The East Berkshire Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   The East Berkshire Golf Club Est. 1903

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East Berkshire Golf Club lies on the western edge of a tract of Surrey-Berkshire heathland, which is home to a fabulous array of golfing gems, the likes of Wentworth, Sunningdale, The Berkshire, Swinley Forest and the three W's among them. In keeping with this genre of courses, East Berkshire's original open, heathland wilderness has given way to a more wooded aspect over the years, with mature oaks, pines and birches lining many of the fairways. However, don't for a moment think that the swathes of heather and gorse have completely disappeared. They are much in evidence, and just as capable of swallowing up stray drives as they ever were. Here at East Berks you'll also need to watch out for several water ditches that menacingly skirt some fairways and protect the approach into one or two of the greens. The majority of the course is laid out on reasonably flat terrain, although the first six holes start things off in a gently undulating environment, with a fine mix of long and short par-4's, plus a tricky par-3 at the 5th. Overall, a quiet and very pleasant wooded heathland course, and certainly a great starting place if you are playing the Surrey-Berks tract from west to east.

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Making Contact

The East Berkshire Golf Club
Ravenswood Ave,
Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6BD
England
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Office   +44 (0)1344 772 041
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1344 774 112
Fax

  +44 (0)1344 777 378

Email   secretary@eastberkshiregolfclub.com
Website   www.eastberkshiregolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Jason Brant (Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined heathland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Peter Paxton
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6236 5392
Par 69 71
SSS or Slope 70 71
 
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How2Get There?

10 miles SE of Reading
Leave the M3 at exit 4 and follow the A331 direction Camberley / Wokingham. After 100 yards at roundabout follow the A321 signs direction Wokingham / Sandhurst. After 1.2 miles turn left at traffic lights on the A321, direction Sandhurst. After a further 5 miles on the A321 (having passed through Sandhurst and gone under railway bridge) turn right at roundabout onto the B3348 direction Crowthorne. After 200 yards turn left into Ravenswood Avenue. After 400 yards golf is in front of you.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): £50. Light lunch included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; no outside visitors on weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

East Berks has a policy of starting games from both the 1st and 7th holes, depending on time of day and number of players in the flight - so don't be surprised if you are asked to start your game in the middle of the course at the 7th. East Berks' has hosted many top level competitions and top class players. South Africa's Bobby Locke and Gary Player were frequent visitors to the club in the 60's and 70's. More recently Luke Donald played many times in pursuit of 'The Stag', the club's premier amateur competition.

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Location

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Latitude: (51.371010)
Longitude: (-0.817822)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Waterloo Hotel 3-star
Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire RG45 6DW
+44 (0)1344 777 711
www.corushotels.com

Originally built in 1860, this elegant Victorian building features contemporary designs throughout, including the hotel brasserie.

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Golf within 5 miles East Berkshire
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Golf within 20 miles The Berkshire; Swinley Forest; North Hants; Camberley Heath; Woking; West Hill; Worplesden; Pyrford; New Zealand; St George's Hill; Foxhills; Sunningdale; Wentworth; Stoke Poges; Temple.
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Pennyhill Park Hotel & Country Club 5-star
London Road, Bagshot, Surrey GU19 5EU
+44 (0)1276 471 774
www.pennyhillpark.co.uk

Pennyhill Park offers relaxed comfort, delightful surroundings and service that is world-class. Located within the 120 acre estate is one of the UK's finest Spa's. The hotel location puts you in easy reach of horse racing at Ascot and golf at numerous great courses. Windsor Castle and Great Park are also only a stone's throw away.

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Golf within 5 miles The Berkshire; Sunningdale; Swinley Forest; Camberley Heath
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Golf within 20 miles Wentworth; Foxhills; East Berks; Woking; Worplesdon; West Hill; New Zealand; North Hants; Hankley Common; St George's Hill; Pyrford; Stoke Poges; Temple.
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