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Replica courses are different from templates, I would list them separately.Replicas are trying to replicate on a different piece of ground - usually far from great.Templates use a familiar format to fit on a unique piece of ground - better results depending on the designer.The new Lido would be a replica of a template.
Quote from: Mike Nuzzo on May 29, 2022, 09:46:20 PMThe new Lido would be a replica of a template.I guess. One of the odd parts of it is that, since we are using the plasticine model made for the course as a reference, we're kind of using the same source material that the original contractor(s) did.
The new Lido would be a replica of a template.
Two you “could” add: Lake Wales CC- designed by Seth Raynor (died during construction) this public course used to have MacRaynor’s Ideal Holes, but today they have disappeared. That being said, all but one hole sit in the same location so a restoration is possible. Augusta National- While not a MacRaynor the majority of holes are in fact “ideal” holes and many of them were similar to that of MacRaynor’s. Most do not play like their historical inspirations, but the thought process and play existed in the beginning. Just a thought. Maybe add them with a *