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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Bretwood (North) 22/09/2020

18th New Hampshire - Best in Area
Bretwood North in Keene, NH is one of two courses at this location. The other is cleverly named Bretwood South. Personally, I preferred the south…The North courses mean...

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Shattuck 22/09/2020

17th New Hampshire - Best in Area
A neat course in southern New Hampshire is the Shattuck Golf Club. It literally is in the shadows of Mount Monadnock in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. A Brian Silva design, eve...

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Hanover 22/09/2020

15th New Hampshire - Best in Area
The final hole is a reachable par five for the longer hitters and should be a routine three shot hole for everyone else. The Green and Blue tees are faced with a carry of...

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Owl's Nest 21/09/2020

14th New Hampshire - Best in Area
The Owl’s Nest is a Nicklaus design. The first hole is welcoming. A straight away par four with fairway bunker right, so favor the left off the tee. The downhill 2nd i...

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Breakfast Hill 21/09/2020

13th New Hampshire - Best in Area
Breakfast Hill is a Brian Silva design and opened at the turn of the millennium. The first hole is welcoming, straight away downhill par four. Off the tee aim at the ri...

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Portsmouth 16/09/2020

11th New Hampshire - Best in Area
Portsmouth Country Club is located in Greenland, NH. It was relocated from Portsmouth, NH and is a Robert Trent Jones, Sr. design. The first hole is welcoming, dogleg r...

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Montcalm 15/09/2020

10th New Hampshire - Best in Area
Montcalm Golf Club is another one of the newer courses developed in New Hampshire in the last 30 odd years. The opening hole is a welcoming uphill dogleg right par four....

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Baker Hill 14/09/2020

9th New Hampshire - Best in Area
Baker Hill is a Rees Jones design in the Sunapee region of New Hampshire. I consider the first hole welcoming, albeit it is rated the 3rd hardest. A slight dogleg right...

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Concord Country Club 13/09/2020

8th New Hampshire - Best in Area
Concord Country Club starts with a straight away welcoming par 4. There is OB right with a couple of fairway bunkers. The two tiered green is protected by bunkers left...

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Lake Winnipesaukee 07/09/2020

7th New Hampshire - Best in Area
Lake Winnipesaukee is an outstanding golf course. Warning, it is a very difficult course to walk. The first hole is a welcoming scenic short very downhill par 4. This...

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Manchester Country Club 07/09/2020

6th New Hampshire - Best in Area
Manchester Country Club is an original Donald Ross design that has been undergoing renovations that are expected to be completed in 2023.The first hole is not welcoming....

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Lake Sunapee 06/09/2020

2nd New Hampshire - Best in Area
Lake Sunapee CC is a classic Donald Ross course. Fairways will typically narrow the further from the tee, which for a sneaky short hitter like myself can level the playi...

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Bali Hai 03/09/2020

20th Nevada - Best in Area
Bali Hai is an interesting course. Sandwiched between the Las Vegas strip and the airport you will not suffer sensory deprivation. The first thing you will notice is th...

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Otter Creek (North & West) 27/08/2020

24th Indiana - Best in Area
Otter Creek is a RTJ Sr course that first opened for play in 1964. An additional nine holes have been added. This course is heavily tree-lined. The first hole is a pa...

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Crooked Stick 24/08/2020

2nd Indiana - Best in Area
Crooked Stick was Pete Dye’s inaugural design. The first hole is a short welcoming par 4. Favor the left off the tee to avoid the right fairway bunkers and the possibil...

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Brickyard Crossing 23/08/2020

8th Indiana - Best in Area
The Brickyard is a unique course in that 4 holes are located inside the Indy Speedway. Originally, 27 holes, the course was redesigned by Pete Dye into the current champ...

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