Colin Braithwaite

Colin is an avid golfer who has played well over 1,800 different 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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Gator Creek 18/11/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
Gator Creek is a golfer’s golf club and a golfer’s golf course. Gator Creek was founded in 1972 and opened in 1974 in eastern Sarasota. The population of Sarasota coun...

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Old Corkscrew 08/11/2019

70th Florida - Best in Area
Old Corkscrew located in southwest Florida is a Nicklaus design. As Florida is pretty flat, not surprisingly, so is the course. Not a lot elevation changes and perhaps...

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Kempferhof 24/10/2019

8th North East France - Best in Area 15th France Ranking 64th Continental Europe Ranking
Kemperhof is a Robert von Haggedesign located near Strasbourg. Not a long course but it is fairly tight with water coming into play on 10-12 holes. Interesting layout w...

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Sweetens Cove 21/10/2019

3rd Tennessee - Best in Area
Sweetens Cove has a cult like following. It is a nine hole course about 30 minutes west of Chattanooga (warning it is in the Central Time Zone) that utilizes two pins pe...

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French Lick (Donald Ross) 07/10/2019

3rd Indiana - Best in Area
The Donald Ross Course makes the visit to French Lick worthwhile. It is a throwbacks throwback course. It is very walkable, albeit, the staff will try to dissuade you....

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Sultan's Run 01/10/2019

22nd Indiana - Best in Area
Sultan’s Run is a fun golf course. Not that long, but there are plenty of challenges. The first hole is relatively straight forward. The key is to hit your drive strai...

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French Lick (Pete Dye) 30/09/2019

5th Indiana - Best in Area
Where to begin, I will start with the positive. This is a beautiful piece of property. Sadly, a boatload of $$ was invested here and the result looks like a patient wh...

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Coeur d'Alene 16/09/2019

8th Idaho - Best in Area
Couer D’Alene is a resort course and you can see the lake from just about every hole. It has won countless awards and accolades, including:Golf Magazine, Audubon Sanctua...

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The Wilds 16/09/2019

38th Minnesota - Best in Area
The Wilds is a Tom Weiskopf design. The first hole is a dogleg right with a water hazard way right. A fairly welcoming hole, do not get too cute and try to cut much of t...

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Hart Ranch 09/09/2019

5th South Dakota - Best in Area
Hart Ranch was a pleasant surprise, a more traditional design. My first suggestion is due to elevation and greens not holding take one less club than you think. The fir...

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Red Rock 30/08/2019

2nd South Dakota - Best in Area
The Golf Club at Red Rock has a little bit of everything, except water hazards. The first hole is a welcoming downhill par four. Depending upon your tees the fairway bu...

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Edgewood 28/08/2019

10th North Dakota - Best in Area
Edgewood Golf Club in Fargo is one of the most popular courses in the area. Unfortunately, it is also prone to flooding from the adjacent Red River. In 2010 holes 2-5...

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Riverwood 27/08/2019

8th North Dakota - Best in Area
The first thing you will notice about Riverwood are the trees. Most holes are framed with trees and lots of them. For the inquiring mind, mostly Cottonwoods. This is o...

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Fargo 26/08/2019

4th North Dakota - Best in Area
The Fargo Country Club is North Dakota’s oldest golf course and opened in 1916. Located on the Red River it is prone to flooding and has new and old levy’s providing som...

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Hawktree 23/08/2019

2nd North Dakota - Best in Area
Hawktree is a pretty cool course. One of the first things you will notice is the black sand bunkers. The first two holes are welcoming par fours. With the 2nd being lo...

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Links of North Dakota 22/08/2019

1st North Dakota - Best in Area
For purists The Links of North Dakota is a misnomer, as it is hardly near the sea. However, the course has many elements of a classic links course. When we were there t...

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Circling Raven 13/08/2019

4th Idaho - Best in Area
The first thing you will notice about Circling Raven is a sense of vastness. It seems big and it is. The course covers over 600 acres and for most of the holes you do...

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Ko'olau 06/08/2019

26th Hawaii - Best in Area
Ko’olau Golf Club is acknowledged as the toughest course in the United States with the tournament tees rating 78.2 with a 153 slope. Ko’olau is on the winward side of Oah...

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