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V is for Valley – Template Holes

05 May 2020

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

28 April 2020

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

Top 100 Golf Courses updates its South Asia rankings

09 April 2020

This article covers the South Asian countries of India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka where we focus on the best golf courses in the massive geographic region that’s also known as the Indian subcontinent…

Top 100 Golf Courses updates its South Asia rankings

Review of the Month March 2020 – Yas Links

08 April 2020

Notwithstanding the ongoing zombie apocalypse, there is change in the air at Yas Links. They seem to have recognised the concerns over some of the conditioning issues and have already rectified many of them.

Review of the Month March 2020 – Yas Links

S is for Short – Template Holes

03 April 2020

The concept for “Short” can be traced back to Brancaster’s No. 4. Although there are many Par 3 holes of minimal yardage, it would be Horace Hutchinson’s advice that had the most impact on C.B. Macdonald’s development of the template...

S is for Short – Template Holes

Top 100 Golf Courses updates its East Asia rankings

23 March 2020

In this re-ranking release we’re looking at China, Japan and South Korea under the banner of East Asia. Further Asian articles are still to come, but for now we’re concentrating on the three major golf markets in the eastern part of the continent.

Top 100 Golf Courses updates its East Asia rankings

R is for Road – Template Holes

20 February 2020

Even the most casual tour follower is familiar with the original Road Hole, the penultimate challenge at the Old course, which often serves as the deciding test, such as when Seve parred the hole to Tom Watson’s bogey during the 1984 Open.

R is for Road – Template Holes

Top 50 Golf Courses of the Caribbean & Atlantic Islands 2020

19 February 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of our ranking chart for the Caribbean and Atlantic Islands. It’s a vast area of more than a million square miles, where most of the land mass lies to the southeast of the United States and northwest of South America.

Top 50 Golf Courses of the Caribbean & Atlantic Islands 2020