December 2012


After-hours clubs

A few Southland courses will turn on the lights so you can tee it up.

Published Dec 2012

A rugged test

Challenging and demanding, Champions Club at The Retreat justly rewards those who dare take it on.

Published Dec 2012

Humana Military Outpost returns

Humana Challenge will provide free grounds admission to active duty, Reserve, and military retirees along with their dependents.

Published Dec 2012

Train the brain

If you want to be a better athlete, you first have to think like one.

Published Dec 2012

Rules of the green

Knowing what to do can save penalty strokes or even disqualification.

Published Dec 2012

Rare, medium and sometimes overdone

A lifetime of golf memories.

Published Dec 2012

Gizmos, gadgets and goodies

The theme for this month’s column is love of color, love of country and love of the sound of making a putt.

Published Dec 2012

Bridgestone soars

Team Love relies on Bridgestone in thrilling victory at PNC Father-Son Challenge.

Published Dec 2012

Chasing his dream

Chris Anderson is struggling to get back on Tour.

Published Dec 2012

Rory McIlroy is the real deal

The Northern Irishman has the ability to dominate golf just like Tiger Woods did.

Published Dec 2012

Barney Adams

Published Dec 2012

From the pro shop to winner's circle

PGA champion Loren Roberts is proud of his humble beginnings.

Published Dec 2012

One good mulligan

Virginia Country Club’s longtime pro is named to Southern California Hall of Fame.

Published Dec 2012

King of Sherwood

Graeme McDowell wins the 2012 World Challenge.

Published Dec 2012

Mickelson withdraws Padres bid

Lefty will not be an owner of the Padres, his hometown team.

Published Dec 2012

A great escape

The Grand Del Mar is a tucked-away beauty that offers guests the ultimate in style and luxury and a masterpiece design by Tom Fazio.

Published Dec 2012

Shotgun start

Planning a 2013 golf tourney? Look no further.

Published Dec 2012

Great expectations

The Inland Empire offers regal views and challenging golf.

Published Dec 2012

2013 Honda Accord

Honda is finally taking chances again, and it’s paying off.

Published Dec 2012


Need a little help picking presents? No problem.

Published Dec 2012

At ease

These stay-&-play locations offer unabashed pampering.

Published Dec 2012

Brassies, niblicks and mashies

48 golfers come to the Southland to play with clubs from yesteryear.

Published Dec 2012

A bright future

Pete Bevacqua is named to top spot of PGA of America.

Published Dec 2012


40 reasons to remember golf in 2012.

Published Dec 2012

Farmers Insurance Open media day focuses on Snedeker

Last year's champ discussed his experience at Torrey Pines.

Published Dec 2012

Giving back

SCPICA Golf & Tennis Tournament raised over $52K to benefit the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation.

Published Dec 2012

Monarch Beach takes title

‘Team Monarch Beach’ overcame a two shot deficit in their final round to capture the 2012 TaylorMade OB Sports National Team Championship presented by Adidas Golf.

Published Dec 2012

2013 Kia Classic moves to Aviara Golf Club

The Arnold Palmer-Designed Course Will Play Host to the Tournament.

Published Dec 2012

Thanks for the memories

One of the great teachers in the game will be missed by many.

Published Dec 2012

Comebacks and heartaches

This year’s PGA Tour had highs and lows.

Published Dec 2012

Full speed ahead!

Look for more circulation and even better content on the horizon for Southland Golf, as Freedom Communications acquires Churm Media after a 22-year run serving Orange County.

Published Dec 2012