The Cradle at Pinehurst – The Best of Short Course Fun

I am an enthusiast of great short golf courses, by whatever name they are called and however they are supposed to be played.  Par 3 course. Short Course. Executive Course. Pitch and Putt. Putting Course. Nine holes. Twelve Holes. Eighteen holes. The labels make no difference, so long as the golf experience is engaging and…

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Checking in on My 2019 Golf Resolutions

There has been a conspicuous reduction in the number of new faces working the treadmills, exercise bikes, and elliptical machines at my local YMCA.  It seems the six weeks of winter of 2019 has taken its toll on all the Resolutioners hoping against hope that “this was the year.” In order to avoid their fate,…

A whole different game from the red tees

One bright, breezy Saturday this past December, I finally did something on the golf course that I had been telling myself that I should do for a long time: I played an entire round from the forward (red) tees at Kearney Hill Golf Links. What was supposed to be an exercise in changing perspectives turned…