Royal Balwearie Golf Club, East Lothian, Scotland

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« Reply #30 on: June 27, 2015, 09:03:49 PM »
I wonder if this will ever host a British Open... Hmm ;)... Wrong conclusion??
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« Reply #31 on: June 28, 2015, 07:56:16 AM »
The club has a hotel by the entrance, just beyond the 13th green.

When it was opened, in 1578, a nights stay cost in excess of a billion, billion, billion pounds which in those days was a lot of money.

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The Hathaway Par 3 Course, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
The Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
Loch Lorne Golf Club
Isla Madeleine Resort
Vale Do Morgado
Ascona National
Hitchens Valley Hotel and Golf Club
Nazca Valley Golf Club
Sevenlakes On The Vale

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« Reply #32 on: June 28, 2015, 09:23:33 AM »
Gorgeous........ Just utter gorgeousness!!

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« Reply #33 on: June 28, 2015, 10:29:39 AM »
Worth paying for an upgrade.  A view of the 13th and 14th holes.



Okay, enough of that nonsense.  Golf hole pictures to come.
Courses published to date:

The Hathaway Par 3 Course, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
The Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
Loch Lorne Golf Club
Isla Madeleine Resort
Vale Do Morgado
Ascona National
Hitchens Valley Hotel and Golf Club
Nazca Valley Golf Club
Sevenlakes On The Vale

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« Reply #34 on: June 28, 2015, 11:12:19 AM »
Provisionally titled 'Piss Sleeve', hole 14 winds back towards the clubhouse.

Courses published to date:

The Hathaway Par 3 Course, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
The Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
Loch Lorne Golf Club
Isla Madeleine Resort
Vale Do Morgado
Ascona National
Hitchens Valley Hotel and Golf Club
Nazca Valley Golf Club
Sevenlakes On The Vale

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« Reply #35 on: June 28, 2015, 12:12:42 PM »
The club has a hotel by the entrance, just beyond the 13th green.

When it was opened, in 1578, a nights stay cost in excess of a billion, billion, billion pounds which in those days was a lot of money.


I'd like to make a reservation. Do you know if they accept Bitcoins and do they have good wi-fi?

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« Reply #36 on: June 28, 2015, 12:54:25 PM »
Yep, WiFi comes as standard.



Here's the 15th.  Not convinced about the hole name but we'll see.
Courses published to date:

The Hathaway Par 3 Course, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
The Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
Loch Lorne Golf Club
Isla Madeleine Resort
Vale Do Morgado
Ascona National
Hitchens Valley Hotel and Golf Club
Nazca Valley Golf Club
Sevenlakes On The Vale

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« Reply #37 on: June 28, 2015, 01:18:06 PM »
Georgeous.

Static

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« Reply #38 on: June 28, 2015, 03:50:26 PM »
Biggins I think you should rename the hole 'Footprint'  because that's what it looks like with those bunkers... Giant toe imprints from a certain angle


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« Reply #40 on: June 29, 2015, 02:53:44 AM »
Looking good mate. Have you flipped old links designs into the new Highlands and if so did it work ok? Want my Rye Bay Harbour to look more realistic than it does one day

I flipped it from Countryside and binned off most of what was already planted.  What was planted didn't marry up with the new theme.

Courses published to date:

The Hathaway Par 3 Course, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
The Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
Loch Lorne Golf Club
Isla Madeleine Resort
Vale Do Morgado
Ascona National
Hitchens Valley Hotel and Golf Club
Nazca Valley Golf Club
Sevenlakes On The Vale

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« Reply #41 on: June 29, 2015, 02:54:58 AM »
Hoping you got the idea from the train tracks from myself... would love to have contributed in a small way to what looks to be a classic and they looks perfect there :)

I actually had a train station on Hitchens Valley but I got rid of it because the rails didn't look right.  Seeing your tracks with the proper sleepers gave me the nudge to do it again!
Courses published to date:

The Hathaway Par 3 Course, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
The Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
Loch Lorne Golf Club
Isla Madeleine Resort
Vale Do Morgado
Ascona National
Hitchens Valley Hotel and Golf Club
Nazca Valley Golf Club
Sevenlakes On The Vale

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« Reply #42 on: June 29, 2015, 02:56:32 AM »
This looks absolutely amazing and those bunkers are something I have not seen before, the new GNCD must give some better tools

I've spent a lot of time on the bunkers.  And then, halfway through designing, found better ways of doing them so I went back and did them all again.  They actually looked better in Countryside as the unkept heavy rough looked great on the back of the bunkers but in Highlands theme they show up as rock.
Courses published to date:

The Hathaway Par 3 Course, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
The Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
Loch Lorne Golf Club
Isla Madeleine Resort
Vale Do Morgado
Ascona National
Hitchens Valley Hotel and Golf Club
Nazca Valley Golf Club
Sevenlakes On The Vale

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« Reply #43 on: June 29, 2015, 02:58:14 AM »
Biggins I think you should rename the hole 'Footprint'  because that's what it looks like with those bunkers... Giant toe imprints from a certain angle

I'll give it some thought.  My best hole names come out after a few whiskeys so we'll see what happens.
Courses published to date:

The Hathaway Par 3 Course, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
The Shakespeare, Stratford-Upon-Avon Hotel & Resort
Loch Lorne Golf Club
Isla Madeleine Resort
Vale Do Morgado
Ascona National
Hitchens Valley Hotel and Golf Club
Nazca Valley Golf Club
Sevenlakes On The Vale

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« Reply #44 on: June 29, 2015, 01:19:16 PM »
This has got to be the most natural looking photo I've seen on here - ever.

Some great movement in the land and lovely looking bunkers.

Great job!

NB - To HB studios - this theme really needs 1) pot bunkers as a bunker texture & 2) non-striped fairways.......


 

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