In golf, thats true.
Well, maybe not for Tiger Woods, who wins anywhere any everywhere. But even Tiger has a mastery over the Firestone Country Club where hes won 5 of his 54 victories.
Some players like courses which are long because of their precision driving ability, others, like the Boss of the Moss Lauren Roberts, bring their A Game to courses with treacherous greens. Still others like courses which have a certain feel: dry hard layouts, courses in the desert, courses in the southwest or southeast.