Great golf hole at Steele Canyon can produce big – and small – numbers
With 27 holes designed by golf great Gary Player and set in the natural beauty of Jamul, there’s no shortage of great golf holes at Steele Canyon Golf Club.
But there’s something about the par-5 fourth hole on the Canyon nine that will give you goosebumps, which is what the hole is named.
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Not only are golf rounds up, retail sales also are surging as demand soars
Golf is booming across SoCal, with many of our courses bustling with play from sunup to sundown.
And it’s not just here in SoCal. According to the Washington Post, golfers across the country played 10 million more rounds in July than they did a year ago, a 20 percent increase as recorded by Golf Datatech, the sport’s leading independent market research company. In fact, we heard that during the month of August, one San Diego muni saw upwards of 11,000 rounds. That’s a lot of golfers.
But it’s not just tee times that are on the rise.
How The Farms’ Kyle Mendoza captured the SCPGA Section Championship
A little family time, a healthy back, and more confidence in his swing all helped play a role in Kyle Mendoza winning the biggest golf tournament of his life.
A resident of South Oceanside, Mendoza captured the 2020 Southern California PGA Section Championship September 14-16 by beating Brian Smock and two-time winner Michael Block by two shots.
Mendoza, a golf professional at The Farms Golf Club in Rancho Santa Fe, fired rounds of 66 and 69 on the Players Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort to mount a two-shot lead going into the final round at Ironwood Country Club, where he shot an even-par 72 (207 total) to secure the $12,000 winner’s check.
3 ways to stay loose during your round
If you’ve ever experienced tightness or stiffness during a round of golf, then you’re familiar with the following scenario:
You’re playing well, swinging smooth, about to reach the turn, and then suddenly you tense up and can’t even take the club back without pain and discomfort.
Well, you don’t have to let your good round go to waste.
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Greetings, fellow golfers, and welcome to SoCal Golf Insider! We are Rob Lyon and Eric Marson and we've been reporting and writing about the game throughout the region since 1995. Here, we will provide you with the latest news, features, reviews and more on all things golf in Southern California. Let’s tee it up!
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