59 Saunton West

Saunton West in England has been ranked number 59 in Golf Monthly's 2010 Top 100 golf courses in the UK and Ireland

59 Saunton West

Architect: Fowler Stats: 6,138 yds, par 71, SSS 70 GF: £44-£79 Visitor information: Visitors welcome seven days a week W: sauntongolf.co.uk 2008 Ranking: 57 (Down 2) Improvements since 2008 Rankings: Course: None significant Clubhouse: Mens locker room refurbished

Saunton's West course is slightly shorter than the East, but arguably offers more variety as it plays over land closer to the uniquely rumpled Braunton Burrows dune system. This proximity to the higher dunes adds to the character, providing many memorable moments, among them the picturesque downhill par-3 4th and 16th holes.

Panellists' comments: "The East has the reputation, but some members favour the West"; "A day-ticket for both is a bargain"

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