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Review of the Month March 2021 – Painswick

Painswick is nowhere near the Top 100 of golf courses in England, but as an experience with no concern about the modern influences in the game, the course is right up there. It is cranky and gives endless enjoyment, although your scorecard seems quite irrelevant.

Review of the Month March 2021 – Painswick

Top 20 Golf Courses of the Middle East 2021

Our latest Middle East rankings are dominated by courses from the UAE but there are representatives from another six nations included in the listings. We can also announce three new entries, with Dubai Hills leading the way.

Top 20 Golf Courses of the Middle East 2021

The Long Lost Lido Found — Twice

Two renditions of the same classic golf course, within the period of just a few years? How does one explain the sudden rush on Lido? Could the current Lido projects portend future designs focused on tributes to, and total recreations of, legendary golf courses?

The Long Lost Lido Found — Twice

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The Long Lost Lido Found — Twice

Did anyone ever see CB MacDonald & Ronald MacDonald in the same room together? One was rolling out a template model for golf holes, the other for similarly scal...

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Old Elm

Brian,The best and most accurate write up on Old Elm in a while. When did you play here and with who? You nailed it very rare stuff. Best,Kevin

Old Elm

Brian,Excellent work you nailed it including the only two by Colt. Very few acknowledge that. Did you play here yesterday in that group? Love your work have an...

Columbia

Ryan,Length is not a primary factor in ranking, rating or reviewing a golf course. Today I played Merion East which is a short yardage course with many short p...

Columbia

Following up on your comments about length...curious if you would apply the same comments to the National Golf Links and, if not, are your comments about Columb...