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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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.
6 Min Read
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.
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July 9, 2021
Mid-golf-day Nirvana in North Berwick.
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July 2, 2021
The kids are going to be alright.
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June 30, 2021
From Detroit to the Upper Peninsula, this golf-rich Midwestern state has an illustrious history and some public-access gems from a bygone era.
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June 25, 2021
'Team Florida' is getting $60,000 worth of help from the Florida State Golf Association
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June 21, 2021
Golf course news and notes: June, 2021.
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June 18, 2021
The air of mysticism adds to a round.
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June 17, 2021
Gil Hanse will supplant Rees Jones as the main molder of golf’s prestigious championship courses.
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June 15, 2021
Local golf continues to benefit from community reinvestment and industry tailwinds.
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May 28, 2021
Youth on Course continues to grow. We at GolfPass are happy to support it.
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May 24, 2021
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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May 24, 2021
Could the Ocean Course’s lack of formal bunkers be a model for all golf courses?
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May 21, 2021
Intelligence doesn't need to be worn on a sleeve.
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May 18, 2021
The premiere episode of Golf Road Trippin' is now streaming on GolfPass.
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May 17, 2021
Famous layouts and some hidden gems are part of the championship's storied history.
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May 16, 2021
Golf course news and notes: May, 2021.
Recent articles
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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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October 7, 2021
Recent releases run the gamut from irons to apps.
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October 7, 2021
We found the 10 cities where it's easiest to score a tee time.
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October 6, 2021
Kauai has fewer than half the courses of Oahu, Maui and the Big Island, but the quality is top notch.
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October 4, 2021
The number of publicly accessible tournament venues will shrink during the 2021-22 PGA Tour schedule as the majors move to private clubs.
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October 4, 2021
America's largest golf resort, and one of its smallest, are expanding to enhance the guest experience.
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October 4, 2021
Golf courses in California's Coachella Valley and Phoenix-Scottsdale are hotbeds of overseeding, but it's a common, and sometimes controversial, practice throughout the southern United States.
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September 30, 2021
From the largest elevation drop to the wildest greens and deepest bunker, all these U.S. courses take the game to the edge.
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September 28, 2021
In a new exclusive series from GolfPass, Rory McIlroy demonstrates with Martin Hall how to hit the 9 shots. Here's how to add them to your practice routine.
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September 23, 2021
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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September 23, 2021
We've crafted a Dream 18 from the most exciting holes in American public golf.
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September 21, 2021
Large buddies groups love playing Ryder Cup-style, multi-day team events on their golf vacations. And what could be more epic than playing a Ryder Cup match on a former (or future) Ryder Cup venue?
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September 21, 2021
Bernhard Langer recalls the turning point that led to a European wave at the Ryder Cup matches
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September 16, 2021
Some of the world's famous venues are littered with sand.
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September 14, 2021
New clubs dropped by Mizuno, WHOOP unveils its most advanced band yet, and Ryder Cup-inspired golf sandals?
4 Min Read
September 10, 2021
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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September 9, 2021
Putting from off the green can save strokes (and headaches) if done properly.
3 Min Read
September 7, 2021
From cooler weather to wide open tee sheets, there's a lot to love about a fall golf trip. View our top destinations.
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September 7, 2021
A recent visit to a trio of Midwest courses was a reminder that there's a lot to love about playing golf on campus.
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September 1, 2021
News of a new mountain lodge under construction and new oceanfront resort debuting this fall highlight this month's travel column.
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September 1, 2021
While the boom has been great for the industry, it's been tougher on golfers looking for tee times.
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