Edgbaston Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Edgbaston Golf Club Est. 1896

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Edgbaston Golf Club: Laid out in front of an impressive red-brick mansion (now the clubhouse and HQ for the English Ladies Golf Union) Edgbaston is another fine example of a quintessentially English parkland golf course. Trees of various types, sizes and ages provide good definition to the fairways, among them are some centuries old oaks and chestnut trees, as well as others more recently planted. The trees however are never too densely concentrated, making it relatively easy to find and play your ball should your driving be offline. If your driving is straight and true, just be aware of the cross-bunkers that straddle a few fairways. The gentle rise and fall of the terrain, as well as a good sized lake running alongside the par-4 12th, have been skillfully worked into the design by Harry Colt. Edgbaston's excellent greens are not overly large, accuracy in your approach play being at a premium. Although only a par-69, this is a wonderful course that will test your full array of golfing skills in a lovely parkland setting.

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Making Contact

Edgbaston Golf Club
Church Road,
Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TB
England
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Office   +44 (0)121 454 1736
Pro Shop   +44 (0)121 454 3226
Fax

  +44 (0)121 454 2395

Email   secretary@edgbastongc.co.uk
Website   www.edgbastongc.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
David Fulcher (Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb (particularly at the end of the round).
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Harry Colt designed the present layout in 1935 at the age of 76.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6106 5400
Par 69 71
SSS or Slope 69 71
 
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How2Get There?

1.5 miles S of Birmingham centre
From the Edgbaston Five Ways roundabout, take Calthorpe Road (keeping green clock tower on your right), direction Harbourne. After o.2 miles, at traffic lights, bear left into Church Road. After o.5 miles, at traffic lights (junction with Arthur Rd and Edgbaston Park Rd), go straight over crossing (stay on Church Rd). After 250 yards, at roundabout, make a u-turn and return the way you came so that Edgbaston Old Church is on your left. After 200 yards, immediately after Edgbaston Old Church, turn left into golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £55; weekends £65. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Cash or UK cheque only.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays (Thurs after 1:30 pm) and weekends (after 11:15 am).  Must book in advance. Maximum handicap permitted: men 24, women 36. Proof of handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Edgbaston's splendid clubhouse, a Georgian red-brick mansion, was originally commissioned by Richard Gough in 1750, and was also home to William Withering (1741 - 1799) a physician and botanist. Edgbaston is one of Birmingham's most affluent areas, as you will see from the size of some of the properties hereabouts. It is also home to the sprawling campus of the University of Birmingham, as well as the county cricket ground of Warwickshire (also used for some of England's international cricket matches).

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Location

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Latitude: (52.460213)
Longitude: (-1.917479)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Quality Hotel Birmingham 3-star
166 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 9NZ
+44 (0)121 454 6621
www.quality-hotels-birmingham.com



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Golf within 20 miles Copt Heath; Forest of Arden; The Belfry; Little Aston.
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Birmingham Marriott Hotel 4-star
12 Hagley Road, Five Ways, Birmingham B16 8SJ
+44 (0)8704 007 280
www.marriott.co.uk

Located next to the Five Ways roundabout and In the heart of Birmingham's commercial district, near the International Convention Centre and Bullring mall.

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Golf within 20 miles Copt Heath; Forest of Arden; The Belfry; Little Aston.
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