Some golf courses rank highly. Some golf courses are relatively inexpensive to play. Only a special few feature in both of these categories
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Camberley Heath is yet another stunning Surrey heathland that was designed by the great Harry Colt. Its collection of tempting short par 4s can ruin as well as make your scorecard.
England, GB & Ireland, Surrey and Value
This Southampton parkland was designed by the great Willie Park Jnr, who utilised its undulating site of an old deer park to craft a course that is never less than stimulating.
England, GB & Ireland, Hampshire and Value
Ferndown has sat elegantly for over hundred years, and is a nice and gentle place to be. It's easy to see why Peter Alliss loves the place so much.
Dorset, England, GB & Ireland and Value
There are a few certain courses, but only a few, where you know from the moment you pull into the car park you are in for a treat.
Blairgowrie is most certainly one of them.
GB & Ireland, Scotland and Value
As befits a club where heritage and tradition rank higher than at most others, Royal Aberdeen bears all the hallmarks of classic Scottish links golf.
Aberdeen, GB & Ireland, Scotland and Value
Littlestone is a raw-boned, fast-running championship links that frequently calls for approach shots to be chased on to the close-cropped greens.
England, GB & Ireland, Kent and Value
Unspoilt Woodbridge is just a few miles from Ipswich but feels a world away from modern life. It's an undulating heathland with gorse, bracken and attractive trees lining the fairways.
England, GB & Ireland, Suffolk and Value
Taddy, as it's known, is never less than interesting, and the turf here is fantastic both to walk on and to strike your iron shots off. It is quintessentially English.
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The large two-tiered greens at Duff House Royal are classic MacKenzie work, and the many well-positioned bunkers and trees make the course a severe but fair challenge.
GB & Ireland, Moray, Scotland and Value
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.
England, GB & Ireland, Yorkshire and Value