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Thoughts and writing on the world of golf and golf course architecture.

Poston Butte Golf Club –...

When preparing an outstanding meal, a chef needs the right ingredients to create a masterpiece.  For our golfing day at Poston Butte, this is what made the recipe complete. We pulled into the parking lot, which was spotless and were immediately...

Superstition Springs Golf Club –...

Superstition Springs  GC – Mesa, AZ Over the course of 4 or 5 years in the early nineties, I attended the Phoenix Open at the TPC Scottsdale as well as played golf at numerous courses in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Mesa. Back then at The Phoenix...

Lake Havasu Golf Club – Day 2 West...

Lake Havasu Golf Club – West Course Today’s round at Lake Havasu Golf Club to describe in one word was marvelous. No, hold on, fantastic. Let’s see I use that one too much, let’s go with extraordinary. If you want to use all three together...

Lake Havasu Golf Club – East Course

Lake Havasu Golf Club – East Course In the mid-1960s, before Lake Havasu City became a city, a 9 hole golf course was built and later another nine was added. It grew into having two 18-hole courses and under the original owner was named London...

Emerald Canyon Golf Club Parker, AZ

Day 2 – “Jaw Dropping Views” For the second day in a row, the recent cold northern winds that had locals shaking in their boots and snowbirds saying “where are we?” gave way to weather closer to the norm. The sun...

Refuge Golf and Country Club – Lake...

Day 1 – “Desert Paradise” Well, after a relaxing 3-day journey south from our home on Vancouver Island in our motor home, “The Golf Machine”, we made it to our first multi-day destination Lake Havasu City, Arizona. This would...

Morningstar Golf Club “ Cue the comeback”

When we think of personal comebacks we often think of a professional athlete who had to give it “one more try” like Mohammed Ali or Michael Jordan, closer to home it might be the likes of BC Lions head coach Wally Buono, who just can’t seem to...

Arrowsmith G & CC – An Island Gem

Arrowsmith Golf and CC “GOLF AS ITS MEANT TO BE” Situated about 10 minutes north of Qualicum Beach, BC on Vancouver Island is an 18 hole golf course that covers all the bases. In this day and age of 7,000 yard long golf courses and...

In memory of my hero – Bill Flower Sr.

There are many ways that people are introduced to this wonderful game we all labor at. Like many golfers, I was introduced to golfing by my dad who took up the game in the early 1960s while he was stationed at  Sea Island in Richmond, British...