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South Winchester Golf Club

Romsey Road, Pitt,

Winchester, Hampshire SO22 5QX

  • Office

    +44 (0)1962 877 800
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1962 873 543
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1962 877 900
  • Golf pro

    Richard Adams (Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and residential.

  • Designer:

    Dave Thomas, Peter Alliss & Clive Clarke

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7086
6485
6008
Par
72
72
74
SSS or slope
74
71
74

Location

Latitude:

51.048746

Longitude:

-1.356318

How to get there:

11 miles N of Southampton

Leave M3 at exit 11 and follow the A3090 / B335 direction Winchester, then Oliver's Battery, then Romsey. Stay on the A3090 for approx 3 miles. Golf is just off the A3090 on your left.

South Winchester Golf Club

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1993

South Winchester Golf Club is home to a splendid Dave Thomas designed golf course, located alongside the Hampshire hamlet of Pitt. The layout occupies a relatively open and gently undulating stretch of Hampshire's chalk downland, which ensures the course benefits from fast water drainage should the heavens open. Good mounding, plenty of bunkering, several small lakes and a seemingly ever-present wind all combine to give your golf game a fair and challenging examination.

The layout here feels expansive and generally quite open, with many excellent holes throughout. Big hitters will enjoy the usually good-width fairways, but need to be mindful of the various hazards along the way. The excellent 18th for example, is a reachable dog-legging par-5, that finishes in front of the Clubhouse and terrace. A great risk-reward hole to finish your round, with out of bounds, water and bunkers ready to punish any over ambitious or errant shots. With wonderful views over rural Hampshire, especially from the back-nine, this is one of Hampshire's lesser-known modern gems that's well worth a detour to play.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted on weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: Mon-Thur £40; Fri £45; Sat/Sun: £50.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

South Winchester is part of the Crown Golf Group. On the short par-4, 5th in the club's 2003 Easter Cup, Paul Daniels recorded a hole-in-one. This is reputedly, at 394 yards, the longest hole-in-one achieved in club competition anywhere in Europe.

Where2Stay

  • Lainston House4-star

    Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire S021 2LT

    +44 (0)1962 863 588

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      South Winchester

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Stoneham; Meon Valley.

  • Hotel du Vin & Bistro4-star

    14 Southgate Street, Winchester, Hampshire S023 9EF

    +44 (0)1962 841 414

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      South Winchester

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Stoneham; Meon Valley

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