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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Fontainebleau 25/09/2014

3rd North East France - Best in Area 3rd France Ranking 6th Continental Europe Ranking
Fontainebleau is characterized by a fantastic and varied routing through some tremendously raw golf terrain. It’s a dynamic and hilly site full of natural obstacles that...

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Rye (Old) 24/09/2014

2nd Sussex - Best in Area 24th England Ranking 53rd Britain & Ireland Ranking
I’d heard that a visit to Rye Golf Club was quite special and like stepping back in time and after having the honor of being invited I most certainly concur. We were very...

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Les Bordes 24/09/2014

1st North West France - Best in Area 4th France Ranking 8th Continental Europe Ranking
Les Bordes is a monster. Certainly the most challenging of the French courses we’ve seen, even to the point of being far too tough for most. The design from Van Haage’s f...

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Hoge Kleij 20/05/2014

11th Netherlands Ranking
A week last Friday I had the opportunity to pay my first visit to GC Hoge Kleij nestled in the sandy Utrechtse Heuvelrug not too far from Utrechtse Golf Club de Pan. The...

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International - Amsterdam 28/09/2013

10th Netherlands Ranking
To say that The International was exciting and fun to play would be a gross understatement, so I’d like to quickly take you through the holes so you can get a feeling of...

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Pine Valley 30/07/2013

1st New Jersey - Best in Area 3rd USA Ranking 3rd North America Ranking 3rd World Ranking
On July 3rd I had the honor of making my maiden voyage to play Pine Valley on a members invite. Like everyone else I was amazed and perhaps also overwhelmed with the expe...

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Stippelberg (Championship) 08/10/2012

12th Netherlands Ranking
I jumped in the car excited as always at the opportunity to hit the links on a workday. I do have to admit I was a little more sceptical than normal as most of the course...

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Utrecht de Pan 03/09/2012

2nd Netherlands Ranking 3rd Continental Europe Ranking 100th World Ranking
A few weeks ago I had the honor of playing De Pan which is The Netherlands answer to the great Heathland courses such as Sunningdale and Woodhall Spa of England...

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Rosendaelsche 15/12/2011

7th Netherlands Ranking 46th Continental Europe Ranking
When I arranged to play a round at De Rosendaelsche Golf Club, I was surprised to find that the club is not located at Roosendaal as I had always expected. Sure it doesn’...

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Noordwijkse 08/12/2011

4th Netherlands Ranking 17th Continental Europe Ranking
In order for a golf course to be considered a great course and really belong to the group that makes up the world’s best, there are several things that have to be conside...

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The Dutch 03/12/2011

9th Netherlands Ranking
A day at the Dutch is really a unique experience, which up until now has not been equaled in the Netherlands. It all starts when you drive up to the manned entrance house...

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