Staying the course
Favorite child. Favorite hole. Favorite employee. Ask a parent, golf course operator or business owner about one of those and the stock answer of being impossible to choose is often the reply.
Updated on July 27, 2016
Saving the way
Renovation work at Los Robles Greens in Thousand Oaks has resulted in a more environmentally pleasing and economically sustainable golf course.
Updated on June 27, 2016
Twice as nice
The Southern California Section of the PGA of America found a new home several months ago: Industry Hills Golf Club at Pacific Palms Resort.
Updated on May 26, 2016
Four years of creating and maintaining a habitat that’s hospitable to hundreds of birds has resulted in Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary status for Maderas Golf Club in Poway.
Updated on May 25, 2016
A wave of tax-incentivized turf reduction projects swept over Southland golf courses in 2015 in response to the drought. Steele Canyon was among the last to complete its work, but course management is...
Updated on April 22, 2016
Back in play
Closed for seven months last year, The Links at Summerly has reopened under new ownership and management, with Stanley Wang spending more than $1 million to renovate and upgrade the course in Lake...
Updated on April 25, 2016
It’s a rare circumstance to be able to review a course with grass and without, but that’s my opportunity with Goat Hill Park in Oceanside.
Updated on March 25, 2016
The new ownership group at Newport Beach Golf Club has changed the course’s name and has plans to change much more. Formerly known as Newport Beach Golf Course, the 18-hole executive layout reopened...
Updated on Feb 26, 2016
New course of action
After three years of discussion and preparation, the North Course at Torrey Pines is finally having its date with a bulldozer this year. The renovation is set to begin the day after the Farmers Insurance...
Updated on Jan 28, 2016
A good look
The “hidden” part of being a hidden gem is true when it comes to CrossCreek Golf Club. Located west of Old Town Temecula and its mountain backdrop, visitors likely don’t expect to see a...
Updated on Jan 27, 2016