October 9, 2020: Read all about it here, my friends (what a journey it has been and continues to be): https://www.inquirer.com/news/philadelphia/cobbs-creek-golf-course-closing-philadelphia-renovations-20201009.html
September 11, 2018: Last Sunday yours truly and Mike Cirba sat down with Andy Johnson of the Fried Egg to discuss the project. We hope you enjoy the show! http://www.friedegg.co/podcasts/cobbs-creek-golf-club
June 29, 2016 update: Looking for a great golf destination? I just got back from Nova Scotia and three courses there are really good (all are public). Links to my photo albums in the Bausch Collection at MyPhillyGolf: Cabot Cliffs (a Coore & Crenshaw design) Cabot Links (a Rod Whitman design) Highland Links (a Stanley […]
November 13, 2015 update: More good news for Mayor Kenney (and the FoCCGC!) as Michael DiBerardinis becomes his managing director, as this note states will happen soon.
November 4, 2015 update: Congratulations to Jim Kenney for being elected the 99th mayor of the city of Philadelphia! Good news for the Friends of Cobb’s Creek Golf Course.
February 19, 2015 update: Recently Mike Cirba penned a nomination letter to have Cobb’s Creek Golf Course be part of the National Black Golf Hall of Fame. Many thanks go out to Jake Murray in helping us with the gathering of information for the submission. You can read the letter below:
February 8, 2015 update: Another golf great has passed, this time Billy Casper at the age of 83. He won a whopping 51 PGA titles, including 3 majors. Go here: Coverage at GeoffShackelford.com
January 22, 2015 update: Courtesy of friend and supporter Ari Flaisher comes this cover page of the 1956 National Open & Amateur Championships of the United Golfers Association program (btw: Charlie Sifford won this tournament by fifteen strokes over 2nd place finisher Howard Wheeler!): And here is a picture of Charlie and others with the […]
November 5, 2014 update: A nice story about PGA pro Michael Wheeler at Bellewood CC, who desires to expose the game of golf to juveniles that have been too frequently on the wrong side of the law. “Alleys to Fairways” is the name of the program. Read about it here: Golf seen as a way […]
December 10, 2013 update: Wow, you should see some pictures I have unearthed from the national publication called Golfers Magazine (May of 1926). Check out the page of pictures below.
June 7, 2013 update: Programming note – A piece specifically on Cobb’s Creek by Matt Ginella of The Golf Channel will air this Monday (June 10) on Morning Drive (7 – 9 AM EST).