Effingham Golf Club

Unknown to many, a recent bunker refurbishment makes it the perfect time to visit.

Effingham Golf Club

Surrey, England

Overview

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.

Featured Architect: Harry Colt

Harry Colt felt courses should reside in the land as opposed to upon it. Courses should be a part of the natural landscape. Bunkering on Par 3's is usually odd-numbered. Artificiality and symmetrical hazards were avoided at all costs. Most greens are square or rectangular. Despite this inclination, variety...

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Architect

Consultants

  • MacKenzie & Ebert
  • MacKenzie, Tom

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Contact Details

Surrey, KT24 5PZ, England

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Featured Architect: Harry Colt

Harry Colt felt courses should reside in the land as opposed to upon it. Courses should be a part of the natural landscape. Bunkering on Par 3's is usually odd-numbered. Artificiality and symmetrical hazards were avoided at all costs. Most greens are square or rectangular. Despite this inclination, variety...

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