Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on the Isle of Wight?s east side, Shanklin & Sandown is a traditional heathland course in a spectacular setting.

Course lowdown: Accuracy and strategic play are crucial at Shanklin & Sandown. It?s not long but significant undulations and tight tee shots make this a stern test. The fairways are bordered by gorse, heather and shrub and can become fast running in the summer months. The toughest hole, the 17th, is a 225-yard par 3 with out of bounds down the right.

Stats: par 70, SSS 69, 6,062 yards

Green fees: £32wd, £23wd after 4pm, £40we and bh, after noon Saturdays.

Location: The Fairway, Lake, Sandown, Isle of Wight PO36 9PR

History: Opened 1900

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