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.