Distance control COREY ROSS
When it opened in 1964, Pala Mesa set the standard for golf in the area and along the I-15 corridor. More than 50 years later, its classic California layout remains untouched, but that’s about to...
Quirks of nature COREY ROSS
The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay has put links golf in the spotlight this year. One course hoping to capitalize on the publicity bump is Salt Creek Golf Club in Chula Vista, the most links-like course in San...
Old faithful COREY ROSS
It’s hard to believe that a course with views of San Diego’s skyline could qualify as a hiding gem, but that’s the case at Balboa Park, a local favorite that opened in 1915 yet barely...
Back in play JOHN DUNPHY
Tucked in the hills of Brea near Carbon Canyon Regional Park is the newest golf adventure in the panoply of Orange County courses.
Fringe benefits BERNIE D'AMATO
Carmel Mountain Ranch Country Club is taking a less-is-more approach with its $4.4 million turf reduction project slated for completion this month. The renovation is designed to annually save up to 40...
Journey at Pechanga weathers dry storm CIARA GREEN
Golfers at Journey at Pechanga received a 15-percent discount on their rounds in early June. It wasn’t a promotion director of golf Scott Mallory had on his calendar at the beginning of the year but...
Executive decision COREY ROSS
People who’ve played but not recently returned to the executive course at St. Mark Golf Club might not recognize the place these days.
Milestone momentum COREY ROSS
Tiger Woods won here. Gary Adams tested some of TaylorMade’s first clubs here. Richard Nixon and Jackie Kennedy stayed here.
American Golf adds Whittier Narrows NEWS SERVICES
American Golf has added Whittier Narrows Golf Course to its nationwide portfolio of daily fee and private clubs. The 27-hole Rosemead site, that does about 100,000 rounds year, also has a lighted driving...
Trump National to host Grand Slam of Golf AL PETERSEN
It’s been quite a recent run on and off the fairways for Donald Trump, who now has 17 elite golf clubs in his portfolio.