Ian Cranidge

12 handicapper based in Guernsey. Member at Benton Hall in Essex and L’Ancresse GC in Guernsey. Love to play links golf when I have the chance and very fond of the Surrey sand belt courses as well.

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Woking 01/07/2021

7th Surrey - Best in Area 27th England Ranking 67th Britain & Ireland Ranking
I used to glimpse Woking from the train heading towards Basingstoke and wished I was playing rather than on my way to dull meetings, I had my chance recently and the expe...

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Pound Ridge 06/05/2019

52nd New York - Best in Area
Make no mistake this is top class course which takes no prisoners, Pete Dye must have really moved a lot earth to create this masterpiece of golf architecture. The course...

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Knole Park 25/06/2021

5th Kent - Best in Area 89th England Ranking
A visit to Knole Park is a captivating experience, set out in the majestic and historic Knole Park estate the course it has elements of parkland, heathland and upland in...

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Saunton (East) 27/07/2020

1st Devon - Best in Area 21st England Ranking 48th Britain & Ireland Ranking
The members at Saunton are truly blessed having a club with two high class links courses. It’s well worth the effort to reach Saunton, not the easiest of locations to acc...

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Thurlestone 23/07/2020

9th Devon - Best in Area
It had been too long since my last visit to Thurlestone, I enjoyed even it even more playing course in high summer. The front 9 runs along the spectacular south Devon coa...

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Oxfordshire 28/08/2020

3rd Oxfordshire - Best in Area
I read with interest the previous reviews of the course before playing, having now played it a couple of times I understand why it divides opinion. Building a links style...

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London Club (International) 16/08/2019

9th Kent - Best in Area
I thoroughly enjoyed my round on the International course despite playing on one the summers wettest days! Regardless of the heavy rain the course remained unaffected and...

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Royal Guernsey 06/10/2021

1st Guernsey Ranking
The links at Royal Guernsey/L’Ancresse are a gem, positioned out on the north east tip of the Bailiwick it makes great use of a relatively small area without feeling comp...

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Trevose (Championship) 02/05/2021

3rd Cornwall - Best in Area 66th England Ranking
I played Trevose on a bright windless late April day, with the firm dried out fairways and green surrounds it was like high summer except for the chilly temperature. Fair...

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Turtle Hill 06/11/2020

5th Bermuda Ranking
It’s not often you play an 18 hole par 3 course, it shouldn’t be judged against a standard course but does it stand up on its own merits, in this case very much so. Route...

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PalmGolf Ourika 24/09/2017

9th Morocco Ranking 62nd Africa Ranking
I played Ourika on a perfect late September morning, still and cloudless. As other reviewers have noted the challenge from the tee is carrying waste areas and water, choo...

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Weston-Super-Mare 15/10/2020

3rd Somerset - Best in Area
Weston Super Mare is a charming old school links/seaside course that’s well worth turning off the M5 for. While not in the league of Saunton, St Endoc etc it has plenty o...

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Dartmouth (Championship) 19/10/2020

8th Devon - Best in Area
A round at Dartmouth is to play 2 nines of very differing quality and architectural note. Constructed on terrain thats not naturally suited for setting out a course its v...

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Westerham 14/10/2019

19th Kent - Best in Area
I thoroughly enjoyed my recent round at Westerham in a society day, I must admit to being surprised given its lowly ranking on this site how good it was, possibly its sho...

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Mullion 29/07/2020

8th Cornwall - Best in Area
A round at Mullion is a fun experience, I had the benefit of playing on a sunny albeit windy day which allowed me to enjoy the true splendour of its location. Set on clif...

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