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While away recently I missed the news that Peter Dawson, Chief Executive of the R&A, had passed away. Catching up over the weekend I noted several, “Golf to Farewell Dawson” type headlines, which gave pause. Now nobody likes to speak ill of the dead but while Dawson’s family will no doubt grieve, the game of golf will not miss him.
One of the most anticipated ranking lists in recent memory, Australia's Top 100 Golf Courses 2016 has now been published by the Australian Golf Digest Magazine. As expected there was a high debut for exciting new entrant Cape Wickham Links, with the King Island wonder course shooting straight into the Top 3 despite having only been opened for a couple of months. Read comments on all 100 golf courses here.