Monday, December 12, 2016


Three Scottish golf clubs finished in the top 10 behind winners Brickendon Grange Golf Club, Hertfordshire who have won the UK’s Greatest Amateur Hole poll 2016.
Brickendon Grange received a high number of public votes and impressed an independent judging panel in the national ‘Grass Roots’ golf competition organised by, which provides business insurance services for golf and other sports clubs.
The initiative aims to shine the spotlight on lesser known golf clubs across the UK with Brickendon Grange Golf Club claiming the top spot, closely followed by Robin Hood Golf Club in Solihull and Murrayfield Golf Club in Edinburgh. The winner, Brickendon Grange Golf Club, was praised by the judging panel, comprising; Brendon Pyle, Chief Executive of The Golf Foundation and Michael Coffey, Publisher at The Golf Club Secretary.
The winner and final Top 10 gallery of entries can be viewed in full at:

1. Brickendon Grange Golf Club, Hertford (17th)
2. Robin Hood Golf Club, Solihull (16th)
3. Murrayfield Golf Club, Edinburgh  (10th hole)
4. Easingwold Golf Club, York (18th)
5. Langley Park Golf Club, London (10th)
6. Epping Golf Course, Epping in Essex (12th)
7. Toft Country House Hotel and Golf Club, Toft in Lincolnshire (18th)
8. Merchants of Edinburgh Golf Club, Edinburgh (13th hole)
9. Rusper Golf Course, Dorking in Surrey (14th)
10. The Bruntsfield Links, Edinburgh (16th hole)

In addition to being crowned the UK’s Greatest Amateur Hole 2016, Brickendon Grange Golf Club will receive a commemorative plaque, whilst will donate £500 on behalf of the club to The Golf Foundation charity, which is committed to helping encourage more young people to take up the game. Golfer James Short, who nominated the hole, has also won a Scotty Cameron putter worth up to the value of £280.



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