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Architecture Glossary - Sitwell

The message of great, strategic golf course architecture is clear. The actual words used to describe those golf courses, however, are many. The Architecture Glossary column will examine more precise terms and concepts that one will find when exploring golf course architecture. Hopefully understanding these terms, and why certain architects employed them, will help you to better understand the golf courses you play…and maybe even improve your scores!

Architecture Glossary - Sitwell

Review of The Month - July 2022

The purpose of the Review of The Month feature is twofold. Top100GolfCourses has always aimed to salute and encourage those who are putting admirable effort into reviewing the world’s great golf courses. Moving forward, we are also looking to learn from these experts! We’ll be chatting with the month’s star authors and discussing topics such as golf in their area, what they like to see in a strong course review, and of course dig a little deeper into their own winning review.

Review of The Month - July 2022

Tunisia – where good golf’s a lot closer than you might think

We return to Africa for our latest resort article. Situated between Algeria and Libya on the north coast of the continent, Tunisia offers golf facilities of a high standard, with layouts strung out between the capital city of Tunis in the north and the island of Djerba in the south.

Tunisia – where good golf’s a lot closer than you might think

Royal golf in Belgium – and a few highly-regarded “commoners”…

We’ve planned week-long summer golf trips to several European countries in recent years – Sweden in 2016, Netherlands in 2017, France in 2018 and Italy in 2019 spring to mind – but a visit to Belgium in 2020 fell through due to covid travel restrictions. Last month, we picked up from where we left off two years previously, re-establishing all our contacts before flying to Brussels to play ten of the country’s top-rated tracks.

Royal golf in Belgium – and a few highly-regarded “commoners”…

Review of the Month - June 2022

The purpose of the Review of The Month feature is twofold. Top100GolfCourses has always aimed to salute and encourage those who are putting admirable effort into reviewing the world’s great golf courses. Moving forward, we are also looking to learn from these experts! We’ll be chatting with the month’s star authors and discussing topics such as golf in their area, what they like to see in a strong course review, and of course dig a little deeper into their own winning review.

Review of the Month - June 2022

Architecture Glossary - Gateway Hazard

The message of great, strategic golf course architecture is clear. The actual words used to describe those golf courses, however, are many. The Architecture Glossary column will examine more precise terms and concepts that one will find when exploring golf course architecture. Hopefully understanding these terms, and why certain architects employed them, will help you to better understand the golf courses you play…and maybe even improve your scores!

Architecture Glossary - Gateway Hazard

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Föhr (Rot & Gelb)

At the moment Christian Althaus is working at Föhr again to finish the redesign. It will be an awesome course when he will be done with it!

Lakeview

Recently had the chance to make it out and see the recent renovations they put into place and I must say Lakeview got even better!The revitalization of the cree...

Northamptonshire County

David - I didn't suggest otherwise. I was trying to determine why some (mostly classic heathland) courses in the Midlands/ north of London have a tendency to be...

Hotchkiss

I’m hard pressed to even consider this a 3. I also played in 2016 while a member at Yale - I wanted to play another Raynor course in the state. Perhaps the...