North Star Golf Course in Fairbanks, Ala., at 64 degrees and 89 minutes is the northernmost USGA-sanctioned golf course in North America.
I was very interested when I heard Golf Summerlin had hired a consultant to give the three golf courses — Palm Valley, Highland Falls and Eagle Crest — a comprehensive review of Sun City’s three golf operations.
What exactly is an executive golf course? To find the answer, I turned to Donny Long, director of golf at Golf Summerlin, for his definition of an executive golf course.
Right up front, I want you to know that I lean conservative. But at times, you have to be one-off. Take a chance. Explore new venues. Get out of Dodge, so to speak.
Why do golfers have fun playing the game? Is it just the fact of being on a golf course?
Let’s get the essentials out of the way. The day of golf started at 8 a.m.
We all know what oxymorons are, and we probably have had some good chuckles over them. You know: jumbo shrimp, job security, business ethics, cafeteria food, government assistance, and my favorite, living dead.
Fifteen years ago, I moved to Las Vegas for a job transfer. Two weeks in, my new boss said, “Let’s go play golf. I have a favorite course.” That was my introduction to Desert Pines Golf Club.
It’s always a good thing when you enter a golf show and hear drivers smacking balls into the nets with an occasional “Oh, yeah!” accompanying.