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Sunday, June 24, 2012

Additional Favorite Courses

After my posting of favorivite courses on June 21st, I received a few more more responses from friends.  Here they are:

Martha S  m(ulti times club champion): (i) Pebble Beach, Camel, California; (ii) St. Andrews Old Course; St. Andrews, Scottland; (iii) Prestwick; Prestwick, Scotland: (iv) Bandon Dunes; Bandon Dunes, Oregon and: (iv) Desert Falls; Palm Desert, California.

Linda G: (i)The Medalist Golf Club, Hobie Sound Florida; (ii) Atlanta Country Club, Atlanta, Georgia; (iii)  Indian Creek; (iv) The Palms Golf Club; La Quinta, California; and (v) Mayacama; Santa Rosa, California

Artie M (former PGA Touring Pro, well known golf instructor): (i) Los Angeles Country Club (North Course) Los Angeles, California; (ii) Pine Valley, Pine Valley New Jersey; (iii)  Royal Dornoch, Dornoch Scotland; (iv) Pebble Beach, Carmel, California; and (v) Augusta National, Augusta, Georgia

Bob Z: (i) Cypress Point Club, Carmel, California; (ii) Augusta National, Augusta, Georgia; (iii) Kieli Course at Ocean Lagoons in Kaui;  (iv) Coronado Golf Course, San Diego, California; and  (v) Hobble Creek Golf Coure, Springville, Utah

John S:  (i) Inverness Club, Toledo, Ohio; (ii)  Radrick Farms, Ann Arbor, Michigan; (iii) Royal Dornock, Scotland; (iv) Royal County Downs, Ireland; and (v)  one souwthwest of Chicago that I can't think of the name of! Western Open is played there

 --- (From Bud)  I assume its Butler National or Cog Hill

Terry M (Monsignor):  (i) Ironwood Country Club, Palm Desert, California; (ii)Hidden Valley Country Clun, Sandy, Utah, (iii)Mountain Dell Lakes Course, Parley's Canyon, Utah; (iv) Old MIll Golf Course, Salt Lake City, Utah; and (v) Mountrath Golf Club, Mountrath, Ireland

Thanks again for all of those who participated in this project.  It was great fun to read all of friends favorite courses.  Courses that were included in multiple personal favorite lists include:

Cypress Point, Pebble Beach, Spyglass, Royal Dornoch, Couer d' Alene, Augusta, Pacific dunes, Bandon Dunes, Torrey Pines South, St. Andrews (the Old Course) and Muirfield in Ohio.

Friday the Lovely Sharon and I played Victory Ranch Club near Kamas, Utah  Its a Reese JOnes designed course that may now be my favorite course in Utah.

Par 3 at Victory Ranch

A different Par 3

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