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Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club

Tiddington Road,

Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 7BA

  • Office

    +44 (0)1789 205 749
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1789 205 677
  • Golf pro

    Julian Dodsworth (Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open & tree-lined parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, rural countryside and limited residential.

  • Designer:

    Course designed by J.H. Taylor and Fred Hawtree (1924), coincident with Club's move to this location.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6278
6114
5619
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72
71
74

Location

Latitude:

52.194094

Longitude:

-1.688992

How to get there:

1 mi E of Stratford-upon-Avon / 27 mi SE of Birmingham.

Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club

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

Est. 1894

Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club: whether you'd call you golf game a "Comedy of Errors", "Much Ado About Nothing" or "As You Like It", it will probably be a case of "All's Well That Ends Well", if you tee it up at the delightful Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club.

Spaciously laid out on flat terrain a mile or so outside William Shakespeare's home town, this pleasantly tree-lined course offers a relatively easy-going and enjoyable round. The view across the course from the par-4 4th green, gives you a good impression of the general flatness of the course, although it's a layout with plenty to keep golfers of all abilities fully absorbed.

Square-cut tee boxes align you to the good-width fairways, which are usually flanked by neatly trimmed trees, both large and small. Water makes two very brief appearances, alongside the greens at the par-4 5th and par-5 12th. As you stand on the tee, it is small "frog-eye" bunkers that stare back at you from the fairways ... especially on the closing four-hole stretch, which includes three par-5s and three sets of cross-bunkers.

The excellent quality greens are a joy to putt on ... subtly sloping, rather than roller-coaster, with some two-tier greens in the mix. There's not too much to look onto beyond the course ... a pleasant mix of woodland and open countryside, and a few stretches with good-size unobtrusive homes.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; no outside visitors on weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (Mon-Fri): £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 (if pre-booked).

Practice facilities

Limited

Did you know?

Samuel Ryder (1858-1936), the man who gave his name to golf's most famous team competition, was both a member and Captain of Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club. Ryder loved Shakespeare, which brought him to Stratford-upon-Avon, where Shakespeare was born and where is plays are staged throughout the year. Ryder joined Stratford-on-Avon Golf Club as a country member in 1927. In 1928 he was elected Vice President and in 1929 he became Captain of the Club, serving two years.

Where2Stay

  • Crowne Plaza Stratford-upon-Avon4-star

    Bridgefoot, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6YR.

    +44 (0)1789 279 988

    Visit website

    This modern excellently appointed 4-star hotel is located within easy walking distance of the River Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon town centre and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. The hotel's facilities include a restaurant, bar, indoor pool, fitness centre and meeting business centre services.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Stratford-on-Avon; Welcome Hotel.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      The Warwickshire; Coventry; Copt Heath.

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