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Sacramento’s Own: The Sutherland Brothers

One still plays on the PGA Tour; the other directs the golf program at Sacramento State. We chatted with Kevin and David Sutherland.For nearly 30 years, their careers followed similar paths. Kevin and David...

Whats in your bag?

A local golfer moans about moments of inertia as he contemplates purchasing a new club.You cant buy a golf game. But it sure is fun trying. Besides, its not as though the $500 spent...

Yocha-De-He Golf Club

The course at Cache Creek Casino Resort is one of the region's newest and most anticipated courses. We checked it out.If the course's name seems a bit out of the ordinary, wait until you...

Back on the Bike

For Sacramentans of a certain age, cycling is the new fountain of youth.Ken Bell spends a lot of time spinning his wheels.Bell, 59, is the mileage king of the Sacramento Wheelmen, a cycling club...

A Peek Inside

Even golfers who don't have the means or desire to join a country club, there's still something tantalizing about the thought of four-hour rounds or a quiet dinner with a view. The past 15...

Northern California’s Top Golf Holes

Veteran Writer Bob Burns scoured Sacramento and Northern California and presents a pair of dream 18s.In golf, what exactly constitutes a great hole?Beauty? Degree of difficulty? Novelty? Subtlety? All of the above?Or is it...

On Course

Without the neighboring homes, there’d be no Silver Creek Valley Country Club in bustling Silicon Valley. The same holds true at Grizzly Ranch, far off the beaten track in Portola, and at Gray’s Crossing,...

NCGG EXCLUSIVE

The man many believe to be the greatest golfer of all time came to Truckee several times the last few years to design the new Jack Nicklaus Signature course at Old Greenwood in Truckee....

The Golf Life

What’s so great about living in a golf course community? Sure, there’s the golf, but it turns out there’s lots more...The golf is what first attracts golfers to golf communities. As insights go, that’s...

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