Rubber snakes, 1-irons and Wicker Baskets: a history of Merion Golf Club

map of Merion Golf Club

Matthew Moore takes a look at the colourful history of Merion Golf Club, from its British influences and wicker basket pins to legendary 1-irons and high jinx with rubber snakes… Once in a lifetime a golf trip grants memories that stay with you forever. Mine came at the turn of this century. In June of …

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Golf and Grapes: Teeing up in San Diego wine country

Temecula Creek Inn is in San Diego's wine country

American golf writer Leonard Finkel says he stumbled upon a little piece of golfing heaven in the heart of San Diego’s wine country… Nine years ago I stumbled on the Temecula Creek Inn. That I return year after year is no accident. Less than an hour north of San Diego and located in the heart …

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Penn Pal: fly-drive golf vacation stateside

Pennslyvania is nicknamed America’s “keystone state.” Grab your clubs and board a flight to one of its two major cities – Pittsburgh or Philadelphia – and unlock the door to some of the finest American golfing real estate…. Birthplace of the King of Golf Golf in chocolate town at Hershey Rich in history: America’s first …

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