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Best New
Ohoopee Match Club and Ozarks National: Golf Digest's 2019 Best New Course Winners

Gil Hanse's Ohoopee and Coore and Crenshaw's public entry at Big Cedar Lodge top the voting.

Dark Tales
Tales Of Near Death in Golf

Despite its tranquil nature, golf can be a contact sport. Here we present stories from readers on the latent dangers of the game—from the self-inflicted to the unforeseen

Golf Courses
Inside three of the most extreme hazards in golf

It's nature versus nurture on these daunting challenges.

The Golf Life | Courses
A newly remodeled Pinehurst No. 4 steps up for the 2019 U.S. Amateur

The Gil Hanse redesign will share the spotlight during the 2019 U.S. Amateur

From The Archive
The Real Man Behind Bethpage Black

As Golf Digest first reported in 2002, the celebrated Tillinghast course isn't a Tillie course after all. The forgotten story of Joseph H. Burbeck

Augusta Reimagined
We redesigned Augusta National*

*Actually, we asked some of the leading architects in golf how they would change the home of the Masters if they had the opportunity. Their answers, in sketches and words, ranged from tweaks to overhauls

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