In the weeks leading up to playing Muirfield, I tried to learn what made the course one of the top in the world. I knew it didn’t contain the same magical views as Dornoch or the difficulty of Portrush. I did know that Jack Nicklaus loved it so much he named his own course, Muirfield
Every once in a while you hit a golf course on a perfect day. The day I played Whistling Straits was one of those days. It was a perfect 70 degrees and just a breath of wind in the air. The course was also pretty much empty. I don’t remember seeing another group all day.
The Quarry is one of those courses where you look around and wonder how it’s not a private club. The conditions are impeccable. There are attendants waiting at the bag drop. The 19th hole is one of the best in the state. I could go on and on. If you find yourself in Canton at