Neil White

I am a listaoholic and keen golfer so, in June 2020, I set about the challenge of taking on England's top 100 courses with a notion to be followed by the British Isles, Europe and even The World. The collected warblings about my travels can be found at www.thegolfpilgrim.com and I can be followed on Instagram under The Golf Pilgrim tag.

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Delamere Forest 02/10/2020

2nd Cheshire - Best in Area 42nd England Ranking 95th Britain & Ireland Ranking
"Watch out for the ninth. It has big dips in front of the green and beyond and I watched two scratch golfers make a mess of it on YouTube."Fortunately, having come to gri...

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Berkshire (Red) 23/09/2020

2nd Berkshire - Best in Area 21st England Ranking 50th Britain & Ireland Ranking
"This is my favourite place on earth." Buoyed by the endorsement of a 4-handicap society colleague, I played the best round of my life on the best course I have played so...

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Bearwood Lakes 11/09/2020

4th Berkshire - Best in Area 55th England Ranking
If the kite which blessed the skies over Bearwood Lakes was whistling in appreciation at my tee-shot on the 8th, it was crying in dismay at my second which thudded into t...

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Alwoodley 07/09/2020

2nd Yorkshire - Best in Area 13th England Ranking 36th Britain & Ireland Ranking
The ball arched towards the fifth green - followed at frenetic pace by the head of my seven iron!I mused that I have loved my 20-year-old Callaway Big Berthas rather too...

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Sherwood Forest 02/09/2020

2nd Nottinghamshire - Best in Area 53rd England Ranking
Sunlight reflected from the purple haze of Sherwood Forest, the starter announced me on the tee and memories of my best ever nine holes, inspired a wallop down the middle...

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Beau Desert 31/08/2020

2nd Staffordshire - Best in Area 52nd England Ranking
"Did you use the green behind the clubhouse for practice?", asked the friendly starter at the first-tee induction ahead of our am-am round at Beau Desert. "Yes," we answ...

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Prince’s (Himalayas) 20/08/2020

7th Kent - Best in Area
Apparently, a "bloody and vicious" battle took place in 851 on what is now Prince's Golf Club's links. Well, 1,169 years later a rather friendlier fight was won by the el...

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Trevose (Championship) 07/08/2020

2nd Cornwall - Best in Area 66th England Ranking
"Did you take any photos?", I asked of Mrs W who was going clickety-click crazy at Perranporth, St Enodoc and St Mellion during our week in Cornwall. "No," she replied. "...

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Perranporth 06/08/2020

3rd Cornwall - Best in Area 69th England Ranking
"Do you like Marmite?" I was asked the question in the professional's shop before our debut round on the links at Perranporth which we were warned we would love or hate....

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St Mellion (Nicklaus) 02/08/2020

4th Cornwall - Best in Area 75th England Ranking
"They reckon the average Stableford score around the Nick is 24," we overheard a local commenting as we took post-round refreshment at St Mellion International resort.If...

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Little Aston 30/07/2020

3rd Staffordshire - Best in Area 54th England Ranking
"It's a very good course but I'm not sure it is worth £105 a round," said one of my playing partners as we neared the end of our round at Little Aston.This was the most e...

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Hollinwell 27/07/2020

1st Nottinghamshire - Best in Area 19th England Ranking 47th Britain & Ireland Ranking
My playing partners had never seen me move so quickly. The 35 miles-an-hour wind literally snapped my pal's umbrella holder and the brolly was cartwheeling across the cou...

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Seacroft 05/07/2020

2nd Lincolnshire - Best in Area 68th England Ranking
"Be prepared for the wind," smirked one wag at our club as I explained that we were off to Skeggy the following day to make our debuts at Seacroft. This chap isn't renown...

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Hadley Wood 27/06/2020

2nd Hertfordshire - Best in Area 84th England Ranking
"Follow the cut of the fairway." I experienced a Homer Simpson 'doh' moment as Hadley Wood's general manager David Jackson pointed out the glaringly obvious in response t...

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Wallasey 22/06/2020

3rd Cheshire - Best in Area 61st England Ranking
"It's paradise out there," remarked one golfer to us just after completing his round at the home of Stableford. He wasn't wrong. We were delighted we had not overlooked W...

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