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Hunstanton Golf Club

Golf Course Rd, Old Hunstanton,

Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 6JQ

  • Office

    +44 (0)1485 532 811
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1485 532 811
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1485 532 319
  • Golf pro

    James Dodds

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland.

  • Designer:

    Original design by George Fernie, with later extension and improvements by James Braid. More recent changes by Martin Hawtree (2010s).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6759
6360
5973
Par
72
72
75
SSS or slope
73
70
75

Location

Latitude:

52.955489

Longitude:

0.507618

How to get there:

18 mi N of King's Lynn / 42 mi NW of Norwich.

On A149 east of Hunstanton. Just after Old Hunstanton (heading east) turn left at the Caley Hall Hotel into Waterworks Rd. Follow road for 0.5 mi to Golf Club.

Hunstanton Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1891

Hunstanton Golf Club: This thoroughly enjoyable out-and-back links course, deserves the many accolades regularly bestowed on it. Although the first few holes may not be the layout's most exciting, the real treasures unfold on the inward-nine. Here the course’s true links character makes for a wonderful golfing challenge.

The superb greens run fast and true, while the fairways are at times more lush than on the average links course. The North Sea is glimpsed only occasionally, allowing your full concentration to focus on the game at hand and Hunstanton's undoubted charms and quality.

Pick of the holes: The par-3 7th, the second short hole on the front-nine, is a classic "wee demon". Nestling among the dunes, the tee shot needs to carry a yawning front bunker and avoid the sharp drop to the right of the green. Depending on the wind direction, you could find yourself playing any one of your irons or hybrids from the tee!

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays, Saturdays (after 2pm) and Sundays. Hunstanton is predominantly a two-ball course for singles and foursomes (alternate shot) play; 3 and 4-balls only permitted on Tues after 9am and Sundays after 2pm.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Sept): weekdays £90, or £75 after 12pm; weekends £95, or £75 after 12pm.

Cash or UK cheque only. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

During Hunstanton’s 125-year-plus history, the club has hosted many national events, including English Amateur Championships (match play), Brabazon Trophies (English Amateur Stroke Play Championships), British and English Ladies Amateur Championships and Boy’s Amateur Championship.

Perhaps the most notable feat at Hunstanton occurred in the Eastern Counties Foursomes in 1974. Bob Taylor, a Leicestershire County player, holed in one on three successive days at the 189-yard par-3 16th hole.

Published ranking

GB&I: 66th best course in Britain & Ireland (Golf World, 2020/21).
England: 25th best course in England (Golf World, 2021).

Where2Stay

  • Le Strange Arms3-star

    Old Hunstanton, Hunstanton, Norfolk

    +44 (0)1485 534 411

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    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

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      Hunstanton

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Royal West Norfolk (Brancaster); King's Lynn

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