Results of the July Poll Question: What’s your favorite golf side game?

Well, Dear Readers, your responses to the July Poll Question confirm that collectively, we are quite the group of degenerate gamblers.  However, our preference for how we lose money to our friends is as varied as all the games available on a Las Vegas casino floor. By the slimmest of margins, the classic Nassau proved…

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Great, Big Fun – Big Blue Course, University Club of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

The Big Blue Course at the University Club of Kentucky is a long, fun, difficult golf course with a relatively short, but interesting, history in Central Kentucky.  After 20 years, this unique original remains one of the most memorable and memory-making daily fee courses in the Lexington area. Originally designed by Danny McQueen, the University…

Players Club at Foxfire Golf Club, Lockbourne, OH – 2 good courses in one

The second leg of the central Ohio trip took us to the Players Club Course at Foxfire Golf Club in Lockbourne, Ohio, just south of the Columbus metro. Coming off a wonderful day at Longaberger G.C., it would be unfair to almost any golf course to stand up in comparison. However, the Players Club has…

Virtues (Longaberger) Golf Club, Nashport, OH – Ohio’s very best

*Starting Jan. 1, 2016, Longaberger Golf Club has rebranded itself as Virtues Golf Club, severing any affiliation to the Longaberger Basket Co. The season-long Kentucky’s Best Golf Tour took a detour through Ohio in July to visit a friend from law school and check out Longaberger Golf Club located about an hour east of the…

Weissinger Hills Golf Course – Wide Open Spaces in Shelbyville, KY

The 4th of July holiday weekend brought searing heat to the Bluegrass region, under which many of our golf courses began browning up around the edges.  Fairways got faster and greens got firmer as the breeze got warmer.  And Weissinger Hills Golf Course was no exception. Located just two minutes from Interstate 64 in Shelbyville,…

July Question of the month: What’s your favorite golf side game?

In July, we Americans celebrate the annual remembrance of our forefathers throwing off the shackles of King George’s Imperial Tyranny and forging a new nation founded on beliefs in liberty, freedom, and republican democracy. We celebrate this most American national holiday by eating hot dogs (German), shooting off fireworks (Chinese), enjoying the 1812 Overture (Russian)…

Results of the June Poll Question: The scariest golf shot

In a plurality decision, Dear Readers, most of us, as a group, don’t like having an entire side of the golf course taken away from us on the tee.  That is the not-quite-overwhelming result of the May Poll question. Personally, I have to agree.  If there is a particular place or direction I absolutely cannot…