Warkworth Golf Club
A few quid in an envelope and placed in the honesty box is enough to punch your ticket to play!
Located on Warkworth Beach, the course offers views of the Northumberland coastline and the North Sea. The Carr Rocks, Coquet Island, and Warkworth Castle can all be seen from the links.
Golf Course Review
Warkworth Golf Club is an Old Tom Morris dating to 1891. The club wanted 18 holes, Old Tom Morris could only find 12 and the club only had enough money to keep 9…
Warkworth Golf Club Synopsis
Visitors can play 5 days a week with Tuesday and Saturdays reserved for member play only. There is one greenkeeper at Warkworth Golf Club but an army of willing volunteers helps keep the course in tip-top shape.
Warkworth has nine holes but 18 tees. There is a single Par 5 of 476 yards and two Par 3’s which measure 177 and 217 yards respectively. The remainder are two-shot holes that stretch from 309 yards to 400 yards.
The first three holes are not of Old Tom Morris’ vintage. The remaining six are, however. In fact, the fourth hole was named ‘Wee Killiekrankie’ by the grand man himself and survives until today.
The first five holes play over the most spirited topography but for a nine-hole pure links golf, you can’t ask for much more!
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Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie
As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. There should be little walking between...