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Golf Course Review: Kierland Golf Course in Scottsdale, Arizona

Kris McEwen Courses, Travel Leave a Comment

Scottsdale, Arizona is a bit of an American mecca of golf courses. A quick Google search of Scottsdale courses gives a who’s who of golf courses. TPC Scottsdale, Troon North, Silverado, Quintero. The list goes on and on. One that may get overlooked in the area is Kierland Golf Course. A 27-hole golf club with an on-site resort. And while …

Wynn Golf Closed

Another Great Golf Course Closes Its Doors

Eric Benzenberg Courses, News Leave a Comment

Effective December 17, 2017, Wynn Golf Club ended its 12 year run and closed its doors.  Only aggravating the situation, the golf course’s approximately 130 acres (which are located just off the Strip) will be converted into hotel additions, convention spaces, and a “Paradise Park,” which will include sand beaches, zip lines, water skiing, and boat rides. Allegedly, the decision came down …

Golf Ball Distance Problem on PGA TOUR

Is the Golf Ball Really At Fault?

Eric Benzenberg News, Opinion Leave a Comment

Last year during a press conference at August National, Jack Nicklaus said something very interesting: “Change the frigging golf ball.” Jack’s comment was in response to the continuous increase in the average driving distance among tour players.  While some people might have initially brushed it off, it’s impossible to ignore when two titans share the same sentiments. Just last week, Tiger stated on …