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S is for Short – Template Holes

The concept for “Short” can be traced back to Brancaster’s No. 4. Although there are many Par 3 holes of minimal yardage, it would be Horace Hutchinson’s advice that had the most impact on C.B. Macdonald’s development of the template...

S is for Short – Template Holes

Top 100 Golf Courses updates its East Asia rankings

In this re-ranking release we’re looking at China, Japan and South Korea under the banner of East Asia. Further Asian articles are still to come, but for now we’re concentrating on the three major golf markets in the eastern part of the continent.

Top 100 Golf Courses updates its East Asia rankings

R is for Road – Template Holes

Even the most casual tour follower is familiar with the original Road Hole, the penultimate challenge at the Old course, which often serves as the deciding test, such as when Seve parred the hole to Tom Watson’s bogey during the 1984 Open.

R is for Road – Template Holes

Top 50 Golf Courses of the Caribbean & Atlantic Islands 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of our ranking chart for the Caribbean and Atlantic Islands. It’s a vast area of more than a million square miles, where most of the land mass lies to the southeast of the United States and northwest of South America.

Top 50 Golf Courses of the Caribbean & Atlantic Islands 2020

Responses to News Items

S is for Short – Template Holes

I left out three at Yeaman’s Hall. The large depression in the middle of the green is an incredible on green hazard. Another fantastic Raynor hole.

S is for Short – Template Holes

I would have to put in a vote for the sixth at Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga, Tennessee. This is a vexing 125 yard hole with tees situated on the large bou...

Responses to Course Reviews

V Golf Club

Dear Scarlett,I agree and disagree with some of your points. Lot of players hate The V concerning difficulty to play well for result as it should be in resort g...

Baltusrol (Upper)

Just recently the club announced the hiring of architect Gil Hanse to align the original architectural intent of A.W. Tillinghast. The Upper is blessed with the...

Baltusrol (Lower)

There's been recent news that architect Gil Hanse has been hired by the club to restore / update the Lower to more closely align itself with the original intent...

French Lick (Pete Dye)

First of all, these last 4 review comments are absolutely fabulous. Smells like industrial sabotage though