6 Golf Courses You Should Be Playing – Agent Magazine

6 Golf Courses You Should Be Playing – Agent Magazine

Better Than Most: 6 Golf Courses You Should Be Playing Now

by Dave Finn as published in the August 2017 edition of Agent Magazine

When designing a golf course, location and nature provide the raw canvas. How the architect works with the terrain and topography determines whether or not it will be a masterpiece. Here are six courses that have memorably mastered that canvas.

Resort Course –

Stonehaven at Glade Springs, West Virginia

Stonehaven Golf Course at Glade Springs

Stonehaven at Glade Springs 16th tee

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Take Me Home – Golf West Virginia

Take Me Home – Golf West Virginia

Take Me Home West Virginia

– by Dave Finn

West Virginia – Even though some of you may not be old enough to remember the #2 hit on the U.S. Billboard from 1971, “Take Me Home, Country Roads”, this John Denver song kept resonating in my head throughout my last visit to West Virginia.

Country roads, take me home…To the place I belong…

West Virginia, mountain momma…Take me home, country roads

His song certainly reflects the attitude of the 1.85 million residents who call this state home. In fact, on March 7th of this year, the West Virginia Legislature approved a resolution to make it the official state song. I was truly amazed by the number of people that I met who had left to learn their trade elsewhere but have come back home with outstanding credentials. All of them seem to be well grounded, humble, with a passion and pride for their home state. True Mountaineer fans and I can see why. The natural beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, the small town atmosphere and friendly people with a more laid-back lifestyle, make it very conducive to family life and visitors alike.

West Virginia is also an outdoor adventure oasis. There is world renowned white-water rafting, bungee jumping, zip lining, fishing, hunting and some of the best mountain golf you will find anywhere.

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