Paul Skeates

Played around 500 courses around the world, including USA, South Africa, Europe and Japan. Open Championship venues past and present played include St Andrews, Royal Troon, Carnoustie, Royal Birkdale, Royal Liverpool, Prestwick and Musselburgh. Ryder Cup venues played include Ganton, Moortown, Wentworth and The Belfry. Other top venues played include Woodhall Spa, Sunningdale, Saunton, Alwoodley, Stoke Poges, Royal West Norfolk, Gleneagles, Lundin Links, Ballybunion and Killarney. US Open venues played include Pebble Beach and Olympia Fields, and 8 of the 10 courses in South Africa. Worked in the golf industry for 30 years

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Seascale 16/06/2017

2nd Cumbria - Best in Area
Let's start by saying that getting to Seascale is not an easy or particularly enjoyable drive, even from within Cumbria. My 60 mile drive took nearly 2 hours, but it was...

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Brampton 21/04/2017

6th Cumbria - Best in Area
Gave Brampton a 2nd try, now that it was back on proper tees and greens for April. Condition of course was still not up to scratch with hairy greens and scruffy tees...pl...

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Penrith 21/04/2017

4th Cumbria - Best in Area
I played Penrith for the first time a few days ago and was impressed by the layout and variety of holes, as well as its condition and quality of greens, which for the tim...

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Brampton 09/12/2016

6th Cumbria - Best in Area
Played Brampton on a cold and frosty day, so certainly didn't see it at its best. Given the recent weather (warm and dry), too much of the course was on temp greens and v...

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Southerness 09/12/2016

1st Dumfries & Galloway - Best in Area 45th Scotland Ranking
Just back from playing Southerness. It was a course I had first read about over 40 years ago as being one of the best in the UK, and it certainly lived up to expectation....

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Musselburgh (Old) 14/11/2016

Gem Scotland - Best in Area
The summary overview of the course sums Musselburgh up well enough. Its not a tough test, until the 8th. but its great fun to play and you'll have walked in the steps of...

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Fancourt (Links) 14/11/2016

1st Western Cape - Best in Area 1st South Africa Ranking
This is the best course I've played anywhere in the world. Its very very tough, as the President's Cup and SA Open showed up some of the world's best players. The conditi...

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