Rye Golf Club – Old

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At A Glance

  • Home to the President's Putter - one of the greatest amateur tournaments in golf.
  • There are no tee times, just an invitation at the Secretary's discretion.

Full Course Review

The website reads:

"Speed of play is a very important aspect of golf at Rye, largely because a foursome, to be enjoyable, needs to play 18 holes at a very good pace, and therefore all players, regardless of format, are expected to play their part in ensuring there is adequate time for those lunching and playing again in the afternoon."

"Calling other, faster groups through is encouraged at Rye, and there should be no reluctance to do so to ensure that everyone travels at the speed they wish without inconveniencing anyone on the links."

This alone should put it on the top of your must-play list. It says so much with so little about the club and course.

Tom Doak recommends golf architecture students pay special attention to the routing.

Sean Arble's tour of the course can be found by clicking here.

Golf Club Atlas' review of the course can be found by clicking here.

Jaeger Kovich contributed an analysis of the 7th hole on The Fried Egg.


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The Essentials

Everything you need to know before you go!

  • Website:
  • Address:
    New Lydd Road, Camber Road, Camber, Rye, East Sussex, TN31 7QS, England

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