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

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Flies

Fly Fishing really comes down to casting a "fly" into the water over and over again until a fish bites.  That fish could be a trout, bass, salmon, panfish or even a bonefish.  Whatever fish you are trying to catch, the fly you use will depend on where you are fishing and what time of… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Flies

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Reading the Water

 We talked about drag on the water and spooking fish when casting but how do you find the fish in the first place? A few basic bits of trout information:  trout seldom go far from their food source, they are known to be lazy and will rest behind objects, they need oxygen to survive so… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Reading the Water

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Casting

 The biggest difference between spin fishing and fly fishing is the way you cast. With spin fishing, you put your lure in the water and wait. With Fly Fishing, you do an artistic cast out over the water (over and over) until, hopefully, a fish strikes.  Fly casting takes a lot of practice but anyone… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Casting

Activities, Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing for Kids: Equipment

One of our favorite Camping Activities is Fly Fishing.  We stumbled upon it when we were looking for something to fill our time during a working trip to West Virginia.  My son and I decided to hire a Fly Fishing guide to teach us how to fly fish.  We were warned by MANY people that… Continue reading Fly Fishing for Kids: Equipment

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

Food, Restaurants

Restaurant Review: The Depot

During our recent week in Auburn + Opelika, we kept hearing about a fabulous restaurant called The Depot. ┬áThe Depot is located just off the main historical area of Downtown Auburn and really close to our campground, Auburn RV Park at Leisure Time. ┬áSeriously, everywhere we went and I asked for a restaurant suggestion, The… Continue reading Restaurant Review: The Depot