England - South East Best Golf Courses



Best Golf Courses in England South East

The Kent coast: A short distance north of the White Cliffs of Dover you’ll find three close neighbours that have all hosted the Open Championship. Royal St George’s (still on the Open roster), Royal Cinque Ports and Prince’s sit cheek by jowl on a dune-filled stretch of Kent coast between the towns of Sandwich and Deal.

Royal Cinque Ports and Royal St George’s are two of nineteen English golf clubs with a Royal prefix conferred by the sovereign. The oldest of England’s “Royals” is Royal Blackheath near London. Established in 1608 it lays claim to being the world’s oldest golf club, while Royal North Devon in Westward Ho! is England’s oldest golf course. 
All three courses are standard bearers for English links golf.

 England South East Golf Map   To make the most out of your golf trip, look up the location of the courses on the England - South East golf map. It will help you with your planning to play the best courses during your holidays. On the maps we have indicated golf hotels and Stay & Play resorts with the following symbol Stay & Play Golf Resorts
Where2Golf has applied a rating to each golf course visited. The rating scale, 5 (highest) to 1 (lowest), attempts to provide an indication of the golfing experience you can expect at each rated course. 

click on the green arrow in the toolbar OF the table below to sortStay & Play Golf Resort.Private course – for members and their invited guests only.Unrated course – not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.2-star: reasonable standard. Good value, especially if better courses not available.3-star: a good course with many fine features.3+ (3-gold): a good course with many fine features. One of our top-rated 3’s.4-star: a must play course - excellent standard.4+ (4-gold): a must play course - excellent standard. One of our top-rated 4’s !5-star: simply the best - golf courses don’t get much better than this.5+ (5-gold): simply the best - golf courses don’t get better than this. One of our top-rated 5’s!
Canterbury, Eng 3b.gifVisitors welcomeDoverColt, Harry
Chart Hills 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDoverFaldo & Smyers
Crowborough Beacon 4a.gifVisitors welcomeCrawleyMacKenzie, Dr Alister
Dale Hill 3b.gifVisitors welcomeBrightonWoosnam, Ian
East Sussex Natl (East) 4a.gifVisitors welcomeBrightonCupp, Robert
East Sussex Natl (West) 3a.gifVisitors welcomeBrightonCupp, Robert
Goodwood (Downs) 4a.gifRsrt guests onlyBrightonBraid, James
Goodwood (Park) 3b.gifVisitors welcomeBrightonSteel, Donald
Hever Castle 3b.gifVisitors welcomeCrawleyNicholson, Peter
Hindhead 4a.gifVisitors welcomeGuildfordTaylor, J.H.
Littlestone 4a.gifVisitors welcomeDoverPurves, Dr Laidlaw
Mannings Heath (Waterfall) 3a.gifRsrt guests onlyCrawleyWilliams, David
North Foreland 3a.gifVisitors welcomeDoverFowler & Simpson
Piltdown 4a.gifWkends restrictdBrightonRowe, J.
Prince's 4b.gifVisitors welcomeDoverCampbell & Morrison
Royal Ashdown Forest 4a.gifVisitors welcomeCrawleyScott, Archdeacon
Royal Cinque Ports 4b.gifVisitors welcomeDoverHunter & Braid
Royal Eastbourne 3b.gifVisitors welcomeBrightonHutchinson, Horace
Royal St George's 5a.gifWeekdays onlyDoverPurves, Dr Laidlaw
Rye 4a.gifOn applicationDoverColt, Harry
Seaford 3b.gifVisitors welcomeBrightonTaylor, J.H.
Walmer & Kingsdown 3a.gifVisitors welcomeDoverBraid, James
West Surrey 4a.gifVisitors welcomeGuildfordFowler, Herbert
West Sussex 4b.gifWkends restrictdBrightonCampbell & Hutchinson
 

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