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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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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Bogliaco 11/02/2020

15th Northern Italy - Best in Area 34th Italy Ranking
Golf Bogliaco is a fun course, not long, but definitely fun. Small greens and lots of OB. Its pedigree is a little murky, but don’t let that get in the way of having a...

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Sandhurst (North) 07/02/2020

49th Victoria - Best in Area
The Sandhurst Club is a 36 hole facility south of Melbourne. Both courses were designed by Peter Thomson. I was only able to play the North course and while this may so...

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Port Fairy 30/01/2020

24th Victoria - Best in Area 54th Australia Ranking 73rd Oceania Ranking
Port Fairy is a wonderful golf course and a pleasant surprise. The Great Ocean Road is a fantastic trek but there are limited golf options. Port Fairy was my golf oasis...

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Tasmania 23/01/2020

5th Tasmania - Best in Area 95th Australia Ranking
The Tasmania Golf Club is unlike most Australian courses that I played. Located on a wooded bluff that sits on a peninsula it is not a links course. Talk about a welcom...

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Dogwoods 24/12/2019

14th Mississippi - Best in Area
The Dogwoods opened with a lot of great PR and fanfare. Unfortunately, the course has backslid. When I played there earlier this month many of the bunkers where now gra...

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Canebrake 22/12/2019

18th Mississippi - Best in Area
Canebrake CC is a Clubcorp property. It offers a little bit of everything. The first few holes go into the woods and then several around a lake, but it clearly was a re...

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Timberton 20/12/2019

20th Mississippi - Best in Area
Timberton is a Mark McCumber design that opened in 1991. It has won a plethora of awards and best of all it is a great value. However, it is not a very walkable course...

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Wantzenau 09/12/2019

41st North East France - Best in Area 92nd France Ranking
La Wantzenau starts slow but closes strong. Eight different holes have a water feature. The first 3 holes are pretty pedestrian. Fairly straight par fours with some bun...

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Streamsong (Black) 05/12/2019

6th Florida - Best in Area 99th USA Ranking
Just about everything about Streamsong Black is huge. Huge fairways, huge greens and huge vistas. I was told that the acreage for Black exceeded the combined acreage fo...

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Old Hawthorne 20/11/2019

25th Missouri - Best in Area
Old Hawthorne is a well designed fun course with some neat risk/reward holes. Opened in 2007 I am not really sure how it is “old” and thus, while I have been called a cur...

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Gator Creek 18/11/2019

Gem USA - Best in Area
Gator Creek is a golfer’s golf club and a golfer’s golf course. Gator Creek was founded in 1972 and opened in 1974 in eastern Sarasota. The population of Sarasota coun...

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