Nick Mullen

Nick hails from Ireland and he’s a 1 handicapper and an avid student of golf course architecture. He has played hundreds of courses and aims to become the youngest person to play the World Top 100. He loves links golf and his favourite courses include Royal County Down, Waterville, Turnberry, Somerset Hills and Bethpage (Black).

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McArthur 09/04/2012

9th Florida - Best in Area
Golf in Florida is something that I have many qualms about. Yes it is wonderful to be able to play in shorts during the winter and have the opportunity to sharpen your ga...

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Boston 06/10/2011

6th Massachusetts - Best in Area 69th USA Ranking 79th North America Ranking
My school of thought and preference for golf course architecture for a young man can be described as old school in the mildest way. I have a fondness for tradition, histo...

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Yale 13/09/2011

1st Connecticut - Best in Area 68th USA Ranking 78th North America Ranking
The Course at Yale occupies one of the greatest tracts of golfing real estate that I have ever witnessed. The land for the course was donated to the University by Mrs Ray...

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Beverly Country Club 08/07/2011

7th Illinois - Best in Area
On a recent golf trip to Chicago, Beverly was somewhere I arranged to play at very short notice, after my scheduled round at Medinah came a cropper. Naturally I was disap...

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Pine Valley 30/06/2011

1st New Jersey - Best in Area 3rd USA Ranking 3rd North America Ranking 3rd World Ranking
Pine Valley is an experience. It has been without doubt the best day of my golfing life up until now. The chance to finally get to see first hand tracts of land that I ha...

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Mirage City 25/05/2011

5th Egypt Ranking
In February 2006, my family and I headed to Egypt on a golf/sun holiday. Maybe it was my ignorance at the time but I was unaware that the Cairo area was home to any "real...

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Lough Erne (Faldo) 23/05/2011

1st Fermanagh - Best in Area 4th Northern Ireland Ranking
Is a lakeside course a legitimate description for a tract of golfing real estate or is it merely one of the many marketing ploys new projects indulge in? As I drove away...

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Bunclody 02/03/2011

1st Wexford - Best in Area 44th Ireland Ranking
The "Sunny" South East, also known as Ireland's Riviera is home to both The European Club and also Mount Juliet two layouts deeply contrasting in styles but nevertheless...

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Morris County 05/01/2011

13th New Jersey - Best in Area
Typical of the wealth of top class golf courses in the New York Metroploitan area that if you were place Morris County next to any regional town in the British isles or C...

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Real Valderrama 02/01/2011

1st Southern Spain - Best in Area 2nd Spain Ranking 7th Continental Europe Ranking
Not as Tough as Pine Valley or Royal County Down,not as picturesque as Turnberry or Kingsbarns, nor does it possess the traditions of Muirfield or Merion, but there is ju...

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La Reserva 02/01/2011

7th Southern Spain - Best in Area 9th Spain Ranking 63rd Continental Europe Ranking
Only open 7 years and La Reserva can proudly hold its head high when ranked alongside its more illustrious and established neighbours. The place oozes class from the mome...

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Plainfield 09/12/2010

3rd New Jersey - Best in Area 56th USA Ranking 64th North America Ranking
Plainfield Country Club, one of Donald Ross's greatest designs is not located in your stereotypical "Country Club Neighbour-hood". Similar to Pine Valley or Augusta on yo...

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Killeen Castle 02/12/2010

2nd Meath - Best in Area 29th Ireland Ranking
"An American Country Club" in Co Meath, that exactly how I would describe Killeen Castle. From the moment you set foot on the property to the very second you leave you ar...

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Rathsallagh 25/11/2010

3rd Wicklow - Best in Area 51st Ireland Ranking
One of the sleeping giants of Irish Golf which if it received only the slighest amount of air time that its neighbours such as Carton House received, it has the potential...

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Carlow (Deerpark) 23/11/2010

1st Carlow - Best in Area 32nd Ireland Ranking
Carlow Golf Club is all I respect and enjoy about a traditional club. Its course is exemplary, excellently conditioned,very well laid out, no frills, a good shot is rewar...

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Powerscourt (East) 21/11/2010

5th Wicklow - Best in Area 61st Ireland Ranking
Powerscourt possesses two golf courses the East and the West. Both parkland encircling the much celebrated Powerscourt, owned and run by the Slazenger family, famous for...

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