Paul Howard

PGA Golf Professional and Wigan Athletic Fan. Connoisseur of fine Golf courses. I enjoy romantic walks with 14 clubs across undulating fairways.



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Vale Royal Abbey 24/09/2022

15th Cheshire - Best in Area
15th in Cheshire… you are having a laugh? Make no bones about it, the course isn’t perfect. It has its faults. The surrounding areas of the greens was a tad bare. The sem...

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Huddersfield 14/09/2022

9th Yorkshire - Best in Area
Huddersfield Golf Club, “ You had me at, Hello.” I had travelled over to Huddersfield from my home in Cheshire to primarily watch a football match. I hate to waste an opp...

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Monte Rei (North) 08/09/2022

1st Algarve - Best in Area 1st Portugal Ranking 12th Continental Europe Ranking
“Breathtaking”, “stunning”, “no words”, “fantastic”. I should really quit now, because anything I write here, will not do Monte Rei Golf & Country Club justice. As a regu...

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San Lorenzo 07/09/2022

5th Algarve - Best in Area 9th Portugal Ranking 49th Continental Europe Ranking
San Lorenzo… I guess I am torn! I want to write a review based on holes, 6,7,8,17 and 18, for if I did I’d be describing a course of amazement that one can only dream of...

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Vilamoura (Old) 05/09/2022

4th Algarve - Best in Area 7th Portugal Ranking 45th Continental Europe Ranking
I’ve not played the ‘Old Course’ for many years. It’s now under the ownership of Dom Pedro from Oceanico. Teeing off at 08.50 hours whilst the fairways are still soaked i...

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Clitheroe 19/07/2022

13th Lancashire - Best in Area
On the hottest day of the year I chose to play Clitheroe Golf Club at midday, having last played here some 30 years ago. First of all I must mention the welcome and frien...

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Hamilton 23/06/2022

2nd Lanarkshire - Best in Area
I’m advised that the lovely estate one drives through to make it to the course was once the clubs land. It’s a pleasant entry with the golf club sign on the wall of the e...

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Carnwath 23/06/2022

8th Lanarkshire - Best in Area
I’d attended Carnwath in order to be fitted for some new Taylor Made irons. The Professional at the club is regarded as one of the finest in the field. It’s a shame the c...

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Cavendish 15/06/2022

1st Derbyshire - Best in Area 88th England Ranking
Cavendish Golf Club is not Beyoncé. She’s not smashing records at the Box Office. She’s not Louis Vuitton or Gucci. Cavendish isn’t LivGolf, with a brass band welcoming y...

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Portal (Championship) 27/05/2022

18th Cheshire - Best in Area
I’ve just played here, again…this will be my 3rd review of it. Whilst I was provided courtesy my friend paid just £25.00. We played from the back white tees as well, whic...

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Wychwood Park 30/03/2022

13th Cheshire - Best in Area
This was my first game of the year and the weather was cold and wet. I’d never heard of Wychwood Park before but had stumbled across it on route to watch Wigan Athletic p...

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The Mere 13/10/2021

9th Cheshire - Best in Area
I first played The Mere as a 16 year old in the Daily Telegraph Tournament, I was fortunate enough to win which prompted a further trip, for the National finals in Glenea...

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Seascale 07/10/2021

2nd Cumbria - Best in Area
122 miles… 2 hours and 38 minutes to get there along a death defying country Lane across the Lake District. On arrival the rain was torrential and the wind was horrendous...

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Vilamoura (Old) 23/09/2021

4th Algarve - Best in Area 7th Portugal Ranking 45th Continental Europe Ranking
I wonder, as I write this, if perhaps I’m a little spoilt. For whilst the Old Course at Vilamoura is good ive never considered it spectacular. What I do love is how unspo...

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Hilversumsche 23/09/2021

7th Netherlands Ranking 32nd Continental Europe Ranking
Having resided in the Netherlands for five years this became a course I played more often than not. I first visited it when I went to watch the KLM Open and loved being t...

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