Featured courses designed, remodelled and added to by J. H. Taylor

Gorleston

Gem England - Best in Area

Gorleston Golf Club, the easternmost course in the UK, moved to its current site in 1913, calling in Willie Park Jr. to fashion a new 18-hole layout, and he was assisted by James Hepburn, the pro at Home Park in Richmond.

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Guildford

35th Surrey - Best in Area

Guildford Golf Club was founded in 1886 and here on the North Downs at Merrow you’ll find the oldest golf course in Surrey. Measuring a mere 6,160 yards, Guildford isn't long but it’s tough to play to handicap.

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Harewood Downs

8th Buckinghamshire - Best in Area

Within five years of its formation in 1907 as a private golfing retreat, Harewood Downs Golf Club was the home club of two Prime Ministers, seventeen Lords, nine Barons and Knights, a couple of Generals and a variety of parliamentarians.

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Harpenden

27th Hertfordshire - Best in Area

Fred G. Hawtree and J.H. Taylor designed the current parkland course at Harpenden Golf Club in 1931. For a number of years, this challenging 6,377-yard layout hosted the regional finals of the Lombard Trophy.

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Hartsbourne (Willows)

28th Hertfordshire - Best in Area

The 18-hole Willows course was originally designed in 1922 by F.G. Hawtree and J.H. Taylor, and it's the premier layout at the 27-hole Hartsbourne Country Club here in Hertfordshire's leafy Bushey Heath.

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Hayling

2nd Hampshire - Best in Area 65th England Ranking

Hayling Golf Club is set upon a Site of Special Scientific Interest, on the South West peninsular of Hayling Island.

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High Post

9th Wiltshire - Best in Area

With stunning views over Salisbury Plain, High Post Golf Club – founded in 1922 – is an intriguing downland golf course that is named after the site of an ancient gallows-pole.

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Hindhead

11th Surrey - Best in Area 34th England Ranking 80th Britain & Ireland Ranking

The front nine at Hindhead Golf Club is laid out through heather strewn Ice Age valleys and the back nine plays on a heathland plateau.

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Knowle

11th Gloucestershire - Best in Area

Founded in 1905, Knowle Golf Club moved to its present location twenty years later so the current course is a long-established parkland layout that measures just over 6,000 yards from the back markers.

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La Nivelle

16th South West France - Best in Area 93rd France Ranking

Golf de la Nivelle dates back to 1907 when J.H. Taylor, five-time Open champion, laid out a course on a hilly site between the Atlantic fishing village of Saint-Jean-de-Luz and the Pyrénées for the founding members.

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J. H. Taylor Leaderboard

Rank Name Courses Played
1 Brian Ward Courses Played 33
2 Tim Elliott Courses Played 30
3 Andy Newmarch Courses Played 29
4 Steve Williams Courses Played 23
= John Cox Courses Played 23
= Steve Critchell Courses Played 23
7 Steven Hulse Courses Played 21
= Keith Baxter Courses Played 21
9 stuart mcclymont Courses Played 20
10 Ed Battye Courses Played 19