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I wonder if you are both talking about Newport Links a 9 holer by Braid. The website has images but only of local scenery and says next year it will become 18. I had hoped to get there but time didn't allow.http://www.newportlinks.co.uk/gallery.htm
If you do make it see if you agree that it could take about 2 more bunkers.
TonyThere is no question Ashburnham has fallen from grace. I don't know, but my guess is that Ash was used a lot for little pro events and this is how its rep (not all that high anyway - just scraping top 100) was maintained. Unless the club makes changes I think Ash's fate is sealed in a ranking sense. Machynys is tough competition in this age of modern ideals. And of course there is Porthcawl not far away for those events which are a bit more serious. Now that Machynys has been open a spell word has spread about and disappointment is the general concensus. Most complain that there is far too much water and the terrain is rather blah. I would still like to see it someday, but I am in rush.Ciao