Royal Eastbourne Golf Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Royal Eastbourne Golf Club Est. 1887

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Royal Eastbourne Golf Club's 100 year-old Devonshire course is named after The Duke of Devonshire, a title held by members of the Cavendish family (one of England's richest and most aristocratic families since the 16th century). The club's 9-hole Hartington course takes its name from the Marquess of Hartington, a courtesy title that is conferred on the Duke of Devonshire's eldest son.

The 18-hole Devonshire course provides an attractive combination of parkland and downland with outstanding views across Eastbourne. The layout combines a combination of open fairways and narrow doglegs, challenging bunkers and testing putts. Accuracy from the tee is generally a prerequisite to scoring well at Royal Eastbourne. The good-length downhill par-4 tenth hole is arguably the layout's signature hole, offering a wonderful view across Eastbourne and the English Channel as you step onto the elevated medal tee. To tour the Royal Eastbourne course click on the video below.

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Making Contact

Royal Eastbourne Golf Club
Paradise Drive,
Eastbourne, East Sussex BN20 8BP
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Office   +44 (0)1323 744 045
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1323 744 041
Fax

 

Email   maria@regc.co.uk
Website   www.regc.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
Alan Harrison (PGA, Club Professional)
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Academy
 
The Royal Golf Academy
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open downland.
Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, residential and open downland.
 
Designer: Design and original layout strongly influenced by Horace G. Hutchinson. Over the years several changes have subsequently been made to the course.
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6077 5876 5454
Par 70 70 73
SSS or Slope 69 68 72
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the 18-hole Devonshire course. Also at Royal Eastbourne is the 9-hole Hartington course (par-32, 2147 yds from back tees, SSS 31).
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How2Get There?

1 mi W of Eastbourne centre / 23 mi E of Brighton.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes on the Devonshire course: weekdays £46; weekends £51. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required. Maximum handicap on Devonshire course: 28.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Four golf carts (buggies) available for hire (book in advance).

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Queen Victoria conferred the Royal prefix on the club in its founding year (1887), following patronage by her grandson Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence. 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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Location

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Latitude: (50.767508)
Longitude: (0.267271)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne 5-star
King Edwards Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4EQ.
+44 (0)1323 412 345
www.grandeastbourne.com

Affectionately known as The White Palace, the hotel commands views of the sea and the dramatic cliffs at Beachy Head.The hotel offers a complete range of leisure facilities including a luxury outdoor swimming pool, special holiday packages for children and a choice of dining options that includes one of the finest gourmet restaurant on the south coast. A member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World collection.

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