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Golf’s elite: Course designers

This Who’s Who in Golf section profiles the top professional and amateur players through history. Also included are the world’s most renowned golf course designers, as well as notable others who have contributed significantly to the game of golf in the category "Course designers". Use the search box below to discover more.

England
Golf course architect.
England
Golf course architect; army officer.
Canada
Golf course architect.
England
Golf Club Secretary, golf course architect and amateur golfer.
Canada
Accomplished amateur golfer; golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect.
England
Golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect, author and artist.
USA
Golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect and writer.
Scotland
Golf course architect, professional golfer, club maker, golf instructor and writer.
Scotland
Golf course architect, professional golfer, club maker, greenkeeper.
USA
Golf course architect, amateur golfer, champion of women's golf.
USA
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect and amateur golfer.
USA
Golf course architect; chemical engineer.
USA
Accomplished amateur golfer and golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect, greenkeeper and writer.
England
Amateur county cricketer; golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect.
Canada
Golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect
England
Landowner; army officer (21st Lancers, Leicestershire Yeomanry and Royal Horse Artillery); Conservative MP for Horncastle, Lincs (next to Woodhall Spa); High Sherrif (of Rutland); President of the English Golf Union; golf course architect; golf writer.
USA
Army officer (Special Forces "Green Berets"); golf course architect; golf writer.
England
Golf course architect; army officer; accomplished amateur golfer.
USA
Golf course architect and author.
USA
Golf course architect and author.
England
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect, founding Vice-President of the USGA, amateur golfer and author (notably of "Scotland's Gift: Golf").
Scotland
Golf course architect and writer.
USA
Banker; golf course architect.
Canada
Golf course architect.
Scotland
Golf course architect
USA
Golf course architect.
England
Golf course architect; military pilot.
England
Golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect
Canada
Golf course architect and writer.
Canada
Golf course architect.
USA
Golf course architect.
Scotland
Golf course designer, professional golfer, club pro, greenkeeper, club-maker and golf instructor.
USA
Golf course architect.
England
Golf course architect, golf writer, barrister, artist, art critic and collector (books, cigars, persian carpets, wines and walking sticks).
USA
Golf course architect, botanist and author.
Canada
Golf course architect, amateur golfer, soldier, writer, entrepreneur.
USA
Golf course architect, golf journalist, author and poet.
USA
Golf course architect

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Tournament of Champions: the PGA Tour’s calendar-year starts, as it has done since 1999, with this iconic event in Hawaii. The field is drawn from players who won a PGA Tour event in 2022, or were amongst the top 30 in last year’s FedEx Cup final standings (Jan 6-9).

Desert Swing: the European (DP World) Tour launches into 2023 with three events in its UAE “Desert Swing”. Up first is the Abu Dhabi Championship (Jan 19-22), followed by the Dubai Desert Classic (Jan 26-29) and the Ras Al Kaimah Championship (Feb 2-5).

Who's Who

Kathy Whitworth: the end of 2022 saw the passing of LPGA Tour legend Kathy Whitworth. Her 88 LPGA Tour victories is more than achieved by any other golfer on either the LPGA or PGA Tours. Amongst her victories were six major championship titles.

Barry Lane: the golfing world was also saddened by the passing of Barry Lane, one of the European Tour and European Senior Tours most popular players. Enjoying success on both Tours, Lane was know for his excellent ball-striking and amiable personality.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Costa Cruise & Golf

Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...

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