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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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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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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Linna 01/09/2013

2nd Finland Ranking 79th Continental Europe Ranking
Linna golf is a top quality Scandinavian golf resort, offering exactly what you would envisage from the stereotypical terrain and atmosphere associated with this unspoile...

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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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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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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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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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Montrose (1562) 28/05/2012

3rd Angus & Dundee - Best in Area 49th Scotland Ranking
Played Montrose Medal late May 2012 preceeding a trip to Kingsbarns, expecting a mediocre gap filler. Was pleasantly surprised by what turned out to be a challenging yet...

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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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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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Tandridge 11/09/2010

20th Surrey - Best in Area 92nd England Ranking
I had the pleasue of being invited to Tandridge GC in mid August after an extremley dry July. The course had suffered slightly from the lack of water but it didn't detrac...

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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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