Sudbury Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   Sudbury Golf Club Est. 1896

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Sudbury Golf Club: Originally founded as Acton Golf Club in 1896, the club moved in 1920 to its present location at what was then Horsenden Farm, alongside the Grand Union Canal. The renowned Harry Colt was charged with designing the new course and the firm of Fowler & Simpson set about implementing Colt's design.

The course has many recognisable "Colt" characteristics: two nine-hole loops that each head out-and-back from the clubhouse; good-width but never overly generous fairways; a mix of straightaway and doglegging hole; "pulpit" (elevated) greens defended by left and right front bunkers, and a relative absence of water hazards (Colt was aware of the pain of golfers losing balls into water). Typical of so many of his courses, Sudbury is a Colt design that gives equal consideration to both the "accomplished player" and what he called the "duffer". The lightly tree-lined holes enjoy a modest degree of elevation change, but blind shots are kept to a minimum (another welcome Colt trait).

Although residing in the heart of London's western suburbs, only at the good-length downhill par-4 1st do you play alongside a road. The remainder of the course offers a peaceful parkland oasis, flanked by another golf club to the west (the 9-hole Horsenden Hill GC) and the Grand Union Canal to the south. Housing flanks only one hole, the leftside of the tough but bunkerless uphill par-4 18th. As ever, Colt has you signing off with one of the layout's most challenging holes.

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Making Contact

Sudbury Golf Club
Bridgewater Rd,
Wembley, Middlesex HA0 1AL
England
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Office   +44 (0)208 902 3713
Pro Shop   +44 (0)208 902 7910
Fax

 

Email   enquiries@sudburygc.co.uk
Website   www.sudburygc.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
Roman Nemeczek (Club Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Mixed surroundings: the course is bordered to the south by the Grand Union Canal, to the west by Horsenden Hill Golf Club, the east by Alperton Cemetery and the north by a residential road.
 
Designer: Harry Colt
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6284 6016 5683
Par 69 69 73
SSS or Slope 70 69 73
 
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How2Get There?

o.5 mi SW of Wembley / 10 mi W of central London.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): Mon £20; Tues-Fri £30. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays; only members and their invited guests on weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Limited
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Did you know?

Sudbury Golf Club is located alongside the Grand Union Canal, a vital part of the British canal system that links most of Britain's major cities. At one time a vital trade route between London and Birmingham, today the Grand Union Canal is mainly used for leisure boating, not least by the older style "narrowboats" that once plied the waterways in great numbers. Just two miles from the club is the home of English football - the world famous Wembley Stadium.

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Latitude: (51.547781)
Longitude: (-0.313071)
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