Oxford Golf Club
With origins of golf first played on the original Cowley Marsh site as far back as 1873, Oxford Golf Club is one of the oldest golf clubs in England and most certainly the oldest in Oxfordshire.
With sprinklings of design by the highly acclaimed architect and champion golfer James Braid the course was laid out with holes dotted around the University cricket ground, and up the hill, just touching upon what is now the far end of the course. In 1922 the legendary Henry Shapland Colt (Harry Colt) was commissioned to re-design the course, which is very much as it is today.
Colt chose to incorporate some of the original holes laid out by James Braid, which gives this course one of the finest pedigrees possible in golf course design.