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What's particularly egregious it's the fact that they don't even use the new driving range for competitions. It's too short for the flat-bellies (©Sean_A 2016), so they make a range on 1/18 of the Jubilee. F.
One plus point for the links trust amongst all the doom and gloom. I think they maintain their courses superbly and provide firm true links conditions right through the year particularly on the so called lesser courses.
The only redeeming quality of this thread is the return of Paul Turner, who has undoubtedly been "loitering with intent" since I last saw him at Sand Hills a dozen years ago. The new 5th makes me want to turn east and unclog my nose in the general direction of the Links Trust. To stand on the 5th or 8th tee and admire the juxtaposition between a green sited on a dune and one sited within the same dune yards away with the town as a backdrop is as good as it gets for me. Perhaps my favorite place in the world of golf architecture. The new work only adds insult to injury.Boo. Hiss. Catcall.