Cleeve Hill Golf Club

An authentic, pure golf experience. It's perfect for a quick round with a short set.

Cleeve Hill Golf Club

Gloucestershire, GL52 3PW, England


Occupying an elevated vantage point, it is affectionately known as Cleeve Cloud.

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Golf Course Review

There are very few golf courses that can claim Old Tom Morris and Alister MacKenzie as part of its heritage… the issue? It appears to be myth and legend… in any event, the golf is great and even if the good Dr. didn’t practice here, its worth the journey! Cleeve Hill is the highest point in the Cotswolds with views afforded of Winchcombe, Bishops Cleeve, and Cheltenham.

Cleeve Hill Golf Club’s Architectural Provenance

Holes 4, 5, 7 & 9 are purported to be Alister MacKenzie‘s. Hole 13 is believed to be the only remnant of Old Tom Morris. It is rugged golf on common land with an abundance of blind tee shots and carries over quarries abound.

Cleeve Hill & Cleeve Cloud

The municipal course is officially named Cleeve Hill GC but is known colloquially as Cleeve Cloud. Cleeve Cloud is also the name of a golf club that plays at CHGC.

Course Summary

Once you visit and play the course you’ll understand why the course has a cult-like status and a fervent fan base loyal to its cause. A great course and class golf club, the unique golf course.

Cleeve Hill Golf Club Reviews

Take Sean Arble’s Tour of Cleeve Hill.

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Featured Architect: MacKenzie, Alister

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. There should be little walking between...

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At A Glance



Short Game


Old Tom Morris Collection
Best English Golf Collection

Contact Details

Gloucestershire, GL52 3PW, England
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