Sand Valley Golf

2019

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olfers visiting Sand Valley have come away split on which course they prefer. Are they thrilled by the genius of Coore and Cren- shaw's Sand Valley or the brilliance of David McLay Kidd's Mammoth Dunes? Do they love the strategy and crafty nature of the original Sand Valley course, with holes that demand you walk back to the tee to test yourself again, or do they prefer the thrill and enjoyment a golfer receives from putting their back into one on the wide fairways at Mammoth Dunes? To investigate further, we asked Wisconsin golf expert, and long-time Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel columnist Gary D'Amato for a good-natured debate with Fried Egg founder Andy Johnson about the merits of each design. D'Amato, a 12-handicapper, supported Mammoth Dunes, while the long-hitting low-handicap Johnson backed Sand Valley. >> DUNES DEBATE Two golf pundits square off in a course match play—where the golfer is inevitably the winner. G DUNES DEBATE 14 | 15 sand valley mammoth dunes #14

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