Brackett's Crossings is back in the news. The golf course has been totally re-grassed. It is now in the best shape ever. This story was written in 2009 but tells the story of Tom Smith and his golf course. Tom Smith continues to show that he is committed to giving members and guests the best possible turf conditions.
We will finish off our tribute to Bud Chapman with a painting of his good friend, Johnny Snyder. Snyder was one of the best to ever prowl the public courses…
Located along the Cannon River, members of Cannon Country Club are entertained by many of Mother Nature's critters.
Even a golfer who wears over-alls has a hard time with mites. Those gol-dang tings really make you itch.
In the summer of 2008 historic Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Mn hosted the USGA Women’s Open Championship. Most Minnesota golf fans were pulling for two players, Paula Creamer and Hillary Lunke. Paula Creamer, AKA “The Pink Panther,” was seeking her first win at the US Open. The other fan favorite was Hillary Lunke, the 2008 US Open winner at Pumpkin Ridge, playing golf in her home town. Hillary Lunke did not make the cut. Paula came up a little short down the stretch at Interlachen – BUT SHE FINISHED (the event) WITH STYLE.
The COVID19 bug cancelled most seniors students high school graduation. Future reunions will be even more important as the years go by.
Did you know mink are carnivores? This true story will give you an idea how quickly a mink can clean out a nest.
Ever seen a heard of elk while playing golf? Put this unique golf experience on your bucket list and travel to Evergreen, Colorado for a first hand look.
This week is the USGA Amateur Championship at Bandon Dunes in Oregon. Read the details of Billy Horschel's amazing 60 at Chaska Town Course. Billy's 60 is the lowest score ever for a USGA event.
With many kids playing golf during these days of the COVID19 virus, I thought back to my son's first birdie.