North Hants Golf Club

The home course of Justin Rose sets itself apart from so many good courses in the immediate area.

North Hants Golf Club

Hampshire, GU51 1RF, England

Overview

North Hants Golf Club is perhaps better known as the home golf course of England professional and major winner, Justin Rose.

Another great course that opens both nines with a tough one-shot hole!

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North Hants Golf Club lies on the boundary of Hamshire and Surrey, north of the town of Fleet and west of Farnborough. The course is easily accessible from London, located directed south of the M3 motorway. The course is found between the Fleet Pond Nature Reserve and the Elvetham Heath Nature Reserve.

North Hants Golf Club History

Opened by Princess Alexander of Teck in 1904. The club merged 'the ethos of a gentleman's club... and the atmosphere of an American Country Club.'

Frank Pennink wrote: 'North Hants Golf Club has nothing to fear in comparison with any of Surrey's finest golf.' The course lies west of Farnborough and north of Fleet, with the M3 Motorway to the north and the South Western Railway to the south.

North Hants Golf Course Architecture Pedigree

Several of the games most prominent golf course architects have crafted into the course it is today. James Braid laid out the course in 1904 and returned to lengthen it in 1908.

Golden age greats got involved when Harry Colt extensively redesigned it in 1913. Tom Simpson improved it further in 1930.

In more modern times, Donald Steel added three new holes in 2001 and Tom Mackenzie has worked on the 3rd and 15th holes more recently.

Hole By Architect

North Hants Golf Club has had some of the greatest minds in the game contribute to their current collection of 18 holes:

  • 1 - James Braid
  • 2 - James Braid, Tom Simpson & Donald Steel
  • 3 - James Braid,  Donald Steel & Tom Mackenzie
  • 4 - Donald Steel
  • 5 - James Braid & Tom Simpson
  • 7, 8 - Harry Colt
  • 9 - James Braid & Tom Simpson
  • 10, 11 - James Braid
  • 12, 13 - Harry Colt
  • 14 - Harry Colt & Tom Simpson
  • 15 -  Harry Colt
  • 16 - Harry Colt & Tom Simpson*
  • 17 - Harry Colt
  • 18 - James Braid

*The 16th hole once sported a Tom Simpson centreline bunker, as at Woking's 4th hole, which sadly disappeared in the 1990s.

North Hants Golf Club Photography

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At A Glance

Facilities

Easy
Dog Friendly
Trolleys
Fine
Driving Range
Short Game

Collections

Best English Golf Collection
Pure Golf Collection
Bang For Your Buck Collection
Hidden Gems Collection

Contact Details

Hampshire, GU51 1RF, England
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