Monthly Archives: January 2011

What’s fair?
The Research

What’s fair?

What would you think if we told you that a 5,600-yard course would be equivalent to an 8,400-yard course for the average man? How about an 11,200-yard course for Matt Kuchar ? If fair is defined as having to hit the same clubs to reach greens in regulation, that’s how the math works.

The “Fun Issue” by Golf Digest
Success Stories

The “Fun Issue” by Golf Digest

If you have not read Golf Digest’s Fun Issue (January 2011), we strongly suggest that you make a beeline for it. In this post, we highlight two parts of the issue with which we completely agree. The central point? Golf should be fun.

Golf Course News No. 21: Your course is too…long?
The Research

Golf Course News No. 21: Your course is too…long?

Many of today’s courses could benefit from tee adjustments. Any course built to the modern standard now often play at unsuitable yardages for almost everyone, with the back tees too short, and the middle and forward tees too long.

Jeffrey D. Brauer
Experts

Jeffrey D. Brauer

Jeff Brauer, a longtime golf course architect, has agreed to appear as an expert for golfwithwomen. He will contribute posts periodically dealing with golf course architecture.