Where Is The Narrowest Golf Hole?

The narrowest hole in golf is debatable. It depends on various factors like the course, the specific hole, the time of year, which tees you’re playing and the definition of narrow. However, one of the narrowest holes on a professional golf course is the 9th hole at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, which measures… Continue reading →

Why Do We Use Bird Names In Golf?

Bird names in golf refer to scores on individual holes. This is a traditional part of the game that has been used for many years. The origin of bird names in golf is partially transparent, but it is believed to have evolved to describe the different scores that golfers could achieve on each hole, using… Continue reading →

The Arnold Palmer Invitational Sponsored by Mastercard

Arnold Palmer Still Influential On The PGA Tour Years After His Passing Ahead of this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational, Sponsored by Mastercard event, we decided to reflect on how Palmer’s influence is still very much being felt today on the PGA Tour. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the… Continue reading →

Understanding The Story Behind 18-Holes

Golfers Expect 18-Holes 18-holes is a substantial standard for most golf courses globally. Whether you are at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai or Allister Mackenzie Golf Course in Sacramento, CA, this is true. Most golfers and non-golfers alike know this as the contemporary status quo. In the past, the world of golf was much… Continue reading →

90 Years Young: The Haggin Oaks Story

Celebrate the 90 years of storied history at Haggin Oaks with this special documentary. If the century-old heritage oak trees at Haggin Oaks could talk, they’d tell remarkable tales of famous players and tournaments that have graced the course over its 90 years of operation. First opened in 1932, Haggin Oaks has been the starting… Continue reading →

10/10- 10/15 Sacramento Golf Weekly Recap

In case you missed it… here is everything you need to know from this past week! Tuesday– Villara Capital Cup Fundraiser The Villara Capital Cup Fundraiser was held on October 7, 8 & 9, 2022. Wednesday- Sacramento Golf Council First Annual Player of the Year Awards The Sacramento Golf Council First Annual Player of the… Continue reading →

9/19- 9/24 Sacramento Golf Weekly Recap

In case you missed it… here is everything you need to know from this past week! Tuesday- 2022 Fall Golf Lessons with Mike Duhamel and Charlotte Mayorkas Register for 2022 Fall golf lessons with Mike Duhamel and Charlotte Mayorkas! Wednesday- Happy Miniature Golf Day When we discovered that Miniature Golf Day takes place on September… Continue reading →

Happy Miniature Golf Day

When we discovered that Miniature Golf Day takes place on September 21st, we began a “mini” research project to learn more. It turns out there is a humongous amount of information about this day. Some of it is historical, calls to action, insightful, and, to be honest, a few are just plain weird. However, continue… Continue reading →

International Stardom Abounds With First Round Leaders Of Inaugural Sacramento Valley Women’s Amateur Championship at Haggin Oaks

Sacramento, CA – On a stunningly beautiful late spring day today, some of the finest women golfers from around Northern California- and well beyond- descended on the MacKenzie GC at Haggin Oaks for the first day of play for the very first annual 2021 Sacramento Valley Women’s Amateur Championship. Fine players from local amateur ranks,… Continue reading →

Griffin Long Leads After Day One Of 100th Annual Sacramento City Golf Championship at Haggin Oaks GC

SACRAMENTO – Griffin Long has spent a lot of time playing the Alister MacKenzie Golf Course, a par-72, 7,030-yard championship layout at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex, over the years. “I’ve never really had a ton of success on it,” said Long, who is from nearby Davis. Some of the latest scores that he has… Continue reading →