Needle in a Haystack Collection

Rare examples of unique courses which break the mould.

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  • Address:
    Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 9AQ, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    No water nor sand and on common land... it is however, anything but common.

  • Address:
    Chapel Lane, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5LR, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    A rare bunkerless heathland course which was spoken highly by Bernard Darwin - this is English golf at its classy best.

  • Address:
    Crail, Anstruther, Fife, KY10 3XN, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    A GCA marvel, American Gil Hanse plotted an 18 hole course in and around an ancient wall and harbour.

  • Address:
    Golf Road, Formby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L37 1YH, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    A women's only members club makes it unique. The course makes it worth a visit.

  • Address:
    The Common, Berkhampsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2QB, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    A rare bunker-less treasure which hosts one of the worlds' best amateur tournaments.

  • Address:
    Pendreich Road, Bridge of Allan, Sunnylaw, Stirlingshire, FK9 4LY, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    An inland, untouched Old Tom 9 holer from 1895. This is Victorian golf in its unaltered state.

  • Address:
    Kingarrock, Hill of Tarvit Mansion House, Cupar, Fife, KY15 5PB, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    Step back in time and try your hand on the only hickory golf club in the UK.

  • Address:
    Bradnor Hill, Kington, Herefordshire, HR5 3RE, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    An unrated gem tucked away designed by the trio that brought you Woodhall Spa and West Sussex.

  • Address:
    Musselburgh Racecourse, Balcarres Road, Musselburgh, Midlothian, EH21 7SR, Scotland
  • Reason to Visit:
    A walk through history on the world's oldest golf course, it is a must-play as perhaps as the first or last stop on your Scottish sojourn.

The c…
  • 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 Club Laen, Piltdown, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3XB, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    No bunkers and 15 Hebridean sheep help keep this heathland in perfect balance.

For m…
  • Address:
    Princes Drive, Sandwich Bay, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9QB, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    27 holes of great links at a reasonable rate nearby Royal Cinque Ports and Royal St. Georges.

  • Address:
    145 Overstrand Road, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 0JH, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    A rare Old Tom Morris links South of the Scottish border at the end of nowhere worth the journey.

  • Address:
    Weston Longville, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5JW, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    Shiny and new, Norfolk has a new golf destination.

Branc…
  • Address:
    King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 8AX, England
  • Reason to Visit:
    Two ball play only and an access road affected by the tide makes this an authentic, yet unique, English golf experience.

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