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NCG’s Top 100 Value Golf Courses in Great Britain and Ireland

 

Welcome to our guide to the best value golf courses in Great Britain, courses that combine high quality with fantastic value for money. If your goal when arranging a golf trip is to play the best possible courses while sticking to an overall budget then this is the list for you. Which courses made the list in our Value Top 100? View the full countdown here…

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Best value golf courses top 100: 100-91

100. Fulford

Where is it? North Yorkshire
Architect: Charles MacKenzie
Green fee: £80
What to expect: Parkland on one side of the road and wooded heathland on the other. Recent work from Mackenzie Ebert has increased the challenge.  
Memorable for: The quite enormous – and smooth – greens.

99. Duff House Royal

Where is it? Aberdeenshire
Architect: Alister MacKenzie
Green fee: £70
What to expect: A parkland by the sea. It’s a soothingly peaceful setting and a course where there is more than immediately meets the eye.
Memorable for: Incredible MacKenzie green complexes.

98. Tadmarton Heath

Where is it? Oxfordshire
Architect: Cecil Hutchinson
Green fee: £40
What to expect: Hutchinson’s pint-sized treasure lies high above Banbury and uses its gently sloping land to perfection.
Memorable for: Cute short 4s and cunning bunkering.

97. Woodbridge 

Where is it? Suffolk
Architect: Davie Grant, Braid, Hawtree
Green fee: £70
What to expect: Touched by several notable hands, this is an elevated heathland, pretty throughout, and with pleasing variety to the holes.
Memorable for: The views across Bromeswell Heath.

96. Littlestone

Where is it? Kent
Architect: Laidlaw
Green fee: £90
What to expect: A long-established links that is never less than honest that rises to new heights over the closing stretch with some wonderfully distinctive holes.
Memorable for: Fast-running, true links. conditions.

95. Royal Aberdeen

Where is it? Aberdeenshire
Architect: Simpson/Braid
Green fee: £195
What to expect: The 2011 Walker Cup venue is one of the great Scottish links. You won’t hit off better turf and the rivetted bunkers are immaculate.
Memorable for: The front nine is an assault to the senses.

94. Blairgowrie (Rosemount)

Where is it? Perthshire
Architect: James Braid
Green fee: £95
What to expect: Hole after immaculately presented hole flowing back and forth through the forest and then a very entertaining closing stretch.
Memorable for: A quite exceptional opening hole.

93. Ferndown (Old)

Where is it? Dorset
Architect: Harold Hilton
Green fee: £120
What to expect: What many think is the pick of the Dorset courses. A confidently mature heathland that is well bunkered and boasts exceptional levels of presentation.
Memorable for: The short par-4 16th is a classic.

92. Stoneham

Where is it? Hampshire
Architect: Willie Park Jnr
Green fee: £80
What to expect: An unusual piece of land, spanning a valley, was exceptionally well used by Willie Park Jnr. This parkland has been recently renovated to great effect.
Memorable for: Gorgeous, heather-lined bunkers.

91. Camberley Heath

Where is it? Surrey
Architect: Harry Colt
Green fee: £85
What to expect: A hugely characterful Harry Colt classic complete with brilliant short holes and some cute two-shotters. 
Memorable for: Some seriously devilish greens.

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