Andy Cocker

Started playing golf in 2011 after a lifetime of tennis and football took its toll on his knees. Has now played over 220 different courses across the UK, US, Europe and the Far East. Home course is Hillsborough Golf Club in Sheffield. Also a member at Woodhall Spa. Single figure handicapper. Based on Top 100 Golf Courses best course played is Pacific Dunes in Oregon. Has played 19 different courses in the US, 19 of the UK and Ireland’s Top 100 and 20 of England’s Top 100. Aim is to continue to play as many of the UK’s Top 100 as possible and play abroad at every opportunity.

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Sonning 12/09/2021

6th Berkshire - Best in Area
Sonning GC is a very pleasant golf course. Meriting a stop off in you're in the area. Initially a heathland course, this is now a parkland course, with mature oak and bir...

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Horsley Lodge 02/09/2021

5th Derbyshire - Best in Area
It's always nice to be the 1st to write a review on a golf course. It generally suggests it's off people's radar, but the beauty of the Top 100 listings are that they mak...

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Newark 30/08/2021

6th Nottinghamshire - Best in Area
Set at the end of a quarter of a mile wooded driveway, NGC is a very pleasant golf course. Laid out over very flat land, this tree lined course was maintained in immacula...

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Great Yarmouth & Caister 12/08/2021

8th Norfolk - Best in Area
After reading all the previous glowing reports, writing this review has proved harder than i thought.There is alot to love about GYCGC but the dreadful state of the fairw...

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Royal Cromer 11/08/2021

5th Norfolk - Best in Area
The golfing fraternity of North Norfolk are blessed to have such quality and variety of golf courses within relatively easy access of each other. RCGC is no exception. Wh...

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Sheringham 10/08/2021

3rd Norfolk - Best in Area 79th England Ranking
What a blast we had at Sheringham! Reading many of the previous reviews and all the discussion around cliff top v downland v links v links like, none of this mattered. Th...

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Royal Norwich 09/08/2021

4th Norfolk - Best in Area
Having played Royal Norwich today, I was left searching for a sporting analogy to help describe my experience. And experience is the word. I chose boxing. Sometimes in bo...

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Thetford 06/08/2021

6th Norfolk - Best in Area
TGC situated next to Thetford Forest is a forest/woodland course. The website states heathland, and whilst there are aspects of heathland with bracken and heather, notabl...

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Hunstanton 06/08/2021

2nd Norfolk - Best in Area 28th England Ranking 69th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Hunstanton on the North Norfolk Wash coastline is a true traditional links. Its a traditionalist's dream - a classic out and back layout, wind assisted for half the round...

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Gorleston 04/08/2021

Gem England - Best in Area
Inspired by Andy Newmarch review below, I made the decision to add Gorleston to our Norfolk golfing holiday. And I'm glad I did.What a treat it turned out to be. There is...

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Market Rasen 01/08/2021

7th Lincolnshire - Best in Area
The cars piled into Market Rasen Racecourse, but sometimes the road less travelled is the best option, so swinging by the cars queuing for the racecourse carpark, travel...

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Appleby 11/07/2021

5th Cumbria - Best in Area
“Gleneagles in the raw’, ‘Sunningdale of the North’ are rather bold statements, so it was with great interest I turned off the A66 and headed off onto Brackenber Moor.The...

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Chevin 10/06/2021

9th Derbyshire - Best in Area
Chevin GC is a very pleasant, well maintained and conditioned short course. I say short as its only 6000 yards but, it is hilly so it does give you a real work out. Its a...

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Manchester Golf Club 04/06/2021

8th Lancashire - Best in Area
Its a rather small matter to a certain degree whether MGC should get a 4 1/2 or 5 star rating, but the fact myself and my playing partner have been discussing this very p...

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Formby Hall (Old) 03/06/2021

20th Lancashire - Best in Area
Formby Hall Golf and Spa Resort is an impressive place to stay and base yourself whilst playing the high quality courses on the Gold Coast. It really feels like you're on...

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Huddersfield 06/05/2021

9th Yorkshire - Best in Area
What a treat Fixby turned out to be. I’d always had in mind that it was parkland, but reality is that it has more moorland qualities, with broom in bloom, springy fast ru...

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Elsham 25/04/2021

8th Lincolnshire - Best in Area
Elsham GC is located just 5 mins off the M180 and near Brigg, but is a million miles away from the traffic on the motorway. Tucked away near Elsham village, this tight, t...

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Harrogate 08/01/2021

16th Yorkshire - Best in Area
A pleasant, mature course dating back to 1892 with design input from some of the great Golden Age designers.A round at Harrogate is a very pleasant way to spend your day....

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