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Golf Industry News - coastal defences

The 8th hole of the 103-year-old Jubilee Course is now only yards away from the high tide level, following severe erosion of the dunes during storms last winter. The defences to be put in place are a combination of ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ options. The dunes between the estuary and the golf courses are environmentally sensitive and a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest. Putting effective defences in place is a matter of urgency

The new Kingsbarns golf links in Fife has six holes sited along the shore, presenting golfers with dramatic views and challenging shots. It also presents the developers with the problem of coastal erosion