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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Ganton 14/09/2019

1st Yorkshire - Best in Area 9th England Ranking 26th Britain & Ireland Ranking 77th World Ranking
This is an updated review having played the course twice in a day yesterday. I hadn't played Ganton for a few years so on a bright, sunny and still morning, the anticipat...

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Ganton 11/07/2019

1st Yorkshire - Best in Area 9th England Ranking 26th Britain & Ireland Ranking 77th World Ranking
This is golfing heaven! As a good an inland course as you will find anywhere. Described as an inland links (the sea inlet used to come this far inland several hundred yea...

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Ganton 11/09/2020

1st Yorkshire - Best in Area 9th England Ranking 26th Britain & Ireland Ranking 77th World Ranking
I last wrote a review on Ganton in September 2019 - please see further down for the review. What has prompted me to write a brief update is the recent reviews on Ganton,...

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Waterville 08/02/2020

2nd Kerry - Best in Area 5th Ireland Ranking 35th Britain & Ireland Ranking
This was my 1st Ireland Golf Links course and what a course to start with. Played it on Wednesday when the weather was dry and even the sun came out to shine. This cou...

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Salobre (New) 05/04/2019

13th Canary Islands - Best in Area 99th Spain Ranking
This is the 2nd time that I have played this course and whilst there are higher ranked courses in the vicinity (Maspalomas and Anfi) this course is unique as it built in...

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Silloth on Solway 23/10/2020

1st Cumbria - Best in Area 20th England Ranking 47th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Having had Siloth on my ‘Courses to play’ for a long time, I was excited as a kid in a sweet shop that finally the day had come, having booked a round there as part of my...

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Newport National 13/07/2019

7th Rhode Island - Best in Area
I played this course in 2013 when on a trip to New England and whilst I was visiting Rhode Island. I had heard that this was the Top Public Golf Course in New England so...

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Boat of Garten 28/10/2020

7th North Scotland - Best in Area 38th Scotland Ranking
Have we got lucky this week! Ducking much of the rain blowing across the UK, our trip to Boat Of Garten on Tuesday was once again blessed with dry weather. This course h...

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Royal Liverpool 13/07/2019

1st Cheshire - Best in Area 16th England Ranking 42nd Britain & Ireland Ranking
I played Hoylake last week, invited by an Artisan member. I have read a lot of the comments around Royal Liverpool and it certainly divides attention.Arriving at the Arti...

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