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Cabot Links: Hole by hole

I recognized recently that the first time I wrote about Cabot Links, the new course in Inverness, NS, was almost seven years ago. I’ve been fascinated by the project and was very pleased to see it work out so well when I visited last week...

Sympatico: Anticipating Canada's Next...

My preview of Cabot Links, along with a video interview shot with both co-creator Ben Cowan-Dewar and designer Rod Whitman, is now on the home page on Sympatico — thus lots of eyeballs are seeing it. The video is embedded in the story...

Course Preview: Cabot Links (Inverness, NS)

Course Preview: Cabot Links (Inverness, Nova Scotia) Architect: Rod Whitman (2011) The Scorecard: “Are you going to play?” The question is asked of me by a middle-aged women strolling with her young son as I walk from the parking lot of an ice...

Course Preview: Cabot Links

Course Preview: Cabot Links (Inverness, NS) Designer: Rod Whitman Projected opening: Spring 2012 Few courses are as anticipated as Cabot Links. Being constructed between the town of Inverness, NS on Cape Breton Island and the beach that looks...

Off to Nova Scotia

  I’m heading to Nova Scotia this afternoon, with visits scheduled to the infamously named “The Lakes” (a new Graham Cooke design near Sydney), Bell Bay and Highlands Links, as well as a walking tour of Cabot Links with Bandon...

Rolex Top 1000 Golf Course Guide

Sometime last year a French publisher approached me about assisting with an ambitious project it was undertaking. In conjunction with Rolex, the publisher was looking for rankings and descriptions of the Top 1000 courses in the world. In turn...

2009 In Review: Best Golf Courses

With golf showing for the holidays (and me tiring of writing about Tiger), I thought I’d take the time to reflect on some of my experiences in 2009. As anyone who reads this blog knows, I have a passion for golf design and great golf...