27 Dec '14, 8pm

We pick our favorite (and least favorite) courses of 2014. What were yours?

We pick our favorite (and least favorite) courses of 2014. What were yours?

Let's go with a course that I didn't play in 2014. There is a nine-hole course near the Pittsburgh airport that I like to stop at for a quick round when I return from a business trip. When I stopped off there in late May to play after a getting off a flight, the course was overgrown and gated shut. I learned that it was sold to someone who intended to bulldoze it for housing, apparently. The course was called Marada and while it was nothing special, it was an interesting mix of easy, hard and awkward holes, a great place to stretch after a long flight. Conditions were never great but the greens were usually decent. I hate that golf courses are closing at an average of one a day in America and I hate more that golf courses I play occasionally sometimes close. If I started a list of courses I've played (1,198 the last time I checked) that are now closed, I'm sure it's in dou...

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