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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 [...]

Panama golf: Canal holes

Panama golf: Canal holes

PANAMA CITY, Panama – This is the first of two-part series on Panama golf. We open with courses in and around Panama City and the Canal. Club de Golf de Panama This is the one course [...]

ST. ANDREWS: Touching history

ST. ANDREWS: Touching history

(Editor’s Note: For anyone who has played St. Andrews Old Course – site of the 144th Open Championship – they would understand that’s it’s a special place. You can feel its history. Here’s a look back at our experience during [...]

Open will impact the region for years

Open will impact the region for years

(With the U.S. Open Week starting Monday, Golferswest.com will re-publish many of the stories our writers have written of the course over the past months and years. This one, written by Bob Sherwin, is the lasting financial the Open [...]

Chambers par-3s’ built-in flexibility

Chambers par-3s’ built-in flexibility

(Editor’s Note: With the U.S. Open starting June 18, Golferswest.com will re-publish many of the stories our writers have written of the course over the past months and years. This one deals with the various and challenging par-3s [...]

Chambers modifies par on two holes

Chambers modifies par on two holes

(With the U.S. Open starting June 18, Golferswest.com will re-publish many of the stories our writers have written of the course over the past months and years. This one deals with some of the unique aspects of Chambers [...]