OC best 18 a beautiful test

A veteran golf writer needed 20 holes to complete the task of creating his favorite composite course, and his design has plenty of beauty, intrigue and challenge.

Published Dec 2014

Best of SD County a dream job

Stringing together 18 of the best holes in the region to create the perfect course was hard work. But somebody had to do it.

Published Dec 2014

Cool Ranch in the works

Staying hip and fun while updating the landscape is part of the renovation plan at Laguna Beach golf and lodging hideaway.

Published Nov 2014

Ocean a calling card for Kohanaiki

The Pacific-hugging locale sets the stage beautifully for golf and a new private community on the Big Island’s Kona Coast.

Published Oct 2014

Red Hill in good company

The classic design of the L.A. County country club was a precursor of great things to come in the Southland.

Published Oct 2014

Group charity efforts paying off

SeaCliff Country Club members and Huntington Beach officials have rallied around a Tee it up for the Troops fund-raiser the past three years.

Published Oct 2014

Steele Canyon on the rise

The course in Jamul and its up-and-down layout have gotten a lift from national recognition and local word of mouth.

Published Oct 2014

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