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Sandwich Bay, Sandwich Kent CT13 9QB Tel: 01304 613797 Fax: 01304 612000 Pro Shop: proshop@princesgolfclub.co.uk www.princesgolfclub.co.uk

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Wharton Park Golf & Country Club Wharton Park Golf & Country Club is a delightful 18-hole, 6468 yards, par 71 golf course, situated within, and surrounded by the beautiful Worcestershire countryside.

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he Club has recently been acquired by new owners and the ongoing investment is aimed at turning Wharton Park into one of the best golfing destinations the Midlands has to offer. The golf club has already built its reputation not only as a first class course with fantastic greens, but as a venue for functions such as weddings, celebrations, corporate business events and seminars, while it is also very well known for the fine food on offer in “Greens Restaurant”

within undulating woods and parkland with stunning views across three counties. The first hole is a 466 yard par 5, but don’t be fooled by the lack of length as the entire hole is played significantly uphill and will require two extremely long and well struck shots to find the green in two. If you get your drive away well then you may just be able to glimpse the top of the flagstick, but once at the green the climb will have been worth it as you are treated with stunning views of the Worcestershire countryside.

The Course Built in 1991, Wharton Park is a highly regarded and very attractive championship length course designed by renowned golf architect Howard Swan, and constructed to exacting USGA standards. It is a course of great maturity set

My favourite hole of the front nine is the beautiful par 3 third. At 195 yards in length the hole is played across a valley to a deceptively long green surrounded by mature woodland, a true picture postcard of a par 3. A short walk through the trees brings you to

arguably the toughest hole of the outward nine, the 407 yard Par 4 fourth hole. The tee shot is played slightly uphill across a dip to a narrow saddleback fairway that gives the hole its name “The Saddle”. The fairway falls away to the left and is flanked by out of bounds to the right, a very demanding hole! The longest hole on the course at 581 yards concludes the front nine. A definite three shot par 5. The hole gently doglegs to the right as it skirts extensive woodland that is a constant threat to an errant drive or second shot. A flat lie may be difficult to achieve for your final approach to the green as the rolling fairway terrain slopes with huge peaks and troughs providing yet another challenge as you strive to make par. The back nine is home to the signature hole


of the course, the fifteenth. A stunning 164 yard par 3 played from an elevated tee across a valley of bracken and gorse to a green encircled by tall trees. Accuracy is a must as the overhanging branches can catch and deflect a wayward tee shot with potentially disastrous consequences. A gem of a par 3!! Favourite Hole Many holes on this great golf course could feature as my favourite hole. All the par 3s are pleasing to the eye and challenging to play. The right angle dogleg Par 4 sixteenth named “Amen Corner” with two lakes to avoid is also worthy of a mention. However my favourite hole is the closing hole. All great golf courses possess a fantastic eighteenth closing hole and Wharton Park is no exception. At 454 yards it is the longest par 4 on the golf course. However it descends the same hill that is negotiated in the opposite direction while playing the opening hole, so doesn’t play as long as the scorecard may suggest. In fact

as you look out onto the breathtaking vista from the top of the hill you feel its time to open those shoulders for one more drive and potentially the longest of the day. Having found the fairway your work is not done as just short of the green is a creek and a lake that protects this wonderful par 4. The impressive clubhouse beckons in the background where a warm welcome will be found in the 19th bar where you can reflect on a great days golf. The Clubhouse Inside the clubhouse at Wharton Park you will be met with exceptional hospitality. The list of facilities appears endless. Firstly there is a newly built and extended golf shop expertly run by Angus Hoare the Head Professional. He can help you with all your golfing needs from a packet of tees to a series of lessons to iron out those niggling swing faults. Members and visitors can relax and enjoy

food and refreshments in the Spike Bar, Lounge Bar, on the Patio or you could try out the fine a la carte menus in the plush surroundings of Greens Restaurant which overlooks the 18th Green and the golf course beyond. If it’s a conference, wedding reception or private function you’re after then The Ribbesford Room, which has its own private bar, will seat up to 200 in theatre style and opens out on to a terrace overlooking superb views of the golf course. For smaller parties the Beaucastle Room will accommodate up to 60 people and the Forest Room can seat up to 20. Wharton Park is a true golfing gem in Worcestershire and has all the facilities you would expect from a quality club. With further planned upgrades from the new owners the club is destined to become one of the must play and must visit golfing venues in the Midlands.

local knowledge Directions: Just off A456 Bewdley bypass Wharton Park Golf & Country Club Longbank Bewdley Worcestershire DY12 2QW Tel: 01299 405222 Fax: 01299 405121 Email: enquiries@whartonpark.co.uk Website: www.whartonpark.co.uk


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A Bernhard Langer tropical golfing masterpiece.

“What I have aspired to create with Le Touessrok golf course is a golfing experience that truly arouses all the senses. From the amazing natural setting to the challenges presented by the course, I want it to be a game to remember for all who play” explained Bernhard Langer when unveiling what, without doubt, is the greatest addition to his 15-strong golf course design portfolio. Set on a 130-acre island on the East coast of Mauritius and accessible only by a short seven-minute boat ride or helicopter trip from the Le Touessrok Hotel & Resort, the Le Touessrok golf course is without doubt “beyond comparison”. The tropical island is surrounded by deserted white sandy beaches and turquoise blue waters of the

Indian Ocean, with an interior of swaying palms and casuarina trees. Langer has indeed created a masterpiece that snakes its way around the whole tropical island and uses all of natural tidal pools, rocky outcrops and mangrove areas that come in to play on many of the spectacular holes. From the black tees, aptly named “Langer Tees”, the course runs to 7,056 yards, making it the second-longest in Mauritius. Each hole has a minimum of four different tee options which dramatically change the carry distance over lakes and mangrove areas and, ultimately, the angle of attack on the second or third shot in to small and quite undulating greens. The front nine opens up with a testing par-4 and a carry on the tee shot of between 175 yards to

230 yards, depending on your choice of tee option. The 3rd hole is an exquisite little par-3 of 182 yards usually played a little down wind and aimed at a semiisland green surrounded by water. Upon arrival at the 6th hole you will encounter the longest golf hole on the entire island of Mauritius – a monstrous 661-yard par-5 which winds its way parallel to one of the prettiest beaches on the whole of the island. A par on this hole really does feel like a birdie as the prevailing right-to-left wind will test the golfer’s skill to its limits. The closing hole on the front nine is again a testing par-5, measuring 562 yards, which usually plays into the wind off the tee. Two strategicallyplaced lakes on the right-hand side of the fairway and an elevated green surrounded by black volcanic rock make this hole a real test when finishing the front nine. The back nine opens up a little gentler,

with the dogleg 10th a par-4 measuring 409 yards. A mangrove swamp comes into play on the second shot to a tight, sloping green. The next three holes – 11, 12 and 13 – are undoubtedly the most scenic of the whole golfing journey around the island and where the golf course opens up with dramatic views of the sharp volcanic peaks in the distance. The three closing holes, all of which are extraordinary par-4s in their own right, are all risk/reward holes and depending which tee you are playing from, will vary the carry on tee shots from 180 yards all the way up to 230 yards across the mangrove swamps. The final hole – aptly named “Carry Me Home” – is a par-4 measuring 418 yards and provides the last chapter of this intriguing test of course management skills with a tee shot that must carry 200 yards across a rocky tidal inlet, with the second shot from the fairway again carrying a mangrove swamp to a three-tier, undulating green. It would be trite to say that there are 18 signature holes on this golf course, but Langer has definitely created an exotic golfing masterpiece that will have you reflecting on your round long after the last putt has been sunk.

Langer has created a masterpiece that snakes its way around the whole island and uses all the natural tidal pools and rocky outcrops that come in to play on many of the spectacular holes.

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Le Touessrok Le Touessrok golf course Trou D’Eau Douce, Mauritius Contact: Tel: 00 230 402 7720 Fax: 00 230 402 7721 Email: info@letouessrokgolf.mu www.letouessrokgolf.com Course distances:

Langer tees: 7,056 yards Championship: 6,500 yards Tournament: 5,733 yards Forward: 4,961 yards

Green fees: Weekdays and weekends £100

including the boat transfer and golf cart. Resort guests enjoy free green fees but compulsory golf cart charges are applicable.

Bookings: To make a booking, please contact Barwell Leisure on 0870 049 2971 or visit www.barwell.co.uk


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