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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

Spoiled for choice on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast

Our last resort article veered a little bit off the beaten track for most golfers, delving as it did into Marrakech in the northwest corner of the African continent, where more than a dozen new golf ventures have appeared since the start of the new millennium. We now head several thousand kilometres east to the southern shores of Turkey and another government-sponsored golf tourism incentive which has seen the introduction of a similar number of high-end golf courses with associated 5-star accommodation facilities.

Spoiled for choice on Turkey’s Mediterranean coast

Golf resorts in the Red City of Marrakech

Our series of resort golf articles continues with a destination that’s a little more exotic – Marrakech! Now, Morocco might not feature that highly on the wish list of places to play for many golfers but there are a dozen really good tracks surrounding the Red City that are well worth seeking out for those who don’t mind venturing a little further afield to play golf.

Golf resorts in the Red City of Marrakech

Review of The Month - May 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 - May 2022

Architecture Glossary - Sahara Bunker

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 - Sahara Bunker

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Wentworth (West)

Nice review Rob. I don’t know who says either of the other two very good courses are better than the West but this is undoubtedly the top jewel out of the thre...

Beaconsfield

Interesting comments on the restrictions to just 4 county card spots per month. I guess each club weighs restrictions up against their relative “desirability” v...

Kennemer

Fraser - The B&C loops are usually considered the best 18 hole journey through the Zandvoort dunes adjacent to the F1 circuit. These are the original Harry Colt...

Beaconsfield

County Cards - great point - I wonder how many of their members use County Card each month at other clubs....more than 4 no doubt. There are also clubs that do...