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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Old Town 10/02/2016

2nd North Carolina - Best in Area 29th USA Ranking 33rd North America Ranking 65th World Ranking
I have to hand it Dunlop White III. After seeing what his enduring labor of love managed to produce with Roaring Gap’s wonderful renovation I was thrilled to be headed th...

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Harbour Town 03/02/2016

3rd South Carolina - Best in Area
When the trip you have had planned for months takes you towards an impending hurricane that may or may not hit land, may or may not dump 25+inches of rain on the courses...

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Eastward Ho! 24/10/2015

5th Massachusetts - Best in Area 56th USA Ranking 64th North America Ranking
After a disappointing day of rainouts the day before up north of Boston, I was extremely lucky to catch Eastward Ho! on a great day. A nice 2-3 club wind and dry. Eastwar...

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Inverness Club 22/10/2015

5th Ohio - Best in Area 82nd USA Ranking 96th North America Ranking
Inverness Club was a wonderful way to start off my most recent US golf trip. It's a must see course in Ohio and certainly one of the top 4 courses in the state. I didn't...

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Camargo 22/10/2015

1st Ohio - Best in Area 25th USA Ranking 26th North America Ranking 51st World Ranking
Arguably the best course in Ohio and most certainly one of Raynor's best efforts. This property may well be one of the best suited pieces of land for Raynor's style in my...

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Royal Liverpool 14/07/2015

1st Cheshire - Best in Area 16th England Ranking 42nd Britain & Ireland Ranking
I was very happy to have the opportunity for a first go at Royal Liverpool in the middle of March. After a soft winter I’d argue it’s a great month for a first visit give...

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Formby 14/07/2015

3rd Lancashire - Best in Area 19th England Ranking 46th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Recently I had the pleasure of playing here for the first time with a group of friends. It was part of an extended trip including a significant number of great links cour...

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Renaissance Club 14/07/2015

4th Lothians - Best in Area 22nd Scotland Ranking 62nd Britain & Ireland Ranking
One of the more recent additions to an already amazingly strong list of local clubs in East Lothian The Renaissance Club is characterized by a very strong routing that fo...

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Prestwick 14/07/2015

4th Ayrshire & Arran - Best in Area 16th Scotland Ranking 38th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Prestwick is Awesome! Any lover of GCA will undoubtedly put this into their list of favorites after the first play. This course is pure classic quirky links arguable at i...

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Kingsley Club 14/07/2015

3rd Michigan - Best in Area 85th USA Ranking 99th North America Ranking
While up in Northern Michigan during a recent golf trip a friend invited me out to a round and this relatively new private members club. Kinsley (front 9) is an open link...

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Arcadia Bluffs (Bluffs) 14/07/2015

13th Michigan - Best in Area
Arcadia Bluffs is a public pay and play course built along the cliffs above Lake Michigan. It’s truly an impressive piece of land with amazing views of the lake and the c...

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