No Man’s Land: Inside The Predicament Facing America’s Loneliest Golf Course
- Category: Inside Golf
- Published: 2021-01-07
It’s a gorgeous, ocean-warmed morning in December at the Bald Eagle Golf Club in Point Roberts, Wash. Birds are chirping. The sun is shining. And superintendent Rick Hoole is cutting greens on the back nine. After his final pass on the 14th he stops, admires his perfect cut lines and moves on to the next green. There is no need to dismount his mower and put the flagstick back in the cup, because no golfers will play today. No golfers played yesterday, either. In fact, no golfers have played for seven months. And, sadly, as it stands, no golfers will play for months to come.
Andrew Penner shares why Bald Eagle is eerily quiet.