- Words by Mr Dan Davies
Golf is unlike any other sport in that no two playing arenas are even remotely alike. From the humps, bumps and hollows of the historic links courses bordering the sea - terrain that has been largely fashioned by nature, to the tree-lined, manicured acres of park and heathland courses - where the ground has been landscaped and sculpted to the architect's specifications, this is a sport in which the venues receive equal billing with the game's very best players. Better still, most of these courses are accessible to anyone with an official club handicap - and an appropriately healthy bank balance. So, here are 10 places you really must play before you die.