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The Long Road to Van Diemen's Land

22 September 2020

The reference to Tasmania and “Van Diemen’s Land” relates to my 16-year quest to get to the masterpiece that is Barnbougle Dunes. Ever since I saw the launch pictures, sitting in my office in Holywood, County Down in 2004, I was smitten...

The Long Road to Van Diemen's Land

Sarah Bennett to become PGA Captain in 2022

21 September 2020

Sarah Bennett will follow in the footsteps of her close friend and mentor Beverley Lewis when she becomes the second female to Captain The PGA in 2022.

Sarah Bennett  to become PGA Captain in 2022

​US East South Central Division Best in State Rankings 2020

21 September 2020

Three weeks ago we revised the rankings for the West South Central states of the USA. We now turn our attention to Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee in the East South Central Division, adding another twenty courses to the mix...

​US East South Central Division Best in State Rankings 2020

The New Gil Hanse-designed course at Les Bordes

17 September 2020

We’re fans of Robert von Hagge’s mid-1980s course at Les Bordes so we were intrigued to hear that the club is constructing another layout, designed by Gil Hanse, to complement the original course.

The New Gil Hanse-designed course at Les Bordes

D is for Dell (blind par threes) - Template Holes

16 September 2020

What’s the original blind par three? Considering the many courses that have come and gone among the many rolling dunes of Britain, it’s near impossible to guess. There is one, however, that stands more prominent in the lore of golf...

D is for Dell (blind par threes) - Template Holes

Review of the Month August 2020 – Perranporth

04 September 2020

"Do you like Marmite?" I was asked the question in the professional’s shop before our debut round on the links at Perranporth which we were warned we would love or hate...

Review of the Month August 2020 – Perranporth

From Furyk to Bryson: Mungeam's defense of Olympia Fields

27 August 2020

When the PGA Tour returns to Olympia Fields Country Club this week, the most interested observer will be Mark A. Mungeam, the architect who spent nearly 25 years renovating, then restoring this historic Willie Park Jr. design…

From Furyk to Bryson: Mungeam's defense of Olympia Fields

​US West South Central Division Best in State Rankings 2020

25 August 2020

In this latest release for America's West South Central Division we feature 160 courses across a four-state geographical area, comprising three Top 20 tables for Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma, along with a Top 100 ranking list for Texas.

​US West South Central Division Best in State Rankings 2020

C is for Channel - Template Holes

13 August 2020

Our previous templates post focused on the “Bottle,” a rather dramatic concept based around an alternate fairway for daring drivers. Like an adventure movie sequel, we’ll follow it with an even more adrenaline-fuelled take, the “Channel” hole.

C is for Channel - Template Holes

US Mountain Division Best in State Rankings 2020

10 August 2020

Our US Best in State re-ranking process continues with this release for the Mountain Division, focusing on Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming, where there’s some of the most diverse golfing terrain imaginable on offer.

US Mountain Division Best in State Rankings 2020