The King in Our Own Backyard

November 2, 2016 0

By Tony Dear Arnold Palmer’s footprints can be seen in a handful of special places in the Northwest and British Columbia. After a number of interviews with folk who worked alongside Arnold Palmer at the […]

Play and Stay at Gamble Sands

October 10, 2016 0

New accommodations at the Inn at Gamble Sands mean visitors can stay for more than one round. By Tony Dear Peter Wengert, a Microsoft employee from Seattle, just spent three days at Gamble Sands GC […]

Bellingham’s Best Golf Holes

September 5, 2016 0

By Tony Dear Eighteen (actually 28) of our favorite holes in the place they call ‘The City of Subdued Excitement’…and Blaine too. 1st Shuksan GC: 303–392 yards The parking lot and clubhouse at Shuksan sit […]

Bend Never Goes Out of Style

July 7, 2016 0

Golf concentrate: Just add buddies, brews, and birdies! By Tony Dear In September last year, we published a travel story about Bellingham in which we suggested a possible itinerary for a long weekend that combined […]

Change for the Better

June 5, 2016 0

By Tony Dear A lot has been happening at Spokane’s golf courses the last few years. Lawsuits, bitter city politics, and poor maintenance soured the scene for a while. But could the city finally be […]

Good Green North

May 2, 2016 0

B.C. beckons golfers from the Sea to the Sky. And the U.S. $1.25 dollar helps By Hal Quinn Despite the fact that Vancouver enjoys the most benign climate of any major Canadian city, that it […]

Northwest Casinos are Odds on Favorites

April 2, 2016 0

We all know the house has a decisive edge in the casino, but with designs and settings like these, they’ve got us trapped on the golf course too. On November 5th 2002, 232,986 Idaho residents […]

Time to Head to SE Washington

March 1, 2016 0

By Tony Dear Having read dozens of articles and seen countless photos of each, you probably have some idea of what you’re missing by not having played either Palouse Ridge or Wine Valley. But let […]

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