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​Top 50 Golf Courses of Mexico 2020

This is the latest revision of a chart that was first published in 2008 with a modest complement of fifteen courses. Since then we’ve gradually extended our Mexican coverage to a Top 50. In this edition of the rankings, one high profile new course narrowly misses out…

​Top 50 Golf Courses of Mexico 2020

Top 100 Golf Courses of Asia 2020

This is the first revision of the Top 100 rankings for Asia, a chart that we introduced two years ago. We now reveal what we believe to be the best hundred golfing layouts within the largest and most populous continent on the planet.

Top 100 Golf Courses of Asia 2020

V is for Valley – Template Holes

Everyone knows that the National Golf Links of America is the holy land for template golf architecture, as C.B. Macdonald set out almost all of these holes based on UK precedents, however, the opener at NGLA is an original.

V is for Valley – Template Holes

​Top 100 Golf Courses updates its Southeast Asia rankings

Earlier this month, we published the second of three Asian chart releases, reporting on four South Asian countries. This update concentrates on the Southeast nations of Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

​Top 100 Golf Courses updates its Southeast Asia rankings

Responses to News Items

V is for Valley – Template Holes

Cheers for the response Ryan - loving the Phil Spector metaphor. He was indeed a talented fellow - just think what he might have done with a black metal band. I...

V is for Valley – Template Holes

Ah BB, perhaps the most loaded question in any conversation on golf architecture. I would posit that the "covers band" metaphor simplifies the approach of Macdo...

V is for Valley – Template Holes

Cheers for another cool article. Do you think C.B.Macdonald gets too much credit for his golf courses?Aside from the historical significance of bringing quality...

Responses to Course Reviews

Rushmore

Hello,Can I correct a couple of inaccuracies please?The first sentence in paragraph two states that the Dorset holes are bunkerless and the Wiltshire holes (4-1...

Tidworth Garrison

The incongruous conifers behind the 6th have now gone, chopped down in 2019.

Saunton (East)

An extremely thorough review of which I concur with the vast majority.Having played Saunton East over 20 times and often with members I would respectfully sugge...

Worcester Country Club

Hi Doug,Thanks for the thoughtful response. I am sorry to hear about your trip cancellation with the virus - it has certainly taken a toll on all of our summer...