We've all had plenty of time to dream about where we're going to tee up when we can safely get back out on the course. Here are Steve Carroll's five

Golf courses to play after lockdown: Royal West Norfolk

golf courses to play after lockdown

That walk from the clubhouse to the course – the sandy steps leading through that quite incredible gate to the 1st tee. It’s a bone fide ‘oh my god’ moment.

I’m also intrigued by the idea of having to time my day specifically to ensure I don’t get stranded by the tide.

While I’d like to think I’m a modernist in all things golf, there’s also something alluring about a place that would really rather you only play foursomes.

The course itself looks epic. I suspect the 8th and 9th, which are where the coast comes into play most prominently, will quickly appear in my favourite holes column.

The simplicity of this classic links is timeless. Now if only that car would start…

Which courses are you going to play when lockdown comes to an end? Let me know in the comments, or tweet me.

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