Category Archives: Club Histories

The North Berwick Golf Club

Who can forget their first round played at North Berwick? The stone wall to carry traversing the 3rd hole and the wall guarding the putting green on the 13th; the 16th green bisected by a gully, and of course the

The North Berwick Golf Club

Who can forget their first round played at North Berwick? The stone wall to carry traversing the 3rd hole and the wall guarding the putting green on the 13th; the 16th green bisected by a gully, and of course the

The Los Angeles Country Club

Close your eyes and conjure up a mental image of Los Angeles. I’m guessing it was a sprawling metropolis with tons of freeways, glass, steel, and cars? That is certainly my mental image after having spent considerable time visiting the

The Los Angeles Country Club

Close your eyes and conjure up a mental image of Los Angeles. I’m guessing it was a sprawling metropolis with tons of freeways, glass, steel, and cars? That is certainly my mental image after having spent considerable time visiting the

The Art of The Links

In 1970s New York during the month of August a rather aggressive seller of “audio” products ran television commercials touting his wares. The store owner, Eddie Antar, would yell at the top of his lungs the entire thirty second commercial

The Art of The Links

In 1970s New York during the month of August a rather aggressive seller of “audio” products ran television commercials touting his wares. The store owner, Eddie Antar, would yell at the top of his lungs the entire thirty second commercial

The Mid-Ocean Club

Charles Blair Macdonald mentions in Scotland’s Gift that several of his friends thought it was a better idea to build a golf course in Cuba than in Bermuda, but Macdonald was convinced that Bermuda was the right spot. The unsentimental

The Mid-Ocean Club

Charles Blair Macdonald mentions in Scotland’s Gift that several of his friends thought it was a better idea to build a golf course in Cuba than in Bermuda, but Macdonald was convinced that Bermuda was the right spot. The unsentimental

The Monster – Oakland Hills Country Club

The Oakland Hills Country Club in Michigan is one of the crown jewels of American golf. The club is blessed with two Donald Ross designed courses and has played host to many major golf events: The club is a two-time

The Monster – Oakland Hills Country Club

The Oakland Hills Country Club in Michigan is one of the crown jewels of American golf. The club is blessed with two Donald Ross designed courses and has played host to many major golf events: The club is a two-time

The San Francisco Golf Club

A newly issued club history allows us to finally focus on a lesser known but spectacular golf club. The 1978 edition of the San Francisco Golf Club’s history dubs the club a “reclusive, private institution.” I would have to wholeheartedly

The San Francisco Golf Club

A newly issued club history allows us to finally focus on a lesser known but spectacular golf club. The 1978 edition of the San Francisco Golf Club’s history dubs the club a “reclusive, private institution.” I would have to wholeheartedly

Why are there Eighteen Holes?

Click on the image of the book to view on Amazon The USGA took the unusual step this year of issuing their annual Herbert Warren Wind Award to two books. One of the worthy winners was Peter Lewis: Why are

Why are there Eighteen Holes?

Click on the image of the book to view on Amazon The USGA took the unusual step this year of issuing their annual Herbert Warren Wind Award to two books. One of the worthy winners was Peter Lewis: Why are