Chart Hills Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Chart Hills Golf Club Est. 1993

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Chart Hills Golf Club: Set against a picturesque backdrop of pleasant and gently undulating Kent countryside, you will find plenty of golfing challenges in Nick Faldo’s excellent Chart Hills layout. The opening par-5 reveals the scale of the impressive bunkering that abounds on the course, which is laid out on expansive and gently undulating terrain. The par-4 2nd signals the occasional presence of threatening water hazards that will need to be navigated over or around on about half the holes. Generally there is enough space for your tee-shots to be hit with confidence (especially once you get to know the course), although at the short, island-green, par-3 17th, you'll find only a modest-sized water-surrounded green to aim at. With plenty of memorable bunkering along the fairways and guarding many of the spacious greens, Chart Hills lays down an excellent golfing challenge in a fine English rural setting.

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Making Contact

Chart Hills Golf Club
Weeks Lane,
Biddenden, Kent TN27 BJX
England
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Office   +44 (0)1580 292 222
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1580 292 148
Fax

  +44 (0)1580 292 233

Email   info@charthills.co.uk
Website   www.charthills.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
James Cornish (Director of Golf)
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Academy
 
Cranfield Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: Nick Faldo & Steve Smyers
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7119 5841 5534
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74 68 73
 
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How2Get There?

12 miles SE of Maidstone
Leave the M20 at exit 8 (Lenham / Leeds Castle). Follow the A20 direction Lenham / Leeds castle. After o.2 mls at first roundabout, follow direction Leeds Castle. After o.3 mls at second roundabout, go straight over. After o.1 mile at third roundabout, follow B2163 direction Leeds / Sutton Vallence. After 2.7 mls turn left onto A274 direction Tenterden / Headcorn. After 10.4 miles (having passed through Headcorn and just after Murco Filling Station), turn left direction Chart Hills Golf Club. After o.1 mile turn left into golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Oct): Sun-Thur £75; Fri/Sat £90. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and after midday on weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts (fitted with GPS) available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The first Nick Faldo designed course in Europe, Chart Hills recently hosted the English Ladies Open (see Tournaments section in Encyclopedia). | A member of the Leaderboard Golf group of courses, which includes: Chart Hills (Kent), Dale Hill (East Sussex), The Oxfordshire (Oxon), Sandford Springs (Hants) and Leaderboard Golf Centre (Reading, Berks).

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (51.131673)
Longitude: (0.647957)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The George Hotel & Brasserie 
Stone St, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 3HE
+44 (0)1580 713 348
www.thegeorgehotelkent.co.uk

Set in one of Cranbrook’s most historic buildings, The George has earned an excellent reputation as a popular Kent hotel with a feature restaurant and vibrant brasserie. Originally built to cater for travelling merchants, The George dates back to 1300 and was visited by Queen Elizabeth I in 1573. Flanked by two full suits of armour, a magnificent staircase leads up to 12 individually-designed rooms, including the one where Elizabeth stayed. Listed in Alistair Sawday’s Special Places to Stay.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Chart Hills (7 mi).
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Golf within 20 miles No
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Ashford Intl Hotel AA 4-star
Simone Weil Ave, Ashford, Kent TN24 8UX
+44 (0)1233 219 988
www.qhotels.co.uk

The Ashford International Hotel is located just 5 minutes from the Eurostar, providing a 36 minute Hi-Speed link to London St. Pancras. This 4-star hotel provides an ideal base for exploring Kent's rural countryside ("the Garden of England") or nearby historic Canterbury. The hotel facilities include 179 bedrooms, fully equipped, state-of-the-art gym and a spa where you’ll find a sauna, steam room and six treatment rooms.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Chart Hills; Littlestone.
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