Top 100 golf courses under £100 in GB: 30 – 21

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See which courses ranked 30 - 21 in our Top 100 list of courses under £100

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30. WOODHALL SPA (HOTCHKIN)

Lincolnshire, England

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Designer(s): SV Hotchkin
Weekday green fee: £90Â
+ Position: 11
Overall Score = 101


DM: For me, the Hotchkin offers one good hole after another, which makes for a strong cumulative effect.


EB: The last hole is a weakness for me.


Commentary: One of our finest inland courses.

29. HUNSTANTON

Norfolk, England

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Designer(s): George Fernie/James Braid/James Sherlock
Weekday green fee: £90
+ Position: 9
Overall Score = 99


DM: A brilliant closing four holes offer a bit of everything.


EB: One of the best links in England.


Commentary: Not quite as magical as Brancaster but arguably a more stringent test of golf.

 

28. KINGTON

Herefordshire, England

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Designer(s): CK Hutchison
Weekday green fee: £28
+ Position: 70
Overall Score = 98


SA: If folks don’t feel wonderment for this bunkerless course than we just don’t have much in common so far as what makes a course good…


Commentary:  Man-made elements make strategy key.

27. WOKING

Surrey, England

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Designer(s): Tom Dunn
Weekday green fee: £85
+ Position: 13
Overall Score = 98


DM: New back tees and a new 16th hole have made this even better.


SA: One of the best sets of greens in GB&I. I’ve played it many times and it continues to impress.


Commentary: The pick of the Ws, according to our panel, and £85 is a fair price to pay.

 

26. BURNHAM & BERROW

Somerset, England

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Designer(s): Herbert Fowler (since modified)
Weekday green fee: £85
+ Position: 12
Overall Score = 97


DM: A breathtaking opening stretch.


EB: The individuality of the holes is exceptional. It has a championship feel to it.


Commentary: Very highly regarded by the panel.

25. BLAIRGOWRIE (ROSEMOUNT)

Perthshire, Scotland


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Designer(s): Alister MacKenzie
Weekday green fee: £65
+ Position: 31
Overall Score = 96


DM: Great start and closing stretch. A little less thrilling in the middle.


EB: The conditioning was excellent.


Commentary: One of Scotland’s very best inland courses.

24. NORTH BERWICK

East Lothian, Scotland

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Designer(s): Unknown
Weekday green fee: £95
+ Position: 1
Overall Score = 96


DM: Is there anywhere more fun to play?


SA: An unmatched combination of beauty,  challenge, birdie opportunities and unique holes.


Commentary: Unanimously selected as our No 1 course.

 

23. BEAU DESERT

Staffordshire, England

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Designer(s): Herbert Fowler
Weekday green fee: £75
+ Position: 20
Overall Score = 95


DM: I love the challenge of feeding your ball into these greens that run away from you.


EB: Can’t speak highly enough of this course.


Commentary: This is a Herbert Fowler classic that owes very little to power and plenty to creative shot-making. That’s why our panel love it so much.

22. BERWICK-UPON-TWEED (GOSWICK)

Northumberland, England


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Designer(s): James Braid/Frank Pennink
Weekday green fee: £45
+ Position: 49
Overall Score = 94


DM: There is real variety on offer here, including some brilliant holes.


Commentary: The nearest many get to Goswick is on the A1 or the train going to or from Edinburgh. They are missing out on a homely club and an excellent links.

21. ROYAL ST DAVID’S

North Wales, Wales


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Designer(s): Harold Finch-Hatton/William Henry More
Weekday green fee: £65
+ Position: 28
Overall Score = 93


DM: Would be even better if there were more holes in the dunes.


JB: Some fantastic holes and a good finish. A special place to play.


Commentary: An inspiring place to play and a highlight of any North Wales trip.

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