Copt Heath Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Copt Heath Golf Club Est. 1907

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Copt Heath Golf Club: There are many golf courses, one can assert, that are defined by their splendid bunkering. Copt Heath is one that can make such a claim. Laid out on relatively flat terrain and benefitting from natural sandy sub-soil, it is the impressive, high-faced bunkers that give excellent definition to most of the holes.

Deeper versions of the abundant fairway bunkering, also lie in wait around the greens - giving you plenty to think about whether driving from the tee or making your approach shots. The par-4 opening hole underlines this fact most aesthetically; stray too far to the right off the tee and any one of a fine array of gaping bunkers lie in wait.

Trees also play their part in proceedings, lining many fairways, although never too densely. The course occasionally opens out, but rarely does it take on the feel of a classic open heathland layout, despite some recent gorse bush planting. Overall, Copt Heath is a very pleasant golf course, with many excellent and stylish holes, superb bunkering, excellent greens, and plenty of challenge for high and low handicappers alike.

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Making Contact

Copt Heath Golf Club
1220 Warwick Rd, Knowle,
Solihull, West Midlands B93 9LN
England
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Office   +44 (0)1564 731 620
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1564 731 623
Fax

  +44 (0)1564 731 621

Email   secretary@coptheathgolf.co.uk
Website   www.coptheathgolf.co.uk
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Original 18-hole course laid out by Harry Vardon (1907). Improvements made by Harry Colt (1912).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6528 6149 5613
Par 71 71 73
SSS or Slope 71 69 72
 
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How2Get There?

9 miles SE of Birmingham centre
From the M42 on the eastern side of Birmingham take exit 5, and follow direction Knowle on the A4141. After o.5 miles golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes: from £55 to £75. Cash, UK cheque or debit cards accepted (not credit cards). Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc.[Last updated: 2019].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.  Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Copt Heath is the permanent venue of the annual 72-hole Peter McEvoy Trophy for junior golfers. Peter McEvoy is one of the finest British amateur golfers of all time. He joined Copt Heath aged 13, and remains an Honorary Member to this day.

Peter won the the Amateur Championship in 1977 (Ganton) and 1978 (Royal Troon). In 1978 he played all four rounds at The Masters. He was also the leading amateur, winning the Silver Medal, in both the 1978 Open Championship (Carnoustie) and in 1979 (Royal Lytham).

He is England's most capped amateur golfer, and represented Great Britain & Ireland five times in both the Walker Cup and Eisenhower Trophy. He captained the GB&I Walker Cup teams in both 1999 (Nairn) and 2001 (Sea Island, GA).

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Location

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Latitude: (52.399601)
Longitude: (-1.746440)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Ramada Solihull 3-star
The Square, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3RF
+44 (0)121 711 2121
www.ramadasolihullhotel.co.uk

Located just 2 minutes from the M42 motorway, the Ramada Solihill was built around one of the oldest bowling greens in England, which dates from the 16th century. Guests can enjoy a choice of restaurants to dine in, or take advantage of the hotel's fitness facilities and relaxation centre.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Copt Heath
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Golf within 20 miles Edgbaston; Forest of Arden; The Belfry; Little Aston.
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Crowne Plaza Solihull 4-star
61 Homer Road, Solihull, Birmingham B91 3QD
+44 (0)121 623 9988
www.ihg.com

This luxury hotel, lies in quiet, leafy grounds near Solihull town centre, and close to the M42 motorway. A short drive away is the National Exhibition Centre (NEC). The hotel offers a restaurant, fitness centre and a pool, as well as close proximity to local attractions such as Cadbury World, Birmingham Sea Life and Touchwood entertainment and shopping complex.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Copt Heath
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Golf within 20 miles Edgbaston; Forest of Arden; The Belfry; Little Aston.
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