DeBell a small wonder

The golf course in Burbank is a short layout that provides plenty of big challenges when it comes to scoring.

Published Sep 2014

Rio Hondo a pleasant surprise

The city owned course in Downey has good shot value, nice conditions and a gathering space geared to bring the community together.

Published Jul 2014

Eagle Crest worth a look

The location in Escondido is tough to find, which is nice for solitude but not so great for getting golfers to see the course.

Published Jul 2014

Arroyo Trabuco aging nicely

Co-designer Tom Lehman's ace is among the highlights of the first decade of play at the Mission Viejo course.

Published Jun 2014

Poppy Hills back in play

Pebble Beach's neighbor is again welcoming golfers after taking more than a year off for aesthetic and environmental renovations.

Published Jun 2014

Green space a bonus

Aviara’s large putting surfaces were formed by mistake but are now part of the lure at the Carlsbad course.

Published May 2014

Torrey Pines is Open minded

The La Jolla course and San Diego officials are excited about getting another national championship, and the dollars and buzz that accompany it.

Published May 2014

Time for a change

A pace-of-play initiative and upgrades on and off the course have Encinitas Ranch on track for a fruitful 2014.

Published Apr 2014

Torrey Pines again in major hunt

The USGA has confirmed that it has offered the 2021 U.S. Open to the La Jolla venue, which also hosted the 2008 national championship won by Tiger Woods.

Published Mar 2014

Trumps offers nice point of view

His course in Rancho Palos Verdes can be a test for your game, but there’s no denying the site being one of the prettiest in the country.

Published Mar 2014