As those that follow baseball know, the MLB season has finally begun. Twenty-eight teams just opened the season this past week that had fans ready to be in their seats. Whether you are a season-ticket holder or occasional attendee traveling to the ballpark, many enjoy staying to watch a game and playing some local golf in the area.
The top teams from 2015 are not only home to great ball games, but phenomenal golf as well. Here’s a highlight of some courses within these exceptional cities:
Located in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area, Burlington Springs Golf and Country Club is burrowed right in the Niagara Escarpment giving scenic views of its rolling hills and fairways. With its newly renovated greens and Merion Bluegrass fairways, it’s promised to be the best playing experience at an affordable price. Burlington Springs is located just under an hour away from Rogers Centre.
Just fifteen minutes from the Royals home, Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City’s favorite semi-private golf facility stands out in its community. Drumm Farm Golf Club has impeccable course conditions that are handcrafted by the well-known course designer, Dr. Michael Hurdzan. Under the new ownership of GreatLife Kansas City, Drumm Farm has become a venue for all kinds of golfers.
Reviewed as one of the most popular courses in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Prairie Lakes Golf Course in Grand Prairie now offers quality golf at an attractive price. This facility offers 27 holes that were recently renovated with Texas’ largest practice area, featuring eight target greens with a fairway. Located on Mountain Creek Lake, Prairie Lakes is just fifteen minutes from Globe Life Park.
If you’re heading to the Big Apple, you may want to stop at Lake Isle for some challenging and fun golf in Queens. Just thirty minutes from Citi Field, Lake Isle Country Club offered championship golf as well as quality facilities. Lake Isle provides full and competitive tournaments for all to enjoy year-round.
Known for the best and truest rolling public greens, and pronounced the “Premiere Golf Club in the St. Louis Area” for all golf outings is Far Oaks Golf Club. Only fifteen minutes from the arch in downtown St. Louis, Far Oaks is famous for its true rolling greens and spectacular layout. The lakes, mounds, natural surroundings and numerous bunkers make it a scenic experience.
Tucked in among Ventura County’s fertile fields of Camarillo, just half-way between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, is the hidden gem of Sterling Hills Golf Club. Just over an hour away from the Dodgers Stadium, Sterling Hills offers championship golf among the avocado and citrus groves designed by Robert Muir Graves and Damian Pascuzzo. Along with the many manicured features of the course, there are four sets of tees for golfers of all abilities.
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