When I was a member there as a very young man oh those many moons ago it was always a contest to see who could cut the corner over the trees. Easier from the back tees as you had more distance to get the height. I never managed it.
The top 9 (19-27) was always my favourite.
Has gone down by the equivalent of 5 shots (22.2 handicap to 14.0 handicap index, as England Golf have ignored all my recent cards, and only used 2 scores from over a year ago, which were on a much easier course than my current one