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Jay’s Plays Radio – Bruce Charlton, Tom Doak, and Ran Morrissett

We had a stellar guest list on the Jay’s Plays show on the Golf News Net Radio Network. Golf architect Bruce Charlton joined us to talk about Cordevalle (host of the 2016 U.S. Women’s Open) and Poppy Hills(former co-host of the AT&T). Then architect Tom Doak and GolfClubAtlas.com proprietor Ran Morrissett came on and talked about the second volume of...

The Architect’s Progress – Tom Doak Renovation has North Shore Country Club Firing on all Cylinders

GLEN HEAD, NY – It was Tom Doak out-Doaking himself: not just making a statement, but firing a golf carronade that echoed all along the mid-Atlantic region from Montauk to Middle Bay, from Maryland to Maine, a full broadside into the golf architecture history books. North Shore Country Club is back and better than it’s been in decades. Great strategic golf...

More bad luck for Doak! Fire at Common Ground in Colorado

Man, the hits just keep coming for Tom Doak. Dude, did you break a mirror or something? Yesterday brush fire ripped through a Colorado plain coming dangerously close to housing and Tom Doak’s redesign work at Common Ground Golf Course, a municipal club outside Aurora, CO.  The fire came within feet of the 12th green.  Here’s the latest. Hat tip:  Tom...

Another Tom Doak Course Closes – Apache Stronghold Shuts down for present

No word on what the future may bring, but Apache Stronghold, an excellent Tom Doak design owned by the San Carlos Apache Indian Nation has temporarily shut it’s doors. According to Golf Digest,  “A notice on the casino’s web site reads, “The Apache Stronghold Golf Course is closed until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience...

The Last Sunset at Beechtree

ABERDEEN, MD – The heartwarming glow that is The Sportlight dimmed briefly as night fell over Aberdeen, Maryland. Beechtree Golf Club, a Tom Doak design conceived and built before Pacific Dunes catapulted his meteoric rise to stardom, hosted a somber yet eager gathering on this warm Saturday in early fall. Fourteen ardent golfers – dutiful students of golf...