A Few Thoughts on Florida Golf

“Golf” in Florida is not golf. It’s Swamp Hockey. Setting aside the unconscionably boring Dove Mountain last week, the last couple of weeks on the PGA Tour have been amazing to watch. There are few things more enjoyable for the spectator than to see great courses like Pebble Beach and Riviera played so skillfully by […]

Glen Mills Golf Club

For all the heavy-handed architectural details, the course deserves its due – it is expertly maintained and provides no shortage of challenge, variety and thrills.

Tetherow Golf Club

The experience of Tetherow is contradictory and enigmatic; both the accolades and criticism the course has received to date are well-deserved.

Golf.com Needs to Actually Play the Courses It Recommends

As a one-time four-year resident of Oakland, I feel that I can assess the state of public golf in the Bay Area with some degree of certainty. Which is why I was so surprised to see Golf.com’s latest article recommending Bay Area courses. Granted, there aren’t a lot of choices within a 30-minute drive of Berkeley.

Perry Dye Course Planned for Oregon Coast

Just read about a planned new resort in Curry County, Oregon–heard about it on Twitter from @westerngolf – Via Golf Vacation Insider. The question is, though, will remote Southern Oregon be able to sustain ANOTHER course without the caliber of architecture that you get at Bandon Dunes?

Taconic Golf Club

Few courses can match the character and ambiance of Taconic’s intimate routing–or the brilliant pacing of its entire experience.

Epic Golf Launches

The big day is finally here. In the months and years to come, I hope to build Epic Golf into a premier destination for fans to engage in debate around golf course architecture, from theory to implementation to sheer enjoyment of the game.

The Home Course

The Home Course is about as good as modern public golf gets. Everything is super-sized–the fairways, greens, and bunkers are all at massive scale, presumably to allow for the frequent winds off Puget Sound.