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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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.
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.
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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.
4 Min Read
February 3, 2022
When it comes to golf in the winter, is there a line where fun gives way to misery?
5 Min Read
January 31, 2022
The Show is a long way from its pre-pandemic height, but there was still plenty to see.
4 Min Read
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.
3 Min Read
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.
9 Min Read
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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December 17, 2021
Golftown, U.S.A. gives back.
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December 14, 2021
Enjoying affordable courses across the country opens a window into America's rich local golf scene.
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December 10, 2021
Taking on-course-living convenience to the extreme? That's so Texas.
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December 9, 2021
New list from Golf Digest features more than a dozen teachers who have featured on GolfPass.
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December 7, 2021
Surprising variety and spectacular scenery define the Valley of the Sun for golfers.
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December 3, 2021
It's good to sweeten the pot.
6 Min Read
November 30, 2021
From the home of Arnold Palmer to top resort courses and hidden gems, Orlando is loaded with options.
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November 23, 2021
We scoured the web of golf and found holiday savings up to 50% off.
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November 19, 2021
Architect Tom Doak’s annual Renaissance Cup is equal parts competition, collaboration and celebration.
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November 19, 2021
Cut class, tee it up and get some food, just like the old days.
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November 15, 2021
Golf course news and notes: November, 2021.
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November 15, 2021
Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and world-class instructors help you get up-and-down more often.
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November 12, 2021
No pins? No problem.
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November 11, 2021
The D.C.-based community golf organization's first-ever Symposium on Municipal Golf brought industry heavy hitters and passionate golfers alike to brainstorm the future of golf’s foundational facilities.
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November 8, 2021
Pelican Women's Championship host golf course seeks to mount a major championship-quality test in a changing LPGA Tour landscape.
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November 5, 2021
Some things 125 years old are new again.
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November 3, 2021
The Kohler-owned Hamilton Grand building has an apartment on the market. The price is steep but the location is almost impossible to beat.
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October 29, 2021
These folks are in the Halloween spirit.
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October 27, 2021
Sponsorships, higher prize limits and the ability to win money in certain amateur golf tournaments feature among several significant changes.
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October 26, 2021
Golf courses are adding more different sets of tees in the name of equitable play. Is it getting excessive?
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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.
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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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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
A Division I golfer shares what golf fashions line her closet.
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June 27, 2022
The 2022 U.S. Open and the first stateside LIV Golf both feature composite layouts using holes from two separate courses.
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June 27, 2022
Three star-studded events are coming to TVs and streaming services in early July.
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June 23, 2022
The "Top 100 under $100" finally delivers a list of courses that every golfer can afford.
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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.
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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.
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June 16, 2022
Watch featured groups and holes from The Country Club over Father's Day weekend.
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June 15, 2022
Golf course news and notes: June, 2022.
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June 13, 2022
It has never been easier - or more important - to distinguish between the game the pros play and the one you play.
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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.
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June 13, 2022
'The Phantom of the Open' will delight audiences.
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June 13, 2022
A new GolfPass series, Home Course Advantage, seeks to help level golf's playing field.
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June 10, 2022
We must protect this clubhouse.
6 Min Read
June 9, 2022
A slew of major sporting events - including an ongoing commitment to golf - have made Vegas the place to be for any sports fan.
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June 7, 2022
Amy Rogers reflects on how her dad got her hooked on the game.
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June 6, 2022
We've rounded up a bunch of gifts that cover the range of budgets.
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June 2, 2022
One of the world's premier courses is set to be renovated - and other notes - in this month's secrets column.
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June 2, 2022
We've dug through the GolfPass archives to compile the best driver tips for any golfer.
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June 2, 2022
The new, lighter Arccos 3.0 sensors help bring Big Data into your golf game.
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May 30, 2022
This remote escape minutes from the Canadian border is ready for major expansion.
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May 30, 2022
This legendary resort in North Carolina Sandhills will show off its connection to two legends - Donald Ross and Peggy Kirk Bell - by hosting its fourth U.S. Women's Open.
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