Monte-Carlo Golf Club dates back to 1911, when Willie Park Junior fashioned the club’s original 18-hole course. Starting in 1984, nine editions of the Monte-Carlo Open were held here, with Ian Woosnam winning the last three of these popular professional events.
Did you know that Montrose Golf Links is considered to be the seventh oldest course in the world? Records state that golf has been played here since 1562 but its mighty neighbour Carnoustie has long overshadowed it.
Mortonhall Golf Club is rightly regarded as one of the best parkland courses in the Lothians with many holes characterised by mature trees that define wide, open fairways, leading to large, beautifully tended greens.
Royal Montreal gets all the golfing attention in Quebec but the real gem in the province is Willie Park Jnr’s Old World course at Mount Bruno Country Club...
Murrayfield Golf Club lies close to Edinburgh city centre on the eastern slopes of Corstorphine Hill and the 18 holes here have been in play for over a hundred years...
Located to the south of Royal Tunbridge Wells, the handsome course of Nevill Golf Club dates back to 1914 and is parkland in nature with a sprinkle of heathland.
Located on the shores of Lake Whitney, the course at New Haven Country Club is a Willie Park Jr. design, dating back to 1920. Narrower and a little longer nowadays, the layout still conveys much of the architect’s strategic intent.
“After being too long away I lately went back to Hollinwell, which, as all the golfing world knows, or ought to know, is the course of the Notts Golf Club.”
Known locally as Old Ranfurly, the Old Course Ranfurly Golf Club is a challenging, undulating, moorland course with magnificent views across the Clyde to Ben Lomond.
Apart from the North course, Olympia Fields Country Club owns the world’s largest clubhouse, which took two years to build and cost a whopping $1.3 million way back in 1925.