Sandiway

There’s nothing like chipping into the hole on the Sunday at the Open – even if it’s the Sandiway Golf Club mixed open. Yes, as Collin...

Stoke Park

“Shall we make it a shilling, a hole?” I couldn’t resist a Bond reference as we warmed up in front of the Stoke Park hotel, made famous...

Moray Old

If you want to play championship-quality golf and simultaneously feel as if you are an extra in the latest instalment of Top Gun, Moray...

Castle Stuart

The Covid pandemic has been a misery for everyone but offered us one tiny slither of solace because we were able to postpone our golf...

Nairn

The welcome was warm, the tees, fairways and greens were pristine and the views across the Moray Firth were stunning. But both Mrs W and...

Royal Dornoch

There was haar and a bit of a hoolie but Royal Dornoch still offered the greatest golfing experience of my life so far. The mist may have...

Brora

“Go on, go on, go on!” I shouted and realised that, to non-golfers, I must have sounded like a cross between Mrs Doyle from Father Ted...

Skibo Castle - The Carnegie Club

“This is just like millionaire’s golf,” we often say at Chilwell Manor, my home course, when we are the only ones playing. Today we...

Goswick

Can there be anything better in our great sport than a beautiful day on a championship links? The opening round of our two-week 2021...

Royal Lytham & St Anne's

What happened next? One of Question of Sport’s most famous captains and rugby union legend Sir Bill Beaumont began chatting to me on the...

Isle Of Purbeck

By the ‘flaming sword of Haile Selassie’, I declare the fifth hole at Isle of Purbeck the most dramatic I have played in the top 100...

Ferndown

“It’s the first birdie of the day!” proclaimed our playing partner as Mrs W’s ball zipped down the second hole of Ferndown’s Old Course...

Broadstone

“We’ve been coming here 50 years,” said the old-timer after his group had teed off ahead of us and we wished them an enjoyable round....

Hindhead

Hindhead golf club review

Swinley Forest

Fun? Golf is meant to be fun? I have long believed that most golfers are masochists – they enjoy the torture of shanks, hooks and missed...

Woburn - Duke's

What was my take home from the Duke's at Woburn? The aroma of the towering pines, the immaculate tee boxes, the stunning clubhouse or the...

Ganton

“Is that Chapel St Leonard’s, Mablethorpe or Sutton on Sea?”, quipped our resident wag and north-east beach expert as one of our...

Blackmoor

At last! The quest to play the top 100 courses in England has resumed post-Covid lockdown. Thus, fizz flowed from the balcony of the...

The Grove

Perhaps we should ask Gareth Bale which is his number one course in Hertfordshire. In a framed photo at The Grove, he has written that it...