Top 100 golf courses under £100 in GB: 90 – 81

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See which courses ranked 90 - 81 in our Top 100 list of courses under £100

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90. LITTLESTONE

Kent, England


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Designer(s): Laidlaw Purves (modified by many others)
Weekday green fee: £75Â
+ Position: 76
Overall Score = 151


DM: Very few holes less than good; and a stirring finish.


SA: Littlestone has stood the test of time.


Commentary: Those making the trip to Littlestone will be rewarded with a difficult, but fine day of golf.

89. BERKHAMSTED

Hertfordshire, England


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Designer(s): George Gowring/James Braid
Weekday green fee: £55
+ Position: 95
Overall Score = 150


DM: There is plenty of character here.


EB: Elegant, well balanced and a testament to its design.


Commentary: Would not look out of place in Berkshire or Surrey. Along with Ashridge, the pick of the courses in this area.

88. BROADSTONE

Dorset, England


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Designer(s): Tom Dunn/Harry Colt
Weekday green fee: £80
+ Position: 69
Overall Score = 149


EB: The high points here are high in every sense of the word.


DM: A dramatic change in character from the parkland opening holes to exposed moorland and back again.


Commentary: Recent work has improved Broadstone.

87. WEST CORNWALL

Cornwall, England


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Designer(s): Unknown
Weekday green fee: £42
+ Position: 106
Overall Score = 148


SA: Those who take the game in a light-hearted manner will be entertained no end.


EB:  The rippling fairways of the opening holes set the tone.


Commentary: Decidedly old-fashioned but playable.

 

86. MONIFIETH (MEDAL)

Angus, Scotland


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Designer(s): Allan Robertson/Alexander Pirie
Weekday green fee: £70
+ Position: 77
Overall Score = 147


JB: I like it here; you always have a lot of fun.


EB:  Very nice and pretty. Lovely is the word that comes to mind.


Commentary: Traditional, well presented and honest.

85. SPEY VALLEY

Highlands, Scotland


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Designer(s): Dave Thomas
Weekday green fee: £75
+ Position: 72
Overall Score = 147


DM: This is a course that occupies an enormous canvas. It’s breathtaking and challenging in equal measure.


Commentary: The Cairngorms setting is special and so too is the run of holes in the middle of the round.

84. SUTTON COLDFIELD

West Midlands, England


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Designer(s): Alister MacKenzie
Weekday green fee: £40
+ Position: 105
Overall Score = 145


EB: One of the biggest finds for me. A pleasant surprise.


SA: Clear signs of heathland quality.


Commentary: The experience of playing in the park is sublime and very different from other Birmingham courses.

83. CARNOUSTIE (BURNSIDE)

Angus, Scotland


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Designer(s): Unknown
Weekday green fee: £44
+ Position: 98
Overall Score = 142


DM: Fun and scoreable " the perfect second course.


SA:  This is a wonderful balance of challenge and intrigue.


Commentary: Runs adjacent to the main course and the turf is every bit as tight and firm.

82. ENVILLE (HIGHGATE)

Staffordshire, England


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Designer(s): Unknown
Weekday green fee: £45
+ Position: 97
Overall Score = 142


SA: High Open Qualifying scores are testament to its ability to test the best players.


EB: A very enjoyable golf course that tests all aspects of your game.


Commentary:  There are many fine holes, especially on the opening seven holes which are a grand stretch of heathland golf. 

81. ELIE

Fife, Scotland


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Designer(s): Old Tom Morris/James Braid
Weekday green fee: £77
+ Position: 65
Overall Score = 142


EB: There’s something magical about Elie that puts you under a spell.


DM: The holes closest to the sea are simply charming.


Commentary: One of the special places to play.

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