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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Sand Hills 29/09/2019

1st Nebraska - Best in Area 6th USA Ranking 6th North America Ranking 10th World Ranking
Sand Hills will always have a special place in my heart. I was lucky enough to play several rounds there during an epic trip back several years ago. That special place i...

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Oitavos Dunes 28/09/2019

3rd Lisbon & Centre - Best in Area 4th Portugal Ranking 21st Continental Europe Ranking
Oitavos Dunes is a fun track that's worth a visit. There are some nice holes on the course but none which I would really consider all-world holes. It has a mix of tree li...

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Oakmont 28/09/2019

1st Pennsylvania - Best in Area 5th USA Ranking 5th North America Ranking 7th World Ranking
My first round at Oakmont seemed like a distance memory or even a dream. It had all gone by so fast that I could hardly remember the experience. How fortunate I am to hav...

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Oak Hill (East) 28/09/2019

11th New York - Best in Area 64th USA Ranking 73rd North America Ranking
The famous East course from Donald Ross is a beast. What many would call a modern day, relatively long slog. Characterized by long holes with relatively narrow fairways t...

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Colorado 27/09/2019

2nd Colorado - Best in Area 77th USA Ranking 88th North America Ranking
CGC has my vote for one of the most underrated golf courses in the US. This time around I had the great pleasure of playing several rounds of golf here. Condition was abs...

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Ballyneal 27/09/2019

1st Colorado - Best in Area 22nd USA Ranking 23rd North America Ranking 47th World Ranking
First off I have to say I love Ballyneal, the location, the set up, lodging etc. Everything has been done right. Too bad it’s so far away. My first visit there was a a...

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Bude & North Cornwall 17/09/2019

6th Cornwall - Best in Area
Bude & North Cornwall was a pleasant surprise. It’s a wonderful low key and unexpected quirky course that starts out with five holes playing towards the sea over rather g...

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Trevose (Championship) 17/09/2019

3rd Cornwall - Best in Area 66th England Ranking
Unlike Perranporth the wildest aspect of Trevose is the drive to the clubhouse along the single lane roads that are often bordered by very high hedges. Meet a freight tru...

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