Doug has covered the game of golf since 1985 and works on his swing and handicap during the summer from his sierra outpost in Lake Tahoe. During his career Doug has covered 20 major championships and his unique perspectives on the game have appeared in numerous publications including Golf World, GolfWeek, Golf Course Management, Golf Course News, Golfdom, and the USGA Golf Journal. He is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America, California Golf Writers, and the Sierra Nevada Golf Course Superintendents Association.
Wente Vineyards, located in the Livermore Valley just an hour east of San Francisco, is the oldest family operated winery in California. What began in 1883 when Carl Heinrich Wente purchased 48 acres of land has grown into an internationally acclaimed winery with over 3,000 acres of vineyards. The family tradition continues today as the sons and daughters have worked hard to make Wente Vineyards "The Lifestyle Winery" with the addition of a five star restaurant, an inviting wine tasting room and museum, the production of a successful music series, and the creation of one stunning golf course.
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