| Featured Course|
|Blue Heron Pines GC|
|Back during the big golf course boom of the 1990s, when every year seemed to bring a new upscale daily fee course to the Jersey Shore, Blue Heron Pines seemed at times to get forgotten amid all the glitz and glitter.|
Blue Heron Pines, if you don’t recall, was the first of the first-rate publics at the Shore, dating back to in 1993. But as more and more premier courses joined the Shore lineup, the original felt a little, well, tame by comparison.
| Golf Destinations|
|Palm Springs, CA|
|Palm Springs tends to get a geriatric rap – the combination of dry desert weather and plentiful golf has retirement written all over it – but on this end of the Coachella Valley, there’s a different vibe.|
It comes from the Coachella locals, a breed with above-average golf skills. Many of the players in the Tuesday game are caddies at nearby clubs (some wintering in the desert before returning north to caddie jobs at Bandon Dunes), others work in the service industry and some are aspiring young pros. ...read more