Articles that mention Great Waters

A Device That Unites Competitive Golfers Even as the Golf Course Spreads Them Out

by David Gould

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Our Golf Road Warriors trip to Reynolds Plantation was enlivened by the use of a smart-phone app (it also works great on on tablets and laptops) from Grow The Game Golf. One of the company’s co-founders, Ryan Ripa, the young company’s biz-dev expert, was in a group with me at Great Waters and shot himself a rocking-chair 78 on that stout layout by Nicklaus. Along with showing fine form, Ryan also helped the rest of …

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Great Waters Course

by David J. Whyte

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Peter Kessler gives an overview of Great Waters, a Jack Nicklaus designed course. With a peaceful view of the water and the birds chirping, it’s hard not to love this course at Reynolds Plantation.

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Jack by the Lake

by Brian McCallen

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Over the years, I had heard stories about golfers who had taken a quick lesson and arrived to a course expecting instant results. As a self-taught golfer…

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Great Waters Not Just For Great Players (Though It Wouldn’t Hurt)

by Jeff Wallach

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There’s at least one moment in everyone’s first round at Reynolds Plantation’s Great Waters Golf Course where you come off a hole that just played down to a lakeside green and then tee off away from the lake and by the time you get to the next green you’re at the lake again and you wonder: did I forget to take my medication this morning?  Such is the nature of Jack Nicklaus’s fine work here …

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Great Waters: Where the Nicklaus Approach to Green Shape Works to Great Effect

by David Gould

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I was standing over my tee shot on the par-3 17th at Great Waters with a 7-iron in hand, thinking about the yes-and-no approach to target-building that is such a hallmark of Jack Nicklaus course designs. The architect was giving me very little in the way of depth, but to compensate there was all the width in the world to handle bailout shots. And with the pin cut far left, and concern aplenty about clearing the …

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Pre-trip Jitters for Reynolds Plantation

by Jeff Wallach

It’s nearly game day and I’ve just taken a look at the opposition’s line-up.
Bob Cupp.  Jim Engh.  Rees Jones.  Jack Nicklaus.

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It’s nearly game day and I’ve just taken a look at the opposition’s line-up.
Bob Cupp.  Jim Engh.  Rees Jones.  Jack Nicklaus.  Tom Fazio.  Those are the golf course architects I’ll be facing off against next week at the renowned Reynolds Plantation golf resort, an hour from Atlanta in Greensboro, Georgia.
It’s like pitching against the 1927 Yankees.
There are any number of ways to plan a sensible strategy: going through my clubs to figure out the best …

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