On the way to the buffet – Results of the September Poll Question

I’ll have a Bloody Mary and a steak sandwich…and a steak sandwich, please. – Fletch It turns out, Dear Readers, that we golfers are gluttons.  We’re gluttons for a longer golf season.  We’re gluttons for punishment, as rarely is our best “good enough” on the golf course. And, according to the results of the September…

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Ryder Cup 2014 – What I expect (and hope) to see this weekend

I’m a little surprised at how excited I am to watch the Ryder Cup this year.  I shouldn’t be surprised, I get this same feeling every two years. Sure, I’m a golf nut and watch more professional golf than the average American.  However, I get genuinely and uniquely excited to watch the Ryder Cup matches,…

Wasioto Winds G.C., Pineville, KY – An exciting mountain retreat

Wasioto Winds Golf Course at Pine Mountain State Resort Park is, ironically, perhaps the antithesis of a mountain golf course.  There are no mountaintop vistas or dramatic 100+ foot drops from the tee box to the green. Despite attachment to a state park set high atop Devils Ridge of Pine Mountain, Wasioto Winds Golf Course…

Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club, Georgetown, KY – A really pleasant golf course

Cherry Blossom Golf & Country Club hosted the 2014 Kentucky Men’s State Amateur Championship earlier this summer, which should say something about the regard in which the golf course is held. The course rates as the 4th best public golf course in Kentucky, according to Golf Magazine, and the 5th best Kentucky public course by…

Idle Hour Country Club, Lexington, KY – A Genteel Donald Ross Oasis

One of the true highlights of my season occurred this past week as I was twice invited to play golf at Idle Hour Country Club in Lexington, KY. For those of you unfamiliar with Idle Hour Country Club (IHCC), it’s arguably the most famous, most exclusive, and most secretive of all the golf and country…

September Poll Question: What’s your favorite golf trip sideshow?

As Labor Day has come and gone, taking the best parts of summer with it into the rear-view mirror, I already find myself periodically daydreaming about, scheming, and planning next year’s Guys’ Golf Trip. Yes, next year is still a long way off.  I mean, sure, there’s an entire college football season, college basketball season,…