ReGripped a/k/a Pete Flanigan is based in Los Angeles and blogs about his golfing adventures around Southern California at Pete is currently attempting to play all the North American golf courses designed by Coore & Crenshaw and you can follow his travels at Pete's dream is to play Cypress Point and has been interviewed by Golf Digest and other golf media about his efforts to play the course. If you can help him with Cypress, please reach out! He will be your friend forever.


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Talking Stick (South) 04/01/2019

44th Arizona - Best in Area
Coore and Crenshaw are often lauded as one of the best golf course architects of the last 20 years and their courses appear in the top 100 rankings of many publications....


Saticoy 02/01/2019

89th California - Best in Area
When one thinks of "golden age" courses in Los Angeles, the list seems to start and stop with LACC, Riviera and Bel-Air. However, do not sleep on Saticoy, which takes des...


Lake Merced 15/05/2018

77th California - Best in Area
LMGC is one of the most underrated golf courses in Northern California, which isn't surprising given its proximity to such luminaries as Olympic, Cal Club and SFGC. That...


Sandpines 28/04/2018

24th Oregon - Best in Area
I feel sorry for the golf courses in Southwestern Oregon as all of them are overshadowed by the Bandon resort. Certainly when you have 4 world-class golf courses next doo...


Pacific Grove 13/02/2018

57th California - Best in Area
The back nine at Pacific Grove will give you everything you want out of a golf trip to Monterey for a fraction of the price compared to the neighboring courses. Lighthous...


Texas Star 06/01/2018

71st Texas - Best in Area
Texas Star is often ranked in the top 20 of Texas public courses but for the life of me, I can't figure out why. There is a good-to-great course hiding in the land but wi...


Clear Creek 09/10/2017

2nd Nevada - Best in Area
This course is outrageously good! While C&C often get praised for their inland links-style courses, do not discount this course that runs through the pine trees. It is as...


Colorado 05/09/2017

2nd Colorado - Best in Area 79th USA Ranking 92nd North America Ranking
There are 5 excellent holes at CGC and worth the price of admission alone to this exclusive club. The playability of the course is fantastic, allowing golfers to throw up...


Black Sheep (1st & 2nd) 05/09/2017

8th Illinois - Best in Area
If I could be a member anywhere in Illinois, make me a member here! 27 holes give you a heathland/links vibe yet you look out over a sea of corn making for a pleasantly j...


Warren - Indiana 04/09/2017

4th Indiana - Best in Area
The subtle parkland routing of the front nine gives way to a fantastic back nine capped off by a great stretch from 16-18. I have never played an English heathland course...


Lawsonia (Links) 04/09/2017

7th Wisconsin - Best in Area
A great course in the middle of nowhere! The conditioning is fantastic and I really liked the routing with both two nines. The par 3 with the severe slope to the right is...


Puakea 04/09/2017

27th Hawaii - Best in Area
One of the most underrated golf courses in Hawaii. The first few holes provide a straight ahead warmup for the great golf to come. Great mountain views, jungle encroachin...