Alex Frolish

Airline pilot. Published golf writer. I have played 495 courses to date across 5 continents. I’m not sure I’ll ever stop looking for the next golfing adventure.

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Woburn (Marquess) 09/05/2022

1st Buckinghamshire - Best in Area 43rd England Ranking 96th Britain & Ireland Ranking
The term ‘Marquess’ is a name reserved for a nobleman ranking above an earl and below a duke. Having played the Dukes course at Woburn on the morning of the same day, I w...

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Woburn (Duke's) 03/05/2022

2nd Buckinghamshire - Best in Area 49th England Ranking
The Dukes course was my first experience of golf at Woburn and what an introduction it was. This course, and in particular the early and latter parts of the round, was ex...

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Royal Wimbledon 02/05/2022

19th Surrey - Best in Area 82nd England Ranking
I am very partial to a Harry Colt design, and on reading about the recent course changes underway at Royal Wimbledon, I had made it a priority to see the results of this...

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Forest Pines (Forest & Pines) 28/04/2022

3rd Lincolnshire - Best in Area
I must confess to being mildly underwhelmed by the prospect of my Friday afternoon tee time at Forest Pines. I’m not the biggest fan of resort golf and, knowing very litt...

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Gullane (No.2) 24/04/2022

7th Lothians - Best in Area 42nd Scotland Ranking
As a member of both a hilltop course (Cleeve Hill) and a links course (Saunton), it was quite clear before I even set foot on the grounds at Gullane that this was a golf...

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Kilspindie 17/04/2022

10th Lothians - Best in Area 59th Scotland Ranking
Golf courses like Kilspindie are for me, what makes Scotland one of the most vibrant and varied golfing destinations in the world. This course could be classed as diminut...

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Muirfield 15/04/2022

1st Lothians - Best in Area 4th Scotland Ranking 6th Britain & Ireland Ranking 14th World Ranking
The task of completing a review of a course like Muirfield is a mildly intimidating proposition, as this is quite clearly one of the best golf courses in the world. There...

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Dumbarnie Links 02/04/2022

Gem Scotland - Best in Area
I had the privilege of walking these awe inspiring fairways the week after the spring opening in 2022 on a calm and clear March morning. It was a particularly special rou...

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Sutton Coldfield 28/03/2022

2nd Warwickshire - Best in Area
I love visiting a course that know I very little about beforehand as you get a real sense of place without any bias or prejudice from other viewpoints. My knowledge of Su...

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Hillside 20/03/2022

4th Lancashire - Best in Area 23rd England Ranking 52nd Britain & Ireland Ranking
A tale of two halves; a possibly lazy and yet accurate phrase to describe the wonderful links at Hillside. That statement isn’t meant to be derogatory about either half o...

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Pennard 19/03/2022

2nd South Wales - Best in Area 3rd Wales Ranking 71st Britain & Ireland Ranking
I think a course that is a hybrid between a links and a hilltop course might be my idea of golfing heaven. So when I stepped around the corner of the clubhouse on to the...

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Northwood Golf Club 03/03/2022

Gem USA - Best in Area
What an iconic and memorable place this is to swing a golf club. In the U.K., many of the golf courses have a timeless feel to them, particularly the links layouts. Often...

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TPC Harding Park 28/02/2022

47th California - Best in Area
A course that has hosted a major championship always engenders an additional level of anticipation and intrigue for me. Remembering the shots seen on TV and recalling the...

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Hayling 27/01/2022

2nd Hampshire - Best in Area 65th England Ranking
This was my very first true game of links golf on England’s south coast. Those of you who know the area will understand why, as there are very few proper links tests on t...

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Minchinhampton (Old) 17/01/2022

8th Gloucestershire - Best in Area
Minchinhampton Old Course; a place for welcomes with open arms and tee shots with open shoulders. This is a course to play with friends, to enjoy and to embrace golf as i...

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