Posts Tagged ‘Course Profile’

Course Profile: Royal Lytham & St. Annes

Theme: Highlands Firm / Speed: Firm / Fast Ranking: 10th (March 2016)   Designer Showcase: T. Yeltzman   What was the motivating factor behind choosing Royal Lytham and St Annes to re-create? It All Started with links 2003 on PC and a Design by a Guy called Bill Bunning. I’ve always loved links golf and…

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Course Profile: Kipahulu Reserve

Kipahulu Reserve Theme: Tropical Firm / Speed: Med / Med-Fast (164) Top 100 Ranking: Debuts March 2016 (Expected Top 10)     Designer Feature: Henrik Sundqvist   What was your goal or intention for the course when you started? I wanted to do a jungle course set in a mountainous area, with ravines instead of…

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Course Profile: Congressional CC

Congressional CC Designer: Rod Simpson Theme: Boreal Firm / Speed: Med/ Fast Top 100 Ranking (February ’16): 5th     Designer Showcase: Rod Simpson   What was the motivating factor behind choosing Congressional to re-create? With the course having hosted US Opens and regular tour stops, it put it high on my list and also…

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Course Profile: Tye Dunes

Tye Dunes Designer: Patrick Yates Theme: Highlands Firm / Speed: Firm / Fast Top 100 Ranking (February ’16): 4th     Designer Feature: Patrick Yates   What was your goal or intention for the course when you started? The course started life in HB’s 3 hole knockout tournament so it started with what I felt…

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Course Profile: Muirfield 2013 Open

Muirfield 2013 Open Designer: T. Yeltzman Theme: Highlands Firm / Speed: Firm / Med-Fast Top 100 Ranking (December 15): 9th     Designer’s Notes: Muirfield. Home of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers   Located in Gullane, East Lothian, Scotland, overlooking the Firth of Forth, Muirfield is one of the golf courses used in rotation for…

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Course Profile: The Timberwolf

The Timberwolf – Olympia, Washington Designer: Andre Quenneville Theme: Highland Firm / Speed: Med / Med-Fast Top 100 Ranking: 8th (November 2015)     Designer’s Notes: Tucked into a small bay in Puget Sound lies The Timberwolf; an 18 hole, 7045 Yard Par 71 Championship Course and housing development. Featuring a wide array of tight, tree…

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Course Profile: Pebble Beach Golf Links (blacks)

Pebble Beach Golf Links (blacks) Designer: Brandon Pugh Theme: Tropical Firm / Speed: Med / Med-Fast Top 100 Ranking: 7th (November 2015)     Designer’s Notes: I have been wanting to remake my Pebble Beach for a long time. After making Firestone, I felt pretty good with taking it on. Used a lot of the same…

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Course Profile: Bison Run

Bison Run Designer: Brian Jeffords Theme: Countryside Firm / Speed: Med / Fast Top 100 Ranking: 6th (November 2015)     Designer’s Notes: Welcome to Bison Run! A place where the Buffalo truly did roam in their heyday. You could find Bison Run in states like Nebraska, Kansas, parts of Colorado or even Oklahoma. With wild…

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Course Profile: Old Beaver Creek

Old Beaver Creek – Championship Designers: Bill Rader and Brian Jeffords Theme: Boreal Firm / Speed: Med / Med Top 100 Ranking: 5th (November 2015)     Designers’ Notes: Old Beaver Creek is a course that I kind of picture in the mountain/hills of northwest South Carolina or thereabouts. Lots of foliage, a lovely lake with…

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