Tim Elliott

I like playing different golf courses and holidaying in fabulous locations around the world playing the game. I also enjoy reviewing golf courses that I have played and comparing my reflections with others. My life target is to play 1000 separate golf courses, and I hope to reach 750 in 2022. I use the ‘Top 100 Golf Courses’ website as my guide so that I only play at good quality locations.

My handicap is 14 at Hankley Common, Surrey, UK and I also have membership rights at Gleneagles in Scotland and Simola in South Africa.

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Cavendish 18/05/2021

1st Derbyshire - Best in Area
A renowned Alister Mackenzie course designed by the Master back in 1925 is still largely unchanged and provides a hugely satisfying test on a sloping site just outside Bu...

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Craigielaw 20/08/2021

17th Lothians - Best in Area 85th Scotland Ranking
Craigielaw is one of the later additions on the Lothians golf scene celebrating its 20th year in 2021. We stayed at the very comfortable lodge overlooking the golf course...

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Real Las Palmas 24/12/2020

6th Canary Islands - Best in Area 74th Spain Ranking
This is the oldest Golf Club in Spain having been formed in 1891, and relocated to its present site in the 1950s when Philip Mackenzie Ross, who also designed Maspalomas...

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Addington Palace 05/10/2021

36th Surrey - Best in Area
Addington Palace demonstrates the remarkable depth of Surrey golf courses. It is ranked on this site as only the 36th best in the county, however it is good and well wort...

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Lundin 29/08/2021

5th Fife - Best in Area 31st Scotland Ranking
The golfing kingdom of Fife is full of traditional links courses which is how life started at Lundin back in 1868. Competition with adjoining Leven, each with its own Clu...

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Vidago Palace 05/10/2019

2nd Porto & North - Best in Area 28th Portugal Ranking
This is an unusual golf course of huge contrasts but undoubtedly great fun to play. The first four holes and last four are heavily wooded and mainly seem to have been bui...

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Costa Navarino (Bay) 09/09/2021

2nd Greek Mainland - Best in Area 2nd Greece Ranking
The scenic views across the Bay of Navarino are a feature of the Bay golf course and are truly spectacular. The Bay also has massive historic significance, for after a ma...

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Lopesan Meloneras 20/12/2020

7th Canary Islands - Best in Area 78th Spain Ranking
This is an impressive track which I understand has undergone a major upgrade in the last 12 months. It is also the only golf course on the island with fairways right next...

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Abu Dhabi (National) 15/10/2021

11th United Arab Emirates Ranking 15th Middle East Ranking
Abu Dhabi’s first golf course with the massive concrete falcon overlooking the 9th and 18th greens is well known to the top European pros and the golf-watching public. It...

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Calcot Park 28/09/2021

7th Berkshire - Best in Area
Harry Colt designed many excellent golf courses in the Golden Age of course design in the 1920s and 1930s, and Calcot Park is typical with many Colt hallmarks.In particul...

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Tidworth Garrison 15/06/2021

3rd Wiltshire - Best in Area
Tidworth Garrison sounds like an old-style army barracks, but instead is the unusual name for a delightful place to play golf. Tidworth still houses part of the reduced B...

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East Berkshire 31/10/2020

5th Berkshire - Best in Area
I selected East Berkshire to play my 650th golf course in a twoball with my wife on my birthday, and was thrilled by this charming and delightful place. Sure enough it w...

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Kington 25/10/2020

1st Herefordshire - Best in Area
Unusual and very quirky, Kington will stir the emotions. If you see golf as an exercise in pure enjoyment, played over some extremely varied tracts of land, you will love...

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Crail (Balcomie) 28/08/2021

13th Fife - Best in Area 67th Scotland Ranking
One of the oldest golf courses in the world and refashioned by Old Tom Morris as long ago as 1895, Crail (Balcomie) has plenty of history, magnificent coastal scenery and...

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Porthmadog 21/10/2020

7th North Wales - Best in Area 20th Wales Ranking
I have read the mixed reviews on Porthmadog and was hugely surprised by the quality on offer. Most writers are critical of the parkland- style front nine, and sure enough...

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Tadmarton Heath 17/10/2020

5th Oxfordshire - Best in Area
We played Tadmarton Heath on a grey windless autumnal day and found the golf course and Club very traditional and an absolute delight. Situated in beautiful rolling count...

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Oxford Golf Club 30/05/2021

6th Oxfordshire - Best in Area
Situated in the middle of Oxford, the golf course has a wonderfully spacious feel on an undulating site perfect for the game. Sure enough, access by car through the City...

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Bamburgh Castle 26/09/2020

6th Northumberland - Best in Area
This is a truly unique golf course on an elevated cliff site to the north of the small town of Bamburgh. In fact, on a sunny day as we enjoyed, the 360 degree views from...

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Knole Park 04/08/2020

5th Kent - Best in Area 89th England Ranking
This course is well ranked in the Kent listings, but after paying a hefty green fee, it did not meet my expectations and match up to the quality as indicated by other rev...

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