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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May 13, 2022
Drop and give me 18.
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May 11, 2022
These major champions got it done under the most intense pressure. They can help you do the same.
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May 9, 2022
We round up the golf books titles worth your leisure time.
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May 9, 2022
Here's how to play - and stay - where the pros play.
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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.
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April 28, 2022
Famous, historic and exclusive clubs are all offering rounds to help with turf research in 2022.
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April 25, 2022
New offerings from big names and some smaller-brand curiosities abound this month.
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April 21, 2022
Quality products and a focus on the environment work in tandem more than ever in golf.
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April 21, 2022
The Els for Autism 2022 Golf Challenge opens golf club doors while serving children around the world.
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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.
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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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April 15, 2022
We can use the wood.
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April 13, 2022
Golf course news & notes: April, 2022.
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April 12, 2022
New series from Martin Hall seeks to demystify one of the scariest places on any golf course.
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April 11, 2022
No matter the leaderboard, Augusta National never disappoints.
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April 4, 2022
Alister MacKenzie, Bobby Jones and many of golf history's greatest figures have shaped America's iconic championship golf course.
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March 31, 2022
These threads don't come cheap, but you're worth it.
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March 28, 2022
Several major architects have projects in varying stages of construction and design.
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March 24, 2022
Every shot is important, but one or more of these could be the difference between winning and losing the next time you're on the golf course.
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March 23, 2022
Stay, play, practice *and* improve your game at these respected facilities.
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March 21, 2022
New direct-to-consumer brands, updated PING scoring clubs and more feature in this month's roundup.
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March 18, 2022
Here is how golfers are supporting Ukraine in her time of need.
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March 16, 2022
Golf course news & notes: March, 2022.
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March 14, 2022
The Canadian native, now based in Arizona, has invented some of the modern era's best golf training aids to go along with his engaging teaching style.
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March 10, 2022
The great Indianan left an unmatched legacy in the form of several architects who have created scores of great courses.
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March 7, 2022
Developer of Pasatiempo and Cypress Point, Hollins forged a path followed by Alice Dye and others.
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March 4, 2022
The Spaniard's exploits in Tucson remind us of his abiding coolness.
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February 21, 2022
Check out one of GolfPass' all-time greatest tips from the 3-time major champion, plus a video about social media sensation "Snappy Gilmore."
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February 18, 2022
Alright, alright, alright.
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February 16, 2022
The new balls - AVX, TruFeel and Velocity - might fit your game better than the legendary Pro V1.
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February 15, 2022
Amidst a dense pack of golf communities, 36 holes by Arnold Palmer Design Company's Brandon Johnson stand out.
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February 14, 2022
Golf course news and notes: February, 2022.
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February 10, 2022
Competition and compelling architecture will come together at these sites this year.
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February 4, 2022
It's a putter; it's a wedge; it's an iron; it's a hybrid.
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February 3, 2022
When it comes to golf in the winter, is there a line where fun gives way to misery?
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January 31, 2022
The Show is a long way from its pre-pandemic height, but there was still plenty to see.
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January 24, 2022
You probably can't hit a fairway that's 20 yards wide, let alone a fairway that's 1 yard wide.
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January 21, 2022
Construction starts this spring.
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January 20, 2022
A boatload of new golf balls, drivers and more have our credit cards ready to spend.
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January 13, 2022
World-renowned instructor Martin Chuck and fitness guru Don Saladino's at-home drills and golf fitness exercises will get your game in shape.
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January 10, 2022
New ownership will bring lodging and course renovations to beloved 30-year-old property.
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January 7, 2022
"Welcome to my hole!"
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January 6, 2022
Creative approaches to golf course remodeling and authentic restoration efforts continue apace.
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January 3, 2022
Want to start 2022 off with some great golf writing? Check out these pieces.
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January 3, 2022
From Utah to Iraq, exciting original designs by architecture's biggest names are set to debut.
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December 20, 2021
Golf course news & notes: December, 2021.
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December 20, 2021
Is the key to Tiger's latest comeback walking the fairway with his son?
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December 17, 2021
New tec, new greens and more will improve your next golf vacation to Arizona's Valley of the Sun.
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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.
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May 5, 2022
Despite a limited Greek golf culture, this 72-hole golf resort offers everything a golfer could want.
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May 2, 2022
Playing Del Monte at Pebble Beach Resorts on its 125th birthday reminded us that historical, classical golf is the best golf.
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May 2, 2022
I'm participating in a Youth on Course 100 Hole Hike this summer. Why aren't you?
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April 28, 2022
Launch monitors are slowly but surely becoming more affordable for the common golfer.
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April 25, 2022
A Greg Norman design at Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta hosts the world's best players April 25-May 1.
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April 21, 2022
This new heavyweight just might be the king of all golf books.
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April 18, 2022
Just because it's dark doesn't mean you can't play your favorite game.
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April 15, 2022
Tiger Woods used Full Swing's new KIT model as part of his pre-2022 Masters prep and on the grounds of Augusta National.
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April 14, 2022
Only a select group of courses have received solely five-star reviews since launching our platform nearly a decade ago.
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April 7, 2022
Naples is a winter golf mecca perfect for snowbirds.
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April 7, 2022
A treasured Dr. Alister MacKenzie muni in San Francisco awaits a long-overdue return to glory.
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April 4, 2022
Golfers can play Amen Corner, the feared island green at TPC Sawgrass and other famous holes on replica courses.
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April 1, 2022
Golfers can savor Sweetens Cove by playing golf in rural Tennessee or sipping its bourbon.
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April 1, 2022
An island course with a new look and name and an old favorite about to close for a transformation highlight this month's 'Secrets' column.
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March 31, 2022
Playing a joke on your friends during a round can be fun - if done right.
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March 17, 2022
We look at how two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have set the game on a new course.
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March 14, 2022
The new Golf's Greatest Holes series on GolfPass features several stunning tests on the Emerald Isle.
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March 8, 2022
Pete and Alice Dye's version at TPC Sawgrass altered modern golf course architecture.
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March 7, 2022
A new travel series, available on GolfPass, features hosts Paul McGinley and Chris Hollins playing the best golf holes on the Emerald Isle.
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March 3, 2022
Start planning your visit to these golf hotspots in 2022.
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February 28, 2022
A young player architect, a baby llama, new lodging in the Midwest and more highlight this month's column.
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February 28, 2022
This women's developmental tour features plenty of top courses that will fit your game (and budget) better than PGA Tour venues.
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February 25, 2022
The new launch monitor created for Tiger Woods is meant for pros and amateurs alike.
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February 24, 2022
Want Rory McIlroy to help you with your golf game? All you have to do is ask.
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