Mauna Lani #7

The seventh hole at Mauna Lani is a par-3 moving slightly downhill. It was the first hole of the golf course played along the Pacific Ocean. The waves crashed into the rock behind me during my tee shot. The hole played about 109 yards from the forward tee box I was hitting from. Seven can … More Mauna Lani #7

Waikoloa Beach Course

We had just finished the seventh hole of the Beach Course at Waikoloa. The only hole on the course running along the ocean. Just the final hundred yards of the par-5, with the green perched above the Pacific. A whale had surfaced for air during the preparation of my approach into the seventh green. After … More Waikoloa Beach Course

La Grande Scramble

We journeyed to La Grande, Oregon last weekend on a four-day trip. La Grande sits at almost three thousand feet of elevation. The small Eastern Oregon town rests in the shadows of mountains on all sides. We made the six-hour road trip to visit the brother of a high school buddy. He has called the … More La Grande Scramble

Mt. Si. Golf

Mt. Si is another golf course in the area around home. It sits just outside the town of North Bend. Mt. Si. Golf course is sculpted on land in the shadow of Mt. Si. The course has similarities to Snoqualmie Falls golf course and Tall Chief golf course. Like those courses, Mt Si has a … More Mt. Si. Golf