Brian Oar

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Brian Oar is well known as one of the top golf course photographers in the world. Since 2002 he has been traveling the globe shooting and writing about interesting golf destinations, and has photographed some of the top courses in the world. He also was an 11-year veteran of the GolfWeek's Best panel of course raters and helped create the annual top 100 courses and best-of-state lists for GolfWeek Magazine. In 2014, Brian won the prestigious "Golf Photographer of The Year" award from the International Network of Golf -- the golf industry's media awards -- for his exceptional imagery in industry publications like Golf Digest, The Golfers Journal, Golf Magazine and many others.  You can find Brian online on his website BrianOar.com, on Instagram @BrianOar and Twitter @BrianOarGolf.

Recent articles
6 Min Read
May 26, 2022
The Midwest dominates our selections, but there are great golf getaway options from coast to coast.
1 Min Read
May 26, 2022
Hey, what'd you make back on the 258th?
3 Min Read
May 23, 2022
Even Tiger Woods needs a little more forgiveness from his irons.
3 Min Read
May 23, 2022
Tricky bunker sand and sensible green speeds made a fascinating examination of Perry Maxwell's Great Plains masterpiece.
3 Min Read
May 19, 2022
Decades-long combination of lower-than-usual precipitation and creeping temperatures lead to big changes in desert course upkeep.
4 Min Read
May 19, 2022
David McLay Kidd's $7-million redesign reinvents the private golf club that is accessible by a stay at the Inn at Entrada in St. George, Utah.
7 Min Read
May 17, 2022
The major championship jewel of the Great Plains is Perry Maxwell's masterpiece, recently restored by Gil Hanse.
1 Min Read
May 13, 2022
Drop and give me 18.
9 Min Read
May 12, 2022
Sensei Lanai, a Four Seasons Resort, can help golfers get in better shape - physically, mentally and emotionally - on and off the course.
1 Min Read
May 11, 2022
These major champions got it done under the most intense pressure. They can help you do the same.
3 Min Read
May 9, 2022
We round up the golf books titles worth your leisure time.
6 Min Read
May 9, 2022
Here's how to play - and stay - where the pros play.
6 Min Read
May 5, 2022
Despite a limited Greek golf culture, this 72-hole golf resort offers everything a golfer could want.
4 Min Read
May 3, 2022
At the moment, mask and testing mandates are in a state of flux. Many international destinations are relaxing rules to encourage overseas travel. We recently took advantage to visit Greece for the first time.
4 Min Read
May 2, 2022
Playing Del Monte at Pebble Beach Resorts on its 125th birthday reminded us that historical, classical golf is the best golf.
2 Min Read
May 2, 2022
I'm participating in a Youth on Course 100 Hole Hike this summer. Why aren't you?
5 Min Read
April 28, 2022
Launch monitors are slowly but surely becoming more affordable for the common golfer.
2 Min Read
April 28, 2022
Famous, historic and exclusive clubs are all offering rounds to help with turf research in 2022.
4 Min Read
April 25, 2022
New offerings from big names and some smaller-brand curiosities abound this month.
4 Min Read
April 25, 2022
A Greg Norman design at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta hosts the world's best players April 25-May 1.
3 Min Read
April 21, 2022
Quality products and a focus on the environment work in tandem more than ever in golf.
2 Min Read
April 21, 2022
The Els for Autism 2022 Golf Challenge opens golf club doors while serving children around the world.
1 Min Read
April 21, 2022
This new heavyweight just might be the king of all golf books.
3 Min Read
April 21, 2022
With three 'anchor sites,' the USGA seems to be tightening the rotation of courses that could hold its flagship event for the foreseeable future.
7 Min Read
April 19, 2022
This may not be the first Caribbean nation you'd visit for golf, but that helps it fly under the radar.
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