Doak Scale Collection

Tom Doak's excellent, outstanding and nearly perfect courses in the UK&I.

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  • Address:
    Fife, KY16 9JD, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    Unreservedly, it is the greatest and most influential golf course in the history of the game.

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    Highland, IV25 3LW, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    A top course to visit as a student of golf course architecture is also Donald Ross's home course.

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    County Kerry, V31 RX37, Ireland
  • Reason to Visit:
    Simply put... It is one of the greatest links on earth.

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    East Lothian, EH31 2EG, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    It should be on the dream list of any serious golfer. It is a perennial contender to be named the greatest golf course in the world.

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    County Down, BT33 0AN, Northern Ireland
  • Reason to Visit:
    Arguably it is the best golf course in the world!

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    Kent, CT13 9QB, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    The pinnacle of quintessential English golf links.

  • Address:
    East Lothian, EH39 4BB, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    It's charming, quirky, unusual, interesting and fun. In short, it's a must play!

  • Address:
    Suffolk, IP28 8SD, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    Tom Doak rates these greens as some of the best he has ever seen. He isn't alone, acclaimed golf writer Lorne Rubenstein ranks the green complexes among the best in the world.

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    East Sussex, TN31 7QS, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    It is the course that made Harry Colt an architect instead of a lawyer.

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    County Clare, V95 HD00, Ireland
  • Reason to Visit:
    It's the St Andrews of Ireland and every bit as memorable.

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    County Antrim, BT56 8JQ, Northern Ireland
  • Reason to Visit:
    Northern Ireland's only Open venue is a pure links in every sense.

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    Ayrshire, KA9 1QG, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    The birthplace of the world's greatest championship and steeped in history, Prestwick is a must-play.

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    Berkshire, SL5 9LE, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    In Colt's own words, it is his 'least bad course.'

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    Angus, DD7 7JE, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    A strategic links masterpiece that has tested the worlds best to the limit from 1931 until now.

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    Berkshire, SL5 9RR, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    Debate rages as to which is the better course... either way, both need to be experienced.