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Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club

West Hill, Aspley Guise,

Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire MK17 8DX

  • Office

    +44 (0)1908 583 596
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1908 582 974
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1908 583 596
  • Golf pro

    Colin Clingan (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Sandy Herd designed the original 9-hole course (now the back-nine). The current front-nine was added in 1974 and designed by Robert Sandown.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6085
5749
5467
Par
71
71
71
SSS or slope
70
68
72

Location

Latitude:

52.013079

Longitude:

-0.637271

How to get there:

6 miles E of Milton Keynes

From the M1 motorway south-east of Milton Keynes, take exit 13, and follow the A507 direction Woburn/Ampthill. After o.7 mi follow Bedford Rd direction Aspley Guise (ignore the left turn to Ampthill/Woburn). Go through the centre of Aspley Guise (Moore Place hotel is on the left) and continue up the hill out of the village. After o.5 mi golf club entrance is on your right.

Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1914

Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club enjoys its reputation as home to a pleasantly wooded, heathland course. This par-71 undulating parkland design is not overly long at just over 6,000 yards from the back tees. However, several tightish tree-lined fairways and the undulating terrain place a premium on accurate shot-making and good course management, if a good score is to be carded.

Water is not a factor here, but plenty of trees, good-quality greenside bunkering and usually excellent greens will test and probe your game. The older back-nine is arguably the tougher of the two. From parts of the course you'll enjoy fine views of the surrounding Bedfordshire countryside.
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  • Photo of Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club
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  • Photo of Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club
  • Photo of Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club
  • Photo of Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club
  • Photo of Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club
  • Photo of Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (March thru Sept): weekdays £47; weekends £65.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Did you know?

An excellent history of Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands Golf Club is documented on the club's own website. The following is a small extract from that history:
The earliest reference to the Golf Club was reported in the local newspaper, The Woburn & District Reporter, on May 18, 1912: "Some 12 months ago on the initiative of the Reverend Malby and Mr Wilkinson a plan was prepared for a 9-hole golf course on land from the Cricket Ground down to Rodwell Pit ( ... Rodwell Pit is the wooded area to the rear of the ladies 18th tee). The same paper, in its March 1, 1913 issue, stated that "A meeting of interested parties met at 'The Holt' to discuss the golf links" ( ... in 1913 "The Holt" - now the Moore Place Hotel- was a private house).

Where2Stay

  • Moore Place Hotel3-star

    The Square, Aspley Guise, Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire MK17 8DW

    +44 (0)1908 282 000

    Visit website
    This delightfully restored Georgian manor house, originally built by Francis Moore as a family home in 1786, is set in the square of the tranquil and picturesque village of Aspley Guise in Bedfordshire. The 63 en-suite bedrooms at this Best Western hotel are all non-smoking rooms.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands; Woburn (Dukes, Duchess and Marquess courses)

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Bedfordshire

  • The Woburn Hotel4-star

    1 George Street, Woburn, Milton Keynes MK17 9PX.

    +44 (0)1525 290 441

    Visit website
    Part of the Duke of Bedford's Woburn estate, the hotel was first established in 1724 as a coaching inn, a welcome stopover for those journeying between London and the North. In those days it was known as the Bedford Arms, and more latterly the Inn at Woburn. With its spacious and relaxed seating areas, contemporary and individually designed bedrooms and multi award- winning restaurant, Olivier's, The Woburn Hotel offers a modern twist on a country classic hotel.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Woburn (Duke's, Duchess and Marquess courses); Aspley Guise & Woburn Sands

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Bedfordshire

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