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30 recommended golf courses to play this summer |

It’s the peak of the golf season and it’s time to take full advantage of those long summer days and play new courses for the first time.

Having first shared our 25 inexpensive golf courses to play this summerwe have even more suggestions for you, this time encompassing mid-range green fee sites, highly recommended destinations that also offer exceptional value for a memorable experience.

From spectacular Welsh seaside to Scottish classics and English parks, there’s something for everyone, as we reveal 30 recommended golf courses to play this summer – all based on opinions within the Golf course section.

Play more and play better!

Aberdovey Golf Club

Region: Wales

Golfshake Rating: 4.91

Review Comment: “The greens were amazing for this time of year and the course layout was brilliant and challenging and the script was perfect. Very friendly club and would recommend.”

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Region: North East of England

Golfshake Rating: 4.91

Review Comment: “Great course, great setup and great day. Couldn’t fault anything and will be back to play both courses.”

The Rolls of Monmouth Golf Club

Region: Wales

Golf Shake rating: 4.75

Review comment: “From the moment we arrived it was amazing. The course was in excellent condition and all the greens were rolling at the same speed. My first time at the Rolls but it won’t be the last. “

Porters Park Golf Club

Region: East of England

Golf Shake Rating: 4.72

Review comment: “Great greens and tee boxes. Fairways a bit long but in good condition. A good mix of challenging and interesting holes.”

Eaton Golf Club

Eaton Golf Club

Region: North West England

Golfshake Rating: 4.70

Comment of the review: “Magnificent club, well laid out and maintained course. Good challenging holes with superb greens. Pleasure to play.”

Sapey Golf & Country Club

Region: West Midlands

Golfshake rating: 4.69

Review Comment: “The course is without doubt the best in Worcestershire and Herefordshire. Excellent service in the hospitality industry to suit”

Brancepeth Castle Golf Club

Region: North East of England

Golfshake rating: 4.69

Comment of the review: “Great variety of holes, loved playing in the ravines, good condition.”

Golf of Tain

Region: Scotland

Golfshake rating: 4.67

Comment of the review: “Excellent course, well worth a visit to the north of Scotland.”

Vicars Cross Golf Club

Region: North West England

Golfshake Rating: 4.65

Review Comment: “A well-situated and challenging course. Precision off the tee is key with plenty of tree-lined fairways. The reward for a precise drive is the chance to go to one of the incredibly beautiful greens. rapids that roll fast but true.”

Turriff Golf Club

Turriff

Region: Scotland

Golfshake Rating: 4.65

Review Comment: “Fantastic course layout with very aesthetically pleasing holes. Very challenging for golfers of all levels.

Hawkstone Park Golf Club

Hawkstone Park

Region: West Midlands

Golfshake rating: 4.64

Review comment: “Hawkstone has two championship courses with many interesting holes. When we played here the greens were fast. It’s a great place for a golf break or a social day.”

Thurlestone Golf Club

Region: South West England

Golfshake rating: 4.64

Evaluation comment: “The course was in excellent condition and the ball rolled very well on the greens. Luckily there was no wind!”

Abergele Golf

Region: Wales

Golf Shake Rating: 4.63

Comment of the review: “Very good course, the staff were very friendly. Would not hesitate to recommend it.”

Ladbrook Park Golf Club

Region: West Midlands

Golf Shake Rating: 4.62

Review comment: “The course was in great condition, the fairways and greens were fantastic. A few good holes and you really had to think about your shots with a meandering stream through the course and tight fairways. Would love to play again and hopefully get a better score.”

Blundell’s Hill Golf Club

Region: North West England

Golf Shake Rating: 4.62

Comment of the review: “Great club, friendly staff and members, trial course in parts, still in very good condition.”

Edzell Golf

Edzell

Region: Scotland

Golfshake rating: 4.61

Review comment: “Well maintained, interesting selection of holes and a challenge for all abilities. Set in a beautiful village, the walk back on the 18th to the village is one of the best, the hospitality second to none. “

Lancaster Golf Club

Lancaster

Region: North West England

Golf Shake Rating: 4.60

Comment of the opinion: “Superb course in a park in a magnificent setting. Lush, well-presented fairways and well-maintained greens.

Studley Wood Golf Club

Studley Wood

Region: South of England

Golfshake Rating: 4.59

Reviewer’s Comment: “I’ve read the Golfshake reviews and agree 100% that the greens are beautiful. Not too undulating but well maintained and the ball rolls well.”

Betchworth Park Golf Club

Region: South East England

Golfshake Rating: 4.59

Comment of the opinion: “Excellent condition and superb greens, nice course.”

Olton Golf Club

Region: West Midlands

Golf Shake Rating: 4.58

Comment of the opinion: “Beautiful course, immaculate greens and lovely staff.”

Grimsby Golf Club

Region: East Midlands

Golfshake rating: 4.57

Comment of the review: “Great course which is currently in excellent condition. Great variety of holes, good greens, friendly club.”

Monifieth Golf Links

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Region: Scotland

Golfshake Rating: 4.57

Review Comment: “Monifieth Medal is a fabulous test of golf. Lots of rolling fairways, lots of typical links style bunkers and real fast greens. This fantastic course is well worth a visit.”

Glen Gorse Golf

Region: East Midlands

Golfshake Rating: 4.56

Comment of the review: “Beautiful course, fast greens, challenging fairways, fantastic place to visit.”

Portpatrick Golf Club

Portpatrick

Region: Scotland

Golfshake Rating: 4.56

Review Comment: “Incredible views with challenging holes.”

Silkstone Golf Club

Region: North East of England

Golfshake Rating: 4.55

Review comment: “Well laid tees, beautiful fairways, real fast greens. Lots of challenging holes, front nine a bit more challenging than back nine. Best course I have played this year. The club Has a good sized putting area, chipping area and driving range. The pro shop is well appointed and the staff are friendly. Great day and we will be back soon.”

Peterborough Milton Golf Club

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Region: East of England

Golf Shake rating: 4.54

Reviewer’s Comment: “I played Peterborough Milton two days ago and it was in fantastic condition. Tees, fairways and greens in great condition. A very enjoyable experience all round.”

Ilfracombe Golf

Ilfracombe Golf

Region: South West England

Golf Shake rating: 4.54

Review Comment: “Fantastic course played in full sun and able to see the sea from every tee as they claimed. Great pro and shop and the food was amazing.”

Eyemouth Golf Club

Region: Scotland

Golfshake rating: 4.53

Review Comment: “Lovely course, we really enjoyed our game and were made to feel welcome by the staff and members.”

Warwickshire Golf Club

Region: West Midlands

Golfshake rating: 4.53

Comment from the review: “Great club with two different courses. My favorite is the Earls, the longer and more difficult of the two and also the more scenic. The Earls was in superb condition, the greens held up well, it was a joy to be out and about.”

Shipley Golf Club

Shipley

Region: North East of England

Golfshake rating: 4.53

Comment of the review: “Character course and in very good condition.”


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