London Hunt & Country Club

1431 Oxford St West,

London, Ontario N6H 1W1

  • Office

    +1 (519) 471 6430
  • Pro shop

    +1 (519) 471 2860

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and riverside (Thames River)

  • Designer:

    Original course at this location designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr & Clinton E. "Robbie" Robinson (1960); revised by Rees Jones (2000).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7249
5960
5260
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.1
68.4

Location

Latitude:

42.975375

Longitude:

-81.341357

How to get there:

8 km W of central London.

London Hunt & Country Club

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.

Est. 1885

The private London Hunt & Country Club is home to a championship golf course that ranks with some of the best in Canada. Known locally as "The Hunt Club", this is a parkland course in the truest sense, presenting a wonderfully natural walk over rolling hillsides and through picturesque river valleys.

No two holes are the same here, and even the two nines offer a different look ( ... the original plans envisaged a third nine, which was never built). Trent Jones' first design in Canada, developed together with Robbie Robinson, includes a front-nine that traverses land with intriguing elevation shifts. The less undulating back-nine wanders toward the flowing river before emerging back into the parkland for the final stretch. This tree-lined parkland layout provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy.

Pick of the holes: with the Thames River behind and below you on the tee, the short par-3 8th requires a tee-to-green carrry over a wetland area to reach the safety of a well bunker-defended green. As picturesque and natural a hole as you could wish for.

Limited access: this private course is generally playable only by members and their invited guests.

List of courses: Ontario

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member.

Green fees

Outside visitor fee not applicable; course exclusively for members and their guests.

Other information

Walking permitted. Golf carts available.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

London Hunt has hosted many national and international events including the 1970 Canadian Open and three Canadian Women's Opens, one of them designated an LPGA Tour major championship.

In the early days the "New" London Hunt Club was often referred to as “Augusta North”. The course had little or no rough, and held similarities to Augusta National, where architect Robert Trent Jones was reworking some of the holes at the same time.

Published ranking

2018/19 ScoreGolf magazine rating: 26th best course in Canada.

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