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A decade af­ter its 1909 in­au­gu­ra­tion, Tom Simp­son paid a visit, ad­mired the sandy ground but found much to change in the lay­out.“If you take my ad­vice you will have a first class and mod­ern course and I would like to meet the man who could show me a bet­ter one in France,”he said.

It was no idle boast. Simp­son’s course is a well-bal­anced tast­ing menu of treats, in­clud­ing grand per­spec­tives and ex­cit­ing drives from pul­pit tees, re­splen­dent au­tumn colors and spec­i­men oaks of great an­tiq­uity. Rocky out­crops typ­i­cal of this for­est em­bel­lish many holes and make an un­usual haz­ard at the12th, a long two-shot hole or short par five where a rock gar­den de­fends the green. Take

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