Brian Moran

Retired DIII Golfer and Aspiring Hickory Golfer

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Eagle Springs Golf Resort 31/05/2021

39th Wisconsin - Best in Area
Over the past 25 years Wisconsin has become America's hottest new golf destination, with resort courses costing an arm and a leg to play. However, the oldest course in th...

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Old Elm 06/05/2021

3rd Illinois - Best in Area 74th USA Ranking 85th North America Ranking
I know that this site is a haven for raters of golf courses but here's my opinion: It's impossible to rank golf courses. Rather, you simply have tiers in which courses fa...

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Pilgrim's Run 28/04/2021

32nd Michigan - Best in Area
Pilgrim's Run is part of the Mike Devries Grand Rapids trifecta, which might just make one of the most fun inexpensive golf trips you can take. For less than $100 you can...

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Rustic Canyon 26/04/2021

16th California - Best in Area
Unfortunately, the first time I played Rustic Canyon was the second round of the day after playing LACC. It was like having to go back to your girlfriend after seeing Ma...

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Warren 24/04/2021

7th Indiana - Best in Area
Great campus course in that its very playable but still challenging enough for tournaments. Great classic Coore Crenshaw course with some interesting bunkering and greens...

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Sleepy Hollow (Upper) 22/04/2021

16th New York - Best in Area 92nd USA Ranking
Sleepy Hollow lies high above the Hudson on the Vanderbilt estate. While playing the course was undoubtedly one of the coolest things I've ever done, the most fascinating...

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Orchard Valley 19/04/2021

Gem USA - Best in Area
Orchard Valley is a really fun, playable course that is extremely affordable for anyone in the western suburbs. Its relatively short, only 6200 or so from all the way bac...

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The Creek 19/04/2021

15th New York - Best in Area 88th USA Ranking
Upon heading to the Creek, the overwhelming consensus I received was that the first five holes were rather dull. When playing them, I was amazed considering the strategy...

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Otter Creek (North & West) 19/04/2021

24th Indiana - Best in Area
Otter Creek is simply put a typical RTJ sr course. There's some interesting greens and fairways with bunkers guarding both sides. There is a cool creek that runs through...

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Sand Valley (Mammoth Dunes) 19/04/2021

6th Wisconsin - Best in Area
Mammoth Dunes is true to the name- it is probably the largest scale golf course you'll ever see in America. The fairways are huge and the wide open dunescapes yield massi...

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Whistling Straits (Irish) 18/04/2021

9th Wisconsin - Best in Area
At a resort that typically punches guests in the face, the Irish is a good substitute and second round for the day. The course is a lot more wide and playable with a lot...

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Preserve at Oak Meadows 18/04/2021

44th Illinois - Best in Area
Oak Meadows was for a long time a complete droll. It was a 27 hole property prone with flooding and claustrophobic, goofy holes. The Greg Martin renovation recently chang...

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Pine Meadow 18/04/2021

63rd Illinois - Best in Area
William Flynn was originally hired to build a course on the grounds of St. Mary's in Mundelein, now Pine Meadow, after the archbishop's doctor recommended he get more exe...

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