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Thoughts and writing on the world of golf and golf course architecture.

Review: Hamilton Golf and Country Club

Some argue that Hamilton Golf is the country’s best golf course. That was the take of Score (), the golf magazine which recently put the course ahead of the likes of St. George’s and the National. To be clear, I’m on the Score...

Top courses in the world…

With a baby in the house, I realize there is little chance I’ll play anything further in Golf magazine’s top 100 in the world. But it has been a good year nonetheless…. There had been talk of getting to Pinehurst No. 2 this...

Bandon Dunes

A column I wrote on Bandon Dunes…. quite an amazing experience. NORTH BEND, OREGON – Ten hours by car from Vancouver, set along the Pacific Coast, sits *Bandon* *Dunes*, the world’s hottest — and perhaps best —...

Oviinbyrd and Devil's Paintbrush

Had the opportunity to set foot on Oviinbyrd, the new, super-private course developed in Muskoka, Ont. Created by Tom McBroom, owner Peter Schwartz has developed the best course in Muskoka, with wide fairways, strategy and lots and lots of...

RCGA to hire Davis Love?

From the Post this week…. RCGA no help to Canadian architects: National body developing habit of not supporting local course designers National Post Wednesday, October 6, 2004 Robert Thompson On Golf National Post It is time that the...

Norm Hitzroth leaves the National. Rees...

Apparently Norm Hitzroth, the pro at Woodbridge, Ont.’s National Golf Club, has been let go by the club. Checking in to his replacement. In other Ontario golf news, apparently Rees Jones’ course (the imaginatively named “River...

Irene Khattar leaves the golf business

Irene Khattar, who until recently was running Highlands Links in Cape Breton, has announced her departure from the golf business. It is a big loss, considering Irene essentially helped put Highlands back on the world map after it all but...

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Another article from the Voices series, this one on the talented architect Mike Strantz. I’ve heard from his office that he is doing better and his work in California is very highly regarded by everyone who has seen it. Mike Strantz has...

Finding Golfing Nirvana in Scotland

Another of my lost “Voices on golf” columns which were intially published on PGATour.com Finding golfing Nirvana in Scotland March 4, 2004 Many spend their entire life trying to find golfing Nirvana. Some find it when a chance...

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