The Architect’s Progress – Stephen Kay Improving New York City’s Marine Park

BROOKLYN, NY – There is hope in New York City for a golf course that was once a lost cause. Brooklyn public course Marine Park, under new operators since 2010,…

Pete Dye Day Trips: PGA Golf Club, Bulle Rock, Brickyard Crossing

You know you’ve got a great girlfriend when she turns to you and says, “I want to play a Pete Dye course!” That’s what my new girl did yesterday evening…

Tallgrass Still Strong Choice for Long Island Golfers

I talked a buddy out of playing Bethpage Red last weekend and he thanked me for it afterwards. Instead, we went to Tallgrass, which is an excellent alternative to Bethpage…

The Architect’s Progress: Crest-oration! Steve Nacewicz and Family Resurrect Mighty Crestwood

MARCY, NY – We had given her up for dead, but she came back to us. After almost two decades of mind-boggling neglect, Crestwood Golf Club – the beloved home…

The Architect’s Progress – Great Greens and Fairway Undulations at Long Island National

[Author’s Note: For Barclays week, each day we will profile a different regional public course for everyone to play while in the area for the tournament.] RIVERHEAD, NY – It’s…

Jay’s Mailbag – Tournament Schedule for Fall 2012

Time to answer the mailbag: 1. Dear Jay, Will I see you at the Barclays? Where else will you and AWITP and Cybergolf be this year? Bob from Parsippany Bob,…

Opening Salvos – Olympic Club and other Major Venues that Start with a Bang

SAN FRANCISCO – There was once a time when the U.S. Open was far more than just “Golf’s Toughest Test.” As far back as the 1970s golf journalists christened the…

Tallgrass Golf Course – Shoreham, NY

TALLGRASS GOLF COURSE 24 Cooper Street Shoreham, NY 11786 631.209.9359 www.golfattallgrass.com Architect: Gil Hanse Par: 36-35=71 Highest cost – $79 (weekends, a.m.) Lowest cost – $30 (weekdays after 2 p.m.)…

Invasion of the Senior Golfers

On a sunny summer Sunday in 1971, deep in the Catskill Mountains, my Dad brought my Mom to the practice range of the second hardest golf course in America at…

Texas Plus Scotland Equals Kelly Blake Moran

Can you tell golf course architect Kelly Blake Moran is a Texan? He may not wear a ten gallon hat, but boy is he proud of the Lone Star State….

It’s the New York Post vs. Trump in Ferry Point Imbroglio

While I finish writing up all the notes from my trip to the Pacific Northwest, the New York Post takes Mayor Bloomberg and Donald Trump to task over the boondoggle…

Riviera to get U.S. Amateur? Bethpage a Ryder Cup/PGA Championship?

FOREST HILLS, NY – AWITP sources have confirmed that discussion between the PGA of America and the governing bodies in New York that Bethpage may be considered for the 2020…

Conditions Improve at NYC’s Forest Park Thanks to Stephen Kay, Bob Smith

Good news for NYC public golfers: Forest Park Golf Course manager Bob Smith got excellent golf course architect Stephen Kay to give the course a spit-shine and conditions have improved…

Lower Prices at Pound Ridge?

“ What do you think of this news out of Pound Ridge: (From the press release). BTW, My recent review of Pound Ridge is here Golfers wishing to experience the…

Cybergolf Runs my Ballyhack Course Review

Great job by Jeff Shelley getting this up so quick. It’s my long form review of Ballyhack Golf Club in Roanoke, VA. We’ll have more pictures here over the next…


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