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News & Tours

Historic Sharp Park's fate hangs in the balance

For scores of folks in and around San Francisco, a man named Ed Lee is now the most important golfer in the world. Lee is the mayor of San Francisco, said to play the...
Wednesday, 12/14/2011 at 11:19AM
News & Tours

Court system on Sharp Park's side... for now

A preliminary injunction sought by opponents of Sharp Park golf course in Pacifica, Calif., to stop pumping and mowing on half of the 1932 Alister Mackenzie layout -- measures that would have effectively shut...
Wednesday, 11/30/2011 at 10:12AM
Magazines / Editors' Blog

Presidents Cup Footnotes: Alister MacKenzie saw Cypress, but not Augusta, Gary

We got several letters about the Presidents Cup, some with questions, some with suggestions, and some with corrections. Let's start there:One California reader (and Cypress Point archivist) writes to correct a statement by Gary Koch...
Monday, 11/21/2011 at 5:14PM
Courses & Travel

VALUE GOLF: $125 to play Pasatiempo in April.

Let's back up for a second. As I've sampled public golf in this country, I've established some benchmarks for value. I measure courses I play against this rough scale of overall experience and price. Some...
Thursday, 4/7/2011 at 10:42AM
News & Tours

Alister Mackenzie's goat track

Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, Calif., an Alister Mackenzie design that is regarded among the best public courses in the U.S., has started employing 200 goats to clear brush in the otherwise largely inaccessible...
Thursday, 10/7/2010 at 3:50PM
News & Tours

The timelessness of Alister MacKenzie

Since 1987, members of the Alister MacKenzie Society have been meeting annually at a different course designed by the great architect. This year's festivities are being held at Crystal Downs Country Club in Frankfort, Michigan,...
Wednesday, 9/9/2009 at 8:18PM
Golf Tours & News

Golf: Sharply Divided

What's best for Sharp Park, a dandy Pacifica, Calif., muny designed by Alister Mackenzie? Conservation advocates, pro-golf locals have very different answers
Golf Tours & News

Whitten: Real Secrets of Golf Course Architects

Tom Doak's 'wild' start. Gene Sarazen's take on Alister MacKenzie. The Seminole not designed by Donald Ross. Our intrepid architecture editor reveals the backstories

What Hootie got right

This purist admits the course changes were right. Mostly.
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