California’s Best Public Golf and More

California’s Best Public Golf and More

What golfer doesn’t dream about playing all the great California courses spotlighted on PGA Tour broadcasts?  Especially if you are a wino to boot!  In fact, for over a year now that is all that I have been doing…dreaming about playing somewhere else.  At this stage...
Hidden Gem in Northern California

Hidden Gem in Northern California

By Robert Kaufman Day after day, a steady stream of cars and buses cruise the two-lane highway through the rural farmland of Northern California’s Capay Valley to reach the unincorporated community of Brooks. This remote getaway, 90 minutes northeast of San Francisco,...
See and Play in Monterey, California

See and Play in Monterey, California

Monterey County’s breathtaking scenery, internationally renowned resorts, award-winning wine and relaxing atmosphere make it an ideal getaway for visitors and a perfect destination for golf enthusiasts. With over 20 public and private courses in Monterey County, there...
From Heaven to Hell

From Heaven to Hell

by Robert Kaufman Goooood moooorrning, Death Valley! The local time here in the west is 5:30am on the summer solstice, the sun is about to beam its first rays on California’s Panamint Mountains and the current temperature is already a sweltering 94 degrees…and...
Like Golfing in a Bubble

Like Golfing in a Bubble

San Diego Country melds superb topography with an even better climate By: Ted McIntyre At about 10C on this sunny November day at Maderas Golf Club in North San Diego County, the locals are finding it somewhat chilly—three-layer-chilly. Not to mention abnormally...
San Diego's Wild Side

San Diego's Wild Side

Well, there is a first for everything!  Time was that it did not matter what the destination, golf was always top of mind…and truth be known it still pretty much is otherwise I might have to re-think being the Traveling Golfer. This past spring as I was planning my...