Architect: Tom Chisolm with subsequent improvements by Tom Dunn, Harry Vardon, Ted Ray, JH Taylor, James Braid, Harold Hilton, Harry Colt, Alister Mackenzie, Tom Simpson, CK Cotton and M Ebert
Stats: 6,935 yds, par 72, SSS 74
GF: 18 holes £73, 36 holes £88
Visitor information: Any day of the week by prior arrangement
W: gantongolfclub.com
2010 Ranking: 23 (up 3)
Improvements since 2010 Rankings:
Course: On-going work with Martin Ebert on re-bunkering and adding new championship tees on a rolling improvements programme started in 2011

Panellists’ Comments: “For peace and tranquillity on the golf course, Ganton cannot be surpassed”; “The bunkers are spectacular in their formation, difficulty and cunning”; “This is a golf course where finesse and accuracy are the main criteria – a pleasure to play on one of, if not the, finest inland courses in UK and Ireland” ; “Great to play at any time of the year but bring your A-game.”

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