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”.

Reviews


Sort by Rating Filter by country

Boyne Highlands (Heather) 16/07/2019

35th Michigan - Best in Area
Boyne Highlands Heather is a classic Robert Trent Jones design, thus, pretty predictable. However, if you can only play one of the Boyne courses in northern Michigan, th...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Forest Dunes (Weiskopf) 13/07/2019

8th Michigan - Best in Area
Forest Dunes is the ying to the Loops yang. If you played the Loop first, you may feel claustrophobic on Forest Dunes front 9. A Weiskopf design, the front meanders thr...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Ugolino - Florence 06/07/2019

11th Central Italy - Best in Area 34th Italy Ranking
Ugolino is a fun course. Dating back to 1889 the current course was constructed in 1934. Some may dismiss it as short, and it is, but it does provide a good test of one...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

San Domenico 04/07/2019

2nd Southern Italy - Best in Area 31st Italy Ranking
The first hole starts with an intimidating tee shot. A mid-length par four with water down the entire right side. The par 5 2nd is a good birdie oppty. Reachable in two...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Le Pavoniere 11/06/2019

9th Central Italy - Best in Area 28th Italy Ranking
Le Pavoniere Golf Club in Prato is just outside of Florence. It is the flattest course I played in the Tuscany area, and thus the easiest walk. As with the other Italian...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Bagnaia 10/06/2019

12th Central Italy - Best in Area 35th Italy Ranking
Pay no attention to the dirt road that you drive down for about half a mile before you get to Royal Bagnaia. It will all be fine. A Robert Trent Jones, Jr course, not o...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Chamonix 09/06/2019

24th South East France - Best in Area 93rd France Ranking
Chamonix Golf Club sits in the shadows of Mt Blanc and thus, is used to playing second fiddle. I was originally scheduled to play first thing in the morning the day afte...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Poggio dei Medici 08/06/2019

7th Central Italy - Best in Area 23rd Italy Ranking
About a half hour drive northeast of Florence, Medici is a great respite from the maddening hoards of tourists. One is a good welcoming hole. A short par four downhill...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Poipu Bay 20/05/2019

11th Hawaii - Best in Area
Poipu Bay is a resort course on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Fair warning, Kauai is the wettest of the Hawaiian Islands. It rained every day we were there except one....

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Kapalua (Plantation) 14/05/2019

2nd Hawaii - Best in Area
Playing Kapalua two days after the PGA tournament was slightly unsettling. However, I did man up. It was a day of stark contrasts; I was either in there or out of ther...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Woodmont 07/05/2019

50th Georgia - Best in Area
Woodmont Golf Club holds a special place in my heart. It was the first Robert Trent Jones, Jr course in the state of Georgia. The layout is unique with 5 par 3 and 5 pa...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Brasstown Valley 06/05/2019

48th Georgia - Best in Area
Brasstown Valley is a resort course located in the Appalachian foothills. Not a lot of options on tees, the tips are over 7k yards, teals around 6500 and whites less then...

Read More >>

TaylorMade

Kinderlou Forest 01/05/2019

45th Georgia - Best in Area
Kinderlou is a Davis Love design in Valdosta, GA. From the tips almost 7800 yards, as I am a mere mortal this review is from the blues just under 6500. All roads do no...

Read More >>

TaylorMade