Noted as one of the lowest lying areas in England (Holme Fen lies 9 feet below sea level), Cambridgeshire is divided into six administrative districts, with the university town of Cambridge as its administrative centre.
The Cambridgeshire Area Golf Union is the governing body for the approximately 10,000 male golfers in the county who are members of 29 affiliated clubs. The Union is one of ten that form the Midland Golf Union – a body established in 1897 – and CAGU was the last to join in 1950.
The Cambs and Hunts Ladies County Golf Association looks after the interests of female golfers who are in membership of one the 20 clubs affiliated to the association. It has four stated main aims: to run county teams, to organize a county championship, to organize competitions between clubs and to carry out tasks such as handicapping on behalf of England Golf and the LGU.
The region doesn’t exactly bristle with world-class golf courses but the 36-hole complex at Gog Magog, the delightful parkland course at Saffron Walden and the unique Links Newmarket, stand head and shoulders above the crowd. Gog Magog's Old and Wandlebury courses are both challenging and the Old is a genuine centurion that has hosted the Lagonda Trophy since 1975 with Lee Westwood and Luke Donald among the previous winners.
Our Cambridgeshire golf course rankings were updated in 2015. Click here to read the story.