GADGET: Night vision with infrared imaging
CREATURE COMFORT: Panorama sunroof
GOLF-FRIENDLY FEATURE: Navigation system with Google Earth
PERFECT FOR: Adventurous foursomes. Google Earth feature will allow you to explore new courses before playing them.
GADGET: Blackberry integration with text-to-speech interface
CREATURE COMFORT: 20-way Comfort seats with ventilation, massage and heating
GOLF-FRIENDLY FEATURE: Run-flat tires so you never miss a tee time
PERFECT FOR: Office foursomes. The productivity features...
Nick Price, third round, 1986
Greg Norman, first round, 1996
Johnny Miller, final round, Oakmont Country Club, 1973
Tom Weiskopf, first round, Baltusrol Golf Club, 1980
“The true links were molded by divine hands. Linksland, the fine grasses, the wind made bunkers that defy imitation, the exquisite contours that refuse to be sculpted by hand.”
—Robert Hunter, The Links...
Appeared in the July/Aug. 2007 issue of LINKS.
A strange word it is: a singular noun ending in s and rhyming with jinx, minx and perhaps most appropriately, sphinx. No wonder there’s confusion.
According to the Oxford...
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At the 2003 Colonial, Annika Sorenstam teed it up with the men, proving how well women could compete on the course. Now, as a golf architect, she is showing that women can also design courses.
The grand dame of female architects, Dye has 17 co-design credits with her husband, Pete. In addition, she has contributed to many of his other courses. Her most famous idea was the island green at...
The first woman admitted to the European Institute of Golf Course Architects, Mortensen has taught golf course design at Scotland’s Edinburgh College of Art. In addition to remodeling more than a dozen courses, she has...
Alice Dye's niece worked in the family firm for 11 years before starting her own company in 2001. She has seven design credits including White Horse Golf Club in Kingston, Washington. It is a sprawling...