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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Lookout Mountain 14/03/2019

9th Georgia - Best in Area
Lookout Mountain is a Seth Raynor design, however he died three months before ground was broken. Originally called Fairyland Country Club, it suffered a series of setback...

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Atlanta Country Club 12/03/2019

7th Georgia - Best in Area
Atlanta Country Club is a complete gem from the staff to the clubhouse, facilities and ultimately the course. While designed in the 1960s, it has a throwback look and fe...

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Sea Island (Seaside) 06/03/2019

5th Georgia - Best in Area
Sea Island Seaside is a magnificent golf course. Our day started on a high. I had made a couple of calls to secure a tee time the weekend of the annual World's Largest...

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East Lake 19/02/2019

4th Georgia - Best in Area
East Lake Golf Club and Atlanta Athletic Club are woven into the legend that is Bobby Jones. East Lake was first laid out in 1904 by Tom Bendelow. It was redesigned in 1...

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Wentworth 18/02/2019

98th Florida - Best in Area
Good layout, the front is much tighter than the back with lots of oak tree squeezing the fairways. The first hole while not very long can be tricky. Favor the left side...

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Victoria Hills 15/02/2019

46th Florida - Best in Area
If friends were asking me where to play golf between Orlando and Jacksonville Victoria Hills would not even cross my mind. If they were to ask, my response would be, "Do...

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Southern Hills Plantation 14/02/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
This is a traditionalist presentation course, i.e no hole visuals on the card or tee boxes. Thus, i wondered aimlessly through the dessert. That can be fun, sometimes y...

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La Gorce 11/02/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
LaGorce Country Club membership is by invitation only. I would categorize it as a stiff upper lip club. It does have a checkered past. Opening in 1927 its future appea...

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World Woods (Rolling Oaks) 11/02/2019

42nd Florida - Best in Area
In of itself Rolling Oaks is a fine golf course. Being right next to Pine barrens may cause a complex, but it is the age old question, which ice cream do you like bette...

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Juliette Falls 09/02/2019

72nd Florida - Best in Area
I am not sure as to where the name came from as the waterfalls on the course are as artificial as Disney World but it is a fun course. The first hole is welcoming. A sh...

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Capital City Country Club 08/02/2019

38th Florida - Best in Area
When i got to the first i was excited about playing a Tillinghast course. The first is not welcoming, a dogleg right downhill off the tee and then an elevated green. Th...

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Southwood 08/02/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
Interesting course and round. I had the first tee time and was specifically instructed to not tee off until 7:14. While normally i am a liberal rule bender with first o...

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Broken Sound (Old) 07/02/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
The Broken Sound Old Course is somewhat unique in that it does not wind through the prototypical Florida housing development. Also, most people are surprised by the size...

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Lake Jovita (South) 04/02/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
Lake Jovita has two courses. The south consistently ranks better than the north, although the north course has more elevation changes. For Florida courses there is quit...

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Emerald Hills Country Club 24/01/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
The Club at Emerald Hills is one of the top tracks in southeast Florida. Having said that, if you play the wrong tees, you will hate it. For example, if you are on ster...

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Biltmore Hotel 23/01/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
I played the Biltmore about 4-5 years ago. Not all Donald Ross courses have aged well. This one certainly has not. However, do not ye despair! Silva was doing a redes...

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Avila 22/01/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
This is a golfer's golf course. Demanding but fair and fun. By my count water comes into play on 14 holes, if you hit a big duck hook on 6 then 15. It is not a long co...

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