TravelGolf.com senior writer Rebecca Larsen is a former features and assistant features editor for the Marin Independent Journal, a medium-sized daily paper located north of San Francisco. She has also worked for the Milwaukee Journal and for a Chicago public relations firm. She has a bachelor's in journalism from Northwestern University and a master's from the University of California at Berkeley.
The world of golf has come a long way from when mandatory furniture in the clubhouse restaurant consisted of a dozen Formica-topped tables, a condiment bar for hot dogs and two TV sets. And nothing could be further from that stereotype than Phoenix-Scottsdale where you can start your meal with turtle soup laced with sherry, a tempura ahi tuna roll or prime rib carpaccio.
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