Casa de Campo – Teeth of the Dog Review

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My trip to Casa de Campo was one of my last travel assignments for LINKS Magazine. I took the trip with a handful of LINKS staffers and dozens of subscribers for a company event to play golf, talk golf, and enjoy time in the Dominican Republic! We stayed in the resort, ate all of our meals there, and played as … Read More

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

Colleton River Club – Dye Course Review

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Hilton Head Island, S.C. has a reputation for being a heavy-hitting golf island, but if you take private courses into account, Bluffton, S.C.—just inland from Hilton Head—gives the island a run for its money. On the mainland you’ll find Belfair with its two Fazio courses, Berkeley Hall with its two Fazio courses, Colleton River Club with its Nicklaus and Dye … Read More

Long Cove Club Review

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Long Cove Club is considered to be one of the best courses on Hilton Head Island. The private club was built in the early 1980s and it remains one of the most prestigious on the island. Pete Dye designed the golf course, which balances typical Dye challenge with a course that won’t dishearten a membership who play the course daily. … Read More

Heron Point by Pete Dye (Sea Pines) Review

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When I made my first trip to Sea Pines on Hilton Head Island back in 2012 to play Harbour Town Golf Links, the place felt a little tired and old. If you were to return today, you might not recognize the new facilities. Bill Goodwin, a developer and the owner of Sea Pines, has poured tens of millions into a … 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 Ocean Course Review

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This latest round on the Kiawah Island Ocean Course marked my chance for redemption. During my first round on the course I played with rental clubs, was intimidated by the “hardest course in the United States” moniker, and I didn’t really embrace the beautiful course. Five years later, I got another crack at it and I found the course to … Read More