Moortown is a blend of moorland, heathland an parkland on the northern outskirts of Leeds, just half a mile away from Alwoodley.
It was crafted by Dr Alister MacKenzie in 1909 and hosted the Ryder Cup 20 years later, when the likes of Henry Cotton, Walter Hagen and Gene Sarazen, graced the fairways.
Moortown’s most famous hole is undoubtedly the short 10th. It was the first hole to be built with MacKenzie creating it as a showcase of his skills when the founding members asked him for an example of his abilities.
This outstanding short hole is set on an outcrop of stone, hence the name Gibraltar.
Played slightly uphill, the large bunker on the left dominates the eye but there are three smaller bunkers on the right waiting to catch the overcautious approach to a large green that slopes from back to front.