Golfing in London is ideal for those who live in the city and do not want to drive off too far to play a few rounds of golf. Here are six of the best golf courses in London.
Trent Park Golf Course
This is an 18 hole public pay and play golf course situated in Oakwood Village, Enfield, North London and is set within the grounds of the stunning Trent Park Country Park. This course is situated in the rolling hills at the beginning of the green belt, opposite Oakwood underground station.
Thamesview Golf Centre
This golf centre, located in south east London, offers a 9 hole pay and play golf course, and has a flood lit driving range, golf shop, clubhouse and function suite for weddings, parties and conferences. Golf lessons are also available with a PGA coaching team for beginners to experienced golfers.
Thames Ditton and Esher Golf Club
Thames Ditton and Esher Golf Club was founded in 1892 and is located in Surrey on the borders of London. The course is well matured and has the feel of an inland links course. The course has 9 holes played from two separate tees and measures 5,190 yards, par 66, and can be enjoyed by any player beginner or experienced. It is open throughout the year.
Richmond Park golf course is located in south west London and has two 18 hole courses, a 250 yard practice range, one of the largest pro shops in the UK, a team of PGA teaching professionals and a handicap facility just to name a few of the facilities offered. Set within the glorious surroundings of the Royal Richmond Park, the largest open space in London, Richmond Park golf course is an excellent environment for all the family and a great place to play golf. No membership is required, this golf course is open to the public.
Beckenham Place Park
Beckenham Place Park golf course is one of England’s largest and busiest public golf courses. It consists of an 18 hole golf course which meanders through the ancient woodland of the park. With great variations in length and elevation on a number of holes this is a challenging and enjoyable course to play on. This golf course is challenging to the serious player and the complete beginner, and no membership is required to play golf at this public facility.
Coulsdon Court Golf Club
The course was built in the early 1920’s and is a beautiful parkland course which enjoys spectacular views over central London. The original course was designed by Harry S Colt has changed considerably since its inception. The 18 hole golf course measures just over 6,000 yards and is a par 70.