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News & Tours

Lawsuit against historic Sharp Park gets dismissed

By Bill Fields Advocates of public golf in San Francisco, who have fought doggedly the last few years in support of Sharp Park golf course in nearby Pacifica, Calif., were taking a deep breath...
Friday, 12/7/2012 at 4:24PM
News & Tours

Dustin Johnson launches drives from home plate

For most players, the Wednesday before a major offers one last opportunity to complete preparation for the tournament. Even so, players employ different strategies. Some play and practice hard while others, such as Phil Mickelson...
Thursday, 6/14/2012 at 10:25AM
News & Tours

Golf helping rough neighborhood near San Francisco's Olympic Club

When a spiffy, artificial turf short-game area and first-class netted driving range was installed in 2009 for a new First Tee program at Visitacion Valley Middle School in southeastern San Francisco, less than 10...
Monday, 6/11/2012 at 11:10AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / U.S. Open

San Francisco Love Story

A native son reflects on what makes the city game in general and The Olympic Club in particular so special.
June 2012
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / U.S. Open

A More Open Open Course

What didn't kill Olympic only made it stronger. It's again ready to test the best players in the world, for the fifth time.
June 2012
Photo Essay

San Francisco Municipal Courses: A Photo Essay by Bill Fields

Bill Fields captures the character and energy of San Francisco's muny courses
June 2012
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Away Game

Away Game: Gold Rush!

Prospecting for the best public golf in San Francisco.
June 2012
Magazines / Editors' Blog

GW Reader: You missed the point on Sharp Park

Bill Fields' excellent coverage (in photos and reportage) of the controversy over and possible closing of Sharp Park GC in California, drew this letter from a reader opposed to keeping the course open. And, yes,...
Tuesday, 1/3/2012 at 1:42PM
News & Tours

San Francisco mayor's decision helps Sharp Park

Citing a desire to see both habitat restoration and affordable public golf at Sharp Park golf course, San Francisco mayor Edwin Lee on Monday vetoed legislation that would have transferred the supervision of the...
Tuesday, 12/20/2011 at 9:38AM
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
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