Simon Bale

Surrey based golfer who loves heathland and links turf the most.
Enjoy target golf too and top 5 courses include Streamsong (Red), Valderrama, Swinley Forest, Royal St George’s & Aberdeen International Links.

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Druids Glen 08/05/2010

2nd Wicklow - Best in Area 27th Ireland Ranking
I played Druids Glen in May 2010. I played off 5 and my partner played of 4 and we both found it an excellent test of golf and an absolutely amazing experience. I have pl...

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Streamsong (Red) 10/03/2020

3rd Florida - Best in Area 61st USA Ranking 70th North America Ranking
I’ve just returned to visit the Red course at Streamsong after 6 years, and boy is it as good as I remembered. I have played the Black and the Blue since and I can say th...

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Kingsbarns 28/05/2012

2nd Fife - Best in Area 7th Scotland Ranking 14th Britain & Ireland Ranking 43rd World Ranking
Played Kingsbarns on a glorious day in late May 2012. Course offers everything you can ask for from a links golf experience. Great sea views, dramatic visual appeal, deep...

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Kytäjä (South East) 01/09/2013

1st Finland Ranking 65th Continental Europe Ranking
We were fortunate enough to experience the course on a still, sunny August morning. Taking the first tee time, arriving at the course was a unique experience, as the earl...

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Rye (Old) 17/05/2013

2nd Sussex - Best in Area 24th England Ranking 55th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Played Rye on a typical British May day, with 4 seasons in one day. The course was in great condition and offered a stern test in a 30 mph wind. It's a hard, fast running...

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Remedy Oak 17/05/2013

3rd Dorset - Best in Area 47th England Ranking
What a fantastic modern course. Built in an idyllic setting, it winds its way through beautiful natural Dorset countryside, with plenty of nature and wildlife to admire....

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Worplesdon 03/07/2012

9th Surrey - Best in Area 31st England Ranking 75th Britain & Ireland Ranking
I played Worplesdon at the end of June 2012. The course was in excellent condition and the design and layout very impressive. Playing from the white tees the course seeme...

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El Prat (Pink) 11/06/2018

2nd North East Spain - Best in Area 10th Spain Ranking 67th Continental Europe Ranking
Many golfers will be well aware of the name El Prat due to the extensive list of high profile European Tour players who have won at this club over the years. Dating back...

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Coombe Hill 02/06/2014

15th Surrey - Best in Area 57th England Ranking
I felt Coombe Hill was an excellent golf course and a unique experience. As you approach the club house you wouldn't even know there is a golf course there, as everything...

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Berkshire (Blue) 24/06/2014

3rd Berkshire - Best in Area 36th England Ranking 83rd Britain & Ireland Ranking
The Berkshire Blue was one of the few remaining classic Heathland courses in the East Berks/West Surrey borders I had left on my must play list. I knew, if it’s sister co...

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West Lancashire 25/07/2017

6th Lancashire - Best in Area 41st England Ranking 94th Britain & Ireland Ranking
On a trip up to the North West to watch the 2017 Open at Royal Birkdale, which Jordan Speith won in spectacular style, we were lucky enough to include West Lancs in our r...

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Royal Bled (King's) 22/08/2018

1st Slovenia Ranking 95th Continental Europe Ranking
Slovenia isn’t a country known for producing good golf courses, but it is known for its natural beauty and its rugged mountain ranges. What you’ll experience at Royal Ble...

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Chart Hills 15/09/2010

10th Kent - Best in Area
I have been fortunate enough to play a number of parkland American-style courses this summer, including The London Club, The Grove, Brocket Hall and Bearwood Lakes and ye...

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Hindhead 07/08/2018

11th Surrey - Best in Area 34th England Ranking 80th Britain & Ireland Ranking
For those who like a course to use the land that mother nature intended, it doesn’t get much more-pure than Hindhead. As you work your way through the front 9 you could i...

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