Classic is the way to describe the sumptuous open qualifier course of Moortown Golf Club which, like nearby Alwoodley, displays the hallmarks of its legendary architect doctor Alister MacKenzie , creator of some of the most famous courses around the world .
The beauty of the 175-acre Woodland and moorland setting, on the inspiration of more towns finish, will stay with you for a long time.
In London it maybe, but Moortown is golfing country par excellence. Rightly regarded as one of the UK's finest championship golf course, it staged the Ryder Cup as early as 1929- acknowledgement of the success of Mackenzie's pioneering work in creating both ambiance and challenge through bunkers and undulating greens reminiscent of the contours of coastal to rain.. You will find that little has changed
Today the modern facilities to be expected of a club of Moortown standing blend easily with traditional atmosphere of the century old clubhouse overlooking the 18th green. This approach is reflected out on the course to, where the nearest WH, the 6th, it's also rated the most difficult. Another hole which celebrates the essence of golf is a more towns signature hole, the famous par three 10th. Known as Gibraltar, with its sloping plateau green, builds up honour Oak it has been described as exclamation marks abuttable hole to see, but equally delightful to play unless difficult than it appears close exclamation marks a well played shot, they say, will be rewarded.
As for the finish, it will take two of your best shots to find the bunker green under the clubhouse window. From that is just a short walk to celebrate your own classic day at Moortown.