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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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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Old Town 14/03/2018

2nd North Carolina - Best in Area 36th USA Ranking 40th North America Ranking 76th World Ranking
Old Town Club has my vote for one of the most underrated courses in the world at the present moment. This last summer, while spending some time in Pinehurst, I had the wo...

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Lage Vuursche 14/03/2018

8th Netherlands Ranking 72nd Continental Europe Ranking
It’s always great to get back to see the Lage Vuursche. The first, and for years, the only routing from Kyle Philips in The Netherlands. This fact is about to change with...

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Noordwijkse 07/03/2018

4th Netherlands Ranking 17th Continental Europe Ranking
Noordwijkse Golf Club receives the award for the greatest missed opportunity in The Netherlands. The club is so fortunate to have some of the greatest linksland in the wo...

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Utrecht de Pan 07/03/2018

2nd Netherlands Ranking 3rd Continental Europe Ranking 100th World Ranking
Utrechtse de Pan is arguably the best course in The Netherlands. Architecturally it is the best routed course, not only in The Netherlands but one of the best routed cour...

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Hilversumsche 07/03/2018

6th Netherlands Ranking 34th Continental Europe Ranking
Hilversumsche Golf Club is another course that I don’t get to hardly enough. The current trend in The Netherlands is clearly aimed at much needed tree removal and creatin...

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Eindhovensche 26/02/2018

5th Netherlands Ranking 29th Continental Europe Ranking
Sometimes even in your home country you forget to visit some of the excellent local courses for a number of years. Eindhovensche Golf Club is a classic understated Harry...

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Olivos (Blanca & Colorada) 19/02/2018

1st Argentina Ranking
Olivos Golf Club is one of the premier classic courses of South America and on a recent visit I had the opportunity to pay them a visit. The first impression of the club...

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Loch Lomond 14/02/2018

1st Dunbartonshire - Best in Area 13th Scotland Ranking 33rd Britain & Ireland Ranking
Loch Lomond is legendary for many reasons. First of all, it’s an extremely private members club in a country where 99.9% of the golf courses are accessible for everyone....

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