Review: Quaker Ridge Golf Club

Although Quaker Ridge keeps a low-profile, those who have been fortunate to experience it firsthand know it is very well-deserving of its Top 100 status and is undoubtedly one of the best parkland designs in America. Characterized by numerous strong par fours, impeccable conditioning, and several unique quirks, I can’t say enough positive things about Quaker Ridge. This is a course I could play for the rest of my life and never tire of. … More Review: Quaker Ridge Golf Club

Review: Bethpage State Park Golf Course – Black Course

Simply put, Bethpage Black is one of the best pure course designs in the world. The history, conditioning, and name recognition more than make up for lackluster amenities, and I found the course much more playable than people give it credit. Every serious golfer should experience the Black at least once in their lifetime. … More Review: Bethpage State Park Golf Course – Black Course

Review: Pinehills Golf Club (Jones Course)

Course Name: Pinehills Golf Club (Jones Course) Designer: Rees Jones/Steve Weisser (2001) Location: Plymouth, Massachusetts History: Opened in 2001, this course shares a clubhouse with another superb course designed by Jack Nicklaus. This region is steeped in golfing excellence as the super-exclusive internationally-acclaimed Old Sandwich is just a mile down the road. The two courses at Pinehills … More Review: Pinehills Golf Club (Jones Course)

Review: Lake of Isles (South Course)

Course Name: Lake of Isles (South Course) Designer: Rees Jones (2005) Location: North Stonington, Connecticut History: Designed in 2005 to complement the public North Course, the South Course is home to 298 members. It is considered the superior of the two courses, earning the following awards: #6 Best Course in Connecticut – Golf Digest (2017) Conditions: 8/10, Lake of … More Review: Lake of Isles (South Course)