Old Tom Morris designed or redesigned more than 100 courses, including some of the best known and loved in Great Britain and Ireland. He may not have been skilled with a map and pencil, but he knew very well how to create wonderfully scenic holes with unprecedented drama.
OLD COURSE, ST. ANDREWS
Front nine, new greens, bunkers… there is not one inch of the Old Course that Tom didn’t refine, including changing the direction of play.
ROYAL COUNTY DOWN
If God designed a golf course, this is it. A stunning and natural links.
PRESTWICK GOLF CLUB
Created in 1851, the course is innovative, challenging, and a joy to play.
BALCOMIE, CRAIL GOLFING SOCIETY
The epitome of what golf was meant to be.
Undeniably one of the toughest courses on the Open rota, Tom set out 16 holes in 1891. With the purchase of more land, Harry Colt redesigned it in 1923.
OLD TOM MORRIS LINKS, ROSAPENNA
Created in 1891, the Donegal links is a wonderful setting, with scenic backdrops maximized by Sheephaven Bay.
An exemplary and historic links, which he extended to 18 holes in 1886.
The surprising highlight of many a trip to Scotland, set out by Tom in 1899.
MACHRIHANISH GOLF CLUB
He redesigned the links in 1878–9 to create a full 18-hole course, with its unforgettable opening hole.
THE ROYAL NORTH DEVON AND WEST OF ENGLAND GOLF CLUB (WESTWARD HO!)
Originally called The Burrows of Northam when he designed it in 1860, it was home to England’s finest amateurs, including Horace Hutchinson.