Tag Archive for: hot springs

Lakeside Country Golf Club – Hot Springs, AR

01 Mar
March 1, 2014
Lakeside CC #3

Hole #3 – Par 3, 118 yards. Looks like a putt-putt hole but…

“This is a working man’s golf course” (as quoted by Gerald at Lakeside Country Golf Course). Gerald, my friend, you get it – that what this blog is about. In the 1960’s the Wilson family decided that they were not going to pay the high price of private club golf, so Mr. Wilson decided to build a course everyone could play. Well done sir! Read more →

Lakeview Golf Club (aka Essex Park Golf Course) – Hot Springs, AR

28 Apr
April 28, 2013
Essex

I heard the conductor shout, “Next stop, Essex Park”. As I departed the train, I caught sight of Tris Speaker, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson and John McGraw making their way to the horse track. A great day was had by all until under suspicious circumstances, the grandstand burned down during the night. The Mafia owned the only other horse track in town – hmm…coincidence? Whack…the golf ball hit the “temporary clubhouse” and my daydreaming stopped as I was brought back to the present and the Essex Park Golf Course. Read more →

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