Royal County Down (Championship Links)

Newcastle, Co. Down

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Golf Course Guru Statistics

Random lists that I keep on a spreadsheet for some unknown, highly geek related, reason.

Number of courses played in each state or foreign country (770 total courses)

  1.   Idaho, 82
  2.   Utah, 73
  3.   California, 44
  4.   Washington, 39
  5.   Nevada, 37
  6.   Arizona, 34
  7.   Oregon, 31
  8.   Hawaii, 29
  9.   Texas, 28
  10.   North Carolina, 24
  11.   Montana, 22
  12.   Colorado, 20
  13.   New York, 20
  14.   Illinois, 16
  15.   Georgia, 15
  16.   Florida, 14
  17.   South Carolina, 13
  18.   Wisconsin, 13
  19.   Minnesota, 12
  20.   New Jersey, 12
  21.   Ohio, 12
  22.   Iowa, 10
  23.   Pennsylvania, 9
  24.   Virginia. 9
  25.   Indiana, 7
  26.   Maryland, 7
  27.   Nebraska, 7
  28.   Oklahoma, 7
  29.   Wyoming, 7
  30.   Alabama, 6
  31.   Michigan, 6
  32.   Massachusetts, 4
  33.   Mississippi, 4
  34.   New Mexico, 4
  35.   West Virginia, 3
  36.   Kansas, 2
  37.   Tennessee, 2
  38.   Connecticut, 1
  39.   Kentucky, 1
  40.   Louisiana, 1
  41.   Ireland, 16
  42.   Scotland, 16
  43.   Australia, 19
  44.   Canada, 11
  45.   Mexico, 9
  46.   New Zealand, 6
  47.   Puerto Rico, 4
  48.   England, 2

20 architects whose different course designs I have visited the most

  1.   Jack Nicklaus, 46
  2.   Tom Fazio, 43
  3.   Pete Dye, 28
  4.   Robert Trent Jones Jr., 23
  5.   Tom Weiskopf, 21
  6.   Arnold Palmer, 19
  7.   Donald Ross, 19
  8.   Rees Jones, 17
  9.   Robert Trent Jones Sr., 16
  10.   Ben Crenshaw/Bill Coore, 15
  11.   Arthur Hills, 12
  12.   Tom Doak, 12
  13.   Jim Engh, 11
  14.   A. W. Tillinghast, 10
  15.   Alister MacKenzie, 10
  16.   William Howard Neff, 10
  17.   William Neff, 9
  18.   David McLay Kidd, 8
  19.   Gene Bates, 8
  20.   Gil Hanse, 7
  21.   Jay Morrish, 7
  22.   John Fought, 7
  23.   William F. Bell, 7

Number of courses played categorized by year built

  1.   2000-Now, 266
  2.   1990-1999, 166
  3.   1980-1989, 67
  4.   1960-1979, 118
  5.   1940-1959, 21
  6.   1880-1939, 132

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