Colin Braithwaite

Colin is an avid golfer who has played well over 2,000 different 18 hole golf courses and five of them well. He is a democratic golfer in that these courses have ranged from The Country Club to $9 munis. He has played every 18-hole course in Tennessee and Alaska. His home course is Old Natchez Country Club in Franklin, TN. He was first exposed to golf through the caddy program at Marshfield Country Club in Marshfield, MA. Colin may have the worst swing of any single digit handicapper. He is also the author of “A Good Walk Unspoiled”.

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Pinnacle Golf Club 29/11/2020

45th Ohio - Best in Area
Most of the new upper end golf courses in central Ohio have been north of Columbus. The Lanny Wadkins designed Pinnacle Golf Club is the exception, about 10 miles south...

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Denison at Granville 25/11/2020

59th Ohio - Best in Area
Denison Golf Club was an original Donald Ross design. It used to be called Granville CC and during one recession was forced to sell land and reconnoiter three holes. Gra...

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Tartan Fields 25/11/2020

58th Ohio - Best in Area
Tartan Fields is a Palmer design in golf crazy middle Ohio. One is a welcoming par four. Favor the right off the tee this should take the left greenside bunker out of p...

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Ivy Hills 24/11/2020

54th Ohio - Best in Area
Ivy Hills is a Smyers design in an old quarry. Lots of up and down as one would expect. Unfortunately, i did not make a lot of up and downs.The first hole looks intimid...

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Little Mountain 23/11/2020

53rd Ohio - Best in Area
Little Mountain is a par 70 Hurdzan/Fry design that is a golf course with a housing development in the middle of it. Also, Little Mountain is misnomer, perhaps rolling h...

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New Albany (West & North) 23/11/2020

47th Ohio - Best in Area
New Albany CC has 27 holes. A Nicklaus design, true to form, the first hole bends right. It is a welcoming par 4 with 4 bunkers on the inside elbow and two more greensi...

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EagleSticks 20/11/2020

42nd Ohio - Best in Area
Having lived and worked in Columbus, Eagle Sticks is a polarizing and a bit quirky golf course about an hour east in Zanesville. Hurdzan and Fry did a masterful job shoe...

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The Hawthorns 19/11/2020

39th Indiana - Best in Area
This is a very flat course, which leads to a predictable design. It is also a predictable track that was really a real estate for the omnipresent housing development.The...

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Columbus (Championship) 16/11/2020

37th Ohio - Best in Area
Columbus CC is a classic throwback. With a design that has the fingerprints of such luminaries as Tom Bendelow, Donald Ross, Dick Wilson and Brian Silva it is not lackin...

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Manakiki 11/11/2020

26th Ohio - Best in Area
Manakiki is a real gem for the city of Cleveland. A Donald Ross design and formerly a private club it is a super value with access for all.The first few holes should all...

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Firestone (South) 09/11/2020

15th Ohio - Best in Area
Firestone Country Club is one of the most recognizable clubs in the world. The multiple tournaments with TV coverage help as does the omnipresent Firestone water tower.T...

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The Country Club 05/11/2020

7th Ohio - Best in Area 97th USA Ranking
The Country Club in Pepper Pike, OH is one of the best clubs people have never heard of. The current location is a William Flynn designed. The club is classic old schoo...

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Scioto 02/11/2020

4th Ohio - Best in Area 78th USA Ranking 89th North America Ranking
Scioto Country Club has a storied past; Donald Ross designed it, in 1926 Bobby Jones won the US Open on it and Jack Nicklaus came of age on it. One of the original found...

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Camargo 02/11/2020

1st Ohio - Best in Area 25th USA Ranking 26th North America Ranking 51st World Ranking
Camargo is a throwback and a real treat to play. A Raynor design that he never got to see the final product as he passed away before completion. Huge greens and fairway...

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