Short Courses Gain Favor in Kansas City Area

By | March 20, 2017

Tom Watson, who developed his own game playing on the former Santa Fe Hills executive course in the city as a youth, says his new “Watson 9” in Maryville, Mo. is being “well-utilized,” especially by junior players. The Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Club par-3 has become “more popular recently,” reports General Manager Curt Nelson, thanks in part to a new unlimited-play-pass program.


Nicklaus Discusses Oakhurst Design Plans

By | May 31, 2016

Jack Nicklaus spoke to the media about the golf course at The Greenbrier Sporting Club in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., which he is co-designing with Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino. The designers have a goal of making the 7,600-yard layout versatile enough to immediately host a major championship but still be “very playable for the average person.”