Brook Hollow Golf Club Review

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My chance to play Brook Hollow Golf Club in Dallas, Texas came out of the blue. The trip to Dallas was to participate as a groomsman in a good friend’s wedding, and a few weeks out, the groom emailed asking if I wanted to grab a round at a place called Brook Hollow prior to the wedding rehearsal. I happily … Read More

Philadelphia Cricket Club – St Martin’s Review

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If I told you that one of Philadelphia Cricket Club’s three courses had hosted two US Opens, I imagine you would naturally guess the storied Wissahickon course… You would be wrong. Philly Cricket’s oldest course, the St. Martin’s course, hosted both the 1907 and 1910 US Opens. Alec Ross, the brother of course architect Donald Ross, won that 1907 US … Read More

Philadelphia Cricket Club – Militia Hill Review

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My round at Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Militia Hill Course was the first during my long weekend in Pennsylvania. I met up with my host, Tyler, bright and early on a Friday morning in order to make the first tee time at Militia Hill. I didn’t fully know what to expect. Prior to my visit I was able to find plenty … Read More

Philadelphia Cricket Club – Wissahickon Review

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Some of my most enjoyable golf weekends have been shared with my younger brother, and my weekend at Philadelphia Cricket Club with him and our friend Tyler was no exception. Although the weekend included almost 72 holes of golf, the cherry on top was the round at Philadelphia Cricket Club’s Wissahickon Course. My expectations were very high, having read about the … Read More

Winged Foot (East & West) Review

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My invitation to play Winged Foot came unexpectedly. I received an email from a friend at my home club reading simply, “When can you play Winged Foot?” From that point, everything fell into place. A quick phone call lined up a morning to play the very next week. My host member for the day insisted that we play 36 holes, … Read More

Bethpage Black Review

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I played two rounds on back-to-back days on the Black course at Bethpage State Park. The course was built in 1936 by A.W. Tillinghast and, since its inception, it has hosted two U.S. Open Championships (2002, 2009) among a slew of other tournaments. Tillinghast built the course to compete with its fellow northeast neighbors (read Pine Valley and Winged Foot), … Read More