Tag: Tom Doak

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What a special experience it can be to play the Old Course backward!

By: 2023. 12. 01.

I was so thrilled when I heard about the opportunity to play St Andrews' Old Course in reverse, and it immediately brought to mind two other incredible golf courses that I can't wait to tell you about! These…

Te Arai Links North Course_Hole 2_Ricky Robinson

What aspects did Tom Doak focus on while designing the North Course at Te Arai Links?

By: 2023. 09. 29.

Te Arai Links' Managing Director, Jim Rohrstaff, proudly announced in a February interview for Golf Business Monitor that Tom Doak had been commissioned to design the North Course. Tom Doak's new masterpiece will open for play on October…

La Zalageta CEO Jacobo Cestino & Tom Doak

What kind of golf course should Tom Doak design for La Zagaleta to impress golfers?

By: 2023. 08. 24.

Luxury in 2023 is more about aspiration, connection to life events, a moment in time, or lifestyle. Aspirations are diversifying, and golf clubs/resorts must attract new customers while catering to the existing customer base. Bain says the global…

Cabot Highlands hole 14 from behind green by Credit Darren Chisholm

When will the Tom Doak-designed golf course in Cabot Highlands be ready?

By: 2023. 08. 02.

Have you been keeping up with Castle Stuart Golf Links (since 2009) lately? The Cabot Collection acquired this fantastic golf club in Inverness, Scotland, in 2022 and added it to its impressive collection. One of the first actions…

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Guide to how to fall in love with Te Arai Links

By: 2023. 02. 21.

Mike Keiser's book - The Nature of the Game - was very instructive for me. Perhaps it was this book that convinced me how exciting and beautiful the links courses are and why minimalist golf course architecture is…

Pinehurst Resort 10th golf course by Tom Doak

How memorable will be the new Tom Doak-designed golf course at Pinehurst Resort?

By: 2023. 01. 05.

Probably one of the first golf architecture books I read was Tom Doak's The Anatomy of a Golf Course. I've followed his work since (e.g., The Loop at Forest Dunes, Barnbougle Dunes (Tasmania), Cape Kidnappers, Streamsong, Tara Iti…