Bearwood Lakes

An exclusive club with an American vibe that sets the bar high.

Bearwood Lakes

Berkshire, England

Overview

A private club that can only be enjoyed when accompanied by a member, it is certainly exclusive.


Golf Course Review

Bearwood Lakes near Sindlesham in Berkshire, England comes by its name honestly. Part of the original hunting grounds for the Royal family, there would have been bears roaming freely in times past.

Bearwood Lakes History

The course opened in 1996 and despite its recent development, the 200 acres of stunning woodland gives the course a mature feel. The greens are USGA spec, the fairways are irrigated, and are routed around three natural lakes.

The American vibe is cemented with the Sawgrass-inspired 9th - a 184-yard par 3, the carry is over a lake to a green buttressed by sleepers.

Independent Review

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Joe McDonnell & Evalu18 Ltd

Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: 1 - The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. 2 - There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. 3 - There should be little walking...

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Architects

  • Hockley, Guy
  • Hawtree, Martin

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Contact Details

Berkshire, RG41 4SJ, England

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Joe McDonnell & Evalu18 Ltd

Featured Architect: Alister MacKenzie

As taken from his book, Golf Architecture, Alister MacKenzie felt the following were essential: 1 - The course, where possible, should be arranged in two loops of nine holes. 2 - There should be a large proportion of good two-shot holes and at least four one-shot holes. 3 - There should be little walking...

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