How to Score

Quirky Seattle Team Sports to Play in Summer

From boozy mini golf to bike polo, the season starts now.

05/29/2019 By Jaime Archer

The Sporting Life

A Topgolf Lounge Is Coming to the Seattle Area and People Seem Excited About It

Virtual golf, but real fun. The gaming hub and bar will open in Kirkland later this year.

05/16/2019 By Rosin Saez

Newsmakers

Perfect Party October 2018

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.

09/11/2018 By Seattle Met Staff Illustrations by David Wilson

Long Weekends

How to Spend 3 Days in Scenic, Lakefront Coeur D’Alene

Water is front and center in Idaho’s laid-back panhandle town.

12/20/2017 By Allison Williams

The Sporting Life

Complaint Department: A U.S. Open at Chamber Bay Recap

A roundup of a weekend of whining (and drama)

06/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Golf Claps

The U.S. Open: As Told Through Day Drinking

"Then the volunteer at the hospitality tent entrance uttered seven words that changed the whole day: 'You can take alcohol anywhere you want.'"

06/19/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

The Sporting Life

My Three Caddies: A U.S. Open Golf Preview

A duffer's day at Chambers Bay

06/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Explainer

Perfecting Chambers Bay for the U.S. Open

Here’s how a preeminent design firm reshaped one hole to prep for golf’s Super Bowl.

06/16/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Travel Dispatch

Northwest Travel News, Summer 2015

Where you’ll want to go, and what’s happening there.

06/10/2015 By Allison Williams

The Sporting Life

The U.S. Open at Chambers Bay: An Ambition Unlike Any Other

When a team of architects and county officials announced in 2004 they were building a golf course worthy of the U.S. Open, it sounded like a joke: Golf’s most prestigious event, in Tacoma? But now the only ones laughing are the people who made it happen.

06/02/2014 By Matthew Halverson

Travel Ideas

Where to Go to Play Golf

Some of us are PGA, some of us are putt-putt.

05/15/2012 By Allison Williams

Article

Road Trips 2012

The Northwest has the best stretches of blacktop in the world: We can cross mountain passes and trace deserted shoreline, even motor up to the world’s best farm-to-table feast. All it takes is a full tank.

03/23/2012 By Kathryn Robinson, Laura Dannen, and Allison Williams

Article

A Diamond in the Rough

Five reasons you shouldn’t skip the U.S Amateur golf championship at Chambers Bay.

07/20/2010 By Matthew Halverson