Sunningdale Heath

Architect: Harry Colt The term ‘Hidden Gem’ is overused. It is a bit cliché and I try not to adopt it. However, Harry Colt’s Sunningdale Heath exemplifies the term. Wrongfully overlooked due to its previous life as Sunningdale Ladies, this testing 18 hole routing has had a new lease of life. The Club changed handsContinue reading “Sunningdale Heath”

#98 North Hants

Architect: James Braid, Harry Colt & Tom Simpson North Hants makes it into the’s list. Quite rightly too. Consistent architecture and a fabulous routing to boot. I played North Hants maybe 10 years ago as a Junior for Burnham Beeches, and honestly … can’t remember a thing. I certainly don’t remember how good itContinue reading “#98 North Hants”

Foxhills (Bernard Hunt)

Architect: Fred W Hawtree Course No. 2 at Foxhills. There are many arguments as to which is the better course. I pick the Longcross, but the Bernard Hunt is an equal test with (almost) equal beauty. The course measures 6,883 yards from the tips and therefore many holes play long. The layout is delightfully undulating,Continue reading “Foxhills (Bernard Hunt)”