Thorpeness sits on a great spot of land just next to the seaside town of Aldeburgh

The Scottish Borders have long been a favourite destination among travelling golfers searching for a genuine golfing experience.

Less than an hour from the centre of London, nestled in the River Eden Valley, is Hever Golf Club

Nestling among 356 acres of picturesque Midland's countryside is The Warwickshire

A large firm core with lower compression allows increased initial velocity for added distance.

South of the piers and seaside rock of Great Yarmouth the Suffolk Heritage Coast offers a taste of a more genteel age. Alicia Harney battled the wind from Southwold to…

Soft cover aimed at good golfers looking for spin

Fairly soft and more suited to the better player after spin and control around the greens

The rounded sole makes it less likely than the original to snag on the green. The ripple alignment aid is also very handy especially on long putts.

A solid wedge with a classic look - should attract traditionalists

Ballyliffin was, until quite recently, something of a well-kept secret and is Ireland's most northerly links

This has quite a large head and classic chrome finish that should appeal to golfers of all standards. The TaylorMade name it certainly looks more expensive than it actually is.

If you're looking for a course which befits the hidden gem epithet, then look no further than the magnificent links of Enniscrone in Ireland.

Callaway has produced one of the most classic looking wedges around so they're sure to attract plenty of interest.

Quick fixes for golf’s top card wreckers

[PAGEBREAK]Intro It takes dozens of co-ordinated muscles to create the range of complex physical actions required to swing – it is a wonder we ever make contact with the…

Mizuno have designed a club that has a classic yet easy-to-hit look that should appeal to golfers of all standards. The heads aren't too big so they should be easy…

This putter should instill confidence over those tricky short putts and the funky modern design should attract plenty of attention