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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Meadowbrook 13/07/2020

6th South Dakota - Best in Area
Meadowbrook is somewhat of a misnomer. The brook part is certainly apropos, meadow not so much. I would categorize it as parkland. Regardless, the staff was extraordin...

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Norwood Hills (West) 11/07/2020

9th Missouri - Best in Area
Norwood Hills is a fantastic throwback course with some awesome history. A Wayne Stiles design that is somewhat a mystery. All I know is I love the course.The first hol...

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Old Warson 07/07/2020

5th Missouri - Best in Area
Old Warson is a special place and a throwback club. To put it in perspective, on the back side there is a spectacular view of the Golden Gate Arch. The club had been i...

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Dancing Rabbit (Oaks) 06/07/2020

9th Mississippi - Best in Area
The Oaks starts with a short welcoming par 4. Favor the left to avoid the right fairway bunker. There are greenside bunkers right and left, but there is plenty of room...

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Dancing Rabbit (Azaleas) 06/07/2020

7th Mississippi - Best in Area
The Azaleas course at Dancing Rabbit is a good resort course. The first hole is welcoming. A straightforward slightly uphill par four with a fairway bunker left and gre...

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Oak Ridge 02/07/2020

18th Minnesota - Best in Area
Oak Ridge’s initial design goes back to 1921. The club pro William Clark designed both nines. The second nine was completed just over 20 years later. The original nine...

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Madden's (Classic) 29/06/2020

14th Minnesota - Best in Area
The Classic was designed by Scott Hoffman, who is also the is course superintendent. The course opened in 1996 and has aged well and it is certainly unique. The first h...

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Erin Hills 17/06/2020

5th Wisconsin - Best in Area
Erin Hills is the collaboration of Hurdzan, Fry and Whitten. Originally opened in 2006, significant changes occurred in 2009 to get the course Open ready. First impress...

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Sand Valley (Mammoth Dunes) 07/06/2020

4th Wisconsin - Best in Area
Fantastic course. Perhaps, David McLay Kidds best work since Bandon Dunes. It has been described as vast, grand, but I do not think those words do it justice. Infinite...

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Hawks View (Como Crossings) 01/06/2020

Gem USA - Best in Area
The first hole is pretty open. Favor the left to avoid the fairway bunker right. The 2nd is a good birdie oppty. A short slight dogleg right, you may want to leave the...

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Kenosha 31/05/2020

28th Wisconsin - Best in Area
Kenosha CC dates back to 1898. The current manifestation is a 1922 Donald Ross design.The first hole is a demanding long uphill par 4. Take an extra club on your approa...

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Grand Geneva (Brute) 29/05/2020

20th Wisconsin - Best in Area
The Brute lives up to its name starting on the first hole. From an elevated tee, a long par four with a carry- over a creek. Hardly welcoming as the number 7 handicap h...

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Treetops (Masterpiece) 14/05/2020

42nd Michigan - Best in Area
Robert Trent Jones “Masterpiece” at Treetops is anything but. The first hole is a reachable par 5, however, I do not think the risk reward justifies it. Semi-blind uphi...

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