Ferndown Golf Club

One of the best but least known heathlands in England. The rising star is a must-play.

 

Ferndown Golf Club

Dorset, England

Overview

Ferndown Golf Club is home to one of the best golf courses in all of Dorset and the southwest of England. A very popular club where membership is always in high demand, it is a perfect members club where there is an intangible that you find at clubs like Woking and West Sussex.

The club was laid out by Harold Hilton in 1913. Mr. Hilton was Open Champion in 1892 and 1897. He later won the US and British Amateur Championships in 1911.

The Hennessey Cup was hosted here in 1982 & 1984. The club has also hosted Open Qualifying from 2008-12 and will again from 2021-25.

The late Peter Alliss is Ferndown's most famous son. His father was also a professional here for more than 25 years.

Visitors are welcome on weekdays.


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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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Architect

  • Hilton, Harold

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Contact Details

Dorset, BH22 8BU, 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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The Putter Tailor - Made to Measure Putters and Wedges

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