Gustav

Love links golf, have played 80+ of the Top 100 Links Courses of Britain & Ireland, but I enjoy almost any course which facilitates the ground game. Also love playing without having to wait and try to choose courses and tee-off times to achieve this.

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Loch Lomond 13/09/2011

1st Dunbartonshire - Best in Area 17th Scotland Ranking 40th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Normally, I would not recommend parkland golf to any visitor to Scotland, but here there has to be just one exception...and this is the one.Loch Lomond is like a really g...

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Visby 23/08/2013

4th Sweden Ranking 50th Continental Europe Ranking
Visby's first nine holes are by far and away the most beautiful in Sweden and unless raw power and course length are your first requirements, I would also venture that th...

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Prestwick 02/09/2019

4th Ayrshire & Arran - Best in Area 16th Scotland Ranking 38th Britain & Ireland Ranking
A recent round at Prestwick with caddies followed by lunch in the member’s dining room was one of my all-time top UK golf experiences. This was despite the greens not bei...

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Formby 14/06/2019

3rd Lancashire - Best in Area 19th England Ranking 46th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Why is Formby loved by so many and why should you play there rather than try to squeeze in Birkdale, RLSA and Hoylake into one trip?Immediately, I can think of two reason...

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Donegal 08/09/2015

4th Donegal - Best in Area 18th Ireland Ranking
Me and my playing partner both walked off the 18th green at Donegal feeling happy but also that we could have achieved so much more (I guess this is why we all come back...

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Halmstad (Norra) 24/04/2015

3rd Sweden Ranking 45th Continental Europe Ranking
Halmstad's North course has been at the top of Swedish course rankings for as long as there have been such rankings. So what factors put it there?First, it is built on sa...

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Kungliga Drottningholm 24/04/2015

17th Sweden Ranking
Played my first round of the season heretoday (23 April) and the course was in absolutely stunning condition after the winter. Not a speck of mud on shoes or clubs afterw...

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Machrie 28/03/2019

3rd Argyll & Bute - Best in Area 21st Scotland Ranking 61st Britain & Ireland Ranking
I see two main reasons to play the Machrie.First, Islay has many distilleries to visit (nine or ten, according to the Islay Whisky Academy) and one golf course. It should...

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Pevero 13/09/2011

2nd Sardinia - Best in Area 18th Italy Ranking
This course must be one of the most beautiful I have ever played: so many holes just outshine the finest any other course could manage. As you walk to the next tee, you k...

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Carne (Hackett) 30/08/2016

1st Mayo - Best in Area 12th Ireland Ranking 59th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Other places try to make the most of their one or two high dunes on the site. At Carne, they had to avoid them in order to create a playable course! These 18 holes are lo...

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