If you didn’t know the history behind Whistling Straits, you’d believe that the 560-acres of land had been shaped by the hands of time.
The latest layout to grace the Bandon Dunes property, Old Macdonald, has been built in the architectural spirit of Charles Blair Macdonald and Seth Raynor.
No expense was spared in the construction of Muirfield Village Golf Club, with bold bunkering, water hazards and narrow fairways that require pinpoint tee shots.
The par five 3rd hole at Essex County Club is a monster and it is nearly as long as the sum of the first two par fours that precede it. But there’s much more to this hole than length alone.
The Golf Club at New Albany in Ohio is one of Pete Dye’s earliest and most understated creations and the course feels mature way beyond its years.
Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw designed Bandon Trails, the third of four 18-hole courses at the magnificent Bandon Dunes Resort.
There’s nothing flash about Southern Hills. Mature deciduous trees line many of the Bermuda grass fairways and the rough is notoriously thick and tangly.
Just like the West course at Winged Foot Golf Club, the East is the work of A.W. Tillinghast and it’s another of his truly brilliant creations.
Host to four US Opens, the Lake course at Olympic Club is a serious challenge. Take your stabilisers and expect few level lies on these sloping fairways.
Cabo del Sol is an intoxicating mixture of seaside and desert golf. It’s a dream location for a golf course and the design responsibility for the Cove Club (formerly the Ocean course) fell to Jack Nicklaus.