Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by Donald Steel

Forest of Arden (Arden)

4th Warwickshire - Best in Area

Despite the fact that the Arden is a modern golf course, Steel has blended the layout nicely into the natural landscape here at the Forest of Arden

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Formby

3rd Lancashire - Best in Area 19th England Ranking 46th Britain & Ireland Ranking

Formby is the prettiest of the eight top-notch links courses located between the seaside town of St Annes and the city of Liverpool. It is bordered on three sides by pine trees, giving the links a decidedly softer, heathland feel.

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Gardagolf (Rosso & Bianco)

10th Northern Italy - Best in Area 18th Italy Ranking

Established in the mid-1980s, the 27-hole Gardagolf Country Club complex lies within the former Omedeo family estate, nestling in the Valtenesi hills above the shores of Lake Garda.

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Geijsteren

22nd Netherlands Ranking

Founded in 1974, Geijsteren Golf and Country Club started out with a nine-hole course, designed by Donald Steel and Frank Pennink, which was expanded to 18 holes in the 1980s.

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Gelpenberg

23rd Netherlands Ranking

Set next to the village of Aalden, the course at Drentse Golfclub De Gelpenberg is an early 1970s production from Frank Pennink and Donald Steel which features a wooded front nine and a more open back nine on former farmland.

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Greensboro (Farm)

57th North Carolina - Best in Area

Following a merger with Carlson Farm Country Club in 1969, Greensboro Country Club now operates two 18-hole layouts: the century-old Irving Park course (designed by Donald Ross) and the more modern Farm course, which was laid out by Ellis Maples.

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Harleyford

10th Buckinghamshire - Best in Area

Harleyford Golf Club enjoys a lovely setting on the north bank of the River Thames, where the fairways nestle in a generous 160-acre tract, close to the impressive Georgian Manor House and its riverside moorings.

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Heswall

10th Cheshire - Best in Area

Formed on the Wirral in 1902, Heswall Golf Club overlooks the Dee Estuary and the Welsh hills. Jack Morris (nephew of Old Tom) laid out the course and a number of designers have altered the layout down the years.

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Highland at Primland

6th Virginia - Best in Area

Martin Ebert laid out the fairways of the Highland course here at Primland along the tops of ridges and through valleys with holes offering sensational views...

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Hoge Kleij

11th Netherlands Ranking

The Hoge Kleij golf course opened for play in 1985 and during its construction, a number of Bronze Age and Iron Age items were found on site...

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Donald Steel Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Brian Ward Courses Played 29
2 Ed Battye Courses Played 17
3 Tim Elliott Courses Played 16
= Andy Newmarch Courses Played 16
5 Jorn Greve Courses Played 15
= Joseph Andriole Courses Played 15
7 Jim McCann Courses Played 14
= RM61 Courses Played 14
= Bob McCoy Courses Played 14
10 Paul Wain Courses Played 13