Effingham Golf Club
An excellent winter course, the chalk freely drains providing a welcome relief from the London clay.
Golf Course Review
Effingham Golf Club sits on the chalky North Downs and offers spectacular views of the London skyline and the Chilterns.
A Harry Colt-designed course from the 1920s, the club has benefitted from recent work by Tom MacKenzie of MacKenzie & Ebert when they were called upon to renovate all of the club’s 75 bunkers.
Billed as England’s finest downland golf course, Effingham Golf Club was chosen to host Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship from 2006 to 2010.
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Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie
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...