Champion Hills Review

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Have you ever had a small sampler of an amazing piece of food, but it wasn’t quite enough and you weren’t able to get more? Two years ago, I walked the back 9 at Champion Hills in Hendersonville, NC. I was watching friends play during a junior tournament. It served as a little teaser, which made me long to see … Read More

Gullane Golf Club (Course No. 1) Review

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*I did not have my camera during my first round at Gullane No. 1. I have since played all three courses at Gullane for University of St Andrews team matches, and I hope to return soon to write a more complete post. Gullane Golf Club is located in East Lothian, Scotland and has three courses. Interestingly, the courses are numbered … Read More

The Other St Andrews Links Courses

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Imagine having an older brother who always gets more attention than you. You are one of seven siblings, but people always come to your house to visit him, not any of you. You are a very interesting person yourself, but you’re never given a chance. You are overlooked by nearly everyone. Every five years tens of thousands of people come … Read More

Royal Aberdeen Review

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The drive down to Royal Aberdeen from Cruden Bay was quick, beautiful, and seamless as we proceeded to our afternoon tee time. Work was being done in the main hallway of the clubhouse, so we proceeded to the gorgeous member’s locker room filled with old wooden lockers and threw on our shoes. We went from the locker room right out … Read More

Gleneagles (Centenary & King’s Courses) Review

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This review of the golf at Gleneagles was written prior to the 2014 Ryder Cup. The course conditions are now much better than when we visited and I have re-written the conclusion to reflect a few changes! Our trip to Gleneagles began with a sour note on the train. We arrived at the Gleneagles train station and the train door would … Read More

Prestwick Golf Club Review

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Played in August, 2011 – My rounds at Prestwick were early during my time in Scotland, and I hope to make it back to the course soon to write a more extensive hole-by-hole review. Prestwick Golf Club is one of my favorite courses in Scotland. The club exudes golfing history and the course embodies the meaning of quirky Scottish links. The … Read More