62 The Alwoodley
Stats: 6,673 yds, par 72, SSS 73
Visitor information: Reserved Tuesday and Saturday mornings for members. Bookings subject to availability
2008 Ranking: 62 (No Move)
Improvements since 2008 Rankings:
Course: Work on 7th and 13th holes, mainly on bunkers. Work continues on 1, 2, 17 and 18
This first design by renowned architect Alister MacKenzie – with a little help from his friend, Harry Colt – pre-dates his creation at Augusta National by 27 years and bears several of his design principles. There’s a mix of long par 4s and drive-and- pitch holes, undulating greens and fairways, and a real emphasis on natural beauty.
Panellists’ comments: “Well-presented and maintained”; “Secluded setting makes it feel very private”; “Excellent clubhouse”