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Shaping the future of Arnold Palmer Design

By Mike Bailey

Arnold Palmer Design still draws inspiration from the King as its lead designers try to do the name proud with bold new golf courses and renovations.

Future reality: Golf simulators continue evolution

By Mike Bailey

New technology, including improvements to the short game and putting, are making simulators more advanced than ever before.

American made: Golf's greatest nicknames, from Amen Corner to the Bermuda Triangle

By Jason Scott Deegan

The Bear Trap. The Green Mile. The Snake Pit. We rank the 15 best collection of holes in America from least favorite to most iconic.

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How you can be a golf course architecture junkie

By Bradley S. Klein

Any golfer, no matter where the play or how well they score can enjoy the nuances of course design. Bradley S. Klein on what to look for in the architecture of a golf course.

My top 10 U.S. golf courses under $50

By Brandon Tucker

Are you always on the hunt for the next great under-$50 round? Golf Advisor's Brandon Tucker offers 10 of the best courses in the U.S. at that price point.

4 great ways to improve your golf game indoors

By Tim Gavrich

Looking for ways to improve your game while away from the course? Keep these 4 items handy at home while you wait for the season to start up again.

Golf Advisor's Top 50 U.S. Courses in 2017

By Golf Advisor Staff

Golf Advisor's Top 50 courses in the U.S. according to everyday golfers like you. View the full list here.

The career bucket list: The top 25 things every golfer should experience

By Jason Scott Deegan

We can't all be scratch golfers, but there are plenty of things every avid golfer should experience during their lifetime in the game.

Best of 2017: Top 25 golf courses in California

By Golf Advisor Staff

We looked at your ratings and reviews in the state of California in 2017 to determine which courses received the best ratings. Here is the annual top 25 determined by golfers like you.

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Check out the new-look Palmer Course at PGA National Resort & Spa

The Palmer Course at PGA National Resort & Spa has just reopened after a months-long renovation project. Here's what you need to know about this South Florida layout.


A new look at the Champion Course at PGA National

The Champion Course at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. has re-opened following a renovation. The Honda Classic host now boasts new turf and a newly designed 14th hole from Jack Nicklaus.


The Ocean Club at The Breakers Palm Beach plays longer than its 6,167 yards

The Ocean Club, located across the street from The Breakers Palm Beach, delivers a golf experience as nice as the five-star hotel. Florida's oldest course is kept in top shape, and a meal at the Flagler Steakhouse in the clubhouse is a must.


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Reaction to the proposed World Handicap System

The new World Handicap System proposed by the USGA and R&A is a step in the right direction for golf, but doesn't go far enough, writes Mike Bailey.

Notes from the 2018 Golf Industry Show

At the Golf Industry Show it's all about building and maintaining a better golf course for golfers. The GIS has it covered, from better rakes and chemicals to new grasses and better bunkers.

New Oregon resort introducing goat caddies in 2018

Using animal caddies isn't new in the world of golf, but The Retreat & Links at Silvies Valley Ranch in Oregon will put its own spin on the concept by offering goat caddies on its seven-hole McVeigh's Gauntlet course in 2018.

2021 Open Championship goes to St. Andrews

The Old Course at St. Andrews has been selected to host the 2021 Open Championship. It will be the 150th playing of the tournament.

English golf club draws fire for plans to kill geese on the course

The turf war of golf vs. geese is a never-ending saga for many course superintendents. The West Essex Golf Club outside London has come under fire for its plans to shoot and kill geese plaguing its course.

A world without links golf? New report suggests rising seas will make it so

A report in the U.K. by the Climate Coalition says links golf courses around the world will be devastated if sea-level rises come to fruition.