Originally designed in 1906 by Sunningdale's professional Jack White, the course at Cowdray Park is set in a massive 16,500-acre estate. Tom Simpson modified the layout several times between 1913 and the 1930s.
Cruden Bay is an inspirational golf course, regarded by some as quirky and considered by others as a masterpiece. Either way, this is a thrilling place to play golf because the designers used the original lie of the land to fantastic effect.
In the mid-1920s, when Tom Simpson and Herbert Fowler redeveloped the Championship layout at Cruden Bay Golf Club, they also fashioned the inner 9-hole “ladies course” which became known as the St Olaf.
The Ile de France region has more golf courses than anywhere else in the country but they don't come much better than the delightful Golf de Fontainebleau.
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.
Close to the Edwardian seaside resort of Hardelot in the Pas de Calais northern region of France lies the beautiful golf course, Les Pins. It's set amongst the dunes and a glorious pine forest.
Hayling Golf Club is set upon a Site of Special Scientific Interest, on the South West peninsular of Hayling Island.
One of the oldest clubs established outside the British Isles when it was founded as Batavia Golf Club in 1872. The club moved to the Rawamangun district in 1937, expanding to a Tom Simpson-designed 18-hole layout, later changing its name to Jakarta Golf Club.
Kilkenny Golf Club is one of the oldest clubs in the country, formed five years before the Golf Union of Ireland was established in 1891. Today's course is a mid-1930s Molly Gourlay and Tom Simpson creation.
Liphook Golf Club is as pretty as a picture. A delightful, classic heathland course for the connoisseur, not for the dilettante.