David Davis

David, our International Correspondent, hails from Oregon originally but took up golf since moving to Europe about 23 years ago. He resides in Amsterdam, is a 4 handicap and a member of the Noordwijkse. He’s actively pursuing his dream of playing the World’s Top 100 Golf Courses and has now played 75 of them. His favourite is Cypress Point even though he considers himself a true "links golf" enthusiast.


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Diamante (El Cardonal) 23/03/2017

12th Mexico Ranking
El Cardonal is Tiger’s first effort as an architect or better said the first course he’s stamped his name on in hopes to increase housing and timeshare sales. The course...


Cabo del Sol (Ocean) 23/03/2017

2nd Mexico Ranking 95th World Ranking
A trip to Cabo is in no way complete without a game at Cabo del Sol. The Ocean course has a strong figure 8 routing and is very walkable as opposed to some of the others...


Quivira 23/03/2017

3rd Mexico Ranking
Quivera is a recent Jack Nicklaus project and while spectacular and even breath-taking in places makes me feel that Nicklaus might have been better just sticking to being...


Diamante (Dunes) 18/01/2017

1st Mexico Ranking 52nd World Ranking
Had the pleasure of a first visit to Diamante Dunes in October. Stamped with Davis Love’s trademark, the Dunes course is a work of art from course architect Paul Cowley a...


Portland Golf Club 30/11/2016

10th Oregon - Best in Area
Recently had the pleasure of visit one of the premier private clubs in Portland, Oregon. the Portland Golf Club. Set in the hills of Northwest Portland this club was the...


Riviera 30/11/2016

4th California - Best in Area 20th USA Ranking 36th World Ranking
Many people are familiar with Riviera from the PGA Tour’s annual stop here. Admittedly there is always something special about playing a course for the first time that yo...


Monterey Peninsula (Dunes) 30/11/2016

21st California - Best in Area
In October the completely renovated Dunes course at MPCC finally opened for member’s guest play. As this is still limited, the fact that we even had the opportunity to be...


Cypress Point 30/11/2016

1st California - Best in Area 1st USA Ranking 1st World Ranking
5 years ago, I broke off my engagement for a “once in a lifetime” opportunity to play Cypress Point…best decision I ever made. Not to mention the best day of golf I’ve ev...


San Francisco 30/11/2016

3rd California - Best in Area 19th USA Ranking 33rd World Ranking
Tillinghast is of course well known for leaving his mark all over the East Coast of the US with great championship courses. Fewer people know that some of his absolutely...


California 30/11/2016

8th California - Best in Area 47th USA Ranking 94th World Ranking
Cal Club was the recent beneficiary of an amazing renovation by Kyle Phillips, part of a run of wonderful new courses and excellent renovations by his team. Removing thou...


Meadow Club 30/11/2016

30th California - Best in Area
From my last tour I would have to say Meadow Club served up one of the most pleasant surprises. I didn’t have it on the schedule and a good friend that worked on the reno...


Chicago 22/10/2016

1st Illinois - Best in Area 13th USA Ranking 22nd World Ranking
Last Thursday I had the great fortune to spend the day playing Chicago Golf Club. I’m sold. Chicago Golf is one of the all time great days that exist in golf. The course...