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Golf course news and notes: October, 2021.
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The golf course’s compelling scenery and exciting architecture made for fun viewing even as the result was beyond doubt.
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Get a glimpse of the No. 12 par 3 at Whistling Straits, which presents the shortest hole for participants to play on in the Ryder Cup.
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We picked risk-reward holes from 7 different European countries that have represented the Ryder Cup to create the ultimate match play golf course.
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We've crafted a Dream 18 from the most exciting holes in American public golf.
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Get to know this rugged Pete Dye masterpiece as it serves as the arena for the best dozen American golfers and their European counterparts.
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With a radical concept and engaging design, The Match golf course at PGA National Resort & Spa points toward a more creative future for the game in America.
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Pete Dye's golf course designs set the bar for innovation, creativity and challenge. We've compiled his top courses as rated on Golf Advisor by regular golfers like you.
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Once considered novelties, par-3 courses are increasingly popular among traveling golfers, club members and communities.
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USA and Europe's finest women prepare to face off on a Donald Ross Midwestern classic. Here's a hole-by-hole guide to venerable Inverness.
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The experience at the newest golf course in Michigan is unlike anything you'll play in the Jack Nicklaus portfolio.
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Restoring Oakland Hills meant getting beneath the Robert Trent Jones Sr. years and reclaiming its Donald Ross soul.
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The infamous "Monster" of Detroit, Oakland Hills South has reopened following a multi-year restoration. GolfPass Sr. Managing Editor Brandon Tucker joins GOLF Today to discuss architect Gil Hanse's work at this Donald Ross masterpiece and it what it means for a future major championship.  
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Gil Hanse will supplant Rees Jones as the main molder of golf’s prestigious championship courses.
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Local golf continues to benefit from community reinvestment and industry tailwinds.
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Torrey Pines gets its first major since the epic playoff won by Tiger Woods in 2008.
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The future home of PGA of America Championships and Ryder Cup will elevate the Texas resort golf scene to a global audience.
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The Ocean Course's second PGA Championship was one for the ages. Our staff reacts to the epic major and debates the Pete Dye design's merits against other major venues.
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Get reacquainted with this infamous Pete Dye design in South Carolina along the Atlantic Ocean.
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Golf course news and notes: May, 2021.
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A phenomenal host course and fun format add up to the most entertaining viewing experience of the year.
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Golden Age designs evolve over time. The same goes for their modern replica holes.
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Get to know this storied South Florida golf club, host of the 48th Walker Cup Matches.
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A sense of place is better than imitating the untouchable.
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Talented architects are breathing new life into these layouts.
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When golf course owners and operators tinker with their routings, they risk confusing golfers and irking their architects.
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There are a handful of courses in North America with replica holes taken straight from Augusta National. From Golden Ocala to Tour 18, here's where you can play Amen Corner and more.
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Don't skip the extra nine holes - play 27 holes! - at these famous facilities.
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Free-form golf opens up all sorts of possibilities.
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Redesigning the Pines Course at The International Golf Club will strip it of a long-held distinction.
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