David Richards

Dave’s love affair with golf began in his early teens. This hobby soon took hold and he spent the next few years working in pro shops, before going on to work with Keith in the very, very early days of Top 100 and finally working for the Acushnet company looking after European marketing for FootJoy. He has a preference for links style golf with his personal favourites being Kiawah Island, Royal Liverpool and his old home club of Royal St David’s. Nowadays he can be found on a bike more often than on a golf course, but his passion and knowledge of golf remains undimmed and we are sure we’ll see Dave hacking about in the undergrowth again in the not too distant future.

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Kilspindie 25/08/2020

10th Lothians - Best in Area 59th Scotland Ranking
What a pleasure - Kilspindie as I'm sure you are now aware, is not a long course. At around 5500 yards it may seem lacking, but don't let the distance worry you, this is...

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Gullane (No.2) 25/08/2020

7th Lothians - Best in Area 42nd Scotland Ranking
Wonderful Value For Money - As you drive past Luffness New and up over the crest of the hill, Gullane hits you. Golf holes either side of the road, a pro shop sat on the...

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Rathsallagh 07/11/2011

4th Wicklow - Best in Area 58th Ireland Ranking
Rathsallagh is one of Ireland’s greatest inland courses and it’s set beautifully in delightful parkland. It certainly ticks all my boxes in terms of what I expect from a...

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Thetford 02/04/2009

6th Norfolk - Best in Area
A wonderful, testing golf course. The course is laid out on the edge of the Breckland Forest and is a classic mix of tree lined fairways and crisp sandy turf. It play...

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Enniscorthy 06/02/2008

4th Wexford - Best in Area
In my opinion a very good new course.Excellent layout of holes, which given time will certainly prove a welcome addition to the Killarney collection.A really good test of...

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Powerscourt (West) 01/12/2006

3rd Wicklow - Best in Area 55th Ireland Ranking
Good golf course. Needs time to mature, but as with seemingly all courses in ireland we loved the whole ambience. Some monster holes on this course, but that said, it n...

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Rathsallagh 01/12/2006

4th Wicklow - Best in Area 58th Ireland Ranking
Played this course a few years back on a trip to ireland and loved it. A very grand venue, with a great layout. Warm Irish welcome as expected. Worth a trip if you're...

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Vale of Llangollen 24/10/2006

10th North Wales - Best in Area 29th Wales Ranking
Not a bad track. Lovely views and a few very good holes. All in all a pleasent place to play, with undulating fairways and well manicured greens. If your in the area you...

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Woburn (Duke's) 31/05/2006

2nd Buckinghamshire - Best in Area 49th England Ranking
What a JOY.Lovely layout, great challenge and good condition. Can't really think you could want much more from a course.A great mix of holes, long and short par4s, easy...

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Forest of Arden (Arden) 09/05/2006

4th Warwickshire - Best in Area
What an enjoyable course. After a very weak start, this course just gets better and better. The Par 5's are good testing risk reward holes and the par 3's make you thin...

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Brocket Hall (Melbourne) 29/06/2005

12th Hertfordshire - Best in Area
I arrived with high expectations and the drive, the clubhouse were superb. The opening couple of holes set the course up nicely a short but treachorous opening hole foll...

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St Pierre (Old) 09/05/2005

6th South Wales - Best in Area 16th Wales Ranking
First impressions were of a very professional layout. Lovely clubhouse, excellent range and putting green. The First is a cracking Par5 opener. As I went around it did...

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Borth & Ynyslas 21/03/2005

4th West Wales - Best in Area 18th Wales Ranking
I have a double edged view of this place.A great middle run of holes is spoiled by a poor start and a dreadful finish. When the sun shines and the weather is good this c...

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