With 106 tracks to his credit, Greg Norman has assembled an impressive body of work as a golf course architect. Determining which are the best of that rather extensive bunch, however, is no easy task, given the whims of personal preference. So, we took an alternative approach by asking Norman and two of his longtime design associates – Jason McCoy and Danny Fore – to name five of his most significant creations and the reasons why.
Ellerston Photo: Jane MacNeille
Ellerston (Australia): Norman designed this ultra-private track in the Upper Hunter Valley of New South Wales for his friend and business mentor, the late media magnate Kerry Packer. It opened in 2001 and those individuals who secured rare invitations to play that track raved about the layout. Their accolades did a lot to bolster Norman’s reputation as a course designer, especially in his native land.
Cathedral Lodge Photo: Gary Lisbon
Cathedral Lodge (Australia): This track outside Melbourne only recently came on line, yet it already is regarded as the Augusta Nat...
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