The Best Courses For A Round Of Golf In Buckinghamshire
Buckinghamshire might not be as famous for its golf as other counties, but it still has a lot to offer for those who want to try their chances for a hole in one. With over 40 golf courses across Buckinghamshire there is plenty of choice, and many of the picturesque locations boast stunning scenic views and acres of greenery. We’ve come up with this list of the best golf courses in Buckinghamshire, so whether you’re a golfing pro or a newbie to the world of clubs and tees there is sure to be a course for you:
Burnham Beeches Golf Club
Founded in 1981, Burnham Beeches is the oldest club in Buckinghamshire and has been played by famous golfers such as the Great Triumvirate of James Braid, J H Taylor and Harry Vardon. The 18 holes are fun yet challenging, starting with a gentle opening hill at hole one, quickly escalating to one of the toughest holes at number 5 where a long tee shot is required to reach the fairway. Finishing the round are two tough holes on 17 and 18 that will make that hard-earned pint at the bar taste even better. As well as an enticing course, Burnham Beeches Golf Club also has a comfortable clubhouse serving up both food and drink to refuel after a long round. Non-members are more than welcome to visit the club Monday through Friday a round of 18 holes costing £65 throughout peak season.
Buckinghamshire Golf Club
This idyllic 18-hole championship golf course and clubhouse is located in Denham and was designed by the legendary Ryder Cup Captain, John Jacobs. The course is mature and challenging and is home of the Ladies European Tour. Buckinghamshire Golf Club has hosted many professional events over the years including the Anderson Consulting World Match Play and ISPS HANDA Ladies European Masters. The course features large greens and numerous bunkers, and water is involved on many holes thanks to the abundance of lakes and the Rivers Colne and Misbourne. All visitors are welcome at Buckinghamshire Golf Club and games can be booked up to one month in advance. Be sure to check out their dress code before visiting and note that mobile phones are not permitted on the course or in the clubhouse.
Woburn Golf Club
This 54 hold complex is a golf lovers dream, with 3 18 hole courses all ranked within the Top 100 Golf Courses in the UK. It is home to the Duke’s, Duchess and Marquees courses which have hosted over 50 professional tournaments. The Duke’s Course was designed by Charles Lawrie in 1976 and was the first of Woburn’s courses, the holes are challenging yet picturesque as they are filled with glorious greenery and beautiful shrubs. Many Woburn regulars consider The Duchess Course to be the least challenging of the three, but it is still no walk in the park and shouldn’t be underestimated. The Marquess Course opened in 2000 and in set within 200 acres of mixed woodland and overlaps both Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. In addition to three stunning golf courses, Woburn Golf Club also has a beautiful clubhouse serving everything from breakfast to dinners and barbecues.
Gerrards Cross Golf Club
Established in 1922, Gerrards Cross Golf Club is home to extensive woodland areas, beech and oak trees and a riveting 18 holes. The course measures 6,243 yards and has a par of 69, making for a challenging round. The 2nd and 18th tees offer delightful views across the Misbourne valley and the last three hole are especially picturesque. Any golfers with a valid handicap are welcome to play the course on weekdays throughout the year and a round is £55 in the summer season.
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