Top 10 Golf Courses - Dorset
This top 10 comes was chosen by county champion: Matt Walker (Came Down). Handicap: Scratch
This is where I work (as a greenkeeper) and have played for 10 years and when the sun
is shining there is no better place to play.
Green fees: £25. Tel: 01305 813494.
Isle of Purbeck
An outstanding layout that comes into its own in summer and offers value.
Green fees: £48 Mon-Fri & Sun, £55 Sat. Tel: 01929 450361.
You won’t find fault with this course which, I think, gives the best all round challenge in the county.
Green fees: £85. Tel: 01202 692595.
Classic elevated James Braid parkland layout demanding strategy more than force, with great Blackmore Vale views.
Green fees: From £35. Tel: 01935 814431.
A top challenge which rewards the good quality golf.
Green fees: £40 midweek, £55 weekends. Tel: 01202 593499.
Not only a very welcoming place but the course is always immaculate and enjoyable.
Green fees: £65-£95. Tel: 01202 707138.
Mature parkland with an impressive set of greens and several slender fairways which are dif cult to hit.
Green fees: £39 midweek, £46 weekends. Tel: 01202 572633.
A special course though I haven’t played it since they made all the changes and re-worked the greens.
Green fees: £95. Tel: 01202 812070.
Bridport & West Dorset
Plotted on top of cliffs and very friendly. In top condition when I won the county title last year.
Green fees: From £30. Tel: 01308 421095.
The Dorset G&CC
A fine all-round resort with 27 holes of impressive golf.
Green fees: £46 midweek, £50 weekends. Tel: 01929 472244.