NR3593 : Colonsay Golf Course

taken 19 years ago, near to Garvard, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

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Colonsay Golf Course
Colonsay Golf Course
The joys of this course are delightfully explained in LinkExternal link.

A flavour of this follows:

"The greens are mown and rolled during the season by local golfers, with some help from the sheep and some hindrance from the rabbits. In the winter, they are joined by the cattle of nearby Machrins Farm. As a consequence, you may have the unusual task of having to clear some livestock from your line of fire before playing your shot. Fear not, though: local rules allow preferred lies on all fairways and a free drop for balls disappearing into rabbit-holes or taken by the ravens. More good news: there are no bunkers! In keeping with the “primeval golf” theme, however, you will come across the occasional sheep-scrape in the sandy ground, which some believe to be the origin of the modern bunker."
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Date Taken
May 1999   (more nearby)
Friday, 4 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure 
Primary Subject of Photo
Golf Course 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 3523 9315 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:3.4628N 6:15.2739W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 3524 9315
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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