Rock On

Pete Dye spins a new track at his mystical masterpiece in Pennsylvania. When the Mystic Rock golf course at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort hosted its first PGA Tour event in 2003, the winner, J. L. Lewis, posted a final score of 22 under par. Lewis’s low mark was one factor that impelled the course’s designer, Pete […]

Faldo Legacy Course at Roco Ki

Translated from the Dominican Republic’s native Taino language, roco ki means “honoring the land.” British golfer and course designer Nick Faldo stayed true to this concept when building his new Faldo Legacy Course at Roco Ki (809.688.9898, http://www.rocoki.com). Set high above the Atlantic on the Dominican Republic’s east coast, the Legacy Course is part of […]

Best of the Best 2008: Golf Courses

Canadian designer Doug Carrick took both the high road and the low road when building the Carrick at Cameron House (+44.1389.755.565, http://www.devere.co.uk), which plays along the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond in Scotland. The front nine of the 7,086-yard course follows the lake’s level shoreline and incorporates several links-style features, such as sod-walled fairway bunkers […]