that plays 493 yards from the white tees. This is a nice, easy warmup hole to get your round started. So why did we card a 6, 7, and 8 to start our round? Duffers! Sorry, I’m not sure I can go on. Read more →

Mountain Vista Golf Course – Fort Collins, CO

13 Jun
June 13, 2015
Mountain Vista GC #3

Hole #3 – Par 4, 415 yards. Rocky Mountains in the background.

Driving north on I-25 in Fort Collins you encounter a Budweiser plant to the west and Mountain Vista Golf Course to the east. So your first decision of the day – golf in the morning and Budweiser in the afternoon or vice versa? Whichever you choose, it is sure to be a fun day. Read more →

Westgate River Ranch – River Ranch, FL

22 Feb
February 22, 2015
Westgate River Ranch

Dude Ranch in the middle of Florida

Dude Ranch in the middle of Florida? Being from Colorado, this I need to see. It’s just northwest of Yeehaw Junction. Really – Yeehaw Junction? Westgate River Ranch is about one hour south of Orlando. However, I was coming from Cocoa Beach and it took me about two hours to go the 50+ miles to get there – but I did get to pass through Yeehaw Junction. I won’t bore you here but the website has a great explanation of the history of “Old Florida” and the birthplace of the American Cowboy. You learn something new everyday. Read more →

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