Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by James Braid

Torquay

14th Devon - Best in Area

The parkland course at Torquay Golf Club climbs to high ground affording panoramic views over Dartmoor and Lyme Bay. Nick Faldo won a Pro-Am here as a young 17-year-old, claiming his first pay cheque as a professional.

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Tullamore

1st Offaly - Best in Area 52nd Ireland Ranking

With the Slieve Bloom Mountains as a backdrop, Tullamore Golf Club is a classic parkland course measuring 6,428 yards from the back markers.

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Verulam

22nd Hertfordshire - Best in Area

Founded in 1905, Verulam Golf Club, a James Braid-designed parkland course, rewards patience and accuracy. Samuel Ryder was an early club member, so Verulam is synonymous with the Ryder Cup.

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Walmer & Kingsdown

21st Kent - Best in Area

James Braid laid out the course at Walmer & Kingsdown Golf Club atop the white cliffs between Deal and Dover. In 1964, Roger Game became the first golfer in Britain to ace two successive holes here at #7 and #8. The club celebrated its centenary in 2009.

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Warren - Dawlish

19th Devon - Best in Area

The Warren Golf Club is set on narrow promontory which is also a National Nature Reserve. This is the only true links course on Devon’s south coast and it’s a natural beauty.

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Waterford

6th Waterford - Best in Area

Inaugurated in 1912, the hilly parkland course at Waterford Golf Club is the work of two great architects who between them won seven Open titles. Willie Park Jr. designed the front nine and James Braid the back.

Welshpool

2nd Mid Wales - Best in Area 26th Wales Ranking

If you like old-fashioned golf with pulpit greens, ditches, greenside swales, the occasional blind shot and gorse lining almost every fairway then Welshpool Golf Club is for you!

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Wenvoe Castle

20th South Wales - Best in Area 49th Wales Ranking

James Braid originally laid out the parkland course at Wenvoe Castle Golf Club within the scenic heart of the Vale of Glamorgan, where two loops of nine holes return to an impressive 18th Century Mansion House.

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West Essex

8th Essex - Best in Area

Founded in 1900 and affectionately known as “The West”, West Essex Golf Club is a challenging 6,289-yard parkland course that James Braid routed through the glorious Epping Forest.

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James Braid Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Brian Ward Courses Played 90
2 Jim McCann Courses Played 77
3 Gordon Thomson Courses Played 72
4 Ed Battye Courses Played 70
= Martin Jordan Courses Played 70
6 Jim Robertson Courses Played 69
7 Andy Newmarch Courses Played 64
8 Stuart Bendoris Courses Played 56
9 Keith Baxter Courses Played 55
10 Stuart McLean Courses Played 50