Monthly Archives: August 2013

Wales…..Golf in the valleys and along the sea

Golf this weekend in Wales….yes the European tour stops over at the Celtic Manor – that audacious resort you simply cant miss if you are making your way from the west country across the Severn Bridge. Celtic Manor, which hosted … Continue reading

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Golf Architecture Post: Trees and golf – Do they fit?

I like trees, particularly those fine specimens. Where an impressive tree exists on site I will try as best I can to keep it / incorporate it in the design  and then where possible highlight it. Certainly some trees, those … Continue reading

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The closing stretch

The closing stretch of holes, on any golf course, should be some of the strongest –  if not the strongest holes you will play. PERIOD I have been disappointed, even let down, when a course promises so much (and delivers for 14 / … Continue reading

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Scotlands’ Gift

The ‘Opens’ are a thing of the past but this should not stop you heading to Scotland for a bit of relaxation and golf – maybe both at the same time. I am not Scottish but will go out of … Continue reading

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