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ARROWHEAD GOLF CLUB – LITTLETON, CO

ARROWHEAD GOLF CLUB 10850 West Sundown Trail Littleton, CO 303.973.9614 Architect: Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Par – 70 Excitement Level – 10/12 Difficulty – 5/12 Cost – $125 peak, $35 reduced Yearly Memberships – No Conditioning – **** Value – ***** Tees Yards Rating...

ABOUT.COM GOLF INTERVIEW WITH AWITP

Brent Kelly and the nice folks at about.com did an interview with me about my book and blog. Please check out their terrific golf site at www.golf.about.com and if you want to read the interview there the link is . Golf Course Architecture Aficionado Turns Passion into Book Project Jay...

TOUR JOURNAL Vol. 2 – Florida ’05

Thanks to everyone who made the first trip of ’05 such a success. The only thing better than great golf is great friends and great golf together and this trip was surely “meet new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other gold. PGA Golf Club – Dye and South...

TOUR JOURNAL Vol. 1 – Great Fla trips and Fla Top 10

Great Florida Trips Jacksonville Area (four or five days): Sawgrass (five stars value, 12/12 Excitement Level, 12/12 Design), Ocean Hammock, (four stars value, 9/12 Excitement Value, 10/12 design) Amelia Island Plantation. (four stars value, 7/12 Excitement Value, 7/12 design) Day 1: Fly...

RICHTER PARK, SANDPINES and OCEAN HAMMOCK

For brevity’s sake, and since we are prepping for Florida New Years ’05, we thought we’d give you three quickies…so here goes…Photos up Monday 12/27! Don’t worry, long form reviews will continue after the New Year. RICHTER PARK GOLF CLUB –...

TOBACCO ROAD (Part 2)

Tobacco Road may have been built on the mined out pits of a North Carolina sand quarry but it has a distinctively western flavor – from its animal skull logo to its rustic clubhouse (which burned down once), to its wild ruffian of a golf course. The earthy Tobacco Road logos, a dear...

TOBACCO ROAD – SANFORD, NC (Part 1)

This course is so fantastic, it will take up two features. Run, don’t walk to the Pinehurst/Sandhills region of NC for the greatest golf adventure you have had in ages…in the meantime, tune in next week for a hole by hole breakdown and more photos. TOBACCO ROAD GOLF CLUB 422...

MAILBAG! – Guest reviews, interviews and friends

Thanks to everyone who has written in, commented and participated. Coming soon will be the first guest feature – a course review of the terrific Bulle Rock facility in Havre De Grace, Maryland by nationally acclaimed radio and TV sports broadcaster Steve Czaban. Hailing from D.C...

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

In researching his golf books, Jay Flemma hit golf balls into the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Sheboygan River, the Susquehanna River, Lake Couer D’Alene, Lake Michigan, the swamps of Sawgrass, a quicksand pond, (Richter Park), some guy’s swimming pool (Troon North), and a...

ROYAL NEW KENT – PROVIDENCE FORGE, VA

THE LEGENDS at ROYAL NEW KENT 10100 Kentland Rd. Providence Forge, VA 866.284.6534 804.966.7023 www.traditionalclubs.com www.maverickgolftrail.com Architect: Mike Strantz Par – 72 Excitement Level – 10/12 Difficulty – 11/12 Cost – Peak $60-$79, Reduced $35-$59 Yearly Memberships –...

Taking the golf illness global!

Welcome everybody to on line blog for A Walk in the Park – the series of golf guides that highlight the country’s greatest PUBLIC golf values. If you are sick of skyrocketing greens fees, boring layouts, scrambling for teetimes, and those muni-course blues, take heart. We make...