Tom Doak’s reversible golf course is featured on Adventures in Golf with Erik Anders Lang

The idea of a reversible golf course, one that could be played in one direction or the other, is not new. In fact The Old Course at St Andrews was at one point regularly played in reverse.

The “right-handed” version of The Old Course is the one we’re all familiar with, but a “left-handed” version was played every other week in the late 19th century that began by teeing off to the 17th green and finishing by playing from the 2nd tee to the 18th green.

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Special early bird offer on escorted golf tour to China 2020

Mission Hills Hainan Island and The Dunes at Shenzhou Peninsula are on the itinerary of this great golf tour to China in 2020.

We’ve been supporting AYM Golf tours since we had the amazing opportunity to see the golf courses of Hokkaido, Japan last year.

AYM Golf are offering a range of great golf tours to a bunch of Asian destinations but this escorted tour to China caught our eye.

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Gil Hanse renovation of Royal Sydney given the green light by members

Royal Sydney members have finally given the green light to a full redevelopment of the historic championship golf course in Sydney’s east.

After years of discussion and a change to the first proposal, Royal Sydney members have overhwlemingly voted in favour of a Gil Hanse led re-design of the championship golf course. Slated to begin in the first half of 2021, Royal Sydney’s championship golf course will get a major renovation including a major increase in fairway size, significant changes to the area currently occupied by the 7th, 8th and 9th holes and two loops of nine. All going well the new course will be open for play in 2022. The first re-design proposal by the appointed team of Gill Hanse and his team of designers (including Harley Kruse) was knocked back by members and included a number of more drastic changes to the golf course including a closing par-3 18th hole back up to the club house. Read more

Spectacular drone flyover of Royal Adelaide Golf Club

Check out this great flyover footage of Royal Adelaide Golf Club from Gary Lisbon.

The vistas across Royal Adelaide are always wonderful but these aerial shots are spectacular views across one of the best golf courses in Australia. In particular the shots with the train running through the property, the views of the 3rd and sand crater surrounds of the 11th green.

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