Those Lucky Spokanites

June 7, 2017 0

By Tony Dear Any way you slice it, Spokane golfers are a fortunate lot. Yes, they may have to wait until the end of March or even middle of April before the quartet of city-owned […]

A Trail of Countless Delights

May 3, 2017 0

Vancouver Island Golf Trail has something for everyone By Hal Quinn It is one of the most dramatic, and beautiful, viewpoints in golf. From a mountain ledge the panorama encompasses the sparkling deep blue of […]

Put it All on Green

April 5, 2017 0

By Tony Dear Golfers are aware that Tribal-owned casino courses are among the best in the country. And we have a few beauties in our neck of the woods. It’s been a while since ‘Golf […]

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 […]

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