January 30, 1991 |
Poppy Hills, the new addition to the three-course rotation at the A.T. & T. Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, is not likely to be popular with the players. A public course, Poppy Hills replaces Cypress Point, which didn't comply with the PGA Tour's new guidelines on membership policies. Cypress Point doesn't have black or female members and isn't going to revise its waiting list for membership any time soon.
December 29, 1990 |
Vice President Dan Quayle canceled a second round of golf at a Northern California course Friday after being criticized for playing at a country club with an all-white membership. His office said he was unaware, when he played the first round Thursday, of the controversy surrounding the Cypress Point Club. Quayle shot more than 18 holes at the course in Pebble Beach, provoking outrage from some local officials. The Professional Golfers Assn.
August 18, 1997 |
Aliso Creek is hardly the first golf course that comes to mind when people talk about the most scenic golf courses in Orange County. Many instantly think of the courses at Pelican Hill and their views of the Pacific Ocean or the back nine at Tijeras Creek that works its way through a canyon of oak trees.
May 16, 1990 |
Harry Rudolph III of La Jolla shot a six-under-par 65 at the Los Serranos Golf and Country Club in Chino Tuesday to lead the 79th Southern California qualifying for next month's state amateur championship. The final round of the 36-hole event will be played today. The top 100 golfers from Tuesday's opening field of 400 made it into the second round and the top 43 from that field will qualify for the championship, which begins June 25 at Cypress Point Golf Club on the Monterey Peninsula.
August 10, 2008 |
LUKE WILSON swears that Scotland's the Old Course at St. Andrews, the birthplace of golf, is on his life's to-do list. Until he gets there and reports back, here are his top five courses: Austin Golf Club, Spicewood, Texas "Ben Crenshaw designed it and didn't add much dirt. He more went with the contours of the land, so it feels very natural. It's such a beautiful area of Texas too." Maidstone Club, East Hampton, N.Y. "It was built in the 1800s and it goes around the oceans and the marshes.
December 28, 1990 |
Vice President Dan Quayle canceled a second round of golf today at the all-white Cypress Point golf club, saying he didn't know the club had been the object of criticism when he played there Thursday. Quayle's participation in the round on Thursday at the course, which has been barred from a national tournament because of its exclusive membership policy, was criticized by local officials.