Goodwood Golf (Park course)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Goodwood Golf (Park course) Est. 1989

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Goodwood Golf (Park course): The remarkable sporting estate of Goodwood, where horse-racing, motorsport, flying and shooting can all be indulged, also offers two top-quality golf layouts: the public-access Park course and the Downs course, reserved for members and hotel guests.

In 1989, it was decided to create a second course on the Goodwood Estate to complement the original James Braid downland layout. Rather than creating a second course up on the Downs, this time the ground surrounding Goodwood House, where James Braid had laid out some early holes, was used to create a classic parkland challenge. Donald Steel was commissioned to produce a design that would reflect the prestige of the stunning backdrop of Goodwood House and its eighteenth century cedars. The result is an easy-walking course that suits all levels of golfing ability.

The tree-lined fairways that wind their way around Goodwood House are generally flat but not overly-generous and shots to the small greens demand accuracy and finesse rather than brute force. As you come down the 18th, with its spectacular cedar of Lebanon, you can take a moment to reflect on the variety of enjoyable and challenging holes on The Park Course.

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Making Contact

Goodwood Golf
Kennel Hill, Goodwood,
Chichester, West Sussex PO18 0PN
England
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Office   +44 (0)1243 775 537
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1243 520 109
Fax

  +44 (0)1243 755 135

Email   golf@goodwood.com
Website   www.goodwood.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
Christian Fogden (Head PGA Professional)
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Academy
 
The Goodwood School of Golf
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
 
Designer: Donald Steel
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6650
Par 72
SSS or Slope
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-72 Downs course (7104 yds from back tees).
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How2Get There?

29 miles W of Brighton
Head for Chichester on the A27 (from Brighton or Portsmouth), A285 (from Petworth), A286 (from Midhurst) or A259 (from Bognor Regis) and look out for signs to Goodwood House. From Chichester itself, take the A27 heading east direction Arundel / Brighton. After approx 2 miles take the A285 direction Halnaker / Petworth. After approx 1 mile look out for left turn into the Goodwood Estate.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: Mon-Thur £30; Fri-Sun £40. [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.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Set in 12,000 acres of rolling Sussex Downland, Goodwood has long been famous for both its natural beauty and its legendary hospitality. The home of the Dukes of Richmond for over 300 years, Goodwood House, designed by James Wyatt, contains one of the finest collections of English paintings and French porcelain and furniture in England. Goodwood enjoys an exceptional variety and unique mixture of activities, ranging from horseracing, motor racing, flying, golf and shooting. It even has its very own hotel (The Goodwood Park Hotel - see below) and spa. Golf at the Goodwood Club dates back more than a century, when in 1901, the Duke of Richmond gave permission to play on a superb course laid out by champion golfer and eminent designer, James Braid.

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Location

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Latitude: (50.867525)
Longitude: (-0.734721)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

The Goodwood Hotel 4-star
Goodwood, West Sussex PO18 0QB
+44 (0)1243 775 537
www.thegoodwoodparkhotel.co.uk

Set within the magnificent Goodwood Estate, this charming and beautifully designed 94-bedroom hotel is perfectly located for any event on the Estate - be it golf, horse-riding, motorsport, fishing or shooting. With its own conference facilities, spa and pool it is a comfortable and relaxing place to stay when at Goodwood.

Golf at this hotel Goodwood (Downs and Park courses)
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Hayling; West Sussex.
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Travelodge Arundel Fontwell Hotel 
A27/A29 Fontwell, Nr Arundel, West Sussex BN18 0SB
+44 (0)0871 984 6014
www.travelodge.co.uk

Travelodge offers good quality, good value, modern accommodation throughout the UK. This Travelodge is conveniently located on the A27/A29 roundabout, between Arundel and Chichester.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 5 miles Goodwood (Downs and Park courses)
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Golf within 20 miles West Sussex; Hayling.
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