Burggolf de Purmer - Course # 30

Written on 20 November 2016 in Noord-Holland

What can I say, we’re members at this course and we’ve played it like 400 times between us. And while the mud can be an issue, it’s been a location that has allowed us to grow as players. It’s got a great practice area, and 4 x 9 hole courses with varying difficulties to allow...

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Golfclub Dirkshorn - Course # 29

Written on 17 November 2016 in Noord-Holland

Golfclub Dirkshorn is a tough course! An inland links course (with some water hazards 🙂 ) which seems to be located in some kind of a magic vortex area where there’s always a lot of wind… A long course that makes you reach for your woods so often that you after a while start to...

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Golfclub Houtrak - Course # 28

Written on 9 November 2016 in Noord-Holland

Houtrak is a “solid” course. Nice greens, pretty fairways with a bit of up and down in them. Every few holes a nice tee shot from the trees. The course is long and makes you grab your driver more often than most courses. From the back tees it’s a 6411 meter monster! If you can...

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Golfclub De Heelsum - Course # 27

Written on 15 October 2016 in Gelderland

I had ta club down here. Yes, I hit it that long. …No, not really, it’s just that my middle name is “Mc Slice”… Which yea, you can’t really do here. Not only would it be unfair to bean some poor golfer in the head on a nearby fairway, if ya can’t keep it in...

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Haarlemmermeersche Golfclub - Course # 26

Written on 13 October 2016 in Noord-Holland

Personally… I don’t know why they have trees on a golf course. Or water for that matter. Or why not make all the greens flat as billiard tables and remove the sand traps. Because seriously, I’d still have a hard time on a course like that. The Haarlemmermeersche, however, has all of that tricky stuff...

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De Waterlandse Golfclub - Course # 22

Written on 26 August 2016 in Noord-Holland

The Amsterdam Waterlandse golf club has a very cozy restaurant with a nice friendly staff. A great place to sit down and relax after playing their 18 hole course. It’s tough but not overly so and can be a bit muddy to boot. The course is a bit on the short side. However it’s a...

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Kennemer Golf en Country Club - Course # 21

Written on 6 August 2016 in Noord-Holland

Ok, the KLM Open used to play here for the Dutch leg of the European tour. So.. yea.. bring your “A game” for sure. Course management and keeping it in the fairway are paramount here. It’s located in the sand dunes and course is one of the few Dutch “real” links courses. The course with...

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