Courses

CLV Course Reviews – TGC2 Edition

Well, I’m back at it again (for now). My newborn son is taking his sweet time to come out, so it’s given me a little bit of extra time with TGC2 for its first week of release. I’m once again maintaining a database of all of the courses I play and giving them short reviews,…

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What To Play – July 2016

This month in What To Play we look at courses of different firmness. Finding courses that play soft can be tough, so the Soft and/or Slow list should make that search a little easier. On the opposite end of the spectrum, firm courses are nearly the default for any newly released course. Here are a…

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What To Play – June 2016

Pebble Beach Golf Links (blacks) by Brandon Pugh   We looked at some courses last month that were on the extreme ends of he scale, either courses that played the easiest or courses that were most difficult. This month I will be focusing on the middle of the spectrum, highlighting courses that I have marked…

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The Top 100 Courses I’ve Played – May

Oakland Hills CC (South Course) by Royce Brown   Every month, the internal debate of old versus new plays out, and gets a little more intense with each edition of the rankings. I anticipate as I play more and more new courses, eventually someone will eclipse Whistling Straits. Will it be a real course, such…

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What To Play – May 2016

It’s dawned on me during the creation of the Top 100 list, as well as the Top Real Courses list, that difficulty is an important factor in the enjoyability of a course for a lot of players. Ever since the Golf Club debuted, we’ve had an inkling, if not an outright understanding, that difficulty plays…

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Top Real Courses – April 2016

This edition of the Top Real Courses sees 7 new additions to the list, with Bethpage Black making the highest debut. I had hoped to debut a handful more new courses, but my own work on Oakmont has gotten in the way. You can still get a sneak peek at some of these upcoming courses…

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Canuck’s Designers To Watch (April)

It’s been another great month here at TGCTours. The season is in full swing, the first major of the year is now in the books…and as always, we have some new courses from some great designers. Here is who was on my list in April. Mark Davies¬†(Mav78) Mark has been around TGC for a while.…

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The Top 100 Courses I’ve Played – April

Idanha Ridge Golf Club by Henrik Sundqvist   In comparison to the past few months, there was not a lot of turnover in April. This is mostly due to my usual review time being occupied by the impending release of Oakmont Country Club. A milestone was reached in April, though, as I played and reviewed…

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TGC Tours This Week: 03/28 – 04/02

PGA Tour: Shell Houston Open Golf Club of Houston Tour   Designer: William Bradford Theme: Rustic Firm / Speed: Med / Fast Version Reviewed: Regular   Notes:¬†Each year the Shell Houston Open generally gets lost in the shuffle of the peak of the basketball season, as least when it comes to my viewership, so my…

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