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    Course recommendations along m40

    Hi 4 of us are going to the belfry in august for two nights , but 1st round is booked about half 3 in the afternoon, so we plan to have a game in the morning (9am ish) Friday on the way, can anybody recommend a course about half/one hr away . for less than £50 each. We are travelling along M40 from Southampton.

    looked at rye hill , hellidon lakes so far

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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    Studley Wood , Tadmartin Heath , Magnolia Park - all around an hour from the Beflry

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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    Quote Originally Posted by Liverpoolphil View Post
    Studley Wood , Tadmartin Heath , Magnolia Park - all around an hour from the Beflry
    pretty much spot on for me, depending on what sort of course you want, Tadmarton is a more traditional shorter heathland course (and does great home made food), Studley Wood im biased as its my old home but I love the course, younger but a decent challenge with a wide variety of holes. Magnolia is much improved and also a decent enough course in its own right

    Of the other 2, Rye Hills OK nothing special and personally not a fan of Helidon Lakes at all

    Edit, if looking to spend a little more then the Oxfordshire would be an option too
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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    You'll be going up the a34 I assume. Studley is a great shout, if not Frilford is literally 5mins off the a34!
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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    North Oxford, 5 minutes of the A34, then an hour and 20 away from the Belfry, never disappointed and they accept county cards if you book in advance
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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    Quote Originally Posted by full_throttle View Post
    North Oxford, 5 minutes of the A34, then an hour and 20 away from the Belfry, never disappointed and they accept county cards if you book in advance
    each to their own but not a patch on frilford, studly wood, oxfordshire or tadmarton imo
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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    how the other half live, the OP does ask for a green fees of around £50,

    just checked and Tadmarton Heath are offering a fourball for £80 on the county card

    North Oxford is in my budget, and as I said previously, I've never been disappointed on my visits
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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    Stonebridge, literally just as you come off the M42 at Birmingham International Airport!

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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    There are early morning deals on teetimes for the Oxfordshire from £25pp

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    Re: Course recommendations along m40

    Quote Originally Posted by full_throttle View Post
    how the other half live, the OP does ask for a green fees of around £50,

    just checked and Tadmarton Heath are offering a fourball for £80 on the county card

    North Oxford is in my budget, and as I said previously, I've never been disappointed on my visits
    can get on studley, magnolia and tadmarton for 20-25 pounds on tee off times quite often so not about budget if you want to shop around for the best deal at the better courses
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