David Davis

David, our International Correspondent and one of our most respected raters, hails from Oregon originally but took up golf since moving to Europe about 23 years ago. He resides in Amsterdam, is a 5 handicap and a member of the Noordwijkse. On the 30th of November 2018 at Augusta National, David completed our two most recent World Top 100 lists (World Top 100 or Bust!). His favorite courses are Royal County Down and Cypress Point.

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Emirates (Majlis) 07/03/2019

2nd United Arab Emirates Ranking 3rd Middle East Ranking
Home to the Dubai Desert Classic, the Emirates Golf Club would be far from my favorite type of course as a self-proclaimed purist. However, one thing they most certainly...

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Yas Links 07/03/2019

1st United Arab Emirates Ranking 1st Middle East Ranking
In January of last year it was time for the first trip to the Middle East for golf. First on the list was the highly acclaimed Kyle Phillips gem Yas Links. One of the...

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Highlands Links 07/09/2018

3rd Nova Scotia - Best in Area 6th Canada Ranking 62nd North America Ranking
A trip to Nova Scotia cannot be made without making the pilgrimage 2 hours further Northeast to Cape Breton. What you find once arriving there is what one would expect to...

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Cabot Links 22/06/2018

2nd Nova Scotia - Best in Area 3rd Canada Ranking 31st North America Ranking 61st World Ranking
The odds are small that you’ve even heard of Halifax, Nova Scotia. If you have, you’ve likely never been there or even thought about visiting unless of course you are a g...

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Peachtree 05/06/2018

2nd Georgia - Best in Area 47th USA Ranking 52nd North America Ranking
The last course on my trip to the Pinehurst area was to be played on my way back to Atlanta. I was thrilled at finally having an opportunity to visit Peachtree. It’s no w...

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Southern Pines 05/06/2018

40th North Carolina - Best in Area
Southern Pines is the YMCA of the sand hills of the greater Pinehurst resort area. Of course the locals will say it’s actually in Southern Pines but I’m going to refer to...

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Tobacco Road 05/06/2018

9th North Carolina - Best in Area
My first ever visit to Tobacco Road was perhaps the wettest day I’ve ever seen on a golf course. I was out first thing in the morning in the first group and by the time I...

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Pine Needles 05/06/2018

11th North Carolina - Best in Area
At the end of July I managed to play Pine Needles for the first time. It’s currently being looked after by architect Kyle Franz and he been working his magic here just as...

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Mid Pines 05/06/2018

8th North Carolina - Best in Area
A few years back I played most of Mid Pines before running into two 8 balls of afternoon beer guzzlers and skipping through to the 18th. This time around the course had u...

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Dormie Club 05/06/2018

10th North Carolina - Best in Area
Last summer while in the Pinehurst area I had the pleasure of a 2ndvisit to Dormie Club. I’ve yet to find a Coore & Crenshaw course I really didn’t like. This one is full...

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