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News & Tours

Tom Doak is designing a reversible golf course, which isn't as crazy as it sounds

By Ron Whitten The buzz in course architecture this week has been about Tom Doak’s proposed reversible 18-hole course for Forest Dunes Golf Club in Roscommon, Michigan. It’s being hailed as revolutionary and unique....
Wednesday, 8/6/2014 at 2:53PM
Golf Tours & News / PGA Championship

PGA Championship: Return to Valhalla

It's PGA No. 3 and Major No. 4 for the PGA of America's home away from home.
August 2014

Golf World's Annual Lido Design Competition

View the best of the submissions to this year's competition
July 2014
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Landscape

Landscape: Bronx Cheer?

New York is hoping the site of a former dump will be the toast of the town.
August 2014
Courses & Travel

If you admire Pinehurst, read these books

By Ron Whitten I realize books are out of fashion these days, especially hefty coffee table books, but with the consecutive U.S. and U.S. Women's Opens at Pinehurst this summer, it seems appropriate to...
Saturday, 6/7/2014 at 8:55AM
Golf Tours & News

US Open Preview: Back-to-Back Backbreaker?

Here's hoping a move designed to promote women's golf doesn't backfire a week after the men play the same course.
June 2014
Courses & Travel

Like it or not, the new Master of the Golf Universe is Donald Trump

By Ron Whitten Forget Jack and Arnie, Tiger and Phil. The Master of the Golf Universe is now Donald Trump. I came to that realization during an extended telephone conversation with the man on...
Wednesday, 4/30/2014 at 3:35PM
Courses & Travel

Compelling new book on Robert Trent Jones reveals the genius and complexity of late architect

By Ron Whitten Most books about golf course architecture are lush coffee table volumes full of glossy calendar-art photographs. The texts are invariably gushy with praise, particularly if the subject is a long-departed demigod of...
Tuesday, 4/29/2014 at 8:24PM
Golf Courses & Travel

Bunkers at their Best

Golf World's architecture editor identifies the 10 sandy sentries that represent -- architecturally and strategically -- America's top bunkers
March 2014
Golf Tours & News / Golf World

Breaking The Code: Golf World's Annual Lido Design Competition

Tips to increase your chances of winning the Lido design competition.
February 17, 2014
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