Archive for category: Courses by Region

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 →

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 →

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 →

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