The L.A. Times has published a meaty special section today on L.A. public golf. It includes my plea for a restoration of George Thomas's Griffith Park restoration and my architectural critique of 10 great values. and five overrrated layouts.
There's also Daniel Wexler's guide to historic courses and his look at desert golf.
There's also Tiger's memories of SoCal golf and Thomas Bonk looks at the renovated Torrey Pines South.
Peter Yoon covers the impact of internet-based tee time reservation systems.
Glenn Bunting talks to Dave Pelz.
And the editors make their picks for the best of SoCal golf.
To make a great hole hazards need not be numerous. A few well-placed are quite sufficient to arouse an amount of lively interest and to call forth shots of which the best golfer may well be proud.