Archive for category: Ace

Tomahawk Lake Country Club – Deadwood, SD

18 Aug
August 18, 2013
Tomahawk Lake CC #5

Hole #5 – Par 4, 345 yards

WOW! Beautiful! Stunning! Awesome! Stupendous! Wonderful! Are you starting to get a mental picture of this Deadwood, SD beauty? Built in the late 1930’s by famed architect Lawrence Hughes, Tomahawk has the distinction of being on the National Register of Historic Places. Located in the Black Hills National Forest, the tall pine trees isolate you from the hustle and bustle of tourist crowds and as their website states, “provides a setting not easily matched by any other course in the country”. Took the words right out of my mouth.  Read more →

Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club – Broomfield, CO

11 Aug
August 11, 2013

Omni Interlocken GC - Vista 9

Great in this order:  1) Company (as in my playing partners);  2) Course;  3) Day. I met a college soccer teammate, Lindy Manuel, who I had not seen in 40 years. I felt sorry for our playing partners, Lane and Jen, as they had to put up with us reminiscing about our college escapades. Read more →

Twin Woods Golf Course – Hatfield, PA

25 Jul
July 25, 2013

Twin Woods Golf Course

Far out, man!  This is how I was greeted at the first tee. It seemed fitting since I was stepping back in time to the ’60’s and my high school years. Tom, the course manager, did not greet me this way but the first hole is named Far Out.  Seems like the perfect start to a perfect day. Read more →

The Powder Horn Golf Community – Sheridan, WY

16 Jul
July 16, 2013

The Powder Horn Golf Course

The correct name is THE Powder Horn (as in THE Ohio State University)…and THE 27-hole facility is outstanding. I only had “time for 9” today and had the pleasure to play the Mountain nine. The round starts in Sheridan, WY but somehow you are transported… Read more →

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