As that suggests, the place where the 7-times European Order of Merit winner honed his craft – and personally approves the signature 3rd - offers more than just beauty. With the River Wharfe a constant companion on the first seven holes just for starters, this tree-lined course is a fine test of golfing performance.
It takes something pretty special to stand out in a Leeds golf scene that encompasses over 20 great courses, but Alwoodley in the north of the city is considered one of Britain's finest inland courses.
Perhaps you're looking to visit Yorkshire for a golfing holiday? If so, here's a selection of local tour operators who can help you to put together your perfect Yorkshire golfing experience!
Moortown Golf Club, north of Leeds, was designed by the famous Yorkshireman, Dr Alister MacKenzie and is known around the world as the host of the 1929 Ryder Cup.
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Golf Tourism England is the membership body that represents the golf tourism industry in England. It has been set up to promote England as a major golf destination.
If you're looking to visit Yorkshire and play a bit of golf whilst you're in God's Own County, here's a selection of brilliant resorts to set at your base.
Nothing quite beats the enjoyment you get from playing a coastal course. The challenges the sea breeze brings always makes for an interesting round on the Yorkshire Coast!
Yorkshire has proudly staged the prestigious Ryder Cup on three separate occasions at three of the county's finest courses Ganton, Moortown and Lindrick.