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Sunday, April 1, 2012

Next Stop: Dismal River (Mullen, Nebraska)

Course #7: San Francisco Golf Club #12... A.W. Tillinghast's best course

After a 2 month stretch where I saw 36 different golf courses (listed bellow) I am moving to Dismal River Golf Club in Mullen, Nebraska. This will be part-2 of the Renaissance Golf Design construction phase. Not exactly sure what I am in for yet, but I'm sure it will involve a lot of landscape rakes and sand dunes!

To see pictures from the project in Mullen, Nebraska check out the Renaissance Golf Design website:

Want to know more about our famous neighbors Sand Hills Golf Club always ranked #1 Modern Golf Course... This YouTube video is amazing!

For more information on the new course at Dismal River:

Here are 2 links to an golf architecture website called with pictures of the site and some of the construction work that had begun. I do not recommend reading all of it, as its lots of bs from random internet nerds, Doak writes a bunch, and so does Chris Johnson who is owner #3...

What they dont explain is this project is super low on money, and has gone bankrupt 2x. Looks like I will be doing a lot of hand raking...

Pictures are scattered through the pages on each thread.

Course #1: Crystal Downs by Alister Mackenzie and Perry Maxwell... The best front 9 holes seen to date

A litsting of the 36 courses in 2 months:
(30 played and 6 walked)

Crystal Down, Michigan (walk 27)

Piping Rock, New York (walk)
Friars Head, New York (walk)
National Golf Links of America, New York(walk)
Sebonack, New York (walk)

Course #4: National Golf Links of America

Sharp Park, California
San Francisco Golf Club, California
Orinda CC, California
Mira Vista, California
Pasatiempo, California
Stanford, California
Harding Park, California
California Club of San Francisco, California (27 holes)
Meadow Club, California
Claremont, California

West Hill, England
The Addington, England (36 holes)
St. Georges Hill, England (27 holes)
Walton Heath: Old, England
Walton Heath: New, England (9 holes)
Worplesdon, England
Queenwood, England
Royal Ashdown Forest: Old, England
Royal Cinque Ports, England (36 holes)
Swinley Forest, England

Grand Cypress: North South East, Florida (54 holes)
Grand Cypress: New, Florida (27 holes)
Lake Nona, Florida (Tavistock Cup tournament)

Split Rock, New York
Deepdale, New York
Marine Park, New York
North Shore, New York
Atlantic, New York (walk)
Shackamaxon, New Jersey
Forsgate: Banks, New Jersey
Quaker Ridge, New York (27 holes)

1 comment:

  1. Dismal River, BK twice? News to me. Are you just another media hack or a former caddie with a sun zapped brain?