So I mentioned earlier that the Australian Golf Digest Top 100 courses for both 2014 and 2016 had been completed in November 2017. This was a great personal achievement. One which the publishers of the list also recognised.
Last month saw Australian Golf Digest release 2018 Top 100 list. Reviewed biennially, there were a few movements in, out and within the list which always raise quite a bit of debate among the golf community.
How quickly time has passed, being a couple of months since what can only be described as a spectacular journey, completing the Australian top 100 golf courses.
With the new year comes the new rankings, with Golf Australia 2018 Top 100 golf courses released this month. I read this with great interest now, due to becoming a panel member last year.
What a year 2017 was. Lots of golf and dreams achieved. Starting the year with 91 played on the Australian Golf Digest List, progress accelerated in the first half. Almost came to a grinding halt during the middle, but finished with a flurry.
The Christmas season has started so wishing everyone a Merry Christmas 2017. I have been a very good boy this year. Santa was extremely generous and will help build that golf architecture knowledge even more. Think they will keep me going for quite a while. This year is quite a mixed one for myself, having achieved so much, finishing the …
Playing the Australian Top 100 Golf courses involves quite a bit of travel. With such a big country, a lot of that is by air so flying with golf clubs is a necessity in trying to complete the quest.
Recently the R&A and USGA made a major announcement, which are aimed at seeing golf rule modernisation. This includes a major set of proposed rules, which will also encourage the speed of play.
Another list has been released last month, the Golf Australia Magazine 2017 Top 100 Public Access Golf Courses eligible in Australia. This is not my official list that I am trying to complete, but one in which I do take a bit of interest, even comparing those I have played. Some of those I played dropped off meaning my total played went …
So we have come to an end of the Australian Summer of Golf. Well for the mens events anyway, obviously the ladies tournaments will be held in the new year.