Maarten

Benelux panelist and member of De Rosendaelsche Golfclub. Big fan of classic links and heathland courses. My favourite courses include Ballybunion, Portmarnock, Notts, Pennard, De Pan and Barnbougle Dunes. But this list always seems to change! Next up will be exploring more of the Low Countries.

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Saunton (East) 14/10/2014

1st Devon - Best in Area 24th England Ranking 53rd Britain & Ireland Ranking
The East course starts with an intimidating teeshot (if you had to run straight from your car to the pro shop to the first tee) that is set on a large dune that gives you...

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Tralee 08/07/2011

3rd Kerry - Best in Area 16th Ireland Ranking 70th Britain & Ireland Ranking
I fell in love with Tralee . There isn't a weak hole at all and I can't think of a course with more ocean holes. The stretch from 11-17 is just magical. the twelfth is th...

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Hollinwell 13/05/2017

1st Nottinghamshire - Best in Area 19th England Ranking 47th Britain & Ireland Ranking
I visited Nottinham in late april and plyed this course and Sherwood. I loved them both but Hollinwell is a cut or two above Sherwood. The clubhouse and first holes are s...

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Noordwijkse 25/01/2016

6th Netherlands Ranking 26th Continental Europe Ranking
I was very surprised to see Noordwijk take such a leap in the wrong direction- in the rankings that is. I finally could tick off the best in the country for many years, a...

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Les Bordes (New) 23/07/2021

Gem France - Best in Area
Les Bordes is one the verge of becoming one of the most distinctive 36 hole golf clubs in the world, with its two courses providing such an astonishingly different playin...

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County Louth 09/09/2022

1st Louth - Best in Area 10th Ireland Ranking 57th Britain & Ireland Ranking
The best course we played between Baltray, The Island and the European, and respectfully just behind Portmarnock. The stretch of 12-16 at Baltray is simply world-class an...

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Druids Glen 28/09/2015

2nd Wicklow - Best in Area 29th Ireland Ranking
Druids Glen is a delightful resort in a beautiful piece of Ireland. It truly is a kaleidoscope of colours and flora. We had the (mis)fortune to play the course after roun...

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