The Legends, S.C., Moorland Course

  The Legends has three great courses: Heathland, a Tom Doak design; Moorland, a P.B. Dye course; Parkland, modeled from styles of Alister MacKenzie (Augusta National) and George Thomas (Riviera Country Club). Most players, high and low handicappers, believe the toughest course of the three is Moorland. I must say most people are right! Misplace a tee shot or approach shot and start adding extra strokes. Par becomes a thing of the past. It would … Continue Reading →

Nags Head Golf Links, N.C.

  This Bob Moore design is one of my favorite courses on The Outer Banks. Although only 6126 yards from the tips, this course is a bruiser. The player who steps up on the Black Tees (tips) thinking “this course is short,” is in for a rude awakening. This Scottish Links style course has all the sand and wind one could ask for. And it definitely has its share of blind shots (nine if I … Continue Reading →

Rivers Edge Golf Club, N.C.

  This is a great Arnold Palmer Signature Course. From the first tee shot to the last putt on eighteen, this track is not only enjoyable but very challenging. Don’t be distracted by the beautiful scenery or you might be searching for your ball somewhere in that scenery. I am a firm believer in playing from the set of tees which allows you the most enjoyment, especially when playing the course for the first time. … Continue Reading →

Silverstone Golf Club, NV.

This is a place well worth the thirty minute drive outside of Las Vegas, NV. A Robert Cupp design with three nine hole layouts: Desert, Mountain and Valley. Mostly played by members and locals, definitely a high quality facility and far less expensive than the courses outside the hotels in Vegas. Although the courses are played within a housing community (we played the Desert and Mountain nines) it doesn’t take away from the beauty of … Continue Reading →