Type of course? The Old Course is all heather, slopes and forest (unsurprisingly).
Pleasant staff? Lovely pro.
Best hole? The 249 yard par 3. Elevated tee, big space, heather left and right and the green in the distance. Boom.
Après golf? Very good coffee and flapjack avant golf in one of the two bars of the traditional clubhouse. There were repairs being done to the balcony so we couldn’t access it, but it looked like the perfect place to have a drink while gazing at the stunning surroundings.
Nice round? Wonderful. The sun was shining, the course looked beautiful and we had it all to ourselves, as there was a European Tour event in the morning, which must have put the members off playing.
Special memory? Realising that the cute little par 3 course that I was looking at from the 13th tee wasn’t part of the course, but was in the large back garden of one of the many gorgeous houses that you see while playing.
Must play again? I would love to. It’s a gorgeous, difficult, varied course and I feel like I could have played it a lot better.