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Streamsong (Red)

3rd Florida - Best in Area 61st USA Ranking 70th North America Ranking

Remarkably, it’s said that the short par four 9th on the Red course is actually Tom Doak’s favourite golf hole on either the Red or the Blue course at the Streamsong Resort.

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Streamsong (Blue)

4th Florida - Best in Area 70th USA Ranking 80th North America Ranking

The signature hole on the Blue may well be the par three 7th, with its wonderfully contoured green nestled between a lake to the front and huge sand dunes to the rear. Tom Doak remarked: "My younger associates and I discussed the idea of putting in a zip line to get across the pond..."

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Streamsong (Black)

6th Florida - Best in Area 99th USA Ranking

Streamsong's Black course is set separately to the south of the Red and Blue courses, and it’s also bigger in scale, with a massive eleven acres devoted to its putting surfaces and their tightly mown surrounds.

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News

​US South Atlantic Division Best in State Rankings 2020

26 November 2020

Four months after starting our state revisions at the Pacific, we’ve now reached the Atlantic. In this release we’re reviewing the eight states of Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

​US South Atlantic Division Best in State Rankings 2020

S is for Short – Template Holes

03 April 2020

The concept for “Short” can be traced back to Brancaster’s No. 4. Although there are many Par 3 holes of minimal yardage, it would be Horace Hutchinson’s advice that had the most impact on C.B. Macdonald’s development of the template...

S is for Short – Template Holes

Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020

20 December 2019

Welcome to the 7th revision of our biennial USA Top 100. A total of 163 courses have appeared in these listings down the years, some lasting for only one edition, others enjoying long stretches in the national limelight before falling off the list.

Top 100 Golf Courses of the USA 2020

K is for Knoll – Template Holes

02 December 2019

Royal North Devon is not the only notable “Westward Ho” in Britain. Although Scotscraig Golf Club doesn’t seem as excitable about its signature hole (unlike at Devon, there’s no “!”), it can lay claim to the origin of the “Knoll” template.

K is for Knoll – Template Holes

B is for Biarritz – Template Holes

26 July 2019

Most of the template holes replicated by Macdonald and his acolytes draw inspiration from originals based in golf's homeland, the British Isles. The Biarritz is a rare exception, most commonly traced back to the Southwest coast of France, in the region of the same name.

B is for Biarritz – Template Holes

The Evolution of Golf Course Design

03 January 2019

It’s been a while since we last reviewed a golf book so it’s high time we put that to rights. Fergal O’Leary recently gave us a heads-up on a new book written by Canadian architect Keith Cutten and the author was kind enough to send us a copy for this review.

The Evolution of Golf Course Design

A year in architecture - 2018 newsmakers (Part 1 of 3)

10 December 2018

The 2018 calendar is drawing to a close and looking back there were a number of key newsmakers clearly providing a significant impact on the architectural side of things. In some cases the headliners of 2018 will carry forward into 2019.

A year in architecture - 2018 newsmakers (Part 1 of 3)

​Bandon Dunes - not only for the guys

28 August 2018

Richard Smith thought that Bandon Dunes was the ultimate destination for “guys” – somehow he persuaded his wife to join him on the Oregon trip to find out if the resort might also appeal to “gals”.

​Bandon Dunes - not only for the guys

​US South Atlantic Division Best in State Rankings 2018

27 June 2018

Our Best in State biennial re-ranking exercise for the United States of America reaches the halfway stage with this news release for the eight South Atlantic states of Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia.

​US South Atlantic Division Best in State Rankings 2018