Recapping the Louisville Golf Expo 2016

Last month, I attended my second consecutive Louisville Golf Expo.  While this regional golf show is far cry from the glitz and glamour of the PGA Merchandise Show held annually in Orlando, Florida, this year’s improvement over last year’s experience indicates that the Expo will be around for a while. Sure, there aren’t any elaborate…

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Hidden Cove Golf Course at Grayson Lake State Park – an addition to the Must-Play list

Playing golf at Hidden Cove Golf Course at Grayson Lake State Park feels like one is trespassing against Mother Nature. The 2004 Brian T. Ault design, set in the remote Appalachian foothills of Carter County, Kentucky, is a beautiful tract so far from the hustle and bother of everyday life that it could easily pass…

Lasers, Apps, Books and Sprinkler Heads – February Poll Question: How do you get your yardages?

I often wonder when was the last time some of the courses I play actually checked their yardage stakes, cart path markers, or sprinkler head yardages for accuracy to the center of the green. Though, honestly, the 100 & 150 yard markers are really the only ones I really concern myself with, as those are…

Results of the January Poll Question: Walkers and Cowards

A few of you, Dear Readers, have spoken.  Those that chimed in on January’s Poll Question about your level of commitment to walking the golf course appear at least as dedicated to walking as I am.  That is, if given the opportunity by the course or management, you would prefer to walk. As the Poll…