DG29 - September 2015 * - Page 51

the great quarry courses of the USA, like Black Diamond Ranch in Florida and Merion in Pennsylvania. What more could an artist desire than a blank, three-dimensional canvas? Eschewing the smaller, traditional bunkers of the northeast, Struthers installed the massive sand runs found in natural dunesland. These blow-out bunkers gather your attention from a distance and force you to play away from them or draw you in like a Siren’s call. The fairways at Twisted Dune are wide, however, so any misses are your own fault. Once on the greens, you might still need your range finder for a measurement. Beginning with the par-five ninth, these putting surfaces border on th