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July 26, 2021

      By Bruce Meadows         JULY 2021   A trip well worth taking . . .      If you haven’t taken the time or had the opportunity to play one of the courses at Bandon Dunes on the Oregon Coast, it’s something you as a golfer should consider.    Its five…

June 6, 2021

      By Bruce Meadows     June 2021 Looking back, and ahead…    You can call it Oakmont (the old name, which some golfers still prefer to use) or Valley of the Moon (new name, which new management prefers you to use), but new head golf professional Chapman Dundas just wants you to call…

May 31, 2021

      By Bruce Meadows         May 2021 Terraza wins Sonoma County Open . . .    Congratulations to the winners in the 2021 Sonoma County Open held at Foxtail Golf Course in Rohnert Park May 15-16.     Championship Flight: Luis Terraza, 72-72–144; second place tie between Domingo Jojola 147, Kyle Hopkins 147, Jacob Boyce 147.     Men’s…

May 14, 2021

    By Bruce Meadows           May 2021 Rooster Run Junior Camps set . . .   PGA pro Dave Johnson has announced the schedule for his popular Junior Golf Camps for this summer.     The Rooster Run camps in Petaluma are for ages 6-16 and are in half-day sessions ($275)…

May 3, 2021

     By Bruce Meadows           May 2021   How has Covid-19 affected golf ???    I recently asked a number of golf pros as well as those in golf-related businesses and those who play the game some questions about the effect of the pandemic on the game of golf, and got…

April 12, 2021

    By Bruce Meadows         April 2021   Tiger Woods takes on Peter Hay . . .   The Peter Hay short course at Pebble Beach Golf Links has taken on a new look, and here is how Golf Digest describes it:     “Pebble Beach has announced the opening date of…

March 21, 2021

    By Bruce Meadows        March 2021  Some years better than others . . .        Some years are worth remembering for good reasons.        Others, well, for reasons not so good.       For the Sonoma State men’s golf team, 2009 was a very good year,…

February 28, 2021

    By Bruce Meadows          March 2021  Taking golf to the ‘Next Level’      Greg Anderson has been involved in a lot of aspects of the game of golf in his life.    And now he’s added a new one: “Next Level Golf and Fitness.”    Greg most recently operated…

February 23, 2021

  By Bruce Meadows     February 2021   BV: To be or not to be ??? As a number of concerned citizens – not all of them golfers – have expressed their opinions on the possible closure and “repurposing” of Bennett Valley Golf Course, it’s become apparent that this has already become a hot…

February 19, 2021

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Friday that youth sports can finally be played in the golden state starting next Friday. 27 counties qualify right now in the state’s threshold for allowing youth sports. Sonoma, Marin, Mendocino and Napa counties all qualify to begin youth sports on February 26. With case rates between seven and 14…