Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club Est. 1893

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Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club: Here alongside the village of Worlington you'll find what many regard as the best nine-hole golf course in England. Laid out on easy-draining sandy soil, the tightish fairways are lined with difficult grassy rough and many well-sited bunkers. Although the opening par-5 1st creates the impression of a rather flat and open layout, several mature trees and some splendid Scots pines lend real character to much of this engaging course.

The closing par-4 9th offers a fitting end to your round (or front-nine if you are going round twice). This short two-shotter doglegs to the right, with OB on one side and a road to cross in front of the green. This is an easy-going and very pleasant layout that clearly gains greater notoriety as a nine-holer than a full 18.

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Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club
Golf Links Rd, Worlington,
Mildenhall, Suffolk IP28 8SD
England
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Office   +44 (0)1638 712 216
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1638 715 224
Fax

  +44 (0)1638 717 787

Email   secretary@royalworlington.co.uk
Website   www.royalworlington.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
Richard Beadles (Head PGA Professional)
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About the course

The course: 9 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside and woodland.
 
Designer: Tom Dunn
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 3123 2851
Par 35 37
SSS or Slope 35 36.5
 
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How2Get There?

22 miles NE of Cambridge
6 miles north-east of Newmarket. Take the A14, then A11 direction Thetford. Turn left to Worlington just before the Little Chef / Barton Mills roundabout. Located o.5 miles south-east of Worlington village, near Mildenhall.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2016 visitor fee, 18-holes: £55 (all days). [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Cash or UK cheque.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted at weekends. Predominantly a two-ball & foursomes (alternate shot) club; 3 and 4-balls permitted at certain times. Junior visitors (age under 18) must play with an adult.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
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Did you know?

Royal Worlington is the home club of the Cambridge University golf team ("the Light Blues"), a tradition that dates back to when the Club was formed in 1893. The first golfer listed on the Cambridge Captains' Board, which hangs in the clubhouse, is none other than legendary course designer Harry Colt.

Queen Victoria conferred the Royal prefix on Worlington & Newmarket GC in 1895. 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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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: (52.331038)
Longitude: (0.492175)
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Riverside Hotel 3-star
Mill Street, Mildenhall, Suffolk IP28 7DP
+44 (0)1638 717 274



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