Ferry Point – NYC Parks Department leaves public golfers high and dry again

…millions of $$ spent tipping and untipping and not a sliver of grass to be seen…and these people had all that time and money to try to improve the NYC…

Fall Tour Dates – Black Mesa, Baltimore C.C. and Philly Cricket Club again

The end of the PGA TOUR season means that the remainder of the year will be spent reviewing more courses. First, the team here at AWITP will join forces with…

Lederach Review up at Cybergolf and a rating clarification

Quick memo from the sports desk today: 1. My Lederach Review is up at Cybergolf. One clarification…for all you newbies, my scores for “Excitement” and “Difficulty” are on a scale…

Lederach Golf Club – Harleysville, PA

LEDERACH GOLF CLUB 900 Clubhouse Drive Harleysville, PA 215.513.3034 www.lederachgolfclub.com Architect: Kelly Blake Moran Par: 36-35=71 Excitement Level – 8/12 Diff. – 8/12 Design – Six stars Natural Setting –…

NYC to DC corridor getting some great young courses

There was a time not long ago when heading down to DC, all you had to play was Back Creek in Delaware or the $150 Pine Hill on the Jersey…

The Architects Golf Club – Phillipsburg, NJ

THE ARCHITECTS GOLF CLUB 700 Strykers Road Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 908.213.3080 www.thearchitectsclub.com Architects: Stephen Kay with Ron Whitten Par 35-36=71 Design: Six Stars (all ratings out of seven) Natural Setting:…

Eisenhower Park Red Course rescinds walking ban, thank your golf writer friends

After weeks of harsh criticism from many golf writers throughout the greater New York Metropolitan area, Nassau County officials rescinded their unpopular policy that mndated the use of those infernal…

Eisenhower Park Red Course bans walkers from playing golf

This Newsday article exposes how the greed of Nassau County upends the core values of golf and merely reaches for an extra $30 from players.  I will NOT be visiting…

Off to Nemacolin for The Potomac Cup – see you from Farmington

So it’s off to Nemacolin Woodlands in southwest Pennsylvania for the year’s best team event – The Potomac Cup – Maryland vs. Virginia, the best amateur champions from each state…

Golf Weekend in Maryland

While the eyes of the golf world are fixed firmly on Sergio Garcia’s colorful outfits at Carnoustie, we can still go out and play golf as well as watch. That’s…

Revised part 1 of The Art of the Bethpage Overnight

I revamped the first part of my piece called The Art of the Bethpage Overnight. Please click here and enjoy!

Red Tail wins USGA award, Black Mesa piece for Golf Observer

Red Tail Golf Club by Brian Silva was awarded the 2009 Women’s Amateur Public Links.  Built on an old army base in Devens, Mass, just minutes west of Boston, the…

Big Hello to the Czabe.com crowd

Welcome aboard, gents. It’s great to have the fans of the best sports broadcaster in America walking these fairways. As a special goodie bag, here’s some classic bits from the…

The Art of the Bethpage Overnight (Part 1)

This little experiment is more about writing about interesting people than great golf travel or architecture, but I felt like “stretching my legs” a bit as a writer and branching…

The Legend of Royal New Kent

I got great news from Andy Bemis, head pro at Royal New Kent and Stonehouse.  After having some issues with some greens last year, the new super has RNK firing…


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