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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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Canuck’s Designers to Watch (May)

I can’t believe it’s the end of May already. Lots of excitement as we are approaching “major season”. As always, some great new courses were released, with some new and established designers stepping to the forefront. Here’s who stuck out for me this month Trey Coursey (Stormgolf73) When a man literally has the word “course” in…

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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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