The Interview: Tim Gilpin

Tim Gilpin

Beau Desert’s general manager discusses how the club plans to emerge from the shadow of Covid and the work that’s going on to enhance its position as one of England’s best courses

Tell us a little bit about Beau Desert…

It’s a Herbert Fowler course and one of only 16 courses that is solely Fowler. It is subtle in its design, and both risk and reward is apparent.

The greens are probably its most prominent feature, in the sense that they’re very undulating. They’re also quite big in areas and if you miss in the wrong place, you’re going to struggle to get up and down. We are on the Cannock Chase, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty....

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