The Kendleshire Golf Club

Henfield Road,

Coalpit Heath, Bristol BS36 2UY

  • Office

    +44 (0)117 956 7007
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)117 956 7000
  • Fax

    +44 (0)117 957 3433
  • Golf pro

    Tony Mealing (Head PGA Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Adrian Stiff. Peter McEvoy designed the third nine (Badminton), which opened in 2002.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6567
6030
5426
Par
71
70
72
SSS or slope
72
69
72

At the same location:

Above distances/ratings are based on the Hollows-Ruffet combination. The Badminton-nine is slightly shorter than the other two nines.

Location

Latitude:

51.511427

Longitude:

-2.468818

How to get there:

7 miles NE of Bristol

Take exit 19 (Bristol M42) from the M4 motorway and follow the M42 direction Bristol. After o.2 miles take exit 1 from the M42 and follow the A4174 direction Ring Road / Kingswood / Yate. After approx 1.7 miles at second roundabout follow the A432 direction Yate / Chipping Sodbury. After approx 1.5 miles (go through railway arch) turn right at traffic lights into Henfield Road. After 200 yards turn right at Ring O' Bells pub direction Kendleshire Golf Club. After approx 1 mile golf entrance is on your right.

The Kendleshire Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1997

The Kendleshire Golf Club: Like the nearby Players Club, this is another relatively new and very good parkland layout, offering a good test of your overall golf game in a pleasant rural environment.

Laid out on gently undulating terrain, which is not tiring to walk, this is quite a technically demanding course, requiring good course management. Water is a dangerous hazard on many holes, not least at the island-green par-3 11th, and on the approach shot to the water-defended par-4 16th green.

Trees of many varieties, from apple to oak, and a wonderful array of bushes and shrubs (with lots of gorse in the mix) ensures there is plenty of flora lining the generally good-width and nicely undulating fairways. At times the flowering shrubs lend a colourful and almost garden-like feel to proceedings. Greenside and fairway bunkering is also a strong feature here; the large shallow bunkering providing something of a US-feel to some of the holes.

On this 27-hole layout, the 9-hole Badminton section is the most recent and the shortest nine; the Hollows and Ruffet nines provide the most challenging combination. From all parts of the course there are pleasant views onto surrounding rural countryside.

List of courses: England - South West

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The Kendleshire has hosted several Euro Pro Tour events. It was voted amongst the top ten new courses in Britain in Golf World’s poll in 1997.

Where2Stay

  • Jury's Bristol Hotel4-star

    Prince Street, Bristol BS1 4QF

    +44 (0)117 923 0333

    Visit website

    Alongside the river quay in the centre of Bristol.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Kendleshire; The Players Club; Orchardleigh; Cumberwell Park

  • Rounceval House Hotel3-star

    Rounceval Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol BS37 6AR

    +44 (0)1454 334 410

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      The Players Club; Kendleshire

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Manor House; Cumberwell Park.

Find a course

Or

Tournaments

Ryder Cup: Rome plays host to the first ever Ryder Cup to be staged in Italy, with the USA defending golf’s greatest team trophy at Marco Simone Golf & Country Club (Sept 29-Oct 1).

Solheim Cup: also in September, also in southern Europe, the 18th Solheim Cup will be contested at Finca Cortesin on the Costa del Sol, with Europe defending after their surprise win in Toledo, Inverness Club (Ohio) in 2021 (Sept 22-24). 

AVIS CAR RENTAL

To secure the best rates and ensure availability, it's recommended to book your rental car in advance, especially during peak golfing season.
Car Rental in Belgium, Europe & Worldwide – Avis

Avis Budget

Who's Who

Céline Boutier: with many successes as both an amateur and professional golfer, Boutier added a major championship title to her impressive résumé at this year’s Evian Championship.

Alex Cejka: buffeted by rain and high winds, especially on the high-scoring final day, Čejka prevailed over Pádraig Harrington in a playoff at Royal Porthcawl, to scoop the Senior Open Championship title.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Popular videos

You can subscribe to the Where2Golf channel on YT if you like to see more video content. You'll find a "Subscribe" button on any of our YouTube videos. Or if you want a quick and direct access subscribe here. Once done, any new published videos will show up in your Subscriptions feed.

Hamburger GC - Falkenstein, Germany

WINSTONgolf - Links course

Littlestone Golf Club (Kent, UK)