Doug Roberts

Have been blessed to have time to travel and play this wonderful game. I currently rate courses for one of the magazines. This has created opportunities to play many places I wouldn't be able to otherwise.

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Huntsville 20/12/2019

21st Pennsylvania - Best in Area
An interesting tidbit re Huntsville. Upon it's opening Mr Maslow had Ted Tryba stop by to play the course. Ted at the time was on the PGA Tour and playing well. He is fro...

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Reserve at Pawleys Island 18/12/2019

35th South Carolina - Best in Area
The Reserve is a very nice place. I had the chance to play here in October with some buds. We were introduced by one of our group. The course is very welcoming. The condi...

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True Blue 18/12/2019

28th South Carolina - Best in Area
True Blue is what I refer to as Caledonia on steroids. It is a great course. Conditioning is excellent. Staff welcoming. It features more of the risk reward Stranz is kno...

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Caledonia 18/12/2019

10th South Carolina - Best in Area
Caledonia is the best course in Myrtle in my opinion. It is a Mike Strantz course and his first solo. It doesn't have the ostentatious risk reward choices that Strantz ex...

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Dunes Golf & Beach Club 18/12/2019

4th South Carolina - Best in Area
Had the pleasure of playing the Dunes in October. Was there for a trip with some buds and we played what we thought were the 5 best in Myrtle Beach. I believe we chose ri...

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Stanwich 18/12/2019

3rd Connecticut - Best in Area
Stanwich is a course I had tried to play for quite some time. It was always discussed as the best course in CT. I had played so many of the best but not here. I finally g...

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Lighthouse Sound 15/12/2019

10th Maryland - Best in Area
Lighthouse Sound is a very nice public course. The front nine is interesting and then you cross to a menagerie of small islands within the bay to play the back nine trave...

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Riverfront 15/12/2019

30th Virginia - Best in Area
Riverfront is a good public course. Conditioning is good. The variety of holes is good. The green complexes are nice. Nothing dramatic or overly challenging. The course w...

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Country Club of Waterbury 12/12/2019

8th Connecticut - Best in Area
CT has a number of very nice Country Clubs. I had the chance to play Waterbury and didn't have high expectations. I was wrong. It's a solid course from every angle. Great...

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Ridge at Back Brook 12/12/2019

19th New Jersey - Best in Area
Ridge at Back Brook is a top facility. Great range, welcoming. The course has the ability to embarrass you. On a daily basis they have the greens rolling at about 12. For...

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Hidden Creek 12/12/2019

12th New Jersey - Best in Area
Hidden Creek is Coore and Crenshaw...So you gotta love it...Sorry, Not a fan. The staff is cumbersome. Maybe that's why they are now part of the Dormie network vs indepen...

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Baltusrol (Lower) 12/12/2019

4th New Jersey - Best in Area
Baltusrol Lower is a big course. Maybe not to players who can drive it 350 but for most of us it is big. It is always in excellent shape. There is a good mix of holes. I...

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Fox Hopyard 12/12/2019

23rd Connecticut - Best in Area
Fox Hopyard is a nice public course in CT. The course starts out with a par 4 slight dog leg right. There is adequate play area as the hole parts trees on both sides. 2 i...

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Lake of Isles (North) 11/12/2019

19th Connecticut - Best in Area
Lake of Isles North, the public course, is virtually identical to the private course. If you played them both back to back the only differing memory would be the last hol...

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Lake of Isles (South) 11/12/2019

14th Connecticut - Best in Area
Lake of Isles South, the private course, is virtually identical to the public course. If you played them both back to back the only differing memory would be the last hol...

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Wintonbury Hills 11/12/2019

15th Connecticut - Best in Area
Wintonbury Hills is a nice course. Pete Dye designed it for near free. It standardly receives positive reviews beyond what it deserves in my opinion. It's usually in good...

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TPC River Highlands 11/12/2019

6th Connecticut - Best in Area
TPC River Highlands is home to the Travelers Championship. The winner of that event usually posts some really low scores. The course is very nice but predominantly the gr...

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Shuttle Meadow 11/12/2019

16th Connecticut - Best in Area
Shuttle Meadow is a nice private course in the hillside outside New Britain. The course is one of those places that likes to remind you they are private. The course start...

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Caves Valley 11/12/2019

3rd Maryland - Best in Area
Caves Valley is a great place. The course is very nice. The facility is excellent. Everything about the place is done very well. But why do I not feel overjoyed by such a...

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Atlantic City 10/12/2019

15th New Jersey - Best in Area
Atlantic City CC is just a fabulous place. The course is really nice. With it being public now it gets a lot of play. Over all it is in very good shape. The course weaves...

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