Archives for: September 2010

Blisters are history with Kentwool golf socks

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I remember sitting and chatting with a Bandon Dunes bartender a few years back.  We were both gazing out the picture window, watching a group of golfers, several of whom were mincing about the green, walking gingerly, as if treading upon hot coals.  “It… more »

It pays to visit Gulf Shores, Alabama for a golf vacation

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There are so many great golf destinations in the Southeast, it’s easy to overlook a place like Gulf Shores, Alabama.  But the variety of courses, the sparkling scenery, the beautiful beach and the exquisite weather put it on par with other, better-known… more »

700 golf courses on the lifetime list

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I reached a milestone just last week in Golf Nirvana—otherwise known as Myrtle Beach.  I played my 700th lifetime golf course, a fine walk in the woods called Glen Dornoch, featuring a water-laden trio of finishing holes as gorgeous and dangerous as… more »

While in San Francisco, Boudin Bakery is a worthy substitute for big time golf

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Considering my raison d’etre is to play the world’s finest golf courses, one might think depression would have set in after missing my chance to play San Francisco Golf Club some ten days ago.  (Currently 26th in GOLF Magazine’s worldwide Top 100)  But t… more »