"Looking out from the clubhouse at Berwick upon Tweed Golf Club you would be forgiven for thinking that the course wasn’t really up to a great deal. You would be wrong. Very wrong. For it is not until you venture a little further out onto the bumpy linksland at Goswick that the golf course really starts to come alive and show its full character."
Golf Course Reviews - North East
Golf Course Reviews in the North East of England.
Below you will find our golf course reviews from venues in the North East of England including Northumberland, Durham and Teesside.
"Located close to Hartlepool in the North-East corner of England Seaton Carew, where golf dates back to 1874, has a reputation for being a bleak, chilly and grim links. I have played this austere course a number of times and can categorically confirm that on each and every visit… this has indeed been the case! Of course, I relate this to the weather and not the actually links itself which is superb."
"It may have only been February when I played Dunstanburgh Castle but I strongly suspect this will be the biggest surprise of 2015. What a gem of a links course. I will be honest and admit that Dunstanburgh wasn’t really on my radar of courses to play."
"North-East England is not widely regarded as an area with an abundance of top quality golf courses. However, The Northumberland Golf Club stands proudly as a fine exception. Strategic bunkers, fast running fairways and immaculate greens make it stand out as a real Angel of the North when it comes to inland golf in this region."
"The design of the Lee Westwood “Colt” course, located on the Close House Estate near Heddon-on-the-Wall in Northumberland, apparently tips its hat to the great golf course architect Harry Colt and whilst The Club note that nothing is copied directly they claim that the “rectangular tees” (eh?), the bunker forms, and the variety in par threes are all features conceived from the brilliant architect."
"Brancepeth Castle is an exhilarating parkland course played across good turf on the outskirts of Durham. The 6,400 yard course was designed by Harry Colt in 1924 and is laid out on what was then Brancepeth Castle Deer Park. It plays to a par of 70 but rightfully has a SSS of 71 from the blue tees."
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