Activities, Golf, Junior Golf

Day in a Life: Golf Tournament Marshal

One way that Junior Golfers can learn a lot about our sport is by volunteering at a Golf Tournament. There are many different volunteer jobs: Standard Bearer, Marshal, Cart Drivers, Shotlink, Walking Scorer and more. Watch the golfers and caddies as you volunteer and see the choices they make. You would also be doing the… Continue reading Day in a Life: Golf Tournament Marshal

Activities, Golf, Junior Golf

Jr Golf Clinics at PGA Tournaments

  As Junior Golfers, we watch our favorite golfers on tv, follow them on Instagram and if we are lucky, see them play in a tournament. What you might not know is that most PGA Tournaments offer free Junior Golf Clinics hosted by a couple of PGA Pros. This is a chance to meet the… Continue reading Jr Golf Clinics at PGA Tournaments

Golf, Golf Courses, Texas

Sammons Golf Links

Year Built: 1922 Architect: John Sammons Address: 2727 West Adams Avenue Temple, Texas 76504 www.golfsammons.com Par: 70 Yardage: Red: 4,727 White: 5,552 Blue: 5,987 Sammons Golf Links is located in Temple Texas and is a public course. When you get to the course the sign at the entrance says "Sammons Park Golf Course". It must… Continue reading Sammons Golf Links

Activities, Golf

Tips for Attending A Golf Tournament

For a lover of golfer, there is nothing that can compare to watching a Pro Golf Tournament in person especially if one or more of your favorite players are playing.  Of course, the ultimate dream would be to have a famous pimento cheese sandwich in your hand while having a front row seat amongst the… Continue reading Tips for Attending A Golf Tournament

Golf, Golf Courses, Texas

Mill Creek Golf Club

Year Built: 1981 Architect: Robert Trent Jones Address: 1610 Club Circle Salado, TX 76571 Yardage: Blues - 6,346 Whites - 5,922 Reds - 5,017 Mill Creek Golf Club is a semi-private golf course located in Salado, Texas. The course is located in a sprawling sub-division and finding it can be tricky.  This is a good… Continue reading Mill Creek Golf Club

Driving range, Golf, Junior Golf

Drive, Chip, Putt – 2016

Drive, Chip, Putt is an initiative from the PGA to encourage kids into the sport of Golf. It tests kids from ages 7 to 15 on their skills for Driving the golf ball for distance as well as staying in bounds, three chips shots and three putt shots from different distances. There are many local… Continue reading Drive, Chip, Putt – 2016

Alabama, Campground, Golf, Golf Courses

Gulf Shores Campground, Gulf Shores, AL

Since Easter always is during Spring Break, we usually go away to camp. Last year, sadly, I did not plan 365 days in advance and ended up camping where we could find an open spot. It was not spectacular!  This year (2015), we were able to get a spot at Gulf Shores, AL State Park… Continue reading Gulf Shores Campground, Gulf Shores, AL