Rocky Point Invitational!

I received the coveted invite to join the Mike Daniels golf outing again this year.  A new location made the event even more intriguing than previous years. Puerto Penasco, Mexico, aka Rocky Point, would host the scaled back tourney for the first time.  And even though I had played down there previously, after missing out on this event last year due to work commitments, I gladly … Continue reading Rocky Point Invitational!

Torreon White Mountain Classic – 2016

After months of anticipation, I received the email inviting me back for another year of the Daniels’ Torreon Golf Extravaganza. The “by invite only” annual tradition pre-dates me by more than a couple of years – and each year, there’s usually a guy to two that doesn’t make the cut to receive the prestigious re-invite. This year, we had 40 guys and played 90 holes … Continue reading Torreon White Mountain Classic – 2016

Tiger’s Last Major? – 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines

Watching the Farmers Open today reminded me of the time I went to the US Open at Torrey in 2008 with my buddy James.  This was my 2nd US Open, with the first being in 1998 at the Olympic Club outside of San Francisco. We scored practice rounds tickets for Wednesday and the opening round on Thursday, so we thought we’d make the quick trip … Continue reading Tiger’s Last Major? – 2008 US Open at Torrey Pines

Puerto Penasco – Rocky Point for you gringos

I’ve always heard about Rocky Point, aka Puerto Penasco.  It’s a short 3-1/2 hour ride south of Phoenix, over the border and at the top of the Gulf of California.  People have talked about it for years ever since we moved here in ’95.  Those that visited have all said great things.  Good food & drinks, beautiful condo complexes, tchotchke shopping and a beach – … Continue reading Puerto Penasco – Rocky Point for you gringos