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Cavendish

Surely, there can be no better value in golf than the twilight visitor rate at Cavendish - the home of the Alister MacKenzie Golf...

Thorndon Park

A brace of pheasants and an eagle were witnessed as we enjoyed the 84th venue in my challenge to play England's top 100 golf courses....

Western Gailes

Wow! I had already been gobsmacked by Western Gailes and then came the astonishing view of the final five holes. This is my type of...

Dundonald

"Tonight, Matthew, I am going to be Rafa Cabrera-Bello." For one shot only, our compadre decided he was going for the golfing equivalent...

Beaconsfield

For many years, players of golf courses designed by the likes of Alister McKenzie, James Braid, Donald Ross and Harry Colt didn’t realise...

Bergamo D'Albenza

Lunch with a former Ryder Cup star, followed by 18 most surprising and invigorating holes – yes, Bergamo D’Albenza really did knock our...

Villa D'Este

If there is a more impressive photo of a home hole and clubhouse than that at Circolo Golf Villa D’Este, I look forward to seeing it....

Biella

“What’s your favourite hole?”, we asked the general manager as we chomped in Biella’s sumptuous clubhouse. “The 16th!”, he said without...

Worplesdon

Enjoy the read and also listen to The Golf Pilgrim podcast from Worplesdon at https://www.buzzsprout.com/2297668/14897996-worplesdon-surr...

Royal West Norfolk

"Time and tide wait for no man," said Geoffrey Chaucer and nowhere has his famous phrase been more apt than during our visit to Royal...

St George's Hill

"Don't hook it or slice it, just drive straight ahead!:" The quip of the security guard who allowed us into the magnificent St George's...

Royal North Devon

A flying bat, a zombie and 500 sheep! Royal North Devon must be England's oldest and arguably most eccentric golf course. I had heard...

Hayling

It just had to be hailing in Hayling. I don't know if there are places called Sunshine, Rain or Snow, never mind golf courses, so I...

West Sussex

If there is any inland course which plays as well in the second week of January as West Sussex, I need to whizz around there, pronto. It...

Southport & Ainsdale

“I resent the notion that I am a bandit,” I said as I tucked into S & A’s 'famous Mexican salad'. The mountain of guacamole, chicken and...

Hunstanton

“Windy? This is just a gentle breeze,” smirked the chap behind the counter in the Hunstanton professional’s shop. I think he was having a...

Pennard

"Is that an electric current?", yelped our pal after she had inadvertently placed her hand on the wire which protects the greens at...

The Berkshire Blue

The mist was rising and, beyond the tranches of heather, the first green and its blue and white flag emerged. The Berkshire is surely one...

Crowborough Beacon

Its flame burned brightly for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee but Crowborough Beacon’s golf course remains one of the best-kept secrets...

Piltdown

Is this the quaintest clubhouse in the country and, does £50 with a county card represent the best value round in England’s top 100? And...

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