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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The Bridge 08/10/2021

29th New York - Best in Area
The Bridge is the counter culture club of the Hamptons. It is purely about golf, not how many generations have passed on their legacy membership. As such, nobody should...

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Montauk Downs 05/10/2021

80th New York - Best in Area
Getting to Montauk Downs is not for the faint of heart. It is just about as far east as one can go on the south fork of Long Island. The first thing you will notice is...

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Mayakoba - El Camaleon 29/09/2021

6th Mexico Ranking
Mayakoba El Camaleón is a classic resort course. El Camaleon leverages three different environments, limestone canals, mangroves and oceanfront. Interesting, but contri...

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TPC Dorado Beach (West) 20/09/2021

13th Puerto Rico Ranking
Not sure how to rate this one either. felt the West course was over-rated when I played it over ten years ago. My understanding as a result of the TPC acquisition and...

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Rio Mar (Ocean) 13/09/2021

12th Puerto Rico Ranking
This one is a hard one for me to review for several reasons. One, i played it over ten years ago. Two, my notes were not very positive. As an example, while I was the...

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El Conquistador 13/09/2021

8th Puerto Rico Ranking 42nd Caribbean Ranking
El Conquistador starts with the sizzle and, well, sizzle is not sustainable. The first hole dogleg rights from the zenith of the course providing a wonderful view. You...

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Grand Lucayan (Reef) 31/08/2021

8th Bahamas Ranking
Glad to hear that they are open. In 2009 we went to the Bahamas for a few days. There are over 700 islands in the Bahama archipelago. Of these, there are really only a...

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Playa Grande 30/08/2021

4th Dominican Republic Ranking 8th Caribbean Ranking
Describing Playa Grande as a wonderful layout does not do it justice. The course sits atop 60 foot cliffs offering a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean. Ten of the 18...

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Crail (Balcomie) 30/08/2021

13th Fife - Best in Area 67th Scotland Ranking
We completed our round at Kingsbarn and asked the pro shop for a nearby local course that would be up to our exacting standards. He made a call and we were teeing off a...

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St Andrews (New) 30/08/2021

3rd Fife - Best in Area 26th Scotland Ranking 85th Britain & Ireland Ranking
If The New Course was located anywhere else I suspect it would get much more love. I liken her to the younger sister who is the Prom Queen, but will never measure up to t...

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Kingsbarns 30/08/2021

2nd Fife - Best in Area 7th Scotland Ranking 14th Britain & Ireland Ranking 43rd World Ranking
Not sure i can add much to the dialogue. The reviews of Kingsbarn are probably the most polarizing of any course that I have read. True, the Kingsmen seem to overpower...

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Waterville 26/08/2021

2nd Kerry - Best in Area 5th Ireland Ranking 35th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Where to start? Waterville is a special place. Awareness is a component, but it was the most spiritual I have ever felt playing golf. Does that have to do with the Ma...

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Indian Hill 26/08/2021

51st Illinois - Best in Area
Indian Hill has quite a pedigree, from architects Colt and Ross to beloved former caddie Bill Murray. Some of the material in the film Caddyshack has its roots at Indian...

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