The 13 Best Public Golf Courses in Chicago and Wisconsin

Chicago, nicknamed “The Second City,” is the undisputed number one metropolitan golf mecca of the Midwest. It began in 1892 with the nation’s first 18-hole course, Chicago Golf Club, and continues 130 years later as over 200 courses grace the Chicagoland area. Over two-thirds of those layouts are public, giving players a bevy of brilliant […]

5 Bucket-List Golf Courses Designed by Legendary Golfers

In the world of golf, players have been enhancing the game by lending their experience to course development since the 1870s when Old Tom Morris became the first prominent player to design golf courses.  The trend continued with Bobby Jones creating a handful of courses in the 1930s — including Augusta National with Alister MacKenize […]

The Best Places to Play Golf Throughout the Bay Area

With all the restrictions for group gatherings and outdoor activities during the Covid-19 pandemic, the sport of golf has been a silver lining, having experienced a strong resurgence in participation due to sprawling, socially distanced playing fields. Whether newcomers or seasoned veterans of the game, San Francisco Bay Area golfers are gifted with a treasure chest […]

5 Top Golf Destinations to Escape to This Spring

There are warm weather golf destinations (California, Florida, and Arizona), and then there are warm “enough” weather golf destinations. I call these semi-hotspots “The Tax Day Five” — five stellar golf venues that are perfect to visit around April 15, or earlier, with your tax refund in hand. I have been fortunate enough to experience […]

North Shore Golf Guide

Do you know why golf is so great? It’s a life sport—you can learn to play as a little kid and keep on going right until they close the coffin lid. It’s a great family outing, but also a perfect afternoon getaway with buddies. You can make new friends by joining a league, and keep […]