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MOUNTAIN LAKE OVERHEAD

Seth Raynor’s Mountain Lake Has Stood Test Of Time

Golfers tend to use the words “hidden gem” recklessly when talking about course design. A recent trip to central Florida, however, reminded our...

Riviera Country Club No. 6, 1934

Timeless Riviera Still Holds Up

Riviera Country Club opened for play in 1927 and nearly a century later, it remains unconquered by the modern technology that has rendered...

Short-Course Crusader 

Larry Gilhuly Is On A Mission To Move Tees Forward 

Former USGA official Larry Gilhuly has emerged as one of golf’s leading evangelists for shorter courses. He says golfers who don’t hit 7-irons...

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Remembering Alice Dye, A Singular Figure In Architecture

John Steinbreder remembers golf course architect Alice Dye, Pete Dye's partner in life and design. This story, published on Feb. 3, 2019, is...

Dominican Dye

In 2019, the Latin America Amateur Championship was staged for the second time in its five-year history on the Teeth of the Dog...

Bandon Dunes No. 16

In Praise Of The Short Par-4

Short par-4s are a frequent topic of conversation among architecture aficionados. And while the overall merits of this design concept are largely recognized,...

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WYNN GOLF CLUB NO. 18

A New Course On An Old Site In Ever-Changing Las Vegas

The newly reopened Wynn Golf Club is the reincarnation of the course of the same name that closed down a few years ago,...

Corica Park Takes Flight

California Muni’s Rebirth Provides Successful Model

The revitalization of Corica Park Golf Course on the San Francisco Bay provides a model for other municipalities to follow. Our Sean Fairholm...

Journeyman Pro Now The New Face Of Old-School Design 

Bill Bergin, a former journeyman pro and teacher, is a course designer who learned his craft from the subsoil up and whose work...

Old-School Golf In New-World Shanghai

Yangtze Dunes, a Shanghai course recently revamped by an architecture firm that includes 2006 U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, is generally regarded as...

Loop Golf At Forest Dunes A Reversible Treat

Tom Doak has designed a beautiful – and reversible – golf course in Roscommon, Mich. Our John Steinbreder writes the story and tells...