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The Art of the Golf Course Exhibition Opening Reception

Museum Exhibition Showcases Golf Course As Art Form 

One of the best parts of the USGA Museum is its fine art collection, and it was from that trove that the museum...


Five Norman Courses That Matter

With 106 tracks to his credit, Greg Norman has assembled an impressive body of work as a golf course architect. Determining which are...

Greg Norman

Moving Dirt With Greg Norman

How The Great White Shark Has Carved A Course Design Niche

It cannot be easy for a golfer who was so good for so long to find happiness in another profession once his playing...


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,...

Read Global Golf Post, Nov. 11

The U.S. edition is available here.   |   The European edition is available here.


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...