Summer Swing: The Best of Public Golf in Michigan

There are many great spots across the country to tee it up in the summer. With average morning lows in the lower 60’s and daytime highs in the low to mid 80’s, Michigan may be one of the better places to play with summer in full swing. You also have plenty of time to play in with daylight lasting in Michigan anywhere between 14-15 hours a day. The Great Lake State boasts over 650 public access golf courses. Included are some of the best courses in the country.

A Look at America’s Oldest Golf Courses

The more you research the topic “oldest golf courses” in America, the more you’ll find several claims of who holds the crown as oldest course where golf is still being played today. Rather than give you a list, in an order that eventually crowns one course as the “oldest” in America, that you can still play today, here’s a glimpse, in no particular order, of America’s oldest courses where golf is still played today…

How The Old Course Influenced American Golf in Foxburg, PA.

Less widely known in the annals of American golf history is that of Foxburg Country Club in Foxburg, PA. This nine-hole gem stakes the claim as being the oldest golf course in continuous use in the United States. The club was established in 1887 and is still in use today, some 135 years after the first shots were struck from its first tee box.

The Best Public Courses in Maryland

The 2022 KPMG Women's PGA Championship will be held this year at historic Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. The state boasts some amazing golf courses and Marylanders indeed love their golf. With next week’s third LPGA major of the year teeing it up in the Free State, let’s take a peek at some of the best public access golf that Maryland has to offer.

Public Access Golf is Alive and Well in Oklahoma

The golf world had eyes on the Sooner State of Oklahoma last week as the 104th PGA Championship took place at Tulsa’s Southern Hills Country Club. Oklahoma, which is right in the heart of the South Central United States, boasts some incredible public facilities.

Perry Maxwell: A Masterful Genius of Design

One name that is certainly part of the who’s who in golf architecture is Perry Maxwell, the designer of Southern Hills Country Club, host of this year's PGA Championship. Maxwell was one of the true masters of this important and influential time in American golf history.