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THE WAKONDA CLUB: IOWA’S HOME OF CHAMPIONSHIP GOLF

By: Mike May Any golf course that hosts championship events is a destination that all golfers will put on their ‘bucket list.’  The city of Des Moines, Iowa has one of those destinations, the Wakonda Club. It opened for play in 1922, has hosted a number of top-tier events and attracted many top-notch players over the years.  Those top-tier events include the Big Ten Championships in 1922, the Trans-Mississippi Amateur on four occasions, the 1939 NCAA Championships, the Women’s Western Open […]

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BRICKYARD CROSSING: THE CONFLUENCE OF GOLF & AUTO RACING

BRICKYARD CROSSING:  THE CONFLUENCE OF GOLF & AUTO RACING

Written by:  Mike May Ladies and gentlemen, start your golf carts!  That is an appropriate message for any foursome that tees it up at the Brickyard Crossing Golf Club in Indianapolis, Indiana.  This 18-hole stretch of championship golf is named in honor of its more famous sporting neighbor, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (aka, the ‘ole Brickyard). While it’s safe to say that while Pete Dye’s most famous golf design is probably the Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, the […]

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I admit it – I am a golfaholic, as well as a teaching professional. I have enjoyed playing the grand game of golf for over 40 years. In addition to playing, I find teaching golf very rewarding – I love to see students when they finally hit that great shot, make the long put, chip in or kill that long drive. - See more at: Toledo Ohio Golf Lessons - About Fred