Founded in 1895, Handsworth Golf Club moved to its present location the following year. “Skilfully remodelled by Mr. Colt in 1920,” wrote Darwin. “Since the soil is good and light, Handsworth makes a capital winter course.”
There is an overwhelming feeling of spaciousness at Hankley Common, so much so that it seems plausible that a second or third course could be intertwined between the existing 18 holes.
Harborne Golf Club is blessed with several excellent holes that are among the best in the Midlands. The course covers surprisingly hilly terrain with all manner of side hill, uphill and downhill shots required.
Located close to the centre of the charming spa town of Harrogate, the golf club has been in existence since 1892 but it was five years later before a course came into play...
In 1906, Headingley Golf Club moved from Beckett’s Park to its present location at Adel. Within a few years, Alister MacKenzie was called in to remodel the course before Harry Colt subsequently advised on bunkering.
Hilversumsche Golf Club is one of the most exclusive clubs in the Netherlands but thankfully you can still get a midweek game if you book in advance.
The river setting at Ilkley Golf Club is inspiring, it's a delightful place to play golf and it's a testing course too.
The vistas from the Isle of Purbeck are breathtaking, for the golf club is positioned on a high heathland plateau and the 360-degree panorama continually interrupts one’s concentration.
As soon as you arrive at Kennemer Golf & Country Club and you catch a glimpse of the undulating links land and the thatched-roof clubhouse, you know you are somewhere special.
Kingsthorpe Golf Club moved to its present location in 1914 when architect C.H. Alison was tasked with laying out a course on a compact site extending to fewer than 75 acres. Alison’s associate, Harry Colt, then made further modifications to the layout the following decade.