Category: Course Profiles

Watkins Glen GC (NY)

Screen shot 2017-01-22 at 12.07.53 PMThe website Always Time For 9 has a course feature that caught my eye: Watkins Glen Golf Course in New York.    I didn’t even have to read the course profile to say to myself: I’m in! Just one look at that photo was enough for me. Looking forward to making the trek to Watkins Glen once the weather turns warmer.

Plymouth Country Club (NC)

IMG_0190One look at the Plymouth Country Club’s website and I knew I had to get there to play:

“Philadelphia golfers who have played at Plymouth C.C. say it is like playing a home course because Flynn designed many of the courses in that area…”

Yes, I really have enjoyed most of William Flynn’s work in the Philly region, so when the opportunity arose during a trip to the Carolinas I was excited to head east and play this 9 hole example of the architect’s work. It did not disappoint.      Continue reading

Lockhart State Park Golf Course (TX)

The Austin Chronicle profiles the 9 hole Lockhart State Park Golf Course, a Texas state-run facility.

Twin Woods Golf Course (PA)

new7holeOne day when my wife and I had time for a quick nine last fall, I decided to visit a 9 holer that I hadn’t played before — Twin Woods Golf Course in Hatfield, Pennsylvania.

I’m not going to pretend that Twin Woods is anything more than a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours. But so many of our country’s 9 holers are like that — they’ll never host a State Open or Amateur Championship, but there is just something fun and pure about their simplicity. What they lack in amenities, they more than make up for with charm.        Continue reading

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