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  Playing out of a bunker on the 14th at Ferndown
  across to Brownsea Island, yachts in Poole Harbour and the millionaire’s retreat that is Sandbanks. The fairways have drawn a few online complaints but I would imagine tending to them is a difficult task in what is a site of Special Scientific Interest. Yes, they were a little
rough around the edges but you play here for the breathtaking views and the test of undulating fairways set between some of the thickest gorse imaginable. Stray into it and say ‘goodbye ball’.
The greens were good and battling the wind added to the fun. The fifth tee
(situated on a 3000 year’s old Bronze age burial ground) possesses one of the loveliest vistas in British golf.
Our third course is one of the finest examples of an unspoilt heathland golf course in the South of England, and sits in the Top 100 golf courses in the UK. ‘
Regardless of how you are playing the views out to the Solent are magnificent. Stay out of the gorse though
Above: Sand traps await your approach on this elevated Broadstone green.
Below: The Ferndown clubhouse and 18th fairway bathed in late afternoon sunlight

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