best nine hole golf courses

For those concerned that golf takes too long or can be a good walk spoiled, short and sweet is just the thing at these lovely nine holers

best tough par 4s

A tough par 3 calls for one great shot, a tough par 5 allows a lay-up, but a tough par 4 takes no prisoners…

Prince’s in Kent is one of the country’s best, and when the wind is blowing, toughest links - Rob Smith finds it on the up

Five Of The Best Bunkerless Courses

One way to avoid the sand is to play a course without any, such as one of these five, none of which is easier for its absence…

Although not far from London, Burnham Beeches is peacefully located in the leafy Buckinghamshire countryside. Rob Smith takes a look…

With two very enjoyable courses that are surprisingly different from one another, Essendon makes for an excellent golfing venue as Rob Smith discovers…

With plenty of variety, excellent greens and elevated views to London in the north, Purley Downs has much to offer. Rob Smith reports…

Costa Navarino: A Grecian Odyssey

Costa Navarino is home to the two finest courses in Greece and a great deal more. Rob Smith finds out more...