M. James Ward

The 30+ year golf journalist is a member of the Golf Writer's Association of America (GWAA) and a past member of the Metropolitan Golf Writer's Association (MGWA). Has played over 2,000 courses globally and has covered the various major golf championships since 1980 for several different outlets. For 17 years served as national course rating panelist for Golf Digest and served for roughly three years in a similar capacity with Golfweek. Lives in the greater New York City metro area. Plays to a 3 handicap and has played in USGA Championships. Favorite motto: "You can print money but you can't print time. Once time is gone it's gone." Make the most of every opportunity to play whenever possible.

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Lake of Isles (North) 02/09/2019

19th Connecticut - Best in Area
If you are a traditionalist then skip Lake of Isles North Course. Why? It is mandated one must use a cart which in and of itself is not objectionable but it is the consta...

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Wee Burn 17/04/2019

5th Connecticut - Best in Area
The Nutmeg State has the honor in being squeezed between two States with a very deep roster of superior private clubs. I am referring to The Empire State of New York and...

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Tamarack 16/04/2019

4th Connecticut - Best in Area
The work of Charles "steam shovel" Banks is often either undervalued or simply forgotten by many and that's a real shame. Fortunately, those living in the metro NYC area...

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TPC River Highlands 24/06/2018

6th Connecticut - Best in Area
I have watched over the years the steady progression of TPC River Highlands and the existing version is certainly worth attention and for those able to wrangle an invitat...

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Stanwich 28/04/2017

3rd Connecticut - Best in Area
The biggest mistake many people make when assessing courses is the fixation on two specific elements at the expense of the central core. Too many people concentrate on th...

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Richter Park 03/04/2017

29th Connecticut - Best in Area
In the early 1980's Golf Digest rated Richter Park among the best public courses in the United States. I remember my first round at the course not long after being posted...

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