What To Play – June 2016

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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 as Medium-Easy, Medium, or Medium-Hard difficulties. These may fluctuate on your own personal spectrum, but these should provide for a good moderate range of challenges. You will also see a good mix of designers, themes, and different styles to choose from. And lastly, as usual, you will see my appreciation for real courses also reflected here with a number of them mixed in.

 

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Westmorland CC by Wayne Adams

 

Medium-Easy Courses

Name Designer Theme
Pebble Beach Golf Links (blacks) Brandon Pugh Tropical
Glen Abbey GC (Canadian Open) Saturday Bryan Boomer Rustic
Red Rock National Nick Weisgerber Desert
Golf Club of Houston William Bradford Rustic
Barefoot-Dye Steve Pope Boreal
The Canuck Club at Devils’ Escarpment Andre Quenneville Boreal
Westmorland Manor CC Wayne Adams Countryside
Royal Troon Old Course 2015 Yeltzman Links
The Walker Course Clemson, SC William Bradford Boreal
Grey Raven G.C. Seth Campion Rustic

 

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Fossmill Golf Club by Mikael Thunberg

 

Medium Courses

Kipahulu Reserve Henrik Sundqvist Tropical
Old Beaver Creek – Championship Bill Rader & Brian Jeffords Countryside
The Breakers Rich Banker Delta
McKee McGrodo Platinum (A) Jeremy Blaylock Highlands
Fossmill Golf Club Mikael Thunberg Boreal
Eighteen at Strawberry Plains Todd Driver Delta
Spectacle Island Links (Tour) Antonio Scarpacci Highlands
The players club, Conklin ny Randy Bellomio Boreal
The Par 3 Course at Flora Park Elliot Caw Countryside
Royal Burberry Black (Sunday) Jordan Springer Highlands

 

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TPC @ Boston by Kenny Canham

 

Medium-Hard Courses

Whistling Straits, Sheboygan WI Overseeded Craig Frey Highlands
Royal Lytham & St Annes 2015 Yeltzman Highlands
The Timberwolf Andre Quenneville Highlands
Skull Valley Golf Club – Outlaw Steve Pope Desert
TPC @ Boston – thurs (new textures) Kenny Canham Rustic
The Homestead Brian Jeffords / Andre Quenneville Harvest
Royal Ballylough Rod Simpson Highlands
Sugar Hills: TGC Edition John Rubenkoenig Harvest
Wild Goose Run Country Club Roger Ramjet Rustic
Cairn Orchard Dale Burger Harvest

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