Kempense Golf Club


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

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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.

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Making Contact

Kempense Golf Club
Kiezelweg 78,
Mol Antwerpen Province 2400
Belgium
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Office   +32 (0)14 72 24 97
Pro Shop   +32 (0)14 81 62 34
Fax

  +32 (0)14 B1 62 78

Email   reservatie@kempensegolf.be
Website   www.kempensegolf.be
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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
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 5791 5443 4772
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 132 126 127
 
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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].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 36.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Trolleys, golf carts and golf clubs available for hire.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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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.

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Location

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Latitude: (51.215500)
Longitude: (5.194108)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

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



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

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
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Golf within 10 km No
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Golf within 30 km Millenium; Kempense
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