Identification Longshot and Talking Point 1154

  Brumas2 22:33 01 Aug 2014
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Good Evening All

This a GENUINE UNIDENTIFIED POSTCARD of a golf course somewhere in the UK, unposted so no clues on the standard back.

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  Brumas 23:03 01 Aug 2014

Woolwell I only drive one, does that count ;o}}

  ened 07:50 02 Aug 2014

It's not Southfield Golf Club, Oxford is it?

  Brumas 09:07 02 Aug 2014

ened I don't know, I was hoping you knew for sure ;o}

  Aitchbee 23:57 02 Aug 2014

Looks like an elevated tee with majestic views of the surrounding countryside. I get the impression that we are looking at a couple of 'serious' golfers with their own personal caddies and a couple of referees to apply the complex rules of competitive golf.

Wild guesses:- Cathkin Braes Golf Course or Auchinairn Golf Club, Springburn - both on the outskirts of Glasgow. [I hit 109 strokes for the 18 holes at Auchinairn ... one of the strokes was extra-ordinally superb.]

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:54 03 Aug 2014

Does the ground look chalky? could it be in the SE?

  Aitchbee 22:06 03 Aug 2014

A good approach shot would clinch it.

  QuizMan 09:22 04 Aug 2014

Woolwell not Sandwich. I have been there a few times. Apart from the dunes it is far too flat around there.

  john bunyan 14:58 11 Aug 2014

Jock1e

I knew you were very tenacious, but to go on a physical recce is above and beyond anything I can do!!!

  Brumas 15:58 11 Aug 2014

Jock1e that prominent chimney and the end elevation and roofline definitely looks the same! I think you have cracked this one also.

Let us all know the location so that I can scan green-tick this one too.

  Aitchbee 22:21 11 Aug 2014

Jock1e - A magnificent 'well done' on solving the 2 golfin' longshots, I am quite condident that you will achieve the quickest 'Grand Slam' this year and pipping that young Irish whippersapper Rory McIlroy, but it will be a close call ;o)

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