Swinley Forest Golf Club

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  • Architect:
  • Consultants:
    • Pont, Frank
    • Infinite Variety Golf Design
    • Clayton, DeVries & Pont
  • Holes of Merit:
    4, 5, 7, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
  • NCG Rank:
    42/100 in GB&I
  • Golf.com Rank:
    55/100 in the World

At A Glance

There are no handicaps nor medals at Swinley Forest Golf Club. It is simply unpretentious golf amongst friends.

Harry Colt laid out the one-shot holes first and later routed around them. The end evidently justified the means as this collection of par 3's is probably the finest in the UK&I.

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

Further Reading

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

Frank Pont's restorative work of the course is showcased here.

Jaeger Kovich contributed an analysis of the 1st hole at Swinley Forest Golf Club to The Fried Egg.


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