Washington’s newest golf course is moving forward, a half hour from Olympia, and if it seems sluggish in its progress it’s more from the weather than the soggy economy. “We lost six weeks to rain,” said Gene Bates, designer of Salish Cliffs, taking shape at the Little Creek Casino Resort property … [Read more...]
There's no golf course like your home course … but the world is big, and the best places in it have the coolest golf courses. Check here for courses out of town, up the road, off the path and down the highway … and the road trips that get you there.
You can’t go over them, and you can’t get through them. You will be in them, but it wouldn’t be Sahalee Country Club without them. It’s the trees – mature, lush, resplendent. They’ll be in evidence and almost certainly in play when the U.S. Senior Open comes to Sahalee July 26 – Aug. 1. The … [Read more...]
DAYTON,Wash. – Touchet Valley Golf Course has decent length, tricky-quick greens, crispy sand in the bunkers and a character that sticks in your memory well after your round is over. It’s not just a golf course. It’s a movement. Whether they know it around here or not. It’s Pasture Golf, which … [Read more...]
Palouse Ridge Golf Course in Pullman, Wash., flows seamlessly up and down and around and about the contours of the topographic region that gives the course its first name. It’s safe to say it’s the only golf course in the U.S. – the world? – that sits beside a nuclear reactor and a grizzly bear … [Read more...]
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — David Wienecke is playing golf on the fescue grasses and dunes of Chambers Bay, the course for which he is superintendent. He’s playing, but there’s a lot more going on. It’s part pride, part a professional’s critical sense of things. There’s a paternal fussiness, … [Read more...]