Streamsong Resort Black Course Review

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My first visit to Streamsong Resort wasn’t for the purpose of playing golf. The trip took place in 2016 before the Black Course opened, and I was there to walk the new Gil Hanse layout and explore the design. I didn’t hit a single ball on the course (yes, it was painful not to), but I spent hours walking the … Read More

The Cradle at Pinehurst Resort Review

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“Innovate or die.” Think back to the hottest golf destinations of 30 years ago. How many are still considered top of the pack? Many of the popular destinations of the past failed to embrace that “innovate or die” theme, and in turn they’ve been left behind in an ever-evolving world. Pinehurst Resort has managed to stay near the top of … Read More

The Course at Sewanee Review

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When I was a junior in high school thinking about where to go to college, I drove five hours from Asheville, North Carolina to Sewanee, Tennessee to visit Sewanee, The University of the South. The campus, or “Domain” as they call it, is 13,000 acres with beautiful architecture and a proud alumni base. Many readers will know I ended up going … Read More

Quaker Ridge Golf Club Review

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Quaker Ridge marked the final round on a weekend that included Shinnecock Hills and National Golf Links of America. My host member at Quaker Ridge had played those first two rounds with me, and he jokingly warned, “Quaker Ridge will feel like a letdown after those two!” Instead of a letdown, I found a terrific club with a beautiful golf course. And, … Read More

Sleepy Hollow Country Club Review

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Sleep Hollow Country Club marked the last round of golf during my time in New York City. The summer of northeast golf ended on a great note. Sleepy Hollow is one of the great under recognized courses in the northeast US. In his book, The Confidential Guide to Golf Courses, Tom Doak refers to Sleepy Hollow as, “Westchester’s best unknown … Read More