A challenging test for both the professional and enthusiastic amateur alike, the magnificent 6,473 yard par 71 course regularly plays host to a number of prestigious golfing events including championship and county matches of the Yorkshire Union of Golf Clubs, as well as English Ladies Golf Association tournaments.
Designed by leading golf architect, Major Charles Mackenzie, the gloriously undulating course with its rich variety of mature trees and spacious fairways is set in spectacular wooded parkland. The names of many of the holes reflect the natural beauty of the rural setting starting with the formidable opener, the Jubilee Oak, and continuing with Badger’s Wood, Hawthorns, Poplars and Forest Hill to name just a few.
But don’t be fooled by their rustic charm and the undeniable beauty of the peaceful surroundings. Because, whilst there are few more delightful courses in the whole of Yorkshire, it can still spring a surprise for the seasoned pro as the aptly named Witches Green suggests. Just as well then that an excellent 20 acre practice range and putting green have since been added to the Major’s original course design.