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Reverse and Cross-country Golf Courses – Golf’s Latest, Greatest Trend Continues to Grow

Special to JayFlemma.com, AWITP, and the Golf News Net by Yaj Ammelf MARCY, NY – As the sun sets behind the bucolic hills of an upstate New York valley, a threesome makes its way up the first fairway of Crestwood Golf Club in Marcy, New York. They teed off on the second hole and are playing to the ninth green. “This is wicked fun!” marveled golfer Mike Mosely, as he...

New York Southern Tier Supermoon a Perfect Time for Golf, Running

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – It was late September in the Southern Tier region of New York, but for once the leaves had only just begun to change. Usually the vale of the Susquehanna River valley is aflame with color by this time, a rainbow of autumnal delight for the so-called “Leaf Peepers” who travel from as far as 16 hours away to see the dazzling striation. But this year...

Polarizing Trump has a Reflection of Himself in Ferry Point

FOREST HILLS, NY – Is Donald Trump truly as he is depicted by his detractors? A rapacious Gorgon? A ravening-fanged, slavering-jawed, leathery-winged, blood-stained ogre slaughtering his way through an innocent golf universe? Or is he a hero? A white knight, saving golf courses that would otherwise go under by swallowing them whole and re-branding them in his...

Time Machine Effect Brings Long Island National into the 21st Century

RIVERHEAD, NY – If you’ve ever wondered what a golf course would look like if it a scientist exposed it to an aging ray, look no further than Long Island National, because what was once a quintessential example of mid-1990s design and shaping is now a prime illustration of golf architecture in the 21st century, and the results are a dramatic improvement...

Architect’s Progress Photo Essay – Crestwood Phase 2 and Happy 75th Voss’

MARCY, NY – The restoration of Crestwood G.C. proceeds apace, even in the face of the Biblical floods which have devastated the region and indeed the entire eastern seaboard. As you recall from this article from last year, Crestwood was rescued two years ago from the scrap heap by PGA Head Professional Steve Nacewicz and family. The course had not only...