Doug Roberts

Have been blessed to have time to travel and play this wonderful game for 50 years. Have enjoyed getting to many top 100 courses both near and far. I love the fact that so many GB&I courses allow visitor play without member invitation, thus 23 trips over have been made.

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Streamsong (Red) 06/01/2021

3rd Florida - Best in Area 61st USA Ranking 70th North America Ranking
The state of Florida has about 1300 golf courses. Seeing the 3 courses at Streamsong in the top 6 says quite a bit about the resort. The place is quite captivating. The R...

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Secession 06/01/2021

10th South Carolina - Best in Area
Secession is a great day out. It's a nice course and the place offers some great southern charm. At one point it was worthy of it's ranking here. That day is gone. There...

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Country Club of Farmington 04/01/2021

30th Connecticut - Best in Area
Farmington CC is always in pristine condition. It has been a standard bearer of a top private club for very long. The greens are challenging. The course is set up with 7...

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Knollwood Country Club 04/01/2021

59th New York - Best in Area
Knollwood is an old course with charm. It was the first course I played which had a 19th hole. Rules of play in this area require a caddie but most play is via cart with...

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Cape Fear Country Club 01/01/2021

20th North Carolina - Best in Area
Had the good fortune to play here recently with a friend who is a member. The course is in excellent shape following the renovation. It's a course you can play every day....

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Richter Park 31/12/2020

38th Connecticut - Best in Area
Richter Park is another one of those Muni local courses which is controlled by those locals. I have played here 4 times and each time it was a rattan death march. You see...

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Oxford Greens 31/12/2020

29th Connecticut - Best in Area
Oxford Greens is a nice course in the center of the state with not lots of decent public options available. It's always in great shape and they deliver an upscale experie...

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Mohegan Sun 31/12/2020

24th Connecticut - Best in Area
Mohegan Sun is a course I have had the pleasure of playing before and after the purchase by the Casino. It is in better shape now but I'm not certain it is a better cours...

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Shennecossett 31/12/2020

20th Connecticut - Best in Area
Shenny as it is called by all the locals is one of those courses which delivers deeply different experiences. The locals with speak of it as Pebble Beach but better. For...

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Gillette Ridge 31/12/2020

27th Connecticut - Best in Area
I was a member at Gillette Ridge for two years. The 1st is a severe dogleg left with a fair landing area but missing it will be punished. The green is well protected and...

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Wampanoag 30/12/2020

22nd Connecticut - Best in Area
Wampanoag is a course I have played many times. It is a nice Ross course with a great mix of holes.The 1st hole is a straight away par 4 of average length. The green is c...

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Sand Hollow (Championship) 16/12/2020

1st Utah - Best in Area
Got the chance to play Sand Hollow and have sit in a presentation by John Fought about his experience in laying out Sand Hollow. It's a very fine course which utilizes th...

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Woodcrest 14/12/2020

57th New Jersey - Best in Area
I just played Woodcrest in mid October 2020. I had played here previously as my son was a member here some time ago. The course had some difficulty for much of the past d...

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Manufacturers' 13/12/2020

14th Pennsylvania - Best in Area
Have payed Manufacturers many times. Its a good day out. A challenging layout. But quite candidly in my opinion it is maybe in the top 10 of the Philly area. But the Phi...

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Dormie Club 10/12/2020

10th North Carolina - Best in Area
I have played the Dormie Club several times. Initially I was drawn to the course by outside resources which were gaga about the place. I played it and pondered. I played...

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The Links at Spanish Bay 10/12/2020

46th California - Best in Area
Spanish Bay is a fantastic spot. It may be a better place to stay than the Lodge. The course is very nice and is a very good complement to the other two. The only reason...

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