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Golf and wine: Winning combination

Golf and wine: Winning combination

LEWISTON, Id. — Things are changing here, almost imperceptively, but it’s becoming clear to folks in the Lewis-Clark Valley that this is not merely ”the gateway to Hells Canyon” anymore. The twin cities – Lewiston (Idaho) [...]

A place to get into the swing of things

A place to get into the swing of things

CLARKSTON, Wa. — It was a late Sunday afternoon and the sound of golf balls being hit drew attention to an area between the Quality Inn Conference Center and the Snake River, which separates Washington and Idaho. At first [...]

A Great Northwest golf-wine bonanza

A Great Northwest golf-wine bonanza

By Alfie Lau   Golf and wine are a winning combination in some of the best areas to operate wineries, and a group of writers-broadcasters from the Great Northwest can now attest to that claim. The group from [...]

Youth is being served at Bandon Dunes

Youth is being served at Bandon Dunes

(Second of two parts) BANDON, Or. — The Bandon Dunes Golf Resort has such a great reputation around the world that golfers from 48 countries — and counting — have played one or more of the four 18-hole [...]

A waterlogged journey to Oregon Coast

A waterlogged journey to Oregon Coast

(First of two parts) FLORENCE, Or. – The original game plan was to play 103 holes over a five-day period on the Oregon coast, preferably under various weather conditions – from sunny skies and comfortable temperatures, to [...]

Surf and turf: Riding Gamble’s ‘waves’

Surf and turf: Riding Gamble’s ‘waves’

by John Hughes Special to Golferswest.com  BREWSTER, Wa. — I am a surfer and snowboarder who happens to also like golf…Wait, I kinda love golf. In fact, I would say my top three favorite sports are [...]

Inn at Gamble Sands finishes a vision

Inn at Gamble Sands finishes a vision

BREWSTER, Wa. – Gamble Sands now is on the map. The two-year-old, David McLay Kidd-designed golf course has added the necessary component – a 37-room hotel – to make it a premier golf destination. With the [...]

Experiencing a Rocky Mountain High

Experiencing a Rocky Mountain High

Editor’s Note: This article was first published by Cascade Golfer Magazine. CANMORE, Alberta Canada — Even from several thousand feet above them, the Canadian Rockies are awe-inspiring. The view from my third-row window seat featured snow-capped mountain peaks, [...]

Panama golf: Beachy beauties

Panama golf: Beachy beauties

RIO HATO, Panama – This is the second of a two-part series on golf in Panama. The first part Friday dealt with courses bunched around Panama City. This segment deals with courses down the west coast [...]

Missing links: Panama golf

Missing links: Panama golf

PANAMA CITY, Panama – Let’s go back about three million years, or as anthropologists call the pre-Keith Richards Period, when the earth was shaping the mighty continents of what would become North and South America. It [...]