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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July 1, 2022
Fife's newest course is back up and running, big-time Arizona resort renovation efforts and more highlight our latest dispatch.
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June 30, 2022
We share 10 public course patios and decks where watching golfers finish their rounds is almost as fun as playing.
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June 27, 2022
Three star-studded events are coming to TVs and streaming services in early July.
49 Min Read
June 23, 2022
The "Top 100 under $100" finally delivers a list of courses that every golfer can afford.
1 Min Read
June 22, 2022
Pinpoint wedges have helped McIlroy play some of the best golf of his career lately. Learn his technique and get more shot-saving tips from the four-time major champion.
4 Min Read
June 20, 2022
Fitzpatrick's analytical approach to every shot and his pin-in putting give golfers food for thought.
4 Min Read
June 20, 2022
U.S. Open-winning (old) putter technology, new irons from a maverick Texas company and a quick review of a new rangefinder feature in this month's edition.
4 Min Read
June 15, 2022
Golf course news and notes: June, 2022.
3 Min Read
June 13, 2022
It has never been easier - or more important - to distinguish between the game the pros play and the one you play.
7 Min Read
June 13, 2022
The USGA founder club that saw early-20th-century golf's greatest underdog story hosts the national championship for the first time in 35 years.
2 Min Read
June 13, 2022
A new GolfPass series, Home Course Advantage, seeks to help level golf's playing field.
1 Min Read
June 10, 2022
We must protect this clubhouse.
6 Min Read
June 6, 2022
We've rounded up a bunch of gifts that cover the range of budgets.
4 Min Read
June 2, 2022
One of the world's premier courses is set to be renovated - and other notes - in this month's secrets column.
6 Min Read
June 2, 2022
The new, lighter Arccos 3.0 sensors help bring Big Data into your golf game.
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.
7 Min Read
May 17, 2022
The major championship jewel of the Great Plains is Perry Maxwell's masterpiece, recently restored by Gil Hanse.
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May 16, 2022
A 2022 recipient of a PGA of America lifetime achievement award, Cannon has photographed great courses and events for decades.
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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.
6 Min Read
May 9, 2022
Here's how to play - and stay - where the pros play.
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.
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.
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.
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.
1 Min Read
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.
3 Min Read
April 11, 2022
No matter the leaderboard, Augusta National never disappoints.
11 Min Read
April 4, 2022
Alister MacKenzie, Bobby Jones and many of golf history's greatest figures have shaped America's iconic championship golf course.
4 Min Read
March 31, 2022
These threads don't come cheap, but you're worth it.
5 Min Read
March 28, 2022
Several major architects have projects in varying stages of construction and design.
3 Min Read
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.
4 Min Read
March 23, 2022
Stay, play, practice *and* improve your game at these respected facilities.
3 Min Read
March 21, 2022
New direct-to-consumer brands, updated PING scoring clubs and more feature in this month's roundup.
1 Min Read
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.
6 Min Read
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.
5 Min Read
March 10, 2022
The great Indianan left an unmatched legacy in the form of several architects who have created scores of great courses.
5 Min Read
March 7, 2022
Developer of Pasatiempo and Cypress Point, Hollins forged a path followed by Alice Dye and others.
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March 31, 2022
Playing a joke on your friends during a round can be fun - if done right.
4 Min Read
March 17, 2022
We look at how two years of the COVID-19 pandemic have set the game on a new course.
2 Min Read
March 14, 2022
The new Golf's Greatest Holes series on GolfPass features several stunning tests on the Emerald Isle.
14 Min Read
March 8, 2022
Pete and Alice Dye's version at TPC Sawgrass altered modern golf course architecture.
2 Min Read
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.
1 Min Read
March 4, 2022
The Spaniard's exploits in Tucson remind us of his abiding coolness.
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March 3, 2022
Start planning your visit to these golf hotspots in 2022.
4 Min Read
February 28, 2022
A young player architect, a baby llama, new lodging in the Midwest and more highlight this month's column.
5 Min Read
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.
5 Min Read
February 25, 2022
The new launch monitor created for Tiger Woods is meant for pros and amateurs alike.
1 Min Read
February 24, 2022
Want Rory McIlroy to help you with your golf game? All you have to do is ask.
6 Min Read
February 21, 2022
During today's tumultuous times on Tour, we're feeling especially nostalgic over the loss of old events, venues, voices and other traditions of yesteryear.
1 Min Read
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.
5 Min Read
February 17, 2022
A new facility opening in California this spring will be the first next to a real golf course.
3 Min Read
February 16, 2022
The new balls - AVX, TruFeel and Velocity - might fit your game better than the legendary Pro V1.
5 Min Read
February 15, 2022
Amidst a dense pack of golf communities, 36 holes by Arnold Palmer Design Company's Brandon Johnson stand out.
3 Min Read
February 14, 2022
Golf course news and notes: February, 2022.
6 Min Read
February 10, 2022
Competition and compelling architecture will come together at these sites this year.
3 Min Read
February 10, 2022
The Valley of the Sun is not only headquarters for golf's largest management company but stocked with some of its best courses.
2 Min Read
February 10, 2022
Mixing in golf on a date can be fun and maybe even romantic, if done right.
3 Min Read
February 7, 2022
The 'WP9' has grown a cult following thanks to a few key ingredients every course should consider.
3 Min Read
February 7, 2022
I attempted a shot perhaps even more deadly than Jordan Spieth's cliff hanger at Pebble Beach.
4 Min Read
February 7, 2022
The Valley of the Sun sports so many golf courses that even long-time visitors can find new places to play.
1 Min Read
February 4, 2022
It's a putter; it's a wedge; it's an iron; it's a hybrid.
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