One of our pet topics here at TalkinGolf is golf courses and what makes some more interesting and fun to play than others. There is a whole sub set of the golf culture devoted to this topic and while it can be an intimidating arena to enter all who are 'into it' will tell you it has enhanced their enjoyment of the game.
In the interests of assisting those who want to learn more about this endlessly fascinating topic, TalkinGolf and partner podcast State of the Game run regular golf course study tours where every day golfers get access to one of the world's most respected architects, Mike Clayton, to learn more about what makes for good - and bad - golf.
You not only get to hear Mike talk and ask questions of him directly but in most instances you'll also get to play a couple of holes with him and as a winner of multiple professional tournaments around the world - and the 1978 Australian Amateur Championship - that experience alone is worth the price of entry.
Upcoming Course Study days will be listed on this page and events range from group trips trips to a world class destination (like the highly recommended 2019 Barnbougle Dunes Study Tour) to day trips where we travel to you.
All Course Study Tour events include a post round recording of an episode of either State of the Game or TalkinGolf so you get a permanent reminder of what will be a bucket list day for any srious golf enthusiast.