What makes it a good course for you?
Great golf courses are easy. Design, conditioning, simple beauty. The ingredients that comprise our best courses, whether by feel or by scientific criteria, are firmly established. The tricky part is everything else; the vast middle tier of quirky, scruffy-around-the-edges layouts that feature just enough redemptive qualities to draw people back. What “best of” lists they crack don’t cover more than a few zip codes. But for one reason or another, they work.
To understand what constitutes an actually not terrible golf course, consider how you would use it in this sentence: “Yeah, it’s not great, but…” The rest is mostly subjective, but there are some common elements that allow us to stomach everything else. For instance:to stomach everything else.
"Hazards attract, Fairways repel, Keep this in mind" - Keep it in the short stuff