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This reporter actually received a Christmas card from Lost Canyons, one of subjects later to be mentioned in this article. Other features to optimize overall guest experience are forecaddie programs which provide club selection, yardage, green readings, strategies and tips during round, in addition to golf instruction for juniors, groups and individuals taught by PGA-certified professionals. An avid golfer with a certain amount of golf etiquette appreciates these new trends. This is especially true since private country clubs offer some of these luxuries and semi-private courses may offer other similar benefits, but none will match-up with all these amenities in one package without heavy price and commitment found with membership organizations.
Jetsetters Magazine Golf MallLost Canyons is a one of newest and most exciting resort-style golf courses to be built. Nestled in hills of Simi Valley, California, it has opened 18-hole Sky Course in Fall 2000 with Shadow Course scheduled to open in Winter 2001. The 7250 yards, rating of 76.1, Slope of 149, Pete Dye Design with special consulting by Fred Couples has already hosted Playboy Scramble Charity televised on Fox Sports and integrates nostalgia from long running television show "Little House on Prairie" which used this same plot of scenic land to film popular series.
Golfers are reminded of famous TV show and years past as they play course with sights of old, rusty horse and manual-operated farm equipment, as well as dilapidated structures of farms houses and barns held up by weathered wood. Along with memorabilia from old televisions sets, small creeks with rustic wooden bridges built over narrow secluded bellows are found, in addition to oak trees and natural shrubbery. Simi Valley, which translates into "smoke valley" by origin settlers, Chumash Indians, is part of Santa Susana Mountains. Its natural terrain within mountain range contains tranquil valleys and dramatic canyons with breathtaking views. Ascending up hills, using everything you own in your bag to reach green, this course places a premium on accuracy and positioning.
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By Mel Barosay, Jetsetters Magazine Correspondent. Read Jetsetters Magazine at www.jetsettersmagazine.com
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