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A Whole New Blue

Andrew Green’s Inspiring Congressional Makeover

Forget everything you remember about the famed Blue Course at Congressional Country Club. Like old Yankee Stadium, the address where great things happened...

No Bull: Connecticut Course A Great Walk In The Woods

Our John Steinbreder loves a good walk in the woods that includes some good golf, which is why he has fallen so hard...

Hanse Restores Tillinghast Vision To Baltusrol

The newly restored Lower Course at Baltusrol – implemented by Gil Hanse using A.W. Tillinghast's original designs – opened this past spring and...

Brambles An Unpretentious Experience In California Wine Country

After building golf courses all over the world as an associate of Bill Coore, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Doak and crafting several layouts...

Sankaty Head Has Whale Of A Presence At Mid-Am

Sankaty Head Golf Club, site of this week's U.S. Mid-Amateur, is a tremendous golf course with just the right amount of bite. Our...

Kohler’s Straits Should Be Ryder Cup Popcorn

When the site of this week's Ryder Cup opened in 1998, Pete Dye had given Herb Kohler exactly what he asked for –...

Pittsburgh Field Club An Uplifting Hidden Gem

Pittsburgh Field Club is memorable for historic and aesthetically pleasing reasons, but no description of the golf course is complete without what could...

Pace Walks Readers Through Carolinas

Ron Green Jr. takes a look at a new book by longtime Carolinas golf writer Lee Pace, which focuses on the beauty in...

Torrey Pines Delivers Championship Muni Vibe

There is a lot to like about Torrey Pines, the site of this week’s U.S. Open. Our John Steinbreder takes an inside look.

Fazio Team Brings Raynor Back To Life At Fox Chapel

Tom Fazio and his design team have done a masterful job restoring Fox Chapel Golf Club, a Seth Raynor design in western Pennsylvania....

Best Of 2021

Adjustability Key To Monster-Long Ocean Course

The total scorecard yardage is 7,876, giving the Ocean Course the distinction – probably temporary – of being the longest course in major...

Making The Hay While The Sun Is Shining

Simply put, the Hay – a short course at the Pebble Beach Golf Resort – is a gas to play. It also makes...