Top 10 Golf Courses - Derbyshire
This top 10 was chosen by County champion Tom Hamson (Notts GC). Handicap: +2
A great parkland layout with USGA-standard greens. There’s a great mixture of long and short holes with some splendid views of Kedleston Hall.
Green fees: £70 midweek, £80 weekends. Tel: 01332 840035.
A beautiful parkland course with arguably the best greens in the county. The 17th and 18th are strong nishing holes.
Green fees: £27 midweek, £33 weekends. Tel: 01332 780838.
A challenging course always in great condition with the slick greens a challenge for anyone. Green fees: From £30. Tel: 01246 279256.
A lovely course set in a great location with stunning views and offering a great variety of holes.
Green fees: £40. Tel: 01629 582191.
Great layout with very undulating greens –
as you’d expect from an Alister MacKenzie course. Green fees: £25 Tue, Thu, Sun, £35 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat. Tel: 01298 79708.
A splendid tree-lined course with accuracy off the tee needed if you want to score well. The course has two fantastic par 3s down in the quarry.
Green fees: £37 midweek, £48 weekends. Tel: 0115 932 3258.
Breadsall Priory (Moorland)
Featuring a mix of short
demanding par 4s and tricky
short par 3s, the course is
sand-based which allows
excellent year-round golf.
Green fees: From £40. Tel: 01332 836002.
A short course but with some very challenging holes, especially the 8th which in the summer is sometimes impossible to keep it on the fairway!
Green fees: £32 Mon-Thu, £36 Fri, £40 weekends. Tel: 01332 841864.
A course where good course management is a must. Burton has been in fantastic condition every time I’ve played there, and the greens are lightning quick.
Green fees: From £20 midweek, £25 weekends. Tel: 01283 544551.
Buxton & High Peak
The oldest club in Derbyshire has an inland links feel to it. It’s a real challenge when the wind picks up.
Green fees: From £20 midweek, £25 weekends.Tel: 01298 26263.