Top 100 golf courses under £100 in GB: 80 – 71

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See which courses ranked 80 - 71 in our Top 100 list of courses under £100

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80. LEVEN LINKS

Fife, Scotland


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Designer(s): Unknown
Weekday green fee: £55Â
+ Position: 86
Overall Score = 141


JB: A fine links test on any given day.


DM: It’s the real thing, with a quite brilliant last hole.


Commentary:  An old-style layout, a true links test. It makes great use of the natural dunesland.

79. TREVOSE

Cornwall, England


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Designer(s): Harry Colt/Guy Campbell
Weekday green fee: £70
+ Position: 71
Overall Score = 141


DM: I love the idea, spirit and ethos of Trevose, a course of real magnitude.


JB: The best holes are closest to the sea. Always a fun venue.


Commentary: The best holes here are exceptional.

78. SCOTSCRAIG

Fife, Scotland


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Designer(s): James Braid
Weekday green fee: £65
+ Position: 75
Overall Score = 140


JB: I do like the way they use some of the bunkers.


DM: I love the look of the 1st hole " it’s one that really gets you in the mood.


Commentary: An unusual blend of parkland and heathland.

77. PRESTBURY

Cheshire, England


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Designer(s): Harry Colt
Weekday green fee: £60
+ Position: 79
Overall Score = 139


SA: No fewer than four compelling holes (3, 5, 9 & 16) making it well worthwhile for those near Manchester.


Commentary: Harry Colt dealt with the severity of the terrain here admirably.

76. MORAY (OLD)

Highlands, Scotland


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Designer(s): Old Tom Morris Â
Weekday green fee: £80
+ Position: 58
Overall Score = 138


DM: Underrated and under-appreciated by the wider golfing public. It’s a fantastic old links.


Commentary: Quintessentially Scottish in every element of its bouncy, gorse-lined fairways and rich green complexes.

75. BUDE & NORTH CORNWALL

Cornwall, England


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Designer(s): Tom Dunn
Weekday green fee: £28
+ Position: 108
Overall Score = 136


EB: Has some of the best holes in the South West.


JB: There are some super holes. Very similar to Prestwick in character.


Commentary:  Rich in character and variety.

74. GOLSPIE

Highlands, Scotland


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Designer(s): James Braid
Weekday green fee: £45
+ Position: 90
Overall Score = 135


SA: The views alone are worth the modest green fee.


DM: A real mix of a course " there is a bit of everything here. Some brilliant holes.


Commentary: A fine course and a great place to visit.

73. SOUTHERNDOWN

South Wales, Wales


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Designer(s): Willie Fernie/Herbert Fowler/ Willie Park Jr/Donald Steel
Weekday green fee: £55
+ Position: 80
Overall Score = 135


DM: An unusual course that’s high up but in places plays like a links.


EB: It’s got all the elements of links golf. I’m a big fan.


Commentary: One of the best in South Wales and a host of many national events.

72. FRASERBURGH (CORBIEHILL)

Aberdeen, Scotland


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Designer(s): James Braid
Weekday green fee: £45
+ Position: 89
Overall Score = 134


EB: Very natural golf course, loads of fun shots to play on some fabulous holes.


DM: The good bits here are really very good.  Well worth the trip.


Commentary: Fraserburgh is a real outpost, north of Aberdeen. It’s historic (ancient, even) and has changed little over the years.

71. WALLASEY

Wirral, England


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Designer(s): Old Tom Morris
Weekday green fee: £80
+ Position: 53
Overall Score = 133


EB: My reaction was that it’s massively underrated.


DM: Overshadowed by Hoylake but a fine links for the most part just across the Mersey.


Commentary: Some wonderful holes on true linksland.

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