Nice piece here on Geoff Shackleford, Geoff Ogilvy, Mike Clayton and others, summers visit to a newly built hickory course Kingarrock near St Andrews:
Check the slideshow and video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeUuCRHey_s&feature=player_embedded
Those are some flat lie angles… nothing new.
Pace of play sounds great. Not sure we have progressed in that regard.