Down the Rabbit Hole of Golf Course Rankings Even though I’m often skeptical of them, I am a complete sucker for golf course rankings. If I find one in a magazine or website I will no doubt spend at least 20 minutes reading it, determining which courses I’ve played, and then figuring out which courses I
Full disclosure: When I played Reserve Run I had no intention of writing anything about it. I had heard it was a nice, well-maintained, short golf course but it didn’t have much buzz around it. I’d never read about it online. Outside of a few comments from locals I didn’t know much about the course
In thinking back about my round at Olde Stonewall it dawned on me that many of the famous courses in the U.S. have some sort of visual landmark. Harbour Town has its lighthouse. Bandon Dunes has the Pacific Ocean. Oakmont has the Church Pews. In the case of Olde Stonewall, they have limestone boulders and lots of them. I’m not sure that Olde Stonewall will ever get the press that those other courses do, but they should. It’s that good and a must if you ever find yourself in Pittsburgh.