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10 Questions for Tom Watson
Interview with Tom Watson, "the most successful professional golfer to come from Kansas City". Watson discusses his future, favorite career moments, and fellow professional golfers.
A Hacker's Guide to Golf in Kansas City
Review of golf courses in the city.
Back on Course: Golf Legend Jug McSpaden's Greatest Victories Haven't Been Won on the Tournament Links
Photos and biographical article about Harold McSpaden, or Jug McSpaden, an 83-year-old former PGA golf professional from Kansas City, experiencing his glory days in the 1930s-1940s and "the only golfer...
Bad Day at Old Mission
Story of the career of "Harvey Bailey, the nation's most prolific and successful bank robber" during the 1920s and early 1930s, living "amidst the most luxurious apartments and shops" in Kansas City at...
Beautiful Location: Parkville
Short article about the community of Parkville, Missouri, located north of the Missouri River and northeast of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Includes mention of magazines who find Parkville to be one...
City--A Matter of Course
KC Magazine selects the top ten golf courses in Kansas City. The first top five include: Kansas City Country Club; Shadow Glen Golf Club; Shoal Creek Golf Course; Sycamore Ridge Golf Course; and Hallbrook...
City Window: Fore
Notice of a new golf course along with mention of several others.
Cover Story: Local Heroes
Photo and bio of Gary Baker, the "not-for-profit CEO" and fund-raising event organizer of "Crittenton, founded in 1896 as a home for unwed mothers," having "evolved into the second-largest treatment center...
Article describes the rivalry between Missouri golfers Tom Stepenson and Bob Cochran. The men competed against one another in the 1958 Missouri Amateur Golf Championship held at the Kansas City Country...
Discover Why KC Goes Home to The National
The National Golf Club of Kansas City added a "new maintenance-provided townhome project, the Lime Stone Road Townhomes." For four consecutive years, "The National Golf Club of Kansas City has earned the...
Diversity Meets Quality: Shoal Creek Builds on Everything Great About Kansas City
Author reports that after three years of intensive planning, design and public workshops, Shoal Creek Valley broke ground on its second neighborhood, The Village. Shoal Creek Valley is in the Liberty School...
Getting Teed Off in Kansas City
Review of golf courses in the Swope Park area.
Review of public golf courses.
Kansas City Country Club
September 22, 1900
Photos and description of the Kansas City Country Club and its golf facilities.
Photo and biographical description of Harold McSpaden, an 80-year-old "former owner of both the Victory Hills and the Dub's Dread country clubs in Kansas City" and the first native Kansas Citian "to establish...
People: Fred Ball
Photo and article about Fred Ball, host of an annual charity golf tournament and planner of the Kaw Valley Center's new Family Resource Center.
Scotsmen Early Day Golf Leaders
Story of the Kansas City Country Club and its Scottish origins.
The 18 Best Golf Holes in Kansas City
Review of the 18 "best" golf holes in the city with photos and descriptions.
The Course on the Hill
Reconstruction of the oldest public golf course west of the Mississippi.
The Golfers' Buzz: Among Amateur Golfers, Nothing Creates Buzz like a New Golf Course in the Making
Photos and reviews of newer "daily-fee public-access" golf courses in the Kansas City and surrounding area, including Prairie Highlands Golf Course and Tiffany Greens, etc.
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