As a precursor to this week’s PGA Championship, staged on the Black Course at Bethpage State Park, M. James Ward has created a fantasy 18-hole layout that celebrates golf on Long Island.
After attending a recent media event at the Pirin resort, we decided to run the rule over other Bulgarian golf facilities while we were in the country in order to expand our ranking chart for this southeast European nation.
Awesome, creative, transformative... For those of you who have read my reviews, I do not think I am prone to hyperbole, but Bluejack National is amazing.
This is the fourth edition of our rankings for Argentina and we’ve now added another ten tracks to form a new Top 40. We’re indebted to our Argentina Correspondent, Javier Pintos, for his help with this chart expansion...
One really famous Argentinean golf hole is the 15th at Olivos Golf Club. Javier Pintos isn’t sure if it’s the best hole in the country but it’s certainly the most famous. As a fun exercise, he has created his Argentine fantasy 18-hole course.
The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open stops at Lahinch this July. It will be the first time that a golf club within County Clare in the southwest of Ireland has been given the honour of hosting this prestigious national competition.
From here on The Addington is thrilling, challenging, and idiosyncratic in equal measure. Mercurial even. The rest of the round blew by in a variety rich maelstrom of pleasure ‘twixt with pain, until, out of breath, you reach the calm waters of the 18th.
Not just any Old Tom, Dick or Harry has made our collection of Top 100 Golf Course Architects. Instead, if you thought Old Tom Morris, Dick Wilson and Harry Colt might make an appearance then you won't be disappointed as they all make the cut.
Tom Doak’s Tara Iti holds on to the No.1 spot in our latest New Zealand rankings with his creation at Cape Kidnappers remaining in the runner-up position. The only significant move within the Top 10 is a four-place climb for Arrowtown Golf Club.
It’s a course that’s at one with its community and environment and the type of golf that people go on a pilgrimage to play at places like Askernish, so just maybe this is golf the way it’s meant to be? Personally I’m not there yet, but my inner eco-hipster wants to be.