Dan Hare

I am an 10-handicap member of Les Mielles in Jersey, where I am lucky enough to be able to regularly play some great golf both on the island and in France. I'm a traditional links golf addict and have an unofficial challenge with a good friend to play all classic links courses in Britain in a few weeks per year, of course using the Top 100 Golf Courses and its informed users as our Bible!

If I could only play at one golf course for the rest of my life it would have to be Royal Dornoch (gorse controversy not withstanding) – maybe one day I would birdie Foxy?

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Spey Bay 30/03/2019

13th North East Scotland - Best in Area
We'd always wanted to visit Spey Bay, and are very glad we finally made it ! We played yesterday in breezy sunshine for a reduced winter rate, reflected in temporary tees...

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Spey Valley 27/03/2019

8th North Scotland - Best in Area 44th Scotland Ranking
Eight years have passed since our first game and review at Spey Valley and it is great to see the course having matured so well. We haven't, so took a buggie, which was a...

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Kilspindie 27/03/2019

10th Lothians - Best in Area 59th Scotland Ranking
We played Kilspindie two days ago on a sunny day in a 2 club westerly breeze straight down 2 & 3 with the beach hard right (OOB here rather than a water hazard as at Nor...

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St Andrews (Eden) 20/03/2019

16th Fife - Best in Area 79th Scotland Ranking
I've played the Eden several times now, and to echo the other reviewers it would be foolish to overlook what is the best value course in the Town - on a fine day, it's an...

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Wick 19/03/2019

27th North Scotland - Best in Area
We played Wick several years ago, but I remember it very clearly, which is clearly a good sign. Like many links it's much better than it appears from the road as you dri...

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Whitley Bay 19/03/2019

10th Northumberland - Best in Area
A friend is a member at Whitley Bay so we have been lucky to have played several times.It's a very friendly club in a nice town with good pace of play.The course is a fun...

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Amendoeira (O'Connor) 30/12/2018

20th Algarve - Best in Area 35th Portugal Ranking
Played with a society and we found it very playable and great fun. The part where you play alongside and under a flyover is a bit strange, but other than that we really e...

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Amendoeira (Faldo) 30/12/2018

7th Algarve - Best in Area 12th Portugal Ranking
I'm evidently a little out of tune with the other reviewers here, but I didn't really enjoy my two rounds on the Faldo in October.We were visiting as a society, and whils...

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Glencruitten 08/08/2018

6th Argyll & Bute - Best in Area
Very happy to see Glencruitten on the site ! An ideal place to play if en route from Machrihanish, The Machrie or Arran to the more numerous delights of the Highlands. We...

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Royal Hobart 07/05/2018

6th Tasmania - Best in Area
I played Royal Hobart on a driving and golf trip to lovely Tasmania and had a great day. Unlike some other Royal courses I could name, they were were very welcoming to an...

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Christchurch 07/05/2018

5th South Island - Best in Area 15th New Zealand Ranking 77th Oceania Ranking
I played "Shirley", as it's known locally, before the earthquake and had a tremendous day at a friendly course, certainly more enjoyable than some of the more modern cour...

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Invercargill 07/05/2018

12th South Island - Best in Area 33rd New Zealand Ranking
I found myself in Invercargill with a spare afternoon before a trip to fantastic Stewart Island (which has the most fun and arduous 6 hole golf course imaginable) and enq...

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