Dave Finn

Dave Finn lives near Toronto and has been in the golf business for over 25 years. In 2006, he co-founded travelinggolfer.net and is a member of the Golf Journalists Association of Canada, Golf Travel Writers of America and the Travel Media Association of Canada.

Dave is also an award-winning photographer and has traveled extensively throughout North America and in 16 countries.

Follow his adventures at: www.golftravelandleisure.com

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Dancing Rabbit (Azaleas) 16/01/2019

7th Mississippi - Best in Area
Opened in 1997, the Azalea Course was recently renovated in 2016 changing to new Bermuda fairways and Tiff Eagle greens. Add to the fact that this layout already has dram...

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Dancing Rabbit (Oaks) 16/01/2019

9th Mississippi - Best in Area
The Oaks Course is another collaborative design by Tom Fazio and Jerry Pate. The course is delicately cut though a hilly white oak and pine forest with four ponds and mea...

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True Blue 22/12/2018

28th South Carolina - Best in Area
True Blue Plantation and sister course, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club are the only two companion courses by the same designer to make Golf Digest’s list of “America’s 100 Gr...

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Old Waverly 14/12/2018

5th Mississippi - Best in Area
The 30-year young Old Waverly Golf Club first pole vaulted itself onto the world stage when it hosted the 1999 LPGA U.S. Women’s Open. In 2019, this Jerry Pate and late...

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Mossy Oak 13/12/2018

1st Mississippi - Best in Area
The owners of the legendary Old Waverly decided to build a second golf course directly across the street from their existing property, so they can become more of a golf d...

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Fallen Oak 05/12/2018

2nd Mississippi - Best in Area
When we first approached Fallen Oak there were no cars in the parking lot, only in the concierge area. I found it strange for a facility of this caliber, but soon realiz...

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Grand Bear 03/12/2018

6th Mississippi - Best in Area
Grand Bear is a situated on a very secluded piece of Cypress wetland property near Saucier in the coastal region of Mississippi. This Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course...

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The Oaks Golf Club 29/11/2018

16th Mississippi - Best in Area
The Oaks Golf Club is an in-house design by Stephen Caplinger and Chris Cole from Landmark National that originally opened in February 1998. In August 2005 they took a d...

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Kilspindie 03/11/2018

10th Lothians - Best in Area 62nd Scotland Ranking
Kilspindie Golf Club is the 35th oldest golf course in the world and this year celebrated their 150th anniversary. This seaside links layout was originally designed by R...

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Gullane (No.3) 29/10/2018

21st Lothians - Best in Area
Gullane No. 3 is the shortest of the three courses at Gullane Golf Club. Designed by famed golfer Willie Park Jr. and opened in 1910, this true links layout offers small...

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Luffness New 26/10/2018

9th Lothians - Best in Area 45th Scotland Ranking
Originally designed by Old Tom Morris and opened in 1894, this inland links course is more of what I expected to play when I came to Scotland. Fast and firm greens, ridi...

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Longniddry 25/10/2018

11th Lothians - Best in Area 65th Scotland Ranking
Opened in 1921, Longniddry is a Harry Colt design that is located only 18 miles east of Edinburgh. Don’t be fooled by the fact that it is only a par-68. At 6271 yards,...

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Cariari 02/10/2018

5th Costa Rica Ranking
Cariara Country Club is a George Fazio design that when completed in 1973 became the first 18-hole golf course ever to be built in Costa Rica or Central America for that...

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Summit Golf Club 30/07/2018

21st Ontario - Best in Area 42nd Canada Ranking
The layout features lots of elevation changes as you meander through mature tree-lined fairways. Most of the tee-block areas are raised for a better vantage of the hole....

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Valle del Sol 14/05/2018

6th Costa Rica Ranking
This Audubon International certified course is set on a plateau almost 3,000 feet above sea level with outstanding views of the surrounding Cordillera Central mountain ra...

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Scarboro 13/04/2018

30th Ontario - Best in Area 55th Canada Ranking
This mature stately private course offers wide fairways and severe elevation changes. The layout is a good combination of short and long holes. Be forewarned that some of...

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Carter Plantation 19/03/2018

12th Louisiana - Best in Area
Carter Plantation Golf Club features three distinct landscapes including magnificent live oaks, cypress wetlands and a tall pines and hardwood forest. There are subtle r...

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Audubon Park 19/03/2018

16th Louisiana - Best in Area
When I think of Louisiana, the first place that springs to mind is New Orleans. I think of Bourbon Street, balconies, and beads. I can taste the gumbo and beignets served...

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Estrella del Mar 14/03/2018

37th Mexico Ranking
Estrella del Mar Golf Course is located right at our resort, and admittedly, this par-72 7,015 yards layout is my personal favorite in Mazatlán. Not only is this course...

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