Buddies Golf

Bandon Dunes: 18 things you must know before planning your trip

An insider's guide to one of golf's most celebrated locations

The Best of The Best

The best Pete Dye golf courses

The 10 highest-ranked golf courses the late Pete Dye (and most often his wife, Alice, too) designed, as ranked by Golf Digest's co …

The Masters

How To Play Augusta National Without Becoming A Member

It is arguably the toughest get in golf. But as we detail, not impossible

In Appreciation of Golf

The 23 most calming things in golf

If absence makes the heart grow fonder, we can't wait to be reunited with our great game for its countless calming attributes


The 13 toughest stretches of holes in golf

Which holes provide the biggest challenges for the golf world?

Golf Courses & Travel

The Best Short Par 3s in Golf

This collection of tiny one-shotters shows a hole doesn't have to be long to be lovable.


The 10 best golf courses from Donald Ross

Donald Ross is on the Mount Rushmore of best architects in golf. See which courses on his bonafide resume are his 10 best

The Masters

Augusta National Golf Club Course Tour Photos

Check out a hole-by-hole look at Augusta National Golf Club and see photos, yardage, and pars for each hole

TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course

A hole-by-hole look at TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course.

Lido Finalists

The 2018 Lido Competition Countdown

This is the 20th anniversary of the Lido Competition, the annual golf design contest co-sponsored by the Alister MacKenzie Society …

Courses We Like

25 Courses That Offer the Most Bang for Your Buck

These are choices that offer great value for your dollar -- a level of fun, intriguing design, solid conditioning and a memorable …

2017 British Open

Royal Birkdale Course Tour

The Royal Birkdale Golf Club gets its 10th Open Championship on July 20-23. Take a hole-by-hole tour of the 2017 Open venue locate …

The President

What is the best Trump golf course?

It's bound to be a topic of conversation in grillrooms around the country -- and the world. What are Donald Trump's best golf cour …

2016 Ryder Cup

Hazeltine National GC: Hole-By-Hole

For the 2016 Ryder Cup, officials have set it up so competitors will play the first four holes of Hazeltine National GC, then skip …

Shackelford's Picks

10 Gorgeous Golf Course Designs

These ten golf courses in their current form come as close to achieving architectural absoluteness thanks to a melding of strategi …

2016 British Open

Royal Troon Golf Club Course Tour Photos

A hole-by-hole tour of the 2016 British Open venue


Here's What It's Like To Party At Topgolf Las Vegas

This new venue is the world's most insane driving range

Photo Essay

Cy Cyr's Golf Courses Under The Stars

Golf Digest contributor Cy Cyr spent two years shooting a breathtaking series of golf courses at night

U.S. Open

Photo Essay: Oakmont Country Club

A Study In Black And White

U.S. Open

Oakmont Country Club Course Tour Photos

A hole-by-hole-look at Oakmont C.C., which plays host to the U.S. Open for a record ninth time

Sound Familiar?

13 Unassailable Golf Truths

What are some of the most universal trends we've noticed in golf? Here's our list.

Short But Sweet

16 Exceptional Hybrid Courses

Hybrid golf clubs make the game easier and more enjoyable. So do hybrid golf courses

27 Photos That Will Rekindle Your Love Of Golf

Majestic settings, inspiring moments, and sharing the game with loved ones


Best New Courses 2015

This year's Best New Courses and Best New Remodels: For the first time since 2009, course construction was so active that we invol …

Major Championships

Eight courses that deserve a return to the majors

Now that the Open is returning to Royal Portrush, what other courses deserve a major shot?


13 Things You Only Deal With Playing Golf In The Fall

13 Things You Only Deal With Playing Golf In The Fall

Artist's Sketchbook

A Pilgrimage To Golf Mecca

When an artist visits the Home of Golf for the first time, here's what he sees.

Golf Courses & Travel

Beyond Bandon

Oregon offers a ton of great golf beyond its southwest corner

Photos: Night Golf

LED lights helped capture photographs that will blow you away.