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.

11 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
September 17, 2021
R.I.P. to a legend.
3 Min Read
September 16, 2021
Golf course news and notes: September, 2021.
4 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
September 10, 2021
Play early, play often.
11 Min Read
September 9, 2021
Once considered novelties, par-3 courses are increasingly popular among traveling golfers, club members and communities.
3 Min Read
September 7, 2021
Some dismiss "outside operations" as entry-level work, but it can make or break a golf experience.
1 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
August 27, 2021
Burn calories and shave strokes at the same time.
5 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
August 20, 2021
Channel your inner Roy McAvoy.
7 Min Read
August 16, 2021
Pinehurst No. 2 and Oakmont are in. What other great championship venues will join them?
1 Min Read
August 13, 2021
Act like you've never been there before.
4 Min Read
August 11, 2021
Golf course news and notes: August, 2021.
2 Min Read
August 9, 2021
Fan treatment of Bryson DeChambeau runs directly against the game's tradition of civility.
1 Min Read
August 6, 2021
You're never too young to be a golf fan.
5 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
July 30, 2021
Drive away too fast and you might miss it.
9 Min Read
July 29, 2021
From major OEMs to rare boutique brands, Japanese golf club companies hold considerable sway over American golfers.
1 Min Read
July 23, 2021
Bandon Dunes joins Pinehurst in long-term event-hosting partnership with the USGA.
1 Min Read
July 16, 2021
Clubs for a cause from a two-time winner.
2 Min Read
July 15, 2021
Golf course news and notes: July, 2021.
1 Min Read
July 9, 2021
Mid-golf-day Nirvana in North Berwick.
1 Min Read
July 2, 2021
The kids are going to be alright.
5 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
June 25, 2021
'Team Florida' is getting $60,000 worth of help from the Florida State Golf Association
4 Min Read
June 21, 2021
Golf course news and notes: June, 2021.
1 Min Read
June 18, 2021
The air of mysticism adds to a round.
4 Min Read
June 17, 2021
Gil Hanse will supplant Rees Jones as the main molder of golf’s prestigious championship courses.
6 Min Read
June 15, 2021
Local golf continues to benefit from community reinvestment and industry tailwinds.
1 Min Read
May 28, 2021
Youth on Course continues to grow. We at GolfPass are happy to support it.
7 Min Read
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.
5 Min Read
May 24, 2021
Could the Ocean Course’s lack of formal bunkers be a model for all golf courses?
1 Min Read
May 21, 2021
Intelligence doesn't need to be worn on a sleeve.
1 Min Read
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.
3 Min Read
May 16, 2021
Golf course news and notes: May, 2021.
1 Min Read
May 14, 2021
The major champion and course architect is an Everygolfer's hero.
4 Min Read
May 11, 2021
A phenomenal host course and fun format add up to the most entertaining viewing experience of the year.
1 Min Read
May 7, 2021
There are a lot of golf courses out there. Why not play as many as humanly possible?
9 Min Read
May 4, 2021
Get to know this storied South Florida golf club, host of the 48th Walker Cup Matches.
1 Min Read
April 30, 2021
A sense of place is better than imitating the untouchable.
6 Min Read
April 27, 2021
Want to look good on the golf course? There are plenty of ways to go beyond the pro shop or your nearest outlet store.
1 Min Read
April 23, 2021
You never know who might be watching you play golf.
7 Min Read
April 22, 2021
From Vero Beach down through Stuart, several worthy golf courses and a slower pace await.
5 Min Read
April 20, 2021
Playing an awesome golf course is great. Playing it in competition with a friend by your side is even better.
1 Min Read
April 16, 2021
The game does not have to be that serious. It's nice when courses understand that.
9 Min Read
April 13, 2021
Talented architects are breathing new life into these layouts.
1 Min Read
April 2, 2021
Free-form golf opens up all sorts of possibilities.
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4 Min Read
September 16, 2021
Some of the world's famous venues are littered with sand.
3 Min Read
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.
3 Min Read
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.
4 Min Read
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.
3 Min Read
September 1, 2021
News of a new mountain lodge under construction and new oceanfront resort debuting this fall highlight this month's travel column.
4 Min Read
September 1, 2021
While the boom has been great for the industry, it's been tougher on golfers looking for tee times.
1 Min Read
August 30, 2021
Here's where the R&A's flagship event for the best women golfers will be held in the coming years.
1 Min Read
August 30, 2021
Here's where the PGA of America's flagship event for the best women golfers will be held in the coming years.
3 Min Read
August 30, 2021
Sand Hollow is the headliner for "Greater Zion," a Utah destination in the midst of a mini-golf boom.
3 Min Read
August 27, 2021
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.
9 Min Read
August 26, 2021
Who should you tip and how much? From caddies to bag boys to locker room attendants, here's how much cash you should bring to the club.
6 Min Read
August 24, 2021
Garmin's new golf product in 2021 features 14 swing metrics recorded, plus the option for video in a portable device.
3 Min Read
August 24, 2021
Playing nine holes every Sunday helps Bob Williams stay sharp, physically and mentally.
3 Min Read
August 23, 2021
New price points for PXG, two new mobile launch monitors debut and more golf gear updates for August, 2021.
3 Min Read
August 19, 2021
Two recent sales of golf courses will eventually lead to the development of solar farms, continuing a concerning trend for golfers.
7 Min Read
August 19, 2021
Here are some of local photographer Brian Oar's favorite courses around Salt Lake City. The best part? They can all be played for under $100, and many of them for under $50.
7 Min Read
August 16, 2021
Thanks to its many multi-course golf resorts and a flourishing food & beverage scene, Traverse City is now one of America's most sought-after summer getaways.
2 Min Read
August 16, 2021
An interior B.C. experience once considered to be among Canada's 10 best, is back after a multi-year closure.
2 Min Read
August 9, 2021
The St. Andrews Links Trust will bring Toptracer Range technology to the "Home of Golf" in Scotland.
2 Min Read
August 9, 2021
New golfers don't need high-end balls just yet. We've found five excellent alternatives for less than $25 a dozen.
5 Min Read
August 6, 2021
The experience at the newest golf course in Michigan is unlike anything you'll play in the Jack Nicklaus portfolio.
6 Min Read
August 5, 2021
Scoring, GPS, activity tracking, biometrics, strokes gained: It's all possible from your wrist with the right wearable device.
7 Min Read
August 4, 2021
With one of the state's best public courses, a nationally recognized collegiate facility and a curious 12-hole layout, Michigan's capital shouldn't be overlooked.
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