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    anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    Playing it on Wednesday with my society

    any local knowledge out there?
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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    Been a couple of years since I played it but it's one of the best courses in the area.

    Not horribly long but should be running fast in the current weather conditions and the greens will be quick but not silly.

    As I recall it's one of those courses that's worth sacrificing distance off the tee for being on the fairway because the rough is fairly chunky and difficult to control a ball out of.

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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    Quote Originally Posted by mikejohnchapman View Post

    As I recall it's one of those courses that's worth sacrificing distance off the tee for being on the fairway because the rough is fairly chunky and difficult to control a ball out of.

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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    Yes - it's very much and underrated Course , the greens are great , some long holes and very good par 3's. I enjoy playing there and try to do 36 there every year. It's a good course

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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    Great courses, greens are as fast as you like, huge yellow gorse lined fairways on 1 course and wispy grass on the other.

    Played it a few times and was the venue for my infamous 2 off the tee tee shot

    Club down off the tee if you're too wild, you'll find bugger all in the gorse.

    Very friendly clubhouse also and good food.

    Very underrated course/s IMO, would be a great meet venue.

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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    Played it a few weeks ago with our work Society. Lovely course, very fast greens, so with the current heatwave should be equally fast if not quicker.

    As mentioned, think about your tee shots and club selection. Tight in places but really enjoyable. Was in very good condition - we played the Green in the afternoon, nice, but definitely nowhere near as good as the Red.
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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    Cracking course, keep it in play off the tee and putt well! Enjoy
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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    Thanks chaps, I will keep a record of my fairways in regulation,
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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    No need to sharpen your pencil then...😜😂😂
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    Re: anyone played Frilford Heath Red Course

    That's where our captain's away day is in September.

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