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Yeamans Hall 24/05/2020

2nd South Carolina - Best in Area 48th USA Ranking 53rd North America Ranking
With its enchanting setting, world class putting surfaces, perfectly firm turf, wide corridors, and strategic bunkering, Yeamans Hall left me more stunned after just one...

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Shennecossett 19/12/2019

27th Connecticut - Best in Area
While a 6 star rating may seem outrageous for a municipal golf course in southeastern Connecticut, Shennecossett is, in my opinion, deserving of a departure from the typi...

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Whitinsville 05/05/2020

15th Massachusetts - Best in Area
Think of all the golf courses you have played. Now consider the few courses you could play every day for the rest of your life. Do any create a lump in your throat? Do an...

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Old Town 20/03/2020

2nd North Carolina - Best in Area 29th USA Ranking 33rd North America Ranking 65th World Ranking
I first learned about the restoration leadership of Dunlop White III years ago when I played at Roaring Gap. As that experience was among my favorite in the state, I knew...

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Worcester Country Club 25/03/2020

18th Massachusetts - Best in Area
Perplexed. Baffled. Confused. These were the emotions that rushed through my body after putting out on the finishing hole at Worcester Country Club. “How could a club wit...

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Roaring Gap 20/01/2020

6th North Carolina - Best in Area
Reading the reviews of Roaring Gap below put a big smile on my face. Roaring Gap is truly an enchanting place with a stellar golf course to boot. To assemble a review on...

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Keney Park 22/05/2020

17th Connecticut - Best in Area
Bottom line up front: Keney Park is the real deal. Do not drive through central Connecticut without stopping to play this phenomenally routed, fabulously restored gem.Gro...

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Okemo Valley 12/04/2020

8th Vermont - Best in Area
There are few courses which have exceeded my expectations more strongly than the Okemo Valley Golf Club. This entire property receives my high praise as a memorable, mode...

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Pine Needles 21/01/2020

11th North Carolina - Best in Area
During the summer of 2012, I had the great fortune to serve as a USGA P.J. Boatwright intern for the Carolinas Golf Association which was then headquartered ten miles awa...

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Cape Arundel 23/12/2019

5th Maine - Best in Area
As noted in other reviews below, Cape Arundel is finally receiving the recognition it deserves with its recent rating in the 147 Custodians, and the Golf Architecture Com...

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Torrey Pines (South) 12/05/2020

26th California - Best in Area
One of the best pieces of professional advice I have received is “to never just bring problems to your manager, but instead, come prepared with possible solutions.” When...

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TPC River Highlands 22/04/2020

6th Connecticut - Best in Area
There is no doubt that the TPC at River Highlands sits comfortably in the top echelon of Connecticut golf courses. While this parkland layout in the Hartford suburbs may...

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Tobacco Road 18/05/2020

9th North Carolina - Best in Area
Dive into any golf architecture forum and you will be hard pressed to find a more polarizing architect than Mike Strantz. Tobacco Road is certainly one of his more contro...

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Royal New Kent 06/07/2020

Gem USA - Best in Area
Reviewing Royal New Kent required more time and thought investment than any of my others to date. Fitting, too, that it also ended up being my longest. There is so much t...

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Mid Pines 21/01/2020

8th North Carolina - Best in Area
During the summer of 2012, I had the great fortune to serve as a USGA P.J. Boatwright intern for the Carolinas Golf Association, then located in West End. One morning, I...

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Metacomet 03/03/2020

10th Rhode Island - Best in Area
Pound-for-pound, Providence and its home of Rhode Island stack up among some of the best cities/states for golf, especially if one loves classic designs. With moderate lo...

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Duke University 06/03/2020

39th North Carolina - Best in Area
Unlike many other cities in North Carolina (and really, the entire nation), there is arguably no outright “best course” in the Research Triangle. In my opinion, Duke Univ...

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