New course of action COREY ROSS
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...
A good look COREY ROSS
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...
Stay and play and play JUDD SPICER
My aim: To play them all.
It's all good RANDY YOUNGMAN
By my count, there are 57 golf courses in Orange County, including private clubs, executive courses and nine-hole tracks, and it has been my enviable duty to play them all – some dozens of times and...
Northern exposure COREY ROSS
With its location in north San Diego County’s Valley Center, Woods Valley Golf Club has been an under-the-radar favorite with locals since opening about a decade ago.
Different strokes JESSICA KWONG
Step onto Willowick Golf Course and you’ll find that the largely flat layout with well-groomed trees and the Santa Ana River running along its east side looks much as it did in the 1950s.
Back in play JUDD SPICER
Ready the ribbons and prepare the senses for that new course smell.
Learning experience CIARA GREEN
A giant bear with its snout pointed down and an eagle with wings in preflight position watch over Journey at Pechanga from one of the highest points above the course. The animals, sacred to the native...
On a mission AL PETERSEN
If golf isn’t enough of a challenge for you, Mission Viejo Country Club has something you might want to see. It’s called “Mission Impossible,” the nickname given to the private...
Opposites attract ROBERT KAUFMAN
The local time is 5:30 a.m. on the summer solstice, the sun is about to show over the Panamint Mountains and the temperature is already a sweltering 92 degrees. Welcome to Death Valley.