A bench, normally to view golfers teeing off at the eighth hole at Ole Still Golf Course, Hickory, North Carolina, sits empty in snowy winter
A nice bench winter view of the green at Deer Brook Golf Course, Shelby, North Carolina. The approach shot could be treacherous as water guards the green.
We end the winter series with a scene depicting snow highlights on trees against a blue North Carolina sky
Branches loaded with snow bring beauty to winter
Ground exposed by footsteps in stark contrast to the white snow. Clear designs caused by the footsteps frozen for a while.
Bare branches with snow are in contrast with the grayness of winter in the background
Bare trees, snow and a cloudy sky frame the Blue Ridge Mountains in the far horizon
The cold temperatures froze the pond creating a postcard scene of the golf hole at Ole Still Golf Club
Tree branches provide a place for snow to accumulate and stay before the warmer temperatures melt it
Sunlight creates interesting shadows on snow ….
A golf pin flag sticks out in the snowy landscape on the Ole Still Golf Course in Hickory, North Carolina
Snow covers the winter landscape beautifully creating postcard scenes
The branches of pine trees are laden with so much snow that they are drooping
Winter Storm Diego dumped, last month, 12-14 inches of snow in Hickory, North Carolina making travel difficult. However, the snowfall and its beauty provided striking images.
A cold winter morning is greeted by a hazy sunrise, with no chance of golf as the greens are covered
The joy in winter is sliding downhill on the snow …
One could almost feel the serenity in the woods walking through the snow in winter
Mini-waterfalls are frozen in winter to form icicles midst greenery
A river freezes in the winter creating a beautiful display of ice
A slight thaw and re-freeze causes icicles by the road