Collingtree Park Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Collingtree Park Golf Club Est. 1987

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Collingtree Park Golf Club: Located just outside the famous shoe-making town of Northampton, Collingtree Park has more in common with an American resort-style layout than a classically English parkland course. Perhaps this isn't such a surprise, with American golfing legend Johnny Miller designing the course - his first layout in the UK. Several ponds, small lakes and water-filled ditches ensure the presence of water on over half the holes, while earthmounding beyond the fairways provides good definition to the holes in the more open areas of the course. There are several tight drives to be made, occasionally with houses flanking the holes, although it is more frequently water that will occupy your mind from the tee. Both nines finish with a tough approach shot; a ditch fronts the green at the par-5 9th, while the par-5 18th requires a deft approach onto a water-surrounded island green. No one ever said Johnny Miller design's were easy ! Bunkering makes its presence felt from time to time, although maintaining the pressure on your course management and shot-making is more usually entrusted to the water hazards and tightish drives, rather than a plethora of fairway or greenside bunkering. On the back-nine, traffic noise from the busy A45 road might provide a slight distraction, although the terrific closing holes, not least the par-4 17th and par-5 18th, will keep you fully focused on the golfing job at hand.

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Collingtree Park Golf Club
Windingbrook Lane,
Northampton, Northants NN4 0XN
England
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Office   +44 (0)1604 700 000
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1604 700 000
Fax

  +44 (0)1604 702 600

Email   enquiries@collingtreeparkgolf.com
Website   www.collingtreeparkgolf.com
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Golf Pro
 
Jonathan Gibbons (Head PGA Professional).
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Academy
 
Explanar Academy at Collingtree Park
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Residential setting.
 
Designer: Johnny Miller
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6908 6277 5616
Par 72 72 74
SSS or Slope 73 69 73
 
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How2Get There?

14 miles NW of Milton Keynes

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): Mon-Thur £32; Fri £35; Sat/Sun £42. [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 12:30pm 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 available for hire.

Practice facilities
Excellent (16-bay floodlit driving range)
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Did you know?

Collingtree Park has hosted many top-level golf tournaments, including two European Tour British Masters championships and several European Seniors Tour and EuroPro Tour events. For more details see Top Golf Tournaments at Collingtree Park Golf Club.

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Location

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Latitude: (52.198349)
Longitude: (-0.900578)
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Northampton Marriott Hotel 4-star
Eagle Drive, Northampton NN4 7HW
+44 (0)1604 768 700
www.marriott.co.uk

The Northampton Marriott is conveniently located near to the M1 (Juntion 15) and the A45.

Golf at this hotel No
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Holiday Inn Express, Northampton 
Loake Close, Grange Park, Northampton NN4 5EZ
+44 (0)1604 432 800
www.hiexpress.co.uk

Each of the Holiday Inn Express Northampton's 126 bedrooms comes with air conditioning. Local attractions include Billing Aquadrome, the canal museum at Stoke Bruerne and Northampton's famous shoe factories. Silverstone, the home of British motor racing, the Santa Pod Raceway and Towcester Racecourse are also in the area.

Golf at this hotel No
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