Bandon Dunes Golf Resort: A Golfer’s Dream Come True

My first trip to Bandon Dunes confirmed what I had heard all along - that it is among the very best places for golf on the planet. By Brian Murphy.

Golf Destination: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (OR)

It is the Mecca of the American golf world, and the formula that has inspired remote golf destination resorts across the globe. It is the brainchild of Chicago businessman Mike Keiser, and the home of our nation's number two, seven, twelve and fourteenth rated public golf courses and three of Golf.com's top 100 courses in the world. It … Continue reading Golf Destination: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (OR)

The Bandon Dunes Golf Experience: Video Journal

Last night, I was looking through pictures of my trip from Bandon while putting together my golf destination review, and I came across two massive video files: One from Monday and one from Tuesday of my buddy Greg and my recent golf trip to Bandon Dunes. Curious about what these could be (one was almost … Continue reading The Bandon Dunes Golf Experience: Video Journal

Golf Course Review: Bandon Dunes (OR)

Bandon Dunes Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #7 US public, #37 US top 100, #33 toughest, #2 OregonGolfWeek: #8 US modern, #5 US resort, #2 OregonGolf.com: #8 US public, #63 world, #34 US top 100, #2 Oregon Designer: David McLay Kidd (1999) Bandon Dunes was my first experience playing a David McLay Kidd course, which I … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Bandon Dunes (OR)

Golf Course Review: Bandon Trails (OR)

Bandon Trails completes the triad of course types at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, being an absolutely world-class inland Coore/Crenshaw designed course that feels extraordinarily different from anything else on the property.

Golf Course Review: Old Macdonald (OR)

Old Macdonald Course Rankings: Golf Digest: #12 US public, #55 US top 100,  #3 OregonGolfWeek: #6 US modern, #5 US resort, #2 OregonGolf.com: #10 US public, #88 world, #45 US top 100, #3 Oregon Designer: Tom Doak, Jim Urbina (2010) Ask five different people who have played Old Macdonald about the course, and you will … Continue reading Golf Course Review: Old Macdonald (OR)