Tim Gavrich

Tim Gavrich

Senior Writer

Tim Gavrich is a Senior Writer for GolfPass. A student of course design since he took up the game at age six, he played for his college team at Washington and Lee University and still tries to tee it up in competition whenever possible. He has been involved in the golf industry since 2011, and has written full-time about golf travel and architecture since 2014.

A native of Avon, Connecticut now residing in Vero Beach, Florida, he has played golf on two continents so far and is not too bad on Bermuda greens for a left-handed New Englander. Follow him on Twitter @TimGavrich and on Instagram @TimGavrich.

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December 3, 2021
It's good to sweeten the pot.
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November 30, 2021
From the home of Arnold Palmer to top resort courses and hidden gems, Orlando is loaded with options.
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November 23, 2021
We scoured the web of golf and found holiday savings up to 50% off.
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November 19, 2021
Architect Tom Doak’s annual Renaissance Cup is equal parts competition, collaboration and celebration.
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November 19, 2021
Cut class, tee it up and get some food, just like the old days.
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November 15, 2021
Golf course news and notes: November, 2021.
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November 15, 2021
Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and world-class instructors help you get up-and-down more often.
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November 12, 2021
No pins? No problem.
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November 11, 2021
The D.C.-based community golf organization's first-ever Symposium on Municipal Golf brought industry heavy hitters and passionate golfers alike to brainstorm the future of golf’s foundational facilities.
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November 8, 2021
Pelican Women's Championship host golf course seeks to mount a major championship-quality test in a changing LPGA Tour landscape.
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November 5, 2021
Some things 125 years old are new again.
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November 3, 2021
The Kohler-owned Hamilton Grand building has an apartment on the market. The price is steep but the location is almost impossible to beat.
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October 29, 2021
These folks are in the Halloween spirit.
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October 27, 2021
Sponsorships, higher prize limits and the ability to win money in certain amateur golf tournaments feature among several significant changes.
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October 26, 2021
Golf courses are adding more different sets of tees in the name of equitable play. Is it getting excessive?
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October 22, 2021
Green grass and low scores forever.
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October 18, 2021
Slight cooling of Pacific Ocean waters increases likelihood of abnormal weather in major golf destinations.
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October 15, 2021
As if golf wasn't already tough enough...
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October 14, 2021
More brands than ever want to help you look good, feel comfortable and spend wisely on your trousers.
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October 14, 2021
Comfort stations have become the new norm at exclusive private clubs like The Summit, which makes its PGA Tour debut this weekend.
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October 12, 2021
Golf course news and notes: October, 2021.
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October 11, 2021
The Grand Strand remains strong as an overall destination, but fond memories endure at these no-longer-existent links.
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October 8, 2021
Members of a lonely profession recently came together for a good cause.
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October 1, 2021
It's hard to beat golf on Gullane Hill.
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September 29, 2021
Quality products, fitting experience and service combine with newfound reasonable pricing to make Bob Parsons' kaboom-baby a contender.
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September 27, 2021
The golf course’s compelling scenery and exciting architecture made for fun viewing even as the result was beyond doubt.
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September 24, 2021
Subject of a new documentary, the Caddie School for Soldiers spans continents.
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September 22, 2021
As spread-out as the resort can be, make sure you don't miss a thing.
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September 20, 2021
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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September 17, 2021
R.I.P. to a legend.
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September 16, 2021
Golf course news and notes: September, 2021.
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September 13, 2021
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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September 10, 2021
Play early, play often.
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September 9, 2021
Once considered novelties, par-3 courses are increasingly popular among traveling golfers, club members and communities.
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September 7, 2021
Some dismiss "outside operations" as entry-level work, but it can make or break a golf experience.
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September 3, 2021
A PGA Tour star's attendance at the biggest team event in women's golf reminds us of the possibilities of future partnership.
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August 27, 2021
Burn calories and shave strokes at the same time.
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August 25, 2021
From signature country club drinks to commercially available canned cocktails, unwinding on and off the course is a powerful ritual for many golfers.
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August 20, 2021
Channel your inner Roy McAvoy.
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August 16, 2021
Pinehurst No. 2 and Oakmont are in. What other great championship venues will join them?
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August 13, 2021
Act like you've never been there before.
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August 11, 2021
Golf course news and notes: August, 2021.
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August 9, 2021
Fan treatment of Bryson DeChambeau runs directly against the game's tradition of civility.
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August 6, 2021
You're never too young to be a golf fan.
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August 5, 2021
The Badger State is booming for traveling golfers, and a great trip doesn't even require a stay at the high-end resorts.
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July 30, 2021
Drive away too fast and you might miss it.
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July 29, 2021
From major OEMs to rare boutique brands, Japanese golf club companies hold considerable sway over American golfers.
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July 23, 2021
Bandon Dunes joins Pinehurst in long-term event-hosting partnership with the USGA.
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July 16, 2021
Clubs for a cause from a two-time winner.
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July 15, 2021
Golf course news and notes: July, 2021.
Recent articles
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December 3, 2021
It's never been easier to design custom hats, golf balls, clubs, headcovers and more.
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December 2, 2021
NBC Sports Next welcomes U.S. Army Golf across the United States to the world's largest tee-time marketplace
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December 1, 2021
Big upgrades and new programming on tap for golf resorts in the Midwest, Hawaii and the UK.
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November 30, 2021
It's possible this little ditty finds you scooping up the last bit of cranberry pie crumbs out of the tray. Thanksgiving may have passed but the effects of celebratory eating around the table, and also possibly social imbibing during all the various football games throughout the weekend, are sticking with us. To our bellies and elsewhere.
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November 30, 2021
The Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am "Annie's Revenge", one of the Caribbean's best pro-ams, introduces the fun and the sun of Rose Hall near Montego Bay.
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November 22, 2021
Anyone can play Tom Fazio's Wynn Golf Club, which sits in the heart of the Las Vegas strip.
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November 20, 2021
Help the golfer in your life shoot lower scores, look and feel better than ever this holiday season with these eight golf gifts.
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November 18, 2021
Golfers can choose from a wide variety of portable launch monitor price points and user experiences. Here is what's new and the best ones to consider to improve your golf.
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November 15, 2021
Private club rounds, club fittings and even a club membership are available.
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November 11, 2021
More than 115 golf resorts can be booked using your Bonvoy rewards. We break down where you can go and our favorite properties to use your points.
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November 11, 2021
New and stylish rangefinders, updates and savings on a popular launch monitor, fashions and even boxed wine are all are arriving just in time for the holiday shopping season.
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November 9, 2021
Our community loves the value and experience at these popular and affordable military facilities and even book online.
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November 3, 2021
Black Mesa's comeback strengthens Albuquerque and Sante Fe's position as a World Top 100 Golf Destination.
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November 3, 2021
Playing golf at night is a fun experience everyone should try.
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November 2, 2021
The latest news regarding pandemic golf travel and some interesting upgrades at two under-the-radar golf resorts.
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November 2, 2021
Some U.S. cities have frighteningly few public-access courses for its residents. If you like variety, you may not want to live in these metros.
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October 28, 2021
From Oakmont's Church Pews to a 'Coffin', these pits of Hell put a fright into golfers.
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October 28, 2021
Opportunity to receive video tips via text is a new feature for members and subscribers.
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October 27, 2021
Kick up the jams and drop some putts with the best portable speakers for the golf course.
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October 26, 2021
It's the world's ultimate desert golf destination home to over 50 stay-and-play options. Where should you stay on your next Arizona trip?
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October 21, 2021
What began with just a par-3 course and learning center, this 2,000-acre sporting ranch between Austin and Houston is finally going all-in with an ambitious championship course.
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October 21, 2021
Denverites are playing - and apparently really enjoying - their reborn, historic municipal course.
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October 18, 2021
Golf can feel cruel when the ball hangs on the lip of the hole. It's even more so when a penalty's involved.
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October 18, 2021
The opening of Hay's Place beside the new Tiger Woods-designed par-3 course brings a new energy to golf's most famous resort.
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October 14, 2021
The wild and wavy North Course complements the Australian Sandbelt look of the acclaimed South Course near Oakland's airport.
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