Golf Course

The golf course at Stanford University. (CBS)

Man Temporarily Loses Hearing, Workers Take Cover As Lightning, Thunder Roll Through Palo Alto Area

Lightning strikes and thunder forced workers at Stanford University’s golf course to take cover, causing one man to temporarily lose hearing due to the noise.


A golf ball sits in a dry spot on a fairway at Gleneagles Golf Course in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CA Golf Courses Forced To Rip Out Sod, Go Brown To Save Water During Historic Drought

California’s epic drought is reshaping golf courses statewide. Many of California’s more than 860 golf courses have jumped at turf reduction rebate programs run by water agencies.


A disc golf course. (CBS)

Neighbors Teed Off By Plan For Pleasant Hill Disc Golf Course In Popular Park

Neighbors are teed off over a plan for a disc golf course in Pleasant Hill’s Paso Nogal Park.



Golf Cart Plunges Down Embankment At San Jose Course; 1 Hurt

One person was injured Thursday when their golf cart plunged down an embankment at a golf course in the Coyote Valley area of southeastern San Jose, according to a fire dispatcher.


A family of geese walks on the grounds of the Rossmoor golf course, April 20, 2015. (CBS)

Geese Population Control At Walnut Creek Golf Course Draws Complaints Over Cruelty To Goslings

An East Bay community’s solution to overpopulation of geese – the forced starvation of young goslings or exposure to predators – is creating bad feelings among many of the residents.


A pilot crash landed on a golf course in Hayward after losing power Sunday. (Bay City News)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Hayward Golf Course After Losing Power

A pilot whose plane lost power after taking off made an emergency landing at a golf course in Hayward Sunday afternoon, a fire spokesman said.


Gleneagles Golf Club in San Francisco. (CBS)

Operator Of SF’s Gleneagles Golf Course Could Lose Lease

The city will be required to open Gleneagles up to new bids, for new management if the current operator can’t work work out a lease extension.


Grass Fire

Firefighters Battle Grass Fire Near South San Jose Golf Course

Firefighters were battling a one-alarm vegetation fire next to the Los Lagos Golf Course in South San Jose Monday afternoon, a dispatcher said.


A pair of burrowing owls guards a nest. (CBS)

Bottle Shoved Into Burrow Kills Rare Owls On Mountain View Golf Course

A pair of rare burrowing owls was found dead on the Shoreline Golf Links after a bottle was shoved into their burrow.


Andrew Michael Nisbet, a golf instructor at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, is accused of sexually assaulting several boys. (Livermore Police Department)

Livermore Junior Golf Instructor Accused Of Molesting Students Reportedly Plotted To Kill Alleged Victims

32-year-old Andrew Nisbet, who is already facing dozens of charges pertaining to the alleged molestation of three teenage boys, attempted to hire a hit man to kill his victims, according to the district attorney’s office.