As I start this post, I have exactly 1 hour, 40 minutes to complete this before 2013 is over and 2014 begins.
I haven’t teed it up in probably seven weeks or so, but the year is now officially over. Here’s a look at my season:
Courses played: 28 (full list can be found here)
States where I played golf: 10
States where I had never played golf previously: 2 (New York, Oklahoma)
States where I have now played golf in my lifetime: 28
New courses for me this year: 15
Different courses I have now played since 2002: 224 (list is here)
Major championship courses played in 2013: 1 (Bethpage Black)
Donald Ross designs played: 5 (White Bear Yacht Club, Cedar Rapids CC, Exmoor CC, Hillcrest GCC, Northland CC)
A.W. Tillinghast designs played: 2 (Bethpage Black, Golden Valley GCC)
Seth Raynor designs played: 2 (Midland Hills CC, Metairie CC)
Other architects of note: Tom Doak (Ballyneal); Coore & Crenshaw (Colorado GC); Langford & Moreau (Wakonda); Pete Dye (Des Moines North); Perry Maxwell (OKC GCC).
Rounds played: No idea as I didn’t track it as I did in 2012.
Complaints on my quality of golf in 2013: Zero