The South West is home to England’s Atlantic Links, a dramatic stretch of coastline that runs from Somerset in the north to Cornwall in the far southwest. There are no Open venues in this region, but three highly respected links courses head our inaugural table.
We’ve taken a radically different approach to the Scottish ranking process this year, producing three separate regional Top 50 tables and then interwoven these three lists to fashion our new national Top 100. At the top of the table, the Old Course at St Andrews remains at No.1, a position it’s held for the last four editions of these listings.
I'd relish occasionally being punished some other way for slicing it other than repeatedly hacking it out from under a wall of majestic Pines/Totara. This is probably just a reflection of my ability and I should just get better at golf. Or become a vigilante arborist.
Ten years have passed since I first visited Finca Cortesin, I was there just after the course opened for play in 2006. My initial impressions were strong then and I knew that it would become a serious player, not just in Spanish golf, but also in Continental Europe.
Located within the Julian Alps, Royal Bled changed ownership in 2013 after it was acquired by Serbian entrepreneur and passionate golfer, Dragan Šolak. The new owner then embarked on an ambitious (and costly) mission to upgrade the King’s course...
The word competition means a contest in which two sides have relatively equal opportunities in achieving victory. The Presidents Cup golf matches is anything but and in need of a major overhaul to attain what's been lacking since the event commenced in 1994.
North Scotland is the third and final release of our Scottish Top 50 ranking updates, incorporating four regions: Perth & Kinross, Angus & Dundee, North East Scotland and North Scotland. Nearly forty courses from this area should occupy positions in our new Scottish Top 100 which will be published soon.
Although the Slovak Republic is a young country, formed in 1993 when it split from the former Czechoslovakia, its golfing history dates back more than a century. The first 9-hole course was built during the times of the Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy in 1906 -1909...
When the 12th Presidents Cup matches commence on Thursday at Liberty National, sadly there will be a missing individual who played a major role in the creation of the facility that will test the American and International players, architect Bob Cupp.
The original Liberty National design from the late Bob Cupp and former PGA TOUR star Tom Kite was panned by several players for not being playable. The architectural panel for this installment weighs in on a variety of topics.