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Ipswich Golf Club

Purdis Heath, Bucklesham Rd,

Ipswich, Suffolk IP3 8UQ

  • Office

    +44 (0)1473 728 941
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1473 724 017
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1473 715 236
  • Golf pro

    Kevin Lovelock (Head Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Heathland course. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    James Braid
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6435
6177
5400
Par
71
71
72
SSS or slope
72
71
72

At the same location:

9-hole par-31 Short course (1,930 yds).

Location

Latitude:

52.039716

Longitude:

1.213528

How to get there:

2 miles E of Ipswich

Ipswich Golf Club (Purdis Heath)

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

Est. 1895

Ipswich Golf Club (Purdis Heath): This course on Purdis Heath carries all the trademark features of James Braid, a masterful course designer. With generally wide-ish tree-lined fairways, well-bunkered and smallish greens, touches of gorse and plenty of heather, this is a heathland course to rival the best in England. Among the many splendid holes are the 9th, a short, tight par 4, and the rifle straight par-5 11th. The blind shot to the 4th green is a curio on an otherwise splendid layout.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required for the championship course.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £55; weekends £65.
Cash or UK cheque only. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Club established (1895); course has been located at Purdis Heath since 1928.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World Rating: 71st best course in England.

Where2Stay

  • Hintlesham Hall5-star

    Hintlesham, Ipswich, Suffolk IP8 3NS

    +44 (0)1473 652 268

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Ipswich (Purdis Heath); Felixstowe Ferry.

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