Harbour Town Golf Links Review

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When I played Harbour Town for the first time around eight years ago, I got a last minute late afternoon tee time while on a road trip. Little did I know that I’d later live and work near Harbour Town and play the course many more times. After my most recent round I decided it was time to rewrite my … Read More

Currahee Club Review

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The drive to Currahee Club feels like you are heading into the middle of nowhere. As you pass rural northern Georgia towns and farms, you round a corner and see an elegant southern-style building at the end of the road. With that view of the building you have just found Currahee Club. We went to the gate, received the keys … Read More

The Creek Club at Reynolds Lake Oconee Review

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The Creek Club is the only private course at Reynolds Lake Oconee, and the experience differs from the resort courses in the small details. Due to the comparatively little amount of play on the course, the Creek Club is able to do things differently. For instance, the Creek greens are very fast bent grass, which is rare for a course … Read More

Reynolds Lake Oconee – Oconee Course Review

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My round at Reynolds’ Oconee course began with a little warm-up… It was a long drive competition and my partner was Stewart Cink. Our opponents were Brian Harmon and an AJGA player and we were hitting balls at the Kingdom, which is the state of the art TaylorMade fitting center at Reynolds. The round obviously wasn’t any random jaunt. I … Read More

Champions Retreat Golf Club Review

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My visit to Champions Retreat, near Augusta, Georgia, was my first trip taken on behalf of LINKS Magazine. I spent three nights in the cottages on the property and we played each nine-hole course twice. We also experienced all of the amenities available at the club. It was three days living in the lap of luxury, eating great meals, getting massages, playing golf, … Read More

Harbour Town with Hickories & 2015 Course Renovations

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My last round at Harbour Town was over five years ago, and if you would like to read that in-depth review, it can be found here. This review will focus on the 2015 course renovations (below) and the experience of playing the course with hickory golf clubs. The round at Harbour Town was my second time playing hickory golf clubs, and … Read More

Kiawah Island – Turtle Point Review

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Now that I have posted reviews of the two private Kiawah Island Club courses, it is time to begin slowly ticking off reviews for the five public Kiawah Island Golf Resort courses. Many golfers consider Turtle Point to be the number two resort course on Kiawah behind the formidable Ocean Course. Turtle Point has hosted a slew of regional golf … Read More

Kiawah Island Club – River Course Review

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The Kiawah Island Club flies below the radar on Kiawah Island. Membership is only available to island property owners, and their premium amenities are set behind additional sets of gates on the island. The River Course is the club’s Tom Fazio design, and its beautiful new clubhouse acts as a hub for the membership. I was fortunate enough to play … Read More

Kiawah Island Club – Cassique Review

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Many people know that Kiawah Island is home to 5 resort golf courses, including the famous Ocean Course. Fewer know that there is a private club on the island – the Kiawah Island Club – that has two additional golf courses, a beach club, a large sports center, and will soon have a sporting club. You could spend a week … Read More

What is the Masters Like?

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My purpose for writing this post is not to re-cap a Masters competition or explain the layout. Instead, I am writing to describe the experience of attending the Masters. Those who have been to the tournament know the excitement and anticipation associated with attending the event. At the time of writing I have been to the 2012 Masters, and this coming Friday … Read More