King's Lynn Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   King's Lynn Golf Club Est. 1923

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King's Lynn Golf Club: To play King's Lynn is to enter a tranquil forest of birch and pine, where accuracy rather than length will serve you well from the tee. Peter Alliss and Dave Thomas were entrusted with laying-out a new course for the Club in 1975. Their design, based on two nine-hole loops, makes excellent use of this attractive area of wooded heathland.

The generally well-maintained King's Lynn layout is characterised by tightish fairways, alongside which good bunkering and occasional water ditches come into play. Not overly large greens are home to many testing slopes and borrows.

On several occasions you'll be tested by gently doglegging holes, although it's the rifle-straight par-5 9th that stands out as one of Alliss & Thomas's best looking and most challenging tests. With abundant birdlife (pheasants, doves, woodpeckers and the like) all around, King's Lynn offers the opportunity for a most enjoyable golf outing.

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Making Contact

King's Lynn Golf Club
Castle Rising,
King's Lynn, Norfolk PE31 6BD
England
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Office   +44 (0)1553 631 654
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1553 631 655
Fax

  +44 (0)1553 631 036

Email   manager@kingslynngc.co.uk
Website   www.kingslynngolfclub.co.uk
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James Weight (PGA Head Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined heathland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland.
 
Designer: Peter Alliss & Dave Thomas
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6609 6321 5783
Par 72 72 74
SSS or Slope 72 71 74
 
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How2Get There?

3 miles NE of King's Lynn / 42 mi W of Norwich.
From the A149/A148 (Knight's Hill Hotel) roundabout on the north-east side of King's Lynn, take the A148 direction King's Lynn centre/North and South Wootton. After 1.4 mi turn right at traffic lights in South Wootton direction Castle Rising/North Wootton. After 1.1 mi on Castle Rising Road, golf is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays £60; weekends £70. Cash or UK cheque only. Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The original King's Lynn course, designed by the legendary James Braid, disappeared in favour of quarrying the valuable silicon sand that lay underneath it. The club moved to its present location and a Peter Allis/Dave Thomas designed course in 1975.

Although a few miles inland from the North Sea, historic King's Lynn has long-served as a bustling sea port and market town. The town is connected to the sea by a straight section of River Great Ouse.

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Location

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Latitude: (52.787075)
Longitude: (0.451196)
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Congham Hall 4-star
Grimston, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE32 1AH.
+44 (0)1485 600 250
www.conghamhallhotel.co.uk



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