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Gamble Sands ‘floats on the dunes’

Gamble Sands ‘floats on the dunes’

BREWSTER, Wa. – It’s been at least a decade-long dream for Cass Gebbers to build a destination golf course in the middle of his vast property in this remote north-central Washington region known more for its [...]

Gamble Sands has many local boosters

Gamble Sands has many local boosters

CHELAN, Wa. –  If the newest golf course in the region lives up to the hype it has received, the success of Gamble Sands could be a win-win bonanza for other nearby courses. Golf courses like Bear Mountain Ranch and Desert [...]

Cinnamon Hills: Slice of Jamaica

Cinnamon Hills: Slice of Jamaica

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica –When you tee the ball up at the venerable Cinnamon Hills golf course here you get more than 18 holes of island golf. You set off on a journey that passes alongside the [...]

Kidd on a path of his own design

Kidd on a path of his own design

BREWSTER, Wa. – As a child growing up in his native Scotland in the 1970s, David McLay Kidd watched the telly with wonder as the Masters unfolded amid the lush spring beauty of Augusta National. He [...]

A hole-by-hole look at Gamble Sands

A hole-by-hole look at Gamble Sands

BREWSTER, Wa. – After more than a century of sending the fruits of their labor around the world, many of the family-run Gebbers Farms customers might soon be visiting a spectacular piece of property that features birdies [...]

Sagebrush: Worth the drive

Sagebrush: Worth the drive

QUILCHENA, B.C. – No matter how accurate your GPS or your maps are, it’s still fairly difficult to find Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club. That’s just the way they like it here. It’s the definition of [...]

Good times at ‘Badlands’

Good times at ‘Badlands’

QUILCHENA, B.C. — It’s a long way from here to there when it comes to comparing two worldly-unique putting courses. But Dick Zokol, one of the designers for the hilly Sagebrush Golf & Sporting Club in British Columbia, did [...]

Scotland Golf: Time-honored Muirfield

Scotland Golf: Time-honored Muirfield

(Editor’s Note: Below is a story on Muirfield that ran in April 2012 on our site. It was part of a nine-part series of our father-son golf trip to Scotland. With the Open Championship starting Thursday, [...]

Where nature is the name of the game

Where nature is the name of the game

WELCHES, Or. – The oldest resort golf facility in Oregon is making a comeback. More improvements are on the drawing board, including a warm-up range, but playing The Resort at the Mountain the way it is now is like [...]

Kauai’s top 10 golf holes

Kauai’s top 10 golf holes

KAPAA, Hi. – When it comes to selecting favorite public golf holes on Hawaii’s Garden Isle of Kauai, it’s a little like picking your favorite children. Nevertheless, we’ll attempt to rank these babies. How we came to [...]