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A Connecticut native's favorite golf courses

By Tim Gavrich

Golf Advisor's Tim Gavrich lives in Florida, but he was born and raised in Connecticut. He shares his thoughts on his home state's golf scene.

Summer Swing: See golf's wild side in Alaska

By Brandon Tucker

Golf in Alaska is remote and one-of-a-kind. One of our Local Golf Advisors recently made the trip to Anchorage to play two of the top courses.

How to play as many holes as possible in one day

By Brandon Tucker

In celebration of the summer solstice, here are some little tips to keep in mind if you want to play as much golf as possible in one day.

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Want to beat the heat? Escape to these cool summer golf destinations

By Jason Scott Deegan

Summer's best golf destinations happen to coincide with cooler temperatures. Here are 10 hotspots to check out.

Summer Swing: Five great Arkansas golf courses

By Mike Bailey

Arkansas might not be the first place you think of when it comes to a golf destination, but it packs a pretty good punch, and it's a good value.

Best of 2017: Top 25 golf courses in New England

By Golf Advisor Staff

The top golf courses in the New England states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

The golf north of Truckee and Lake Tahoe is some of the best in California

By Jason Scott Deegan

Lake Tahoe is an embarrassment of golf riches, especially on the north end. A fivesome of courses in Truckee and another fivesome farther north in Graeagle, Clio and Portola could be golf destinations unto themselves.

How to find the right program for your junior golfer

By Mike Bailey

Whether your child is a beginner or ready to compete, there are junior golf programs out there for every youngster regardless of size or ability.

It takes a village to play a golf course quickly

By Brandon Tucker

The Shot Clock Masters is the latest attempt at speeding up professional golf, and the latest hope that one day slow play will finally get somewhere.

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In photos: 24 most spectacular par 3s in Canada

From Devil's Cauldron to Cabot Cliffs, browse the many phenomenal par 3s found throughout Canada.


Major championship venues: Future sites for the U.S. Open

From Shinnecock Hills to Winged Foot, view the full list of future U.S. Open golf sites as announced by the USGA.


Historic and beautiful, Samoset G.C. is one of Maine's best

On one of the most beautiful spots in America, Samoset Golf Course at Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine has ocean views, challenging holes and peak conditions.


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Five storylines heading into round two at the 2018 U.S. Open

The high scores of Thursday's first round at the 2018 U.S. Open might have derailed many of golf's top-ranked players. Can they recover under more favorable conditions in round two?

Wind will be a factor for afternoon groups

The return of Shinnecock Hills to the U.S. Open rota should be fascinating to watch this week. Bradley S. Klein points out five key storylines to watch during round one.

The USGA and Shinnecock Hills hope for redemption at the 2018 U.S. Open

The final round of the 2004 U.S. Open will live in infamy after course conditions spiraled out of control at Shinnecock Hills. Bradley S. Klein looks back at what went wrong, but more importantly, what was learned and can be applied in the return to Shinnecock for the 2018 U.S. Open.

Superintendents start mowing every morning in the dark

While you're probably sleeping, volunteer superintendents from around the country are working hard in the dark to ensure that Shinnecock Hills is in the best possible shape for the 2018 U.S. Open.

Shinnecock looks and plays differently than past U.S. Opens

A keen interest in course architecture by the USGA's Mike Davis is playing a big part in the setup for the 2018 U.S. Open. Bradley S. Klein looks at the changes at Shinnecock Hills leading up to its first major since 2004.

Closed golf course transforms into true off-the-beaten path experience

A closed golf course off the coast of Maryland gets new life with a radical concept that emphasizes getting to the holes, not getting the ball in them.