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Tagged with "UK and Ireland"

Sep 24th, 2020 Article

Historic Welsh course to be given over to sea defences

Rhyl Golf Club which is located on the North Wales coast and was designed in 1890 by the world-famous James Braid is in danger of being forced to close. The members have been informed of plans by Denbighshire Council and the Welsh government to incorporate the course in a new sea defence project. In a statement on its website the club states

Jul 4th, 2018 Article

We're Not Worthy: No1: Old Head Of Kinsale, Ireland

"When Tiger Woods came up here to this tee box for the first time, he said "Holy shit! So now it's called the 'Holy Shit' hole. Every time anyone comes up here for the first time, they say "Holy shit!"' Little John, Old Head Caddie    

Apr 16th, 2018 Article

Golf travel – 5 Golf Adventures within M25

You might have to live and work in London, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t make a quick escape to get your sticks out. Here are five of our favourite courses that are all within the M25.

Apr 16th, 2018 Article

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Sometimes it’s important to get away from the maddening crowds. So we thought it was time we looked at the remotest courses in Britain, where you can properly get away and turn the noise down.

Oct 18th, 2017 Article

Golf travel – GolfPunk goes to Norfolk

Norfolk is where mosquitos come for spring training, undergoing a grueling program of physical exercise and studying The Mozzie’s Guide To A Human’s Sensitive Areas.

Oct 18th, 2017 Article

Golf travel – You Little Beauty! Old Thorns

I was really uncomfortable on the first at Old Thorns. Nothing to do with the hole. The course begins with a short par-four, where fools try and smash a driver and strategists will hit an iron....

Oct 18th, 2017 Article

GolfPunk's Golf In Jersey Special

Not what I wanted to hear. The fact is our Beech Craft B24R single engine, four-seater plane (furnished I might add with Connolly Hide leather and Wilton carpets), is battling through a 29-knot wind.

Mar 5th, 2017 Article

Thurlestone Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

Thurlestone Golf Course is set in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.’ And we’re talking about the ‘walk around with your mouth slightly open, nobody can argue with that’ type of beauty.

Mar 5th, 2017 Article

Southport & Ainsdale Golf Club - You Little Beauty!

The Merseyside coastline houses the most prestigious dynasty of links courses in England, but S&A, as it is affectionately known, has become their less-famous, uncharted younger sibling – their Paul Ross to Birkdale’s Jonathan.