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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Waverley Country Club 15/10/2019

5th Oregon - Best in Area
Last year I had the wonderful opportunity to join a couple members for a first round at Waverely. Although I’m from Oregon originally I didn’t golf when I lived there so...

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Gamble Sands 15/10/2019

1st Washington - Best in Area 90th USA Ranking
Gamble Sands is perhaps David Kidd’s return to what made him famous at Bandon Dunes with that minimalist links like approach to golf. Some call Gamble Sands feel good gol...

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Wine Valley 15/10/2019

3rd Washington - Best in Area
Wine Valley is about the last thing I would of expected from Walla Walla. Wine, yes, onions, definitely, but great golf, well not exactly. Boy was I wrong. I drove hou...

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Columbia Edgewater (Macan) 15/10/2019

14th Oregon - Best in Area
Last summer I had the pleasure of a visit to Columbia Edgewater. This parkland course runs along the Columbia River which dissects Oregon and Washington. It’s hosted seve...

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Palmetto 15/10/2019

5th South Carolina - Best in Area
Palmetto may well of been the biggest surprise of 2018 for me. I had heard great things about this untouched classic gem that flew very much under the radar and in the sh...

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Astoria Golf & Country Club 13/10/2019

18th Oregon - Best in Area
Somehow, Astoria County Club, a true links course by every definition and one of the only true links courses in the US, didn't find it's way into George Peper and Malcolm...

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Royal Antwerp (Tom Simpson) 10/10/2019

8th Belgium Ranking
The first time I visited Royal Antwerp was like 8 or 9 years ago. The experience at the time was a lot like the movie Groundhog Day, experiencing the same thing over and...

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Royal Belgium (Old) 10/10/2019

3rd Belgium Ranking 38th Continental Europe Ranking
Had the opportunity to run around this neglected gem of a course yesterday. A Tom Simpson routed parkland gem that has been left alone and not kept up for far too long. I...

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Royal Limburg 10/10/2019

2nd Belgium Ranking 33rd Continental Europe Ranking
It was the middle of last summer when I first visited Houthalen and was treated to the Royal Tour. The course was in beautiful condition even though it was one of the dri...

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