Kempense Golf Club

3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Kempense Golf Club Est. 1986

Photos Kempense Golf Club

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf says: 

Kempense Golf Club: Laid out on relatively flat terrain, an eclectic mix of strong and some more eccentric golf holes make-up this always challenging parkland layout. You will need to deploy good course management and careful shot-making to pick your way through the ever-present watery threats en route to the relative safety of the large and sloping greens.

Most of the holes here at Kempense require precision rather than power from the tee. Water is a constant danger, ominously present on over half the holes, and usually taking the form of small ponds in front of greens or fairway-hugging ditches ( ... at the stroke index 1 hole, the par-4 3rd, you have both to contend with). If water is not lurking somewhere, then Out-of-Bounds and/or thick bushes might be preying on your mind as you tee-it up.

Mixed in with many good holes are others that could leave you somewhat puzzled, especially on a first outing. The short and sharply dog-legging 10th and 15th, both par-4s, are never easy, and the match-winning (or card-wrecking) 18th can catch-out even the most experienced Kempense club member ... let alone first-time visitor. With so much water around, the course can get a bit "heavy" during the wetter parts of winter.

List of courses in Belgium

Map of courses in Belgium
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

Kempense Golf Club
Kiezelweg 78,
Mol Antwerpen Province 2400
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +32 (0)14 72 24 97
Pro Shop   +32 (0)14 81 62 34

  +32 (0)14 B1 62 78

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
Alain Anthonissen / Ewout Visschers
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - no effort to walk - lots of water.
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
Designer: Peter Markland
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5791 5443 4772
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 132 126 127
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

50 km N of Hasselt
From the Antwerp - Hasselt motorway (A13-E313) take exit 23 (Geel / Mol) and follow the N19 direction Geel and then Mol. After 4.2 km at roundabout turn right onto the N71 direction Mol. After 16.2 km turn left onto the N712 direction Rauw / Zilverstrand. After 2.1 km turn right into golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays €50; weekends €60. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Trolleys, golf carts and golf clubs available for hire.

Practice facilities
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Kempense takes its name from the region of Kempen (Campine in English), which straddles parts of north-eastern Belgium and south-eastern Netherlands. The Campine once consisted mainly of moorland, tracts of sandy heath and wetlands. The city of Turnhout is regarded as the region's capital. Today the Campine is a popular tourist destination for those in search of a quiet and relaxing weekend. Bed & Breakfast accommodation in former farms, together with restaurants and cafés maintain a thriving business, while an extensive cycle touring network has also been established in recent years.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses


The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (51.215500)
Longitude: (5.194108)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in

Hotel-Taverne Lommel Broek 2-star
Kanaalstraat 91, 3920 Lommel
+32 (0)11 39 10 34

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km Kempense
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km Royal Limburg; Millenium; Eindhoven (Netherlands).
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Hotel Verlooy 4-star
Pas 117, 2440 Geel
+32 (0)14 57 41 70

In the heart of the city of Geel, just 200 m from the main square, the 4-star Verlooy Hotel offers warm hospitality, characterized with Kempen (in English Campine) style and professionalism.

Golf at this hotel No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 10 km No
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf within 30 km Millenium; Kempense
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Only golf courses featured in are mentioned above.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses 3

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
Search this site


Not signed up yet?

Register now

Share us on

   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter

Where2Golf spotlights

WGC-HSBC Champions The final WGC event of 2019 sees Xander Schauffele defending the title he won last year at Sheshan International, China.
LPGA Shanghai:  also in China, the LPGA Tour makes a return visit to Shanghai where Danielle Kang defends.
Who's Who: 
Nicolas Colsaerts:  the big-hitting Belgian won the prestigious French Open title at Le Golf National, recorded his first European Tour win in over seven years.
Danielle Kang:  gave herself a well-earned 27th birthday present by successfully defending her Buick LPGA Shanghai title.

Where2Golf redesign fundraising campaign Sep 2019
Latest golf course reviews
The Welcombe Hotel : provides an excellent Stay & Play opportunity, just a mile out of town from William Shakespear's birthplace in the centre of Stratford. From the layout's higher elevations you will enjoy wonderful views over the surrounding Warwickshire countryside. Read more...
Sutton Coldfield Golf Club: located to the north of Birmingham, occupies a small corner of the wonderfully expansive and natural environs of Sutton Park. Perhaps not as lauded as nearby Little Aston, and Copt Heath, this heathland gem also lays down a really enjoyable test of golf in a wonderfully natural setting. Read more... 
Walton Heath Golf Club (Old course): Top golfers and golf writers have long acknowledged Walton Heath as one of the finest heathland courses in the British Isles. In fact there are two courses here, the Old and New. Read more...
Koksijde Golf ter Hille Golf Club: on what was previously open farmland, an enjoyable and challenging links-style layout has been crafted. Perhaps the inspiration for Koksijde's new course came from a renowned Harry Colt layout that existed in the 1920s just a couple of kilometres to the west. Read more...
Most popular golf course videos