Tim Gavrich

Tim Gavrich

Senior Writer

Tim Gavrich is a Senior Writer for Golf Advisor. A student of course design since he took up the game at age six, he also played for his college team at Washington and Lee University and still tries to tee it up in competition whenever possible. He has been involved in the golf industry since graduating in 2011, and has written full-time about golf travel and architecture since 2014. A native of Avon, Connecticut now residing in Vero Beach, Florida, he has played golf on two continents so far and is not too bad on Bermuda greens for a left-handed New Englander. Follow him on Twitter @TimGavrich and on Instagram @TimGavrich .

Recent articles
The last two weeks have provided plenty of discussion material for students of golf course architecture.
Some highly anticipated courses were scheduled to open in 2018. We checked in to see how they are faring so far.
I could never pretend to have anything more than a fool's understanding of more than the most basic physics concepts, but as far as I understand it, string theory posits that the most efficient path between two points in space may not, in fact, be a straight line.
It was something of a rule-proving an exception to a conviction I’ve long held about pro golf: They have it so much easier than the rest of us amateur golfers ...
The northeast has big cities, stunning coastline and majestic mountains. It also has some of America's finest golf - municipal, daily-fee, resort and private. Whether you're looking to escape the summer heat where you live (I know I enjoyed a near month-long sabbatical in Connecticut in June), at the beach or in the mountains, or do some autumn leaf-peeping, these 10 northeastern United States golf destinations - New England plus New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania - will suit you.
One of golf's big barriers to entry is its perceived cost. But putting and, to a lesser extent, chipping are essentially free for anyone.
Las Vegas and Atlantic City get plenty of attention, but Connecticut is home to a double-whammy of golf and gaming centered around two mega-resort hotels.
The Greenbrier styles itself "America's Resort." That's a bold claim. Is this grande-dame retreat worth your visit?
Golf Advisor's Power Rankings for the second quarter of 2018 are available. Did your favorite course make the list?
Rhode Island may be small, but it's home to a surprisingly strong set of golf courses. Here are five excellent ones.
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.
An incident involving several Michigan high school golf teams that turned in some suspiciously low scores to qualify for the state tournament raises a serious question: Just how much cheating goes on in tournament golf?
Father's Day is a big holiday for golfers. Here are a bunch of gift ideas to mark the occasion.
There is a lot going on at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. Confronting it all is a big part of what makes the resort so interesting for golfers and non-golfers alike.
The Southeast is a prime springtime golf destination. But lingering effects of the colder-than-usual winter are wreaking havoc on many courses.
A driving range full of golfers is normally a pleasant sight. But is the experience hindering the game?
Staying in a house is a great option at some golf resorts. At Orlando's Reunion, the house often rules.
Want to access some otherwise untouchable private golf courses and contribute to a great cause? Check out the Rounds 4 Research auction.
The next near-8,000-yard golf course has been announced. Eagle Nest Golf Course near Myrtle Beach is now the longest course in the state.
The 2018 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship is coming to Florida for the first time this May. Here's a look at the host course: Jupiter Hills Club's Hills Course.
Due to its private nature, The Abaco Club on Winding Bay in the Bahamas is one of the Caribbean's less-known getaways. But non-members can (and should) visit on a limited basis. Here's why.
Cobra has long been one of golf's more stylish brands. Their new KING F8 irons blend sharp looks with some fascinating technology, all aimed at helping golfers play better.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is having a significant impact on the tax laws in the United States. Gofers considering a real estate purchase should take note of two important accompanying factors.
Daytona Beach has a lasting association with competitive stock car racing. Its golf scene is a justifiably strong draw, as well, with courses that can appeal to a range of tastes and budgets.
Fort Myers sits in the heart of southwest Florida, making it an attractive spot for vacationing golfers. The courses feature both affordable courses and high-end plays nearby.
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