John Sabino

John Sabino is a widely followed blogger and golf critic and is among a small group of golfers who have achieved the feat of playing the top 100 ranked courses in the world. He has been featured in Links Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Golf Digest Index, Australian Golf Digest and Billionaire magazine. He is the author of How to Play the World’s Most Exclusive Golf Clubs and Golf’s Iron Horse: The astonishing Record-Breaking Life of Ralph Kennedy, who set the record of most golf courses ever played. John lives in the golf-rich state of New Jersey.

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Hirono 22/11/2016

1st Kinki (Kansai) - Best in Area 1st Japan Ranking 1st Asia Ranking 32nd World Ranking
The course has a uniqueness to it similar to that of Morfontaine in France or Pine Valley in the United States, with a great routing and unique holes. As with these two g...

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Naruo 21/11/2016

2nd Kinki (Kansai) - Best in Area 3rd Japan Ranking 4th Asia Ranking 89th World Ranking
If you ever have the opportunity to play Naruo Golf Club I suggest you do some training beforehand. Perhaps run a marathon, enter an Ironman competition or train for the...

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Highlands Links 20/11/2016

3rd Nova Scotia - Best in Area 4th Canada Ranking 54th North America Ranking
Playing the first hole at Highlands gives you an immediate sense that the course is not going to be "typical." Its sense of uniqueness asserts itself right out of the gat...

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Baltimore (East) 20/11/2016

1st Maryland - Best in Area 65th USA Ranking 74th North America Ranking
Five Farms is a Tillinghast gem. It has two of the best par fives he has designed: the par five 6th hole and the par five 14th hole. Tillinghast's other great par five is...

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Chicago 19/11/2016

1st Illinois - Best in Area 15th USA Ranking 15th North America Ranking 26th World Ranking
Consistent with Macdonald's design philosophy, Chicago Golf Club doesn't have many trees. Macdonald didn't think trees made a good hazard. He was heavily influenced by hi...

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Riviera 19/11/2016

4th California - Best in Area 18th USA Ranking 18th North America Ranking 33rd World Ranking
The first tee at Riviera is memorable, a 503-yard par five that plays from an elevation of about 100 feet down into Santa Monica Canyon below. The course is defined on bo...

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