How many golf clubs are there in the UK?
Today there are approximately 700,000 golfers affiliated to England’s 1,900 or so golf clubs. There are more golf courses in England than Ireland, Scotland and Wales put together. The topographical variation of England’s golf courses is perhaps totally unique the world over but the vast majority of overseas visitors head to Scotland…
What are the top 10 golf courses in England?
A to Z list of English Golf Courses. A. Abbey Hill Golf Club. Allestree Park Golf Club. Ashbourne Golf Club. Abbey Hotel. Alnmouth Golf Club. Ashbury Golf Club. Abbey Moor Golf Club. B. Backworth Golf Club. Birch Hall Golf Club. Bransford Golf Club. Bacup Golf Club. Birchwood Golf & Country Club. …
What is the oldest golf course in the UK?
Westward Ho! opened for golf in 1864 and it remains the oldest course in England still playing along its original fairways. Today there are approximately 700,000 golfers affiliated to England’s 1,900 or so golf clubs. There are more golf courses in England than Ireland, Scotland and Wales put together.
How big is the average golf course in Scotland?
The Scottish Golf Union does not have a county-by-county breakdown of golf courses. Taking Golf England’s figures one can work towards an estimate. Let’s take the size of the average golf course as 45ha (111 acres) per 18 holes – it’s a figure that a number of golf experts concur with. Divide this figure by 18 and the per-hole figure is 2.5ha.