Hudson National Golf Club
I have been incredibly lucky in my Top 100 travels. It’s pretty hard to believe that I was more than 70% through my journey before I had my first rain out. A few years back I received a kind invitation to visit Hudson National Golf Club from a member and we made it through 9 1/2 holes before the skies opened up and began dumping rain on us. It was disappointing to have to go home without having seen the entire course, but I knew I would be back in the New York area and I would have other opportunities so I didn’t sweat it as much as I would have a rain out in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. After the rain out my host Geoff and I exchanged emails on a number of occasions over the next year or so to try and get something on the books, but it took us a little longer than expected. Finally our schedules lined up and we were able to find a date that worked for both of us.
I had been at Baltusrol the day before so it was a simple drive north from there for my next round at Hudson National. My best buddy Jay who now lives in London is a member at Westchester Country Club and he arranged for me to stay in the hotel there even though he was not there. I behaved very well and restrained from pulling an Irwin Fletcher on his charge account (“Put it… More >