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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August 30, 2021
Here's where the R&A's flagship event for the best women golfers will be held in the coming years.
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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.
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August 30, 2021
Sand Hollow is the headliner for "Greater Zion," a Utah destination in the midst of a mini-golf boom.
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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.
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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.
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August 24, 2021
Garmin's new golf product in 2021 features 14 swing metrics recorded, plus the option for video in a portable device.
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August 24, 2021
Playing nine holes every Sunday helps Bob Williams stay sharp, physically and mentally.
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August 23, 2021
New price points for PXG, two new mobile launch monitors debut and more golf gear updates for August, 2021.
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August 19, 2021
Two recent sales of golf courses will eventually lead to the development of solar farms, continuing a concerning trend for golfers.
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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.
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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.
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August 16, 2021
An interior B.C. experience once considered to be among Canada's 10 best, is back after a multi-year closure.
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August 9, 2021
The St. Andrews Links Trust will bring Toptracer Range technology to the "Home of Golf" in Scotland.
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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.
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August 6, 2021
The experience at the newest golf course in Michigan is unlike anything you'll play in the Jack Nicklaus portfolio.
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August 5, 2021
Scoring, GPS, activity tracking, biometrics, strokes gained: It's all possible from your wrist with the right wearable device.
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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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August 3, 2021
What to expect from the ballot for the Old Course at St. Andrews, a look at one of America's best new courses and a reborn western Canadian standout.
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August 2, 2021
Roger Page finished his adventure with a whirlwind trip from Pebble Beach to Alaska to Maui.
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July 28, 2021
The host country of the 2020 Olympics, Japan is one of a handful of the world's Top 100 golf destinations in Asia.
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July 26, 2021
TV viewing schedule for the men's and women's golf competition live on Golf Channel from Kasumigaseki Country Club
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July 26, 2021
Restoring Oakland Hills meant getting beneath the Robert Trent Jones Sr. years and reclaiming its Donald Ross soul.
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July 23, 2021
A number of summer and winter Olympic venues from Lake Placid, N.Y., to Tokyo are home to spectacular golf.
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July 22, 2021
GolfPass travel packages can take you to the courses where history is made.
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July 22, 2021
There's no reason this Hawaiian treat shouldn't be offered on the mainland.
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