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Episode 7: Steve Smyers

Episode 7: Steve Smyers

Few living architects are better than Steve Smyers at combining an understanding of golf shots and strategy with holes that possess immense visual flourish. Based in Florida, he’s designed courses and played in top-level amateur tournaments all over the globe. He joins Derek Duncan on the Feed the Ball podcast to discuss how he’s always evolving as a designer,…

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Upcoming: Steve Smyers

Upcoming: Steve Smyers

Coming Soon: A discussion with Steve Smyers is one of the most talented, knowledgable and friendliest designers in the business. He spoke with me about his newest course, Maridoe Golf Club in Dallas, as well modern technology, the effect of spin and his experience studying the world’s great golf courses. Episode to post on Monday.

A Time to Focus — Smyers’ Southern Dunes

A Time to Focus — Smyers’ Southern Dunes

On one hand it’s easy to recommend Southern Dunes because, between the ropes, it’s a Central Florida original. Steve Smyers’ design has much going for it — great raw material sitting atop a deep sand ridge, gliding elevations, distinctive bunkering that creates distance illusions and alternate angles of play, putting surface contour with knobs, slopes and other…

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