Bamburgh Castle Golf Club Bamburgh Castle Golf Club is one of the most beautiful and entertaining golf courses in Britain with views of Lindisfarne, the Farne Islands, the Cheviots and Bamburgh Castle. Lined with gorse, heather, whinstone and rare fauna the course provides a unique set of challenges.  The course is not the longest at just over 5,600 yards and is a demanding par 68 with plenty of birdie opportunities, especially on the back 9 with 3 par 4s under 300 yards. Club Representative Mike Robinson took the time to tell us more about the club.   He started by telling us about his involvement, saying, “I’ve worked in golf since leaving the RAF in 1980. I started asRead More →

Kelso Golf Club Kelso Golf Club is set in the heart of the Borders beautiful golfing countryside, this 18 hole par 71 course is maintained to the highest level and will set a challenge to every standard of player. The club offers an attractive parkland course well known for the fine conditions of its greens and fairways. The original course was designed by Ben Sayers then re-designed by James Braid in 1930. The mature 18 hole layout was opened in 1980.  After a round of golf players can relax in our comfortable club house, with lounge, bar and restaurant. A warm welcome awaits all our visitors. Our newly appointed chef provides a varied menuRead More →

Leicestershire Golf Club Founded in 1890, The Leicestershire Golf Club has developed into one of the best courses within Leicestershire. The beautiful parkland course stands to the south of the city, backing on to open countryside. Heavily treed and possessing the finest USGA greens, the 6134 yard par 68 course challenges low handicap golfers whilst remaining suitable to golfers of all abilities.  The course was extended to 18 holes in 1899 and in 1910 improvements were undertaken by James Braid which included a number of new bunkers.  Then in 1936 the course was extended by Major Charles Mackenzie, brother of the legendary Alistair Mackenzie of Augusta National fame, and subsequently altered by C K Cotton. Two famousRead More →

Feilding Golf Club The Feilding Golf Club is led by President/Chairman Trevor Ward who is assisted by Secretary Ann Heap and has made a considerable amount of progress under their guidance. The course provides golfers with an 18-hole challenge that is well-drained and easy to walk around. They state on their official website that their goal is, “To make Feilding Golf Course the must visit country course in the central North Island.”  Since first being established the club has put together a history of which they have every right to be proud, having first been set up more than 110 years ago when English Cadets laid out a nine hole golfRead More →

Arkley Golf Course Arkley Golf Course is a top-rated 9-hole course on the border of North London and Hertfordshire. Sport in Profile Magazine recently caught up with Chair Wendy Living to find out more.  SIP: How long have you been involved and what first attracted you to the club?   WL: I took up golf when I joined Arkley 25 years ago. At the time I had a one year old daughter and a full-time job. I must have been mad to think I would find time to play golf! At the club I found nothing but friendliness and encouragement and that is no different today.   Arkley is one of the most welcomingRead More →