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I is for Island – Template Holes

12 November 2019

A green surrounded by water is not a new concept. In fact, even the denizens of the Golden Age of golf course architecture occasionally surrounded the putting area with liquid hazard. The truest grasp on the concept of the “Island” template begins at Ponte Vedra...

I is for Island – Template Holes

Review of the Month October 2019 – Trump Turnberry (Ailsa)

10 November 2019

There are perhaps ten golf courses that are in the discussion of the best golf course in the world: Augusta National, Cypress Point, Pine Valley, Shinnecock Hills, Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, Royal Melbourne West, St Andrews Old, Pebble Beach and Turnberry…

Review of the Month October 2019 – Trump Turnberry (Ailsa)

North Scotland – Best in Region Rankings 2019

07 November 2019

This is the first of three regional news items relating to our fifteen districts in Scotland, with this one covering Angus & Dundee, North East Scotland, North Scotland and Perth & Kinross.

North Scotland – Best in Region Rankings 2019

South East England - Best in County Rankings 2019

06 November 2019

In this final English regional re-ranking update, the focus is on eight counties in the South East of the country; namely Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Kent, Middlesex, Oxfordshire, Sussex and Surrey.

South East England - Best in County Rankings 2019

South West England - Best in County Rankings 2019

04 November 2019

It’s a case of “six down, one to go” with the publication of this latest news release for our English county re-ranking exercise. The South West is the penultimate region to be considered in our 2-year chart refreshment cycle...

South West England - Best in County Rankings 2019

North East England - Best in County Rankings 2019

31 October 2019

The North East is the fifth English region we’re currently re-evaluating and when our examination of all seven has completed we’ll publish our new Top 100 for England, followed soon after by our Top 100 for Britain & Ireland.

North East England - Best in County Rankings 2019

East of England - Best in County Rankings 2019

29 October 2019

We reach the halfway stage of our biennial re-ranking process for England with this news release for the East of the country, encompassing the counties of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.

East of England - Best in County Rankings 2019

H is for Hog's Back – Template Holes

26 October 2019

It is difficult to trace the exact origin of the Hog’s Back hole, but many variations of the concept exist across links golf. Rye Golf Club provides as good a starting point as any...

H is for Hog's Back – Template Holes