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A Perfect Time For New Greens At Streamsong

Streamsong Resort in Central Florida has updated the greens on its Red and Blue courses. Our John Steinbreder reports the new turf is...

The Many Sides Of Firethorn

What Augusta’s Deceptive 15th Hole Gives, It Often Takes Away

The 15th hole at Augusta National – Firethorn – has cemented itself as an ideal representative of the nebulous line between ecstasy and...

Watchung Valley Golf Club

One Of Raynor’s Last Is Among New Jersey’s Best

Watchung Valley Golf Club features a course that is among the best in New Jersey. Our John Steinbreder explains how the layout recently...

Pound Ridge Golf Club

An American Tale

The Wangs Of Pound Ridge 

Pound Ridge Golf Club in New York, designed by Pete Dye, features rugged rock outcroppings, rolling hills, snake-like streams and devilish mounding. Our...

Birdwood No. 17

Love And Care A Perfect Fit At Birdwood

Thanks to a complete redesign by Davis Love III's course-design company, Birdwood Golf Course in Virginia is taking advantage of beautiful vistas like...

American Dunes

A Place Of Honor

Nicklaus, Rooney Create Club Like No Other At American Dunes

American Dunes Golf Club – created by Lt. Col. Dan Rooney and Jack Nicklaus – will be "a safe haven and tribute to the...

Pacific Dunes 11th

A Perfect Match

Bandon Dunes A Splendid Host For Tournament Play

Bandon Dunes Resort long ago earned its bona fides as a golf destination, and a trip to the seaside retreat in south Oregon...

Old Course at St. Andrews

The Need To Save St. Andrews

Golf's distance discussion continues, and Lewine Mair reports course designers Tom Mackenzie and Martin Ebert have provocative ideas. The Old Course at St....

Harding Park aerial

Major Comeback

Revitalized Harding Park Shines For PGA

As TPC Harding Park hosts the PGA Championship this week, our John Steinbreder reports that its time in the spotlight represents the culmination...

No. 10 at Inverness

Championship Golf Returns To Classic Inverness Course

Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio boasts a lengthy and distinguished championship history. Our John Steinbreder chronicles the evolution of the course, as well...

Kittansett Club

At 6,800 Yards Kittansett Club Still Tests The Best

The Kittansett Club in Massachusetts will host the U.S. Senior Amateur in 2022, in conjunction with its centennial celebration. The course demands both...

Greenwich Country Club

Greenwich Redesign: Perfect Touch To A Classic

The redesign of Greenwich Country Club in suburban New York City hits the mark. Our John Steinbreder has the story.