Ipswich Golf Club (Purdis Heath)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Ipswich Golf Club (Purdis Heath) Est. 1895

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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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Ipswich Golf Club
Purdis Heath, Bucklesham Rd,
Ipswich, Suffolk IP3 8UQ
England
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Office   +44 (0)1473 728 941
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1473 724 017
Fax

  +44 (0)1473 715 236

Email   admin@ipswichgolfclub.com
Website   www.ipswichgolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Kevin Lovelock (Head Professional).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Heathland course.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: James Braid
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
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).
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How2Get There?

2 miles E of Ipswich

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £55; weekends £65. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Cash or UK cheque only.
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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 for the championship course.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

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

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Published Ranking
2016 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in Britain & Ireland.
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Location

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Latitude: (52.039716)
Longitude: (1.213528)
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Hintlesham Hall 5-star
Hintlesham, Ipswich, Suffolk IP8 3NS
+44 (0)1473 652 268



Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Ipswich (Purdis Heath); Felixstowe Ferry.
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