Bruce Charlton knows every inch of Poppy Hills. So what’s it like for RTJ II’s Chief Design Officer to play a course that he spent more than six years creating? “It’s a day that you live for.”
Poppy Hills Renovation Blog editor Kevin Merfeld was invited to play the newest course in Pebble Beach on Friday. After tracking the course renovation for the past 13 months, he shared his thoughts about playing the new Poppy Hills for the first time.
The Legends Course at Diablo Grande in Patterson will be closing due to the drought. The Ranch Course will remain open.
Former NCGA President John Nakamura recently was awarded the USGA’s Ike Grainger Award for his 25 years of service to the Association.
Jack Fleck beat Ben Hogan at the 1955 U.S. Open at The Olympic Club in a playoff. Fleck had been the oldest living U.S. Open champion.
The First Tee Open has become so popular that its field resembles a Champions Tour major. And now it’s coming to a reinvigorated Poppy Hills.
Poppy Hills was played for the first time in 13 months, and everyone seems to like it! See the Golf Channel’s feature, and more reviews as they come in.
NCGA member Patrick Moran had a blast hitting the ceremonial first tee shot and playing the new Poppy Hills at the Grand Opening on Thursday. Read Moran’s thoughts on the new layout.
It was a big day! It was announced that Poppy Hills will co-host The First Tee Open with Pebble Beach, plus the opening shot was hit, complete with a flyover by a hawk. Learn more about the day, watch video and see our photo gallery.
Even before the first shot was hit at the new Poppy Hills, it was announced that the course will co-host The First Tee Open with Pebble Beach in September.