Moss Hill Golf Club, Versailles, KY – A pleasant period piece from the 1960’s

Pulling into the parking lot of the Moss Hill Golf Club in Versailles, Kentucky, I really had no idea what to expect.  All I knew from some cursory Internet research was that the course was relatively short at 6,142 from the back tees. It was a cool late afternoon in April, in which we’d received…

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Why the hell don’t pitch marks (ball marks) on greens get fixed?!?!

I love my home course.  It’s a nearly 100 year-old parkland layout, replete with narrow, tree-lined fairways, deceivingly subtle elevation changes, and sloping, postage stamp greens. It’s our only local municipal course that lies inside our city’s “inner loop,” mere minutes from downtown and less than a mile (as the crow flies) from the University…

Cassell Creek Golf Course, Winchester, KY – They ruined a perfectly good pasture…sort of

Everyone has played one of those golf courses.  You know, the place where the pickup trucks outnumber the sedans in the parking lot 3-to-1 or better. Where golf cleats are optional, jeans are welcomed, tank-tops are abundant, and just having fun is the order of the day.  A place where a round is not so…

May Question of the Month: what rule do you and your friends disregard regularly?

In a perfect world, we would all play golf completely by the Rules.  All of them.  All the time.  Every time. However, in my experience, outside of tournament play, very rarely do I find that golfers follow every rule, every time, myself included. I don’t throw this generalization out for consumption to impugn the integrity…