You might have heard of Harry Colt. He was a fairly useful architect – Sunningdale’s New, the West and East courses at Wentworth and redesigns of Muirfield and Hoylake among his most famous creations.
So when he tells you, rather self-depreciatively, that Swinley Forest was his ‘least bad course’, you know it’s somewhere pretty special.
And so it is. Perched on the Surrey-Berkshire border, on land around Windsor Great Park, Swinley Forest is simply stunning.
Colt had mapped out the course in his...
3 weeks ago, National Club Golfer