16 - Top 50 UK & Ireland Stay and Play Hanbury Manor

Stay and Play Hanbury Manor. Golf Monthly takes a look at the Top 50 places to Stay and Play in the UK and Ireland

Hanbury Manor

16 - Top 50 UK & Ireland Stay and Play Hanbury Manor

The five-star Hanbury Manor is one of Marriott's premier UK golf resorts centred around an extended Jacobean mansion in 200 acres of Hertfordshire countryside. Dining options include the continental Zodiac restaurant, and the informal Vardon's bar, named after the six-time Open champion who built Hanbury's original nine-holer. Six-time Masters champion Jack Nicklaus' design team created today's 18-hole layout - host to the English Open in the 1990s.

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Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, commissioning and feature writing. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email nick.bonfield@futurenet.com with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x