The Happy Golfer


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This is an itinerary, by date, of the golf courses Nick will visit during his journey. Share in his passion and joy of the game and life. Visit his blog and send your message of support, go out to cheer him on and look for “The Happy Golfer” Winnebago in your town. Please note, the schedule is subject to change, so please check back to confirm the dates and times prior to his visit in your area.

March 22: Cerbat Cliff Golf Course, Kingman, AZ

March 23: Craig Ranch Golf Course, North Las Vegas, NV

March 24: The Oasis Golf Club, Canyons Course, Mesquite, NV
Green Springs Golf Course, Washington, UT

March 25: St. George Municipal Golf Course, St. George, UT

March 26: Lake Powell National Golf Course, Page, AZ

March 27: Conquistador Golf Course, Cortez, CO

March 28: Hillcrest Golf Club, Durango, CO

March 29: Los Alamos Golf Course, Los Alamos, NM

March 30: Pueblo de Cochiti Golf Course, Cochiti Lake, NM

March 31: Ross Rogers Municipal Golf Course, Amarillo, TX
Comanche Trail Golf Courese, Amarillo, TX

April 1: Silverhorn Golf Club, Oklahoma City, OK
Cedar Valley Golf Club, Augusta Course, Guthrie, OK

April 2: Tex Consolver Golf Course, Wichita, KS

April 3: Sim Park Golf Course, Wichita, KS

April 4: Horton Smith Municipal Golf Course, Springfield, MO

April 5: Rivercut Municipal Golf Course, Springfield, MO

April 6: Arrowhead Golf Club, Cadiz, KY

April 7: Boots Randolf Golf Course, Cadiz, KY

April 8: The Links at Audubon, Memphis, TN

April 9: T.O. Fuller, Memphis, TN

April 10: Forrest City Country Club, Forrest City, AR

April 11: Longhill Golf Club, Benton, AR

April 12: Oakwing Golf Club, Alexandria, LA

April 13: LSU Golf Course, Baton Rouge, LA

April 14: Broadwater Golf Club, Biloxi, MS

April 14: Dogwood Hills Golf Course- Biloxi, MS

April 15: Azalea City Golf Course, Mobile, AL

April 16: Quail Creek Golf Course, Fairhope, AL

April 17: Solutia Golf Club, Cantonment, FL

April 18: Osceola Municipal Golf Course, Pensacola, FL

April 19: Augusta Municipal Golf Course, Augusta, GA
Cherokee Run Golf Course, Conyers, GA

April 20: Northwoods Golf Club, Columbia, SC

April 21: Linrick Golf Course, Columbia, SC

April 22: Pawtucket Golf Club, Charlotte, NC

April 23: Blair Park Golf Course, High Point, NC

April 24: Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech, Radford, VA

April 25: Countryside Golf Club, Roanoke, VA

April 26: Lewisburg Elks Country Club, Lewisburg, WV

April 27: Cacapon Resort State Park, Berkeley, WV

April 28: Beaver Creek Country Club, Hagerstown, MD

April 29: Brantwood Golf Club, Elkton, MD

April 30: Play Rock Manor, Wilmington, DE

April 30: Greenhill Golf Club, Wilmington, DE

May 1: Howell Park Golf Course, Howell Twp., NJ

May 2: Weequahic Park Golf Course, Newark, NJ

May 3: Oak Hills Golf Club, Norwalk, CT

May 4: Hunter Golf Club-Meriden, CT

May 5: Cranston Country Club- Cranston, RI
Melody Hills Golf Course- Chepachet, RI

May 6: Brookmeadow Country Club, Canton, MA

May 7: Norwood Country Club, Norwood, MA

May 8: Salmon Falls Golf Course, Hollis, ME

May 9: Val Halla Golf and Recreation Center, Cumberland, ME

May 10: Sagamore-Hampton Golf Club, North Hampton, NH

May 11: Bretwood Golf Course, Keene, NH

May 12: Mt. Anthony Country Club, Bennington, VT

May 12: Haystack Golf Club, Wilmington, VT

May 13: Western Turnpike Golf Course, Guilderland, NY

May 14: Afton Golf Club, Afton, NY

May 15: Wilkes-Barre Golf Course, Wilkes Barre, PA

May 16: Castle Hills Golf Course, New Castle, PA

May 17: Visit Relatives- Akron, OH (travel)

May 18: Firestone Country Club, Akron, OH

May 19: Grantwood, Salon, OH

May 20: Giant Oak Golf Club, Bedford, MI

May 21: St. Joe Valley Golf Club, Sturgis, MI

May 22: Beechwood Golf Course, LaPorte, IN

May 23: Erskine Park Golf Course, South Bend, IN

May 24: Visit Family

May 25: Glenview Park Golf Course, Glenview, IL

May 26: Wilmette Golf Club, Wilmette, IL

May 27: Bristol Oaks Country Club, Bristol, WI

May 28: Delbrook Golf Course, Delavan, WI

May 29: Bunker Hill Golf Course, Dubuque, IA

May 30: Waterloo Municipal Golf Course, Waterloo, IA

May 31: Rose Lakes Gold Club, Fairmont, MN

June 1: Prairie View Golf Links- Worthington, MN

June 2: Elmwood Golf Course, Sioux Fall, SD

June3: Prairie Green Golf Course, Sioux Falls, SD

June 4: Wayne Country Club, Wayne, NE

June 5: Deer Park Country Club, Valentine, NE

June 6: Cottonwood Country Club, Torrington, WY

June 7: Douglas Community Golf Course, Douglas, WY

June 8: Travel

June 9: Travel

June 10: Heart River Municipal Golf Course, Dickinson, ND

June 11: Riverwood Golf Club, Bismark, ND

June 12: Travel

June 13: Black Bull Run Golf Course, Bozeman, MT

June 14: Travel

June 15: Larchmont Course, Missoula, MT

June 16: The Highlands Golf Course, Post Falls, ID

June 17: Coeur D’Alene Golf Club, Coeur D’Alene, ID

June 18: Indian Canyon, Spokane, WA

June 19: Hangman Valley Golf Course, Spokane, WA

June 20: Travel

June 21: River’s Edge Golf Resort, Bend, OR

June 22: Mountain High Golf Course, Bend, OR

June 23: Lake Shastina Golf Resort, Weed, CA

June 24: Travel

June 25: Gold Hills Golf Club, Redding, CA

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17 Comments so far
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Would love to join you for your round at Erskine Golf course in South Bend…it is my home course and 5 minutes from my home.

You will like Beeachwood in LaPorte, nice greens and a great course. Both Beechwood and Erskine are Bill Diddel courses, a famous Hoosier who taught Pete Dye a thing or two about golf course architecture.

Comment by John Burzynski

Hey Nick, looks like a great adventure you are undertaking. Being a Texan I gotta point out that you are missing out on some great golf courses down here in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Amaraillo has some quality courses, but if you want some amazing courses you should try to swing down south a little more. Good luck on your travels.

Comment by Jason Costantino

Happy Motoring Nick

Your going to need a few pit stops for oil changes for the MOther Ship. Take care of her like you did the Original and you will be safe on the road.

see you on the course 97 hole number 1729

FOUR

Henry

Comment by Henry Hamamoto

Hi Nick and Fran!, Wauw, what a challenge! (Dean hasn’t got it (his love for extreme challenges) from a stranger…) We wish you a happy and fun golfing trip! I will follow up on you from time to time via this website, and wish you lots of love from all of us from Belgium! Tinne, Peter, Elise (2,5 years) and Kato (6 months) and from my parents Fred and Sonja of course!

Comment by Tinne Broeckx - Belgium

Dear Nick–Good luck with your golf adventure. This certainly will dwarf Dean’s challenges. Remember that the difference between a successful person and others is not the lack of strength, not the lack of knowledge, but in the lack of WILL. Most importantly, I hope you didn’t forget to take your harmonica for entertainment.

Comment by Harry Pantelas

Hi – Ron Madura sent me your link. Wish I had known before you hit St. George. I definitely would have looked for you. I hope you enjoyed the area. How did you like #6 at Green Springs? Best of luck – you have more energy than I do!

Comment by Carol

What a fun challenge, wished I was along. Noticed that there are 3 courses listed for TN and only 1 listed for AR, April 8 through 11. Wrong address?

Comment by joe

Jim’s mom saw your story in the OC Register and sent it to us. We enjoyed Dean’s “50 Marathons” book, and we look forward to reading yours – you ARE going to write one, aren’t you? I hope you realize how many golfers (and non-golfers) are envious of your grand adventure. You are an inspiration to us. Best of luck, and don’t come home until you shoot your age!

All our love to you and Fran and the family,

Cousin Marilynne and Jim

Comment by Marilynne Belna

You crazy Greek Guy! I am envious! Would love to play with you when you get to Spokane. Highlands is only 45 min away also. I will be in NC (Wilminton)from April 7 visiting Dave. We may be able to catch you in Charotte. Good luck, Ted

Comment by Ted Davies

Hey Nick,

Good luck on your tour. Are you selling T shirts? Don’t forget your “hop, skip, and a jump” shot. Really proud of you. Only you would do something like this.

Take Care
BoB Tres

Comment by Bob Tres

You are amazing! You are an ispiration to everyone. We all want to grow up and be able to live as well as you do. What you are doing is so cool, and we and everyone that we have told about you wish you the best of luck on the rest of your journey.

Comment by Will Allen, Jonathan Smith, and Hunter Wilson

By the way, we met you at Quail Creek golf course in Fairhope,AL today.

Comment by Will Allen, Jonathan Smith, and Hunter Wilson

Hey Nick,

Hope all is going well on your golf adventure. Wanted to let you know that we all miss you here at Inside the Outdoors. Don’t forget to let everyone that you meet know that the Lakers will win it all this year. Hope you get to watch some basketball games on your down time.

Good Luck
Yarib Dheming Go Lakers!

Comment by Yarib Dheming

Nick,
I am keeping tight tabs on you. Stay on the trail, put your trash in the correct can, always lock the porta-potty restroom, and raise your hand if you have a question. And don’t forget to blow your whistle three times if you need assistance.
We miss you and can’t wait for your return.
Stephanie

Comment by Stephanie Smith

Nick,
You are living a lot of peoples’ dream, traveling the country and playing the game we love, not to mention the inspiration you give. I saw that you recently played the Sagamore-Hampton Golf Club and it brought back some memories. My Dad took me there to play with him as a youngster. This was quite some time ago.. when the clubhouse was located in the barn. It was a beautiful course then and I can only imagine it is now… I seem to remember the hills on the back nine as being big…
The best to you on your adventure and keep it in the fairway

Comment by Brian Maxwell

Nick,
I am sure you are marking the K balls the ones you find with ablack K are mine.every day i picture the smile on your face as you enjoy your wonderful adventure
ENjOY,your non snoring ex roomie ,GEORGE KOUTURES

Comment by George Koutures

Happy belated birthday! Loie(19) and Ted(15) just celebrated our BDays. Looking forward to seeing you in Idaho and Spokane. How about a hot shower at my place? Love to join you for a round. See you shortly, Ted

Comment by Ted Davies




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