Squeeze in some Orange County golf during the Stanley Cup finals in Anaheim
Released on = May 30, 2007, 12:27 pm
Press Release Author = GolfPublisher Syndications
Industry = Media
Press Release Summary = Squeeze in a few rounds of golf in Anaheim during the Stanley Cup. Golf destinations at WorldGolf.com
Press Release Body = By William K. Wolfrum, Staff Writer, Golf Publisher Syndications
The National Hockey League\'s team from Anaheim was created by Walt Disney Co., and was originally named for the kids\' movie \"The Mighty Ducks.\" Time has seen the \"Mighty\" drop off and Disney drop out for the Anaheim Ducks, but the team has moved to the big time and is facing the Ottawa Senators for the NHL\'s holy grail, the Stanley Cup trophy.
Of course, golfers who know about Anaheim and the surrounding Orange County area in Southern California have long known that the golf is big time here - and has been long before the local hockey team ever got good.
Even the hockey players enjoy the great golf in the area, like superstar Ducks forward Teemu Selanne, who recently snuck in 15 holes at Coto de Caza, where he is a member.
So here\'s a look at where you - and the stars from the Ducks, Angels, Dodgers, Lakers, and other sports teams from the area - can enjoy some great Orange County golf.
Orange County golf courses in California Selanne, like many other professional athletes in the Orange County area, has also spent some time on the fairways of Strawberry Farms Golf Club. In fact, stars like Mark McGwire, Roger Clemens and Deacon Jones have chased birdies on this popular Irvine run, which carries a hefty 136-slope rating from its back tees, which play to more than 6,700 yards.
Designed by Jim Lipe of PGA Tour legend Jack Nicklaus\' design team and opened in 1997, Strawberry Farms is not just a challenge for players, it also presents a unique landscape.
\"[It] traverses through former strawberry fields, and to this day, part of the acreage, as you drive into the property, is still farmed,\" wrote David Holland for GolfCalifornia.com. \"It\'s a rare pastoral setting inside one of the world\'s most populated metropolitan areas.\"
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May 30, 2007 Any opinions expressed above are those of the writer and do not necessarily represent the views of the management.