This is the first installment in our 11-part "The Course I’m Thankful For" series, in which we asked GOLF.com staffers to wax lovingly about the first course that stole their golfing hearts. Our first story comes from N.Y.
The land is incredible. The plans are in motion. Now brains behind Bandon Dunes and Cabot Links are seeking approval from local lawmakers to build a track that could make northern Scotland a breakout tourist destination.
The Rothmans, however, came as a family—Dad, golf-crazed-but-still-9-year-old son Ike, and plays-a-little-mainly-not-to-become-a-golf-widower mom Lorraine. So, we chose a different tack: nine holes of golf daily, and the rest of the time jam-packed with the jam-o-graph stuff. In Boyne Mountain, we chose the right place.
When the Walker Cup is played at Los Angeles Country Club Sept. 9-10, it'll be the third USGA Championship in 2017 held at a course designed by George C. Thomas, a versatile and brilliant architect who doesn't always get his due.