It's that wonderful time of the year again - the Gondola and Christmas Lift on Bald Mountain are once again transporting people up and down the mountain. In late June, they whisked into service ushering in a great mountain biking, hiking, lunching and sightseeing season. The hike up the Bald Mountain Trail from River Run is scenic and provides a great workout. Bring lots of water and sunscreen and treat yourself to lunch at Roundhouse after climbing 3.8 miles. For me, as for many, when the lifts start running, I start hiking. Two...
Hole 1, Par 5
This opening par 5 requires an accurate tee shot between the fairway bunker and the trees on the left. Longer hitters can reach this green in two, but the lake on the left, the hazard on the right, and the two large greenside bunkers make it a daunting task.