On the whole, the best holes
- May 2, 2002
By Craig Smith - Seattle Times staff reporter
The golf world is full of folks who would walk past a Rembrandt in a gallery but drool over a par-3 with a lake in front and mountains in back of a three-tiered green.
When these golfers talk about holes, adjectives can fly like sand out of a bunker — "wonderful," "routine," "fun," "unfair," "gorgeous," and "challenging."
So, we decided to pick the best 18 public golf holes within a 90-minute drive of downtown Seattle.
Vicwood Links: Best of new crop of courses
- May 3, 2000
by Blaine Newnham - Seattle Times staff columnist
LACEY - A year ago produced the biggest building binge in Western Washington golf as Trophy Lake, Snoqualmie Ridge, Newcastle, Vicwood and a new 18 at Willows Run came on line.
The best of the bunch? Read
Indian Summer designer Thompson earns architecture honor -
Peter Thompson, who designed Indian Summer Country Club in
Olympia and the new Vicwood Links in Lacey, has been honored as
one of the top golf course designers in the country for
Summer burns best - August 8, 1996
By David Andriesen
- The Olympian
We should all be as lucky as Indian Summer Golf & Country
Club - people think it's beautiful, but they also have great
respect for it. Read
Indian Summer Country