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On The Course: Slow Play

Watch the clock – It is important to be mindful of your pace of play on the course. A typical round of golf for a group of four golfers should take no more than 4 hours, this is a little over 13 minutes per hole. Most golf carts, particularly...

On The Course: Tee Times

Avoid the rush – Give yourself ample time prior to your round to be on the tee box 10 minutes or so before your allotted time. As a rule of thumb, I would always be finished warming up and ready to walk over to the tee box as the group in...

Donald Ross

Ross was born in the small Scottish seaside town of Dornoch in the northern part of the country. He grew up playing the game at Royal Dornoch Golf Club which ranks as the 4th best golf course in Golf Digest’s: Top 100 Courses Outside the US for 2020...

At the Short Game Facilities

Share the green – Putting greens are often limited to the number of holes they will have in them to putt to. On days where the practice green is busy, allow others to putt to the same hole as you and do not spend time working on putting drills...

On the Driving Range

Spatial awareness – When hitting golf balls be wary of the other golfers around you. Be sure to give yourself ample room from the golfers in front and particularly behind you. You will see videos on social media of people accidentally standing...

On The Course

Spatial awareness – Be mindful of where all your playing partners are before taking a practice swing or swing at the ball. It is customary, or polite etiquette, to stand off to the side of the golfer playing the shot, in front of them but...

Coore & Crenshaw

Arguably the most dynamic and accomplished golf course design duo in the world, the Coore/Crenshaw relationship spans multiple decades with an extensive list of course builds, renovation and restoration projects within the world’s top 100 courses...

A.W. Tillinghast

A.W. Tillinghast was born in May of 1876 to a well-to-do rubber making family in the Philadelphia area. His reputation does not resound as loudly when compared to a Donald Ross or Dr. Alister MacKenzie but it can certainly be placed in the same...

Club de Golf Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico Club de Golf Mexico was opened in 1949 by the Mexican President at the time, Miguel Aleman. One of the two designers of the course was six-time Mexican Amateur champion, Percy Clifford. I traveled to Mexico for the first time...

The Commonwealth Golf Club

South Oakleigh, VIC, Australia Another of the famous Australian layouts in the Melbourne sandbelt. It does not receive the same notoriety and accolades of the others but is a unique, fun experience. The club as it is located today was built in 1920...