Hidden Gems Collection
Off the general publics radar but they should be on yours!
Address:Golf Course Road, Painswick, Gloucestershire, GL6 6TL, England
Reason to Visit:Its short, quirky and fun. Its pure and authentic and the spirit of the game is alive and well.
Address:Golf Links Road, Worlington, Bury St Edmunds, 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.
Address:Baltray, Drogheda, County Louth, A92 HK03, Ireland
Reason to Visit:One of Tom Doak's favourite links, the minimalist, strategic design will appeal to 'new' Golden Age fans.
Address:The Links, Cullen, Buckie, Banffshire, AB56 4WB, Scotland
Reason to Visit:Still undiscovered by the masses but has achieved cult status due to No Laying Up fame.
Address:Station Road, Delamere, Cheshire, CW8 2JE, England
Reason to Visit:A rare Herbert Fowler heathland that exemplifies everything that is right about a subtle, English golf club.
Address:Murvagh Lower, Laghey, County Donegal, F94 H725, Ireland
Reason to Visit:This pure, authentic links made up of an inner and outer loop calls 2011 Open Champion, Darren Clarke, a member.
Address:Turnberry Avenue, Dundee, Angus, DD2 3QP, Scotland
Reason to Visit:Most wouldn't visit a parkland course on a trip to Scotland... however, the R&A has thought enough of this course to use it for Open qualifying. Twice.
Address:Woodstock House, Woodstock Demesne, County Wicklow, Ireland
Reason to Visit:The Glen's little sister provides the perfect compliment for an afternoon 18.