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Monday, May 22, 2017

Dye Another Day

Over the years, the Dye Course at Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club has gotten the reputation as one of the most punishing golf...

Luisita Revisited – A year on under the Lorenzo Group has...

It’s been a year since we first visited with Luisita Golf and Country Club after its purchase by Martin Lorenzo and company and in...

Negros Occidental Golf and Country Club aka Marapara

It’s unusual for me to write about a golf course that I haven’t played but I’ve been victim to the unfortunate circumstance of having...

World Class – Anvaya Cove Golf and Sports Club Revisited

The term “world class” ought to be used with a bit more caution these days. Over-eager marketing and public relations people use it in...

Wack Wack’s East Course – The Beast

Wack-Wack Golf Club’s East Course is the country’s oldest and most storied championship golf course. William J. Shaw was the impetus behind the club’s...

Valley Golf and Country Club’s South Course

Today when one thinks of championship calibre golf courses, one thinks of Wack Wack’s East Course, Sta. Elena Golf and Country Club’s Makiling Course,...

Trouble in Paradise

The game of golf is in flux. This fact first crossed my mind when I sat down with Manila Southwoods grounds chair and golf...

The Orchard’s Palmer Course – Putting my money where my mouth...

The Orchard’s Palmer Course is one of the great golf courses in the country. Opened for play in 1994, it played host to the...

The Art of the Short Par 4

In my 20 years in the game, I have developed a special appreciation for the short par 4. There is a special art to...

The 9-hole Course at Royale Tagaytay – A great place...

When I first picked up a golf club almost a decade-and-a-half ago, playing any of the championship golf courses was a daunting task. The...

Sutera Harbour – Your first choice in Kota Kinabalu

In your search for first class accommodations in Kota Kinabalu, there is one name that should be at the top of your list; the...

Summit Point Golf and Country Club – Resurgence

One of the great pleasures in golf is traveling to play a famous course on whose hallowed fairways once trod the greats of the...

Splendor in the East – East Ridge Golf and Country Club

During the golf boom of the 1990’s, the greatest concentration of golf clubs was South of Metro-Manila. The hills of Rizal, though closer in...

South Forbes Golf City – A Bad Rap

Mention South Forbes Golf City to foursome looking for a place to play and result usually isn’t too favourable. Really, that’s just not fair....

Siam Country Club Plantation Course – Golf in the Kingdom

For golfers looking to tee it up in Pattaya, a game at the historic Siam Country Club is an absolute must. The Club is...

Sherwood Hills Golf Club – The Philippines’ Best?

So much of what a golf course is has to do with the piece of land on which it’s built. You can do great...

Rancho Palos Verdes Golf and Country Club

Rancho Palos Verdes is the first modern golf course constructed in the Davao City limits. Built by the Sta. Lucia Realty Corporation on the...

Coming Home

It hit me like a ton of bricks. In the ten years that I’ve been writing and following the game in the Philippines, I have...

Luisita Golf and Country Club – The grand dame of Philippine...

Hacienda Luisita was once part of the holdings of Compañía General de Tabacos de Filipinas, Sociedad Anónima, better known as Tabacalera, which was founded...

Kota Permai Golf and Country Club – Malaysia’s Best

A unique opportunity came my way a couple of years ago. I got a phone call from the Tourism Malaysia station inquiring whether I’d...
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