Category Archives: golf

Bonita Bay 2014

We chose early May for our annual golf trip to Bonita Springs, Florida. The weather was perfect and off-season rates started May 1, making for some of the highest value golf I’ve ever played. I struck the ball amazingly well all weekend. Continue reading

The Glen Club

I blasted through The Glen Club with one of the best rounds of my life. I actually can’t recall the last time I played so well on a course of such quality. For some reason, I had a feeling of calm and confidence the whole round, which resulted in a lot of memorable shots and a great afternoon of golf. Everything just came together perfectly. Continue reading

Hilldale

I have some big problems in my golf game. I’m probably not going to do anything about it besides recognizing it, but that doesn’t make it any less frustrating. My frustration is mitigated because I figure that it’s a streaky game and I’ll just come out on the other side soon. That’s the way it’s been most of my life so I just roll with it. Continue reading

Winnetka

I love the Winnetka muni course. It’s difficult, well conditioned, and seems to have early Saturday tee times available pretty often. We teed off at 5:47am on Saturday ($67 with cart) and got around in 3:15. That’s blazing, which is good, but the the two eights I posted were bad. In the end I barely broke 90. Two bad rounds in a row doesn’t make a slump does it? Continue reading

Harborside Port

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Weekday golf in Chicago is a rarity for me. The proximity of Harborside drew me in though. I got down there with friends for some midweek twilight ($50 after 3:00) this week. That’s the time to go – no traffic on the way down, no waiting on the course, no waiting on the way back. I’m talking barely over five hours, round trip from the city. Continue reading