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Welcome to Planet Golf On-line, the home of independent golf course reviews from the successful Planet Golf series of books. We have the World’s Best Golf Courses covered, as well as news and ranking lists from all major golfing regions. There is also a comprehensive directory of Golf Course Architects.

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The third installment in the Planet Golf series – Planet Golf Modern Masterpieces – has been released in Australia and New Zealand in time for Father’s Day. Written and published by Darius Oliver of the Global Golf Group, the book focuses on the greatest golf courses of the modern era. It features in excess of 100 course reviews, a detailed ratings and rankings section and foreword by master golf developer Mike Keiser, the owner of a number of acclaimed layouts reviewed in the book.

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After a global search, American golf course designer Gil Hanse has been appointed course architect for the Royal Sydney Golf Club. Hanse beat out three other short-listed finalists: Kyle Phillips, Harley Kruse (with Mike DeVries) and Jim Wilcher (with Ian Baker-Finch). Work is not likely to begin on course changes until next year, with the club hosting the Australian Open this November.

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One of the most spectacular golf courses of the modern age, Ardfin on the Scottish island of Jura opens in 2017 and is being designed by Australian Bob Harrison.
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PLANET GOLF MODERN MASTERPIECES A comprehensive guide to the world’s greatest modern golf courses, Planet Golf Modern Masterpieces takes golfers on a breathtaking tour through more than 100 of the most glorious courses in the game. As with the old classics from the 1920s and 30s, this current “Golden Age of Golf Course Design” has produced magnificent layouts across all corners of the globe. From Cape Wickham and Barnbougle D
Planet Golf USA named #1 Golf Book in 2009 by GOLF Magazine - Available now for $40 A companion to the hugely successful Planet Golf, this gorgeous book features photographs and detailed reviews of more than 140 of America's finest golf courses, making it the most comprehensive directory ever published on the nation's outstanding layouts. Included are reviews of every Top 100 ranked course in the United States, according to Golf Diges