These courses are everywhere, a mile away or a state away from your home, off the beaten path, overlooked or taken for granted. They may not be famous or celebrated courses but there is something special about them, a unique hole, a breath-taking vista, a wonderful walk or, in the case of an otherwise inaccessible country club, a design finally revealed for the rest of us to appreciate. We find these gems, polished them up a bit and give you the option to play if you get the chance.
Archive for 'Hidden Gems'
VERSAILLES, Mo. — Rolling Hills Country Club, I’ll always love you. But I just don’t know you anymore. Your trees are so big now, squeezing fairways into narrow funnels and guarding greens in ways I never [...]
One of the perks of my job as a baseball writer the past 13 years was the opportunity to spend nearly every day for at least six weeks during the winter at the Seattle Mariners’ spring [...]