Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7LJ
18 holes. Heathland course. Relatively flat terrain - no effort to wlk.
Woodland & open countryside.
Current course designed by Jonathan Tucker.
1 mi N of Ascot / 16 mi E of Reading.
Royal Ascot Golf Club is home to a generally well-regarded golf course, which includes several attractive holes and features. This heathland layout will test most facets of your game, ensuring a round with plenty of enjoyable golfing challenges. Worth visiting if you are in the area.
Visitors welcome on weekdays, and weekends (after 12pm).
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Players generally walk this course.
Royal Ascot's golf course was for many years located on Ascot Heath, encircled by Ascot Racecourse. Development of the racetrack in the early 2000s, led to the Club moving to a new course across Winkfield Road on the site of the former Ascot Farm, once a medieval deer forest. Ironically, 100 years earlier it had been the home of a small golf club for local traders know as Ascot St George’s.
Founded by local barrister F.J. Patton in 1887, Ascot Golf Club was granted Royal status by Queen Victoria later that same year. Many of her children learned to play golf at Royal Ascot and the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII, was patron of the club in 1901. By royal prerogative, 19 English golf clubs use the "Royal" title, namely: Ascot, Ashdown Forest, Birkdale, Blackheath, Cinque Ports, Cromer, Eastbourne, Epping Forest, Household (Windsor Castle), Liverpool (Hoylake), Lytham & St Annes, Mid-Surrey, North Devon (Westward Ho!), Norwich, St George's, West Norfolk (Brancaster), Wimbledon, Winchester, Worlington & Newmarket.
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Built for the Churchill family, the fountain and sweeping 15-acre landscaped grounds flank a spectacular red brick Queen Anne mansion - the centrepiece of the hotel. You can choose between old-world charm and traditional décor in the Queen Anne mansion or the contemporary design of the modern wing.
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