Overview of golf course named Little Aston Golf Club

Little Aston Golf Club

Sutton Coldfield, England

Details

Holes

18

Par

72

Built

1908

Type

n/a

Architect

Harry Vardon

Access

Visitors welcomed

Just as they do today, outstanding players of past generations have turned to golf course architecture at the close of their professional careers. Examples from a century ago include James Braid, J. H. Taylor and Harry Vardon, all of whom were active in the early 1900s when golf was experiencing a great growth in popularity in England. Vardon is responsible for the course at Little Aston, located in northern Birmingham. The semi-parkland setting boasts venerable turf that is so tight yet bouncy that a player can play two rounds at a time and walk away with a spring in his or her step. The opening and closing holes are framed by trees, while those in the middle are quite spacious; a standout here is the par 5 12th with its clever water hazard. Though once host to championship play, Little Aston has been overshadowed in this regard by the Belfry.

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Pro 177 courses played
Fabulous
7 May
A very underestimated golf course. Always in great condition and is a pleasure to visit.
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Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club
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Very good
March 03, 2017
Great course albeit a little cramped. Routing of holes is great and the quality of some of the shorter par-4's is excellent. Tests all aspects of your game.
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