Appleby Golf Club

A Willie Fernie located high on moorland in Cumbria!

Appleby Golf Club

Cumbria, England

Overview

  • No fairway bunkers nor are there any par 5's!
  • Rarely is a template as good or better than the original... could Appleby's Dell be the one?

Appleby Golf Club Reviews

Sean Arble's tour of the course can be found here

Appleby Golf Club Videos

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Golf Course Review

Appleby Golf Club is a moorland or high elevation heathland in the county of Cumbria, England. The very definition of a hidden gem, it plays host to county championships. Treeless and expansive, it is laid out over a beautiful moor using natural undulations to full effect.

Coming in at under 6000 yards, there is only one par 3 on the front but three on the back. The rest are two-shot holes! No par fives are to be found on the course. The other design element you won't find are fairway bunkers.

You won't find the course on any Top 100 lists. However, it is sneaky good and you'll never forget the 5th or 15th. That's two unforgettable holes for a green fee that is next to nothing!

Joe McDonnell & Evalu18 Ltd

Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: 1 - The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. 2 - There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. 3 - There should be little walking...

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Architect

  • Fernie, Willie

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Contact Details

Cumbria, CA16 6LP, England

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Joe McDonnell & Evalu18 Ltd

Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: 1 - The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. 2 - There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. 3 - There should be little walking...

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The Putter Tailor - Made to Measure Putters and Wedges

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