Posts Tagged ‘Top Courses I’ve Played’

Top 100 Courses I’ve Played – June 2016

What do you get when one of the top designers in The Golf Club takes a crack at recreating one of the top golf courses in the world? Why, a new #1, of course! It’s been a long time coming, but Whistling Straits has finally been knocked from the top spot on the Top 100…

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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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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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The Top 100 Course I’ve Played – March

Kipahulu Reserve by Henrik Sundqvist   It’s another month of high turnover in the Top 100 list, where a course would have needed to hold a top 80 position in the February Top 100 list to still be featured on the March list. No course burst into the top 5 like Tye Dunes and Congressional…

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The Top 100 Courses I’ve Played – February

There has been more turnover this month than I ever would have expected, mostly due to the addition of my TGC Tours This Week feature. This has increased my total number of courses played in February, and introduced a lot more new releases into my playlist. This just goes to show how much designers are…

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The Top 100 Courses I’ve Played – January 2016

Halton Beach by Dan Hebert   And just like that, we are already a month into 2016, which means it’s time for another Top 100 list update. At the end of 2015 we saw several golf publications release their course ratings for 2015, and one thing that struck me was the Golf Digest list, which…

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Top 100 Courses I’ve Played – December 2015

It’s the end of a very eventful year in The Golf Club and in the TGC Tours community. As the weather starts to (kind of) get colder, the competition in the Top 100 list is heating up. In the grand scheme of the entire TGC database, 100 courses is not actually that big of a…

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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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A True Top 100 I’ve Played! (November)

The run of not-really-Top-100 lists has come to an end, and I now have a true Top 100 I’ve Played list to present. Each month’s list has gotten just a little bit harder to produce, and ranking courses in comparison to other courses that I played many months ago has been a real test. That…

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The Top 100 Courses I’ve Played – October

Well it’s the end of October, so I guess a course rankings list is in order. After my torrid pace in September, I feel like I limped through the finish line in October. Despite a sharp downtown in my play in the second half of the month, I am still happy to say that I was…

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