After Friday’s TPC Harding Park post, several people asked for aerials of other Bay Area’s greats - here’s one of Olympic Club’s 45 holes (Cliffs: bottom-right; Lake: left; Ocean: right), with Lake Merced (left) and SFGC (middle) beyond. TPC HP is just out of frame to the left.
Intoxicating Bones - Reliving the experience of Northwood Golf Club, an Alister MacKenzie designed 9 hole course in Sonoma County California and breaking down the architecture behind the par 4 2nd.
Architect Alister MacKenzie claimed that Pasatiempo Golf Club was his best design - high praise coming from the guy who built Cypress Point and Augusta National. If there are ten better public access courses in the United States, I haven’t seen them. A personal favorite.