Modern Golf: Making Courses More Playable

A recent discussion on the Golf Club Atlas discussion board by Ran Morrisett featured the changes at Olympia Fields North course that resulted in a more playable course featuring a… [more]

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Rolling Rock Club – Time Stands Still

Rolling Rock Club in Ligonier, Pennsylvania remains the absolute embodiment of class and elegance as when Richard Beatty Mellon founded it in 1917. Rolling Rock is an hours drive from… [more]

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Charles Blair MacDonald founded National Golf Links of America in 1908 after careful study of the golf courses of the British Isles. He then set out to build a world class golf course… [more]

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Modern Golf: Making Courses More Playable

| 11.25.2015 | 1 Comments

A recent discussion on the Golf Club Atlas discussion board by Ran Morrisett featured the changes at Olympia Fields North course that resulted in a more playable course featuring a set of tees just under 6,000 yards, bunker removal in front of greens, and less of a need for water. The purpose of the discussion was to highlight the […]

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Planning a Successful Golf Trip: 10 Keys to Success

| 11.11.2015 | 0 Comments

The planning and execution of a successful golf trip relies on a variety of factors, making it a difficult art to master. Many articles have been published on the topic, one of the best being a Golf Digest article by Bob Carney and the Editors at Golf Digest titled “Pretend it’s Scotland, and other secrets to a Successful […]

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Rolling Rock Club – Time Stands Still

| 10.22.2015 | 0 Comments

Rolling Rock Club in Ligonier, Pennsylvania remains the absolute embodiment of class and elegance as when Richard Beatty Mellon founded it in 1917. Rolling Rock is an hours drive from the Mellon’s home city of Pittsburgh, but the Club is world’s away. Secluded over 10,000 acres in the gorgeous Laurel Highlands of Western Pennsylvania, Rolling Rock […]

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Toftrees Golf Resort

| 05.23.2011 | 0 Comments

Toftrees Golf Resort – State College, PA May 14, 2011 Toftrees Golf Resort in State College, Pennsylvania is an often overlooked and underrated gem.  Designed by the prolific Edmund Ault in 1968, Toftrees is a wonderful layout with clever routing over rolling terrain.   Right form the start, on the opening tee shot an interesting […]

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Centre Hills Country Club

| 04.07.2012 | 0 Comments

Three Nines, Three Renowned Designers Alexander H. Findlay is known as the Father of American Golf. Robert Trent Jones is the most prolific golf architect of the post-World War II era. Edmund Ault was one of the most respected golf architects in the ASGCA and had the distinction of being a top amateur golfer of his era. At Centre […]

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Brookside Country Club

| 10.12.2012 | 0 Comments

Brookside Country Club Brookside Country Club is a classic Donald Ross design located in Canton, Ohio that is by all means a championship golf course worthy of a USGA event. It is ranked #64 in Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Best Classic Courses Rankings and has been climbing the ranks ever since 2003 when the course underwent a […]