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Golf Swings Over America

Itineraries

 Unless otherwise noted, all itineraries originate near Ottawa, Ontario (Canada)

May 2017

Sat. May 17

  • depart Ottawa 6 a.m. EST, to Anchorage (through Vancouver)
  • Arrive Anchorage, 2:30 PM (UTC−08:00)
  • Tee off at Moose Run Golf Club (Creek Course) at 6:30 pm
  • golf 21 holes, finish at 9:45 pm.

Sun. May 18

  • am touring on HW1 down the Turnagain Arm
  • pm, 3:30 tee off at Moose Run GC, play 18 holes on Hills Course
  • evening, 7:30 tee off on the Creek course, play 18 holes finishing at 11:40 pm
  • play 4 extra holes (15/16/17/18) on the Hills Course to play past midnight.

Mon. May 19

  • am touring on Hw1 1 north of Anchorage
  • pm touring of downtown Anchorage
  • late pm check in at airport, midnight flight to Portland OR

Tues. May 20

  • arrive Portland OR 5:30 am (Pacific Time Zone)
  • pick up rental, drive to Longview Washington
  • 11:00 am tee off, golf 31 holes at Mint Valley Golf Club
  • pm, drive to Seaside Oregon, check in to hotel

Wed. May 21

  • 2 pm tee off at Gearhart Golf Links, Gearhart OR
  • play 36 holes

Thurs. May 22

  • am touring south on Oregon coast
  • late pm tee off at Highlands Golf Course, Gearhart OR
  • play 18 holes

Fri. May 23

  • drive to Portland airport
  • noon flight from Portland to Ottawa (through Calgary)
  • arrive Ottawa 1:15 am (Saturday 24)

September/October 2016

  • September 24 fly to Seattle, Washington – Overnight
  • September 25 fly to Maui, Hawaii
  • Condo at Honua Kai Resort & Spa for the week
  • Golf 18 holes at Maui Nui Golf club, Kihei on September 29
  • September 30, kids join us in Maui
  • October 1, fly to Big Island of Hawaii
  • House rental for the week
  • October 5 play 36 holes at Waikoloa Village Golf Club, Waikoloa
  • October 5, Luau at Marriot Resort
  • Vow renewal ceremony at Kukio Beach (rained out on October 4th)
  • October 7th outrigger canoe with Kawaihae Canoe Club
  • fly home on October 8/9

September/October 2015

Phase 1

  • Leave home September 23, drive overnight to Illinois
  • Play 18 holes at Dayton Ridge GC, Ottawa Illinois September 24
  • Continue drive to Iowa City, Iowa – overnight
  • Drive to Grinnell, IA
  • Golf 18 holes at Oakland Acres Golf Club, September 25
  • Continue drive to Sidney, NE – overnight
  • Drive to Sterling, CO
  • Golf 18 holes at Northeastern 18 Golf Course, September 26
  • Drive to Denver Airport – pick up Maria
  • End Golf phase 1 – spend 4.5 days site-seeing in Colorado with Maria
  • Drive to Albuquerque New Mexico to meet up with Pat/Brian, spend 1.5 days in Albuquerque
scorecard covers for Dayton Ridge GC, Oakland Acres GC and Northeastern 18 GC

Phase 2

  • With Pat and Brian, we drive to Flagstaff, Arizona on Friday October 2
  • Spend a week at a timeshare resort in Flagstaff
  • golf multiple rounds at Continental Country Club (Flagstaff)
  • golf 9 holes at Oakcreek Country Club (Sedona)
  • Sightseeing
  • Leave Flagstaff on October 9, return to Albuquerque NM, overnight
Covers for Continental CC and Oakcreek CC

Phase 3

  • October 10, Drop Maria and Pat off at airport early a.m., drive North to Raton New Mexico
  • Golf 18 holes at Raton Country Club
  • Drive to Cheyenne, WY – overnight
  • October 11, drive to Broadus Montana
  • Golf 18 holes at Rolling Hills Golf Course
  • Drive to Dickinson, North Dakota– overnight
  • October 12 a.m., drive to Mandan, North Dakota
  • Golf 18 holes at Prairie West Golf Club
  • Drive to Brookings, South Dakota – overnight
  • October 13, golf 18 holes at Edgebrook Golf Course (Brookings)
  • Drive to Tyler, Minnesota
  • Golf 18 holes at Tyler Golf Club, p.m.
  • Drive to Mankato, Minnesota – overnight
  • October 14, drive to Viroqua, WI
  • Golf 18 holes at Viroqua Hills Golf Course
  • END GOLF
  • Drive to Battle Creek, MI – overnight
  • October 15, drive home

June 2014 – Maine, New Hampshire

  • Drive to Portsmouth, New Hampshire (overnight in Burlington VT on way)
  • Play 18 holes at Pease Golf Course, Portsmouth on June 28th
  • Play 18 holes at the Links of Outlook, Berwick Maine on June 30th
  • END GOLF – return home on July 1st

February 2014 – Florida, South Carolina

  • Drive to Orlando FL via Buffalo NY, Pittsburgh PA, Charlotte SC
  • Golf multiple rounds at Orange Lake Resort during week of February 16-23
  • Drive to Hilton Head, SC
  • Golf 18 holes Feb. 24 at Palmetto Dunes (Fazio Course)
  • END GOLF return home

November 2013 – Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas

  • Fly to Denver, drive 2.5 hrs to Goodland, Kansas – hotel overnight (Nov. 1)
  • Drive 2 hrs to McCook, Nebraska play 18 holes at Heritage Hills Golf Club (Nov. 2 – am)
  • Drive back to Goodland, Kansas play 18 holes at Sugar Hills Golf Club (Nov. 2 – pm)
  • Overnight in Goodland
  • Drive .5 hrs to Burlington, Colorado play 18 holes at Prairie Pines Golf Club (Nov. 3)
  • Continue back to Denver – attend conference
  • From Westminster, Colorado – drive 4 hrs to Raton, New Mexico (after detour to Pikes Peak on way) play 9 holes at Raton County Club (Nov. 9)
  • overnight hotel in Raton
  • Drive 2.45 hrs to Dalhart, Texas play 18 holes at Dalhart Country Club (Nov. 10 – am)
  • Drive 1.25 hrs to Guymon, Oklahoma play 18 holes at Sunset Hills Golf Club (Nov. 10 – pm)
  • END GOLF

October 2013 – Pennsylvania and West Virginia

  • Drive to Greencastle, Pennsylvania and play 18 holes at Greencastle Golf Club (Oct. 19)
  • From Massanutten Resort, McHayesville, VA drive 1.25 hrs to Franklin, WV and play 18 holes at The Higlhands Golf Club (Oct. 25)
  • Multiple rounds at Massanutten Resort during week as well
  • END GOLF

August 2013 – Delaware and New Jersey

  • Drive to Middletown, Delaware
  • arrive 3:30 pm Thursday August 1st, play 9 holes at Frog Hollow Golf Club, Middletown
  • Friday am, drive to New Jersey, play 18 holes at Town & Country Golf Links, Woodstown, New Jersey
  • return to Middletown, Delaware, play 18 holes at Back Creek Golf club (twilight)
  • Saturday – pm, play 18 holes at Frog Hollow GC
  • END GOLF
  • Sunday – return drive home
Frog Hollow, Back Creek, Town & Country Scorecard covers.
Frog Hollow, Back Creek, Town & Country Scorecard covers.

April 2013 – SC, GA, AL, MS, LA, TN, AR, MO, KY

  •  Drive to Hilton Head, spend week with wife/friends, playing 3 ½ rounds
  • Depart HH on Saturday night (after dropping wife off at Savannah/HH Airport) drive to Tallahassee, Florida
  • Play 36 holes in Thomasville, Georgia on Sunday – drive to Gulfport, Mississippi
  • (**had intended on playing in Florida in p.m., but major storm prevented it)
  • Play 18 holes in Pass Christian, MS Monday a.m.  – drive to Slidell, Louisiana
  • Play 18 holes in Slidell on Monday p.m.  – return to Gulfport
  • Tuesday a.m. – drive to Irvington, Alabama – play 36 holes – return to Gulfport
  • Drive to Memphis Tennessee on Wednesday a.m.  – play 18 holes in Memphis on Wed. p.m.
  • Drive to Marion Arkansas, play 18 holes Thursday a.m. – drive to Sikeston, Missouri
  • Play 18 holes in Sikeston Thursday p.m. – drive to Florence, Kentucky
  • Play 18 holes in Florence KY Friday a.m.
  • End golf
Course scorecard covers from my southern swing
Course scorecard covers from my southern swing

August 2012 – Utah, Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming

  • Fly to Salt Lake City, Utah
    (arrive on a Saturday afternoon)
  • Play 18 holes at Stansbury Park, west of SLC
  • drive to Nevada, overnight at Casino/hotel (YAY)
  • Play 36 holes in Wendover, Nevada on Sunday
  • Drive back to SLC, overnight north of SLC
  • Monday am, early drive to Evanston WY
  • Play 18 holes in Evanston, Wyoming Monday a.m.
  • Noon – drive to Idaho
  • Play 18 holes in Fish Haven, Idaho Monday p.m.
  • Drive to Logan, Utah
  • Play 18 holes in Logan, Utah on Tuesday a.m.
  • End golf
Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Idaho Scorecard covers
Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Idaho Scorecard covers

October 2012 – Virginia, Maryland

  • Drive to Hagerstown, Maryland, overnight hotel
  • Golf 18 holes in Hagerstown
  • Overnight hotel
  • Drive to McGaheysville, Virginia (Massanutten Resort)
  • Play 18 holes/day for 6 days at a resort
  • End golf
Virginia and Maryland scorecards
Virginia and Maryland scorecards

Feb. 2012 – Quest Officially Begins

  • Drive to North Myrtle Beach
  • 6 days of golf, 36 holes/day
  • Play various courses in MB area, including one in North Carolina
  • End golf
Myrtle Beach scorecard collection
Myrtle Beach scorecard collection
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