Established in the 1930s, Buckpool was almost closed thirty years later when the Town Council decided it could no longer maintain the course. Happily, a private golf club was formed to ensure its survival.
Located on the south west edge of the ancient woodland site at Burnham Beeches, this golf club epitomises parkland golf at its best with tree-lined rolling fairways offering a challenging test over 18 holes.
With stunning panoramic views, a tough but fair course and a great deal of history, the J.H. Taylor and Harry Colt-designed Came Down Golf Club is a quintessential gem.
Carmarthen measures 6,243 yards for a par of 71 and its tree-lined fairways fan out over the rolling parkland...
F.G. Hawtree and J.H. Taylor designed the course at Chigwell Golf Club in 1924 and little has changed since then. The 6,296-yard course is routed across undulating parkland… it’s a thoroughly engaging experience.
Golf has been played on these fairways since 1898 but the Clevedon Golf Club was founded in 1891. Views of the Bristol Channel are arresting from the signature 16th tee, which is set 200 feet above the fairway.
Located on the southern outskirts of Norwich, Eaton Golf Club was established in 1910. This lovely parkland course measures 6,118 yards from the back markers and with tight, tree-lined fairways, accuracy rather than length pays dividends.
Flempton Golf Club was founded in 1895. A decade later J.H. Taylor redesigned the club’s 9-hole course, which plays like an inland links and is unusually configured in three returning 3-hole loops.
"Frilford Heath is essentially one of those places where it is good to be alive with a golf club in one’s hand," wrote Darwin.
This sandy, gently undulating site was once a North Sea inlet. Consequently, Ganton Golf Club has all the characteristics of a links and a heathland course.