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Last Round at Utah’s Links, Wingpointe Golf Course

Written by: Tony Korologos | Wednesday, October 14th, 2015
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Today was likely the last round I’ll ever play at one of my all time favorite golf courses, Wingpointe.  Wingpointe is at the Salt Lake City International Airport.  The course is known as “Utah’s Links,” and is the design of well known golf architect Arthur Hills.

14th Hole - Wingpointe Golf Course

14th Hole – Wingpointe Golf Course

The city of Salt Lake owns/operates the course and will be shutting it down November 15th, 2015.  It’s a damn shame.

Panorama view of Wingpointe’s 3rd and 4th holes

I have many great memories at “Wingy” and she will be missed. Somehow, despite the bad soil there, the greens were always fantastic.

Panorama of Wingpointe’s 13th and 14th holes

For many years Wingpointe was my home course, and I had a nice relationship with the pro Lynn Langren. From the black tees, the course is (soon to be was) one of the most challenging courses in the state, especially with wind.

The course seemed to always fit my eye and I’ve shot many great rounds there under par.

If it isn’t too cold I may try to play it on the last day it is open, if it isn’t covered in snow.


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