Good stuff here from Geoff Ogilvy on a recent fun trip to the linksland.
He thankfully praises the New Course at St. Andrews, Elie and lived to not hate the game after having to play the Castle Course.
There was also this on the supposed redundancy of links golf.
That actually got me thinking. When people talk about “links golf” they tend to suggest that every seaside course can be thrown into the same basket. Not so. We played six courses on this trip and they were all very different. Links golf is actually more varied than parkland golf. Because there are no rules. You can have 600-yard par-5s and 230-yard par-4s. You can have stone walls crossing holes. And you can have any number of blind shots. Almost anything is possible. And that is the fun of it.