While I sympathize with Baldwin's point, I also can't wait to see Newport.
If there were more quality public venues available for majors it might be a different story. But ultimately, we want to see the best courses. Don't we?
It has often been said that architects have designs for 18 greens and that the same ones are used over and over again on the various layouts. A successful architect of today does not follow that system. His greens are born on the ground and made to fit each particular hole.
Geoff Shackelford is a Senior Writer for Golfweek magazine, a weekly contributor to Golf Channel's Morning
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