Archive for month: September, 2014

Bobby Nichols Golf Course – Louisville, KY

28 Sep
September 28, 2014
Bobby Nichols GC #3

Hole #3 – Par 4, 337 yards with a well-guarded green.

I wanted to play Valhalla…but they did not want me. So what was the problem? Just a few issues…1) It’s a private golf course; 2) The PGA had some major tournament occupying the course this day; 3) It’s not a 9-hole course. So down the road we traveled to Waverly Park and a more accommodating track – Bobby Nichols Golf Course.  Read more →

The Course at Sewanee (The University of the South) – Sewanee, TN

26 Sep
September 26, 2014
The Course at Sewanee #2

Hole #2 – Par 5, 548 yards (white tees) – These bunkers are awesome (as long as you avoid them)!

The next time someone tells me that a 9-hole golf course is not a “real” course, I will politely refer them to The Course at Sewanee. This 100-year-old beauty received an overhaul during 2011-12 by
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Waynesboro Municipal Golf Course – Waynesboro, PA

08 Sep
September 8, 2014
Waynesboro GC #9

Hole #9 – Par 4, 322 yards. Nice finishing hole with a view of the surrounding area.

Waynesboro Municipal Golf Course is located on the Pennsylvania/Maryland border in the shadows of two historic Civil War battlefields. As I worked my way around the course, I thought I heard the sounds of cannon fire from the battles at Gettysburg and Antietam. I finally realized those explosions were coming from Read more →

Riverview Country Club – Keosauqua, IA

03 Sep
September 3, 2014
Riverview CC #6

Hole #6 – The corn was tall on the “road hole”.

If you build it, they will come. I emerged from the eight foot tall corn stalks and walked on to The Riverview Club in the Villages of Van Buren. In my version of Field of Dreams, I thought I heard the distant voices of  Read more →

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