The best golf courses in Yorkshire are spread across England's biggest county – from Ganton near the east coast to Cleveland in the north-east to Lindrick on the southernmost border
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A natural heathland course, Alwoodley features eye-catching and naturalistic-looking bunkers, strategic choices, and large, often undulating greens.
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A rare inland links where the tees are as smooth as greens, Ganton has been shared by some of the great names of golf course architecture and has hosted many championships
A true classic, Moortown has been on the ‘must play’ list of every serious golfer since it was crafted by Dr Alister MacKenzie 110 years ago.
Like a wonderfully complex puzzle, Lindrick itself is resistant to generalisation. Only those lucky enough to play it again and again can hope to uncover all of its eccentricities.
Should you be the sort of person that cares to take a stroll down the fairways of modern history as well as great golf holes, Fulford is a place where you will find both in abundance.
The first four holes, collectively, must rank as hard as any in Yorkshire. The greens are outstanding – firm, fast and true – and live long in the memory.
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Shaped by Harry Colt and, more recently, Donald Steel, Cleveland is the only links course in Yorkshire yet remains largely and curiously uncelebrated
Built alongside the stunning River Wharfe in the Yorkshire Dales, Ilkely is one of the most picturesque golf courses in England, but not one to be underestimated.
Colt and MacKenzie combined to make the oldest club in Leeds a true star.
This 6,500-yard course in the Pennines is a mixture of parkland and moorland renowned for the quality of its par 3s and the smooth greens