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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Boston 02/04/2020

6th Massachusetts - Best in Area 69th USA Ranking 79th North America Ranking
Eastern Massachusetts had gone decades without a new top tier golf course and then in 2004 Old Sandwich debuted and the Boston Club in 2005. The Gil Hanse design in Hing...

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Greystone 31/03/2020

30th Maryland - Best in Area
Greystone Golf Club in White Hall, MD is a Joe Lee design. It is very hilly and walking should not be undertaken by the faint of heart.The first hole is a welcoming par...

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Gray Plantation 30/03/2020

11th Louisiana - Best in Area
Gray Plantation is about twenty years old and is a fun course. Lots of water.The first hole is a welcoming par five. Bends slightly left and is tree lined left. Big hi...

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Contraband Bayou 26/03/2020

10th Louisiana - Best in Area
Contraband Bayou is allegedly the only public access Fazio course in Louisiana. It is very flat and I would categorize it as a typical resort course.The first hole is a...

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General Burnside Island 26/03/2020

16th Kentucky - Best in Area
General Burnside Island is actually on an island in Cumberland lake, KY. It is not a long course and is a par 71.The first hole is a welcoming par 5. Slight dogleg right...

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Waveland 24/03/2020

15th Iowa - Best in Area
The original nine at Waveland dates back to 1901. It is self proclaimed as the oldest muni west of the Mississippi. Being that old, one should not be surprised that th...

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Kemper Lakes 24/03/2020

39th Illinois - Best in Area
Kemper Lakes is best known for hosting the 1989 PGA Championship won by Payne Stewart.You need to get off to a good start. The first hole is a slight dogleg right. Aim...

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Glen Club 23/03/2020

37th Illinois - Best in Area
A repurposed Naval Air field, it is a Fazio design about 30 miles from Chicago. The first hole is a welcoming par five. Big hitters should drive over the left fairway b...

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Ravisloe 23/03/2020

36th Illinois - Best in Area
Ravisloe has an interesting history going all the way back to 1901. People like to claim that it is a Donald Ross design, but the majority of his contribution was the bu...

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Cog Hill (No.4) 18/03/2020

15th Illinois - Best in Area
Dubsdread is a parkland course near Chicago. Originally, a Dick Wilson and Joe Lee design it was enhanced by Rees Jones about ten years ago. It has a plethora of tee opt...

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Olympia Fields (South) 16/03/2020

11th Illinois - Best in Area
Most folks favor the North, but the South is not to be trifled with. Originally, the 4th course it is a Tom Bendelow original and a Steve Smyers redesign about ten years...

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Olympia Fields (North) 08/03/2020

5th Illinois - Best in Area
The North Course is a throwbacks throwback course. A Willie Park design, it was originally #4. While not long by today’s standards, it is a par 70 and has hosted numero...

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Sara Bay 25/02/2020

Gem USA - Best in Area
Sara Bay was originally called Whitfield Estates Country Club. It was developed by a friend of Bobby Jones, named Perry Adair, who brought in Donald Ross for the course...

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Cape Fear National 23/02/2020

60th North Carolina - Best in Area
Cape Fear National is a pleasant surprise in the Wilmington, NC area. It is very flat but has water and swamp, excuse me, wetlands, on just about every hole.The first ho...

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Duke University 19/02/2020

39th North Carolina - Best in Area
I have been hearing wonderful things about the Duke University course for over 20 years. Logistically, I was not able to make it work until recently. The golf course is...

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Biltmore Forest 13/02/2020

21st North Carolina - Best in Area
Biltmore Forest is a fun throwback course. A Donald Ross design that has withstood the passage of time. Not that long, a par 70, but a challenge. Located just down the...

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