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Features NCGA GOLF / WINTER 2014


16 Shag Bag The newly expanded first section of the magazine touches on the PGA Tour’s seasoning-opening Frys.com Open, the newest LPGA event in the region, Speedgolf and more


26 Merced Golf and Country Club – Let the Games Begin New NCGA President Brian Morse comes from a club full of fun BY KEVIN MERFELD


28 The Evolution of Robert Trent Jones Jr. The creator of Poppy Hills has changed considerably in the 28 years since the course’s inception BY RON KROICHICK


32 It’s Not Your Fault Blame is often heaped on the golfer for slow play, but it’s time to look at course setups BY ALAN SHIPNUCK


36 Diners, Drive-ins and Long Drives An Insider’s Guide to the West Coast Swing on the PGA Tour BY STEPHANIE WEI


41 Paso Robles – One of the Best-Kept Secrets in California Just named “Wine Region of the Year,” the Central Coast is a great place to spend a weekend BY KEVIN MERFELD


44 Gary Player Q&A The nine-time major champion and the only winner of the Senior Grand Slam talks about his career and dedication to fitness


THE REDAN-STYLE GREEN ON THE NEW 15TH HOLE AT POPPY HILLS. PHOTO: JOANN DOST


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