Del Valley Golf Scene

  • The Rose Factor - My 40 Years a Whitemarsh Valley

    Whitemarsh Valley Country Club is celebrating its 100th year with a host of activities to mark the occasion. It started on April 5th with a Centenial Gala, attended by more than 500 members and guests, with noted golf historian Jim Finegan as the guest speaker. The club will be host to this year’s GAP Amateur Championship, the week of June 10-14, t ...

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  • The Rose Factor - Hangin' at Jack's Place

    It’s Friday October 5th and I’m enjoying a leisurely round of golf with friends at Commonwealth National. I think I’ve found my swing, again, and am on my way to a solid 73 from the back tees. I’ve got a couple of tournaments left on my schedule – the North Hills Inv. on Oct 11, followed by the Bud Lewis Inv. at Manufacturer ...

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  • Deerfield Golf and Tennis Club - "Must-play" Golf in Newark

    Once private for more than 50 years, Deerfield Golf & Tennis Club is now open for all to enjoy. Under the ownership of the State of Delaware and professionally managed by Forewinds Hospitality, Deerfield has become a hit with area golfers who for so long couldn’t play the course as a private club previously owned by DuPont and MBNA. The fa ...

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  • Single, Play Golf?

    Check out the Philadelphia Chapter of ASGA Local Outings and National Trips Informal Meeting/Happy Hours the 2nd Wed. of the Month (Mar-Nov) Non-golfing social events throughout the year (but concentrated in the non-golfing season). Watch out for our Annual Kick-Off Meeting in April 2008 and 2008 Local Golf Outings to start in April. For mo ...

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  • The Rose Factor - Bandon Dunes Diary

    Day 1 – We enjoy a terrific Sunday morning drive south on Interstate 5 across Route 38 (gorgeous pine forests, rivers, and elk sightings) and then down the Pacific Coast Highway with great early morning scenery. But all eight of us are very anxious for our first glimpse at Bandon Dunes. No one is disappointed as we pull up to the Bandon Dunes clubho ...

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  • The Rose Factor

    And who are the best of Philly? Well it could be Pat’s or Gino’s in South Philly or maybe Steve’s Prince of Steaks in the Northeast if you’re looking for a great local cheesesteak. For a great hot roast beef sandwich, I go to Nick’s Roast Beef at 20t and Jackson. But for the Rose Factor’s Best of Philly, let’ ...

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  • Honeybrook Golf Club

    In 1988, a team of archeologists from the University of Pittsburgh surveyed the current site of Honeybrook Golf Club and found evidence of human activity that spanned 4,000 years. They pointed to the confluence of the west branch of the Brandywine with a spring-fed wetland, and how it created a perfect ecosystem to provide health and sustenance to the earl ...

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  • The Rose Factor: The Second Season

    When the summer golf season ends just north of Labor Day, I start to look forward to my favorite time of year, Fall, with temperatures in that perfect 65-75 range and the beautiful colors of the trees and the lush renewed growing in the fairways and ...

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  • The Club at Morgan Hill

    Set high above the towns of Easton, PA and Phillipsburg, NJ is the area’s most talked about golf course…The Club at Morgan Hill! Built in 2004, this intriguing layout has already garnered high praise from local golfers to national media outlets as Morgan Hill was named to Golfweek’s Top 40 Best New Courses in America for 2005.The Club ...

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  • Vineyard Golf at Renault

    Vineyard Golf at Renault opened in the fall of 2004 and is already receiving national and international recognition. Acclaimed by Travel and Leisure Golf as one of the “30 best new courses in the world for 2004,” Vineyard Golf is an extraordinary addition the Renault Resort. “Renault already offered an elegant hotel, beautiful groun ...

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