The West Berkshire Golf Club


3-star: a good golf course with many fine features.
   The West Berkshire Golf Club Est. 1975

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West Berkshire Golf Club is home to a relatively young and very pleasant parkland course, which offers fine views over the surrounding Berkshire Downs. One or two of the par-5s have been described as lacklustre, unspectacular and overly long, but the tree-planting of 20 years ago is really beginning to add to the maturity and character of the course.

Most of the time you can take aim at generous width and flattish fairways from the tee. There are many interesting holes, and several of the par-5s are long: the 1st measures 574 yds, the 5th 627 yds, the 9th 556 yds, the 13th 491 yds and the 16th 595 yds. It's no wonder the course stretches to over 7000 yards from the back tees. Although not yet recognised as one of the south of England's hidden gems, this is still a course that lays down a good test and is well worth a visit.

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Making Contact

The West Berkshire Golf Club
Chaddleworth,
Newbury, Berkshire RG20 7DU
England
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Office   +44 (0)1488 638 574
Pro Shop   +44 (0)1488 638 851
Fax

  +44 (0)1488 638 781

Email   info@thewbgc.co.uk
Website   www.thewbgc.co.uk
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Golf Pro
 
Paul Simpson (Head Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open rural countryside.
 
Designer: Robin Stagg
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7022 6263 5777
Par 73 73 74
SSS or Slope 74 70 74
 
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How2Get There?

20 miles W of Reading
Leave M4 at Jtn 14. Follow A338 direction Wantage (via Great Shefford) for 3.5 miles, then turn R. direction RAF Welford / Chaddleworth. After 1.2 miles golf club is on your right (ignore L. turn to Chaddleworth o.6 miles after turning off A338).

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (May thru' Sept): weekdays £25; weekends £30. [Contact club for full details, discounts, day tickets, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and after midday on weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Walking permitted at all times. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The 627-yard 5th is one of the longest par-5s in England.

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Location

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Latitude: (51.483287)
Longitude: (-1.409388)
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The Vineyard at Stockcross 5-star
Stockcross, Newbury, Berks RG20 8JU
+44 (0)1635 528 770
www.the-vineyard.co.uk

The Vineyard at Stockcross is a place where gastronomes and wine lovers indulge and the curious enjoy a new and very different experience. The owner, Sir Peter Michael, wanted people to enjoy The Vineyard's food and wine so much he added a 5-star hotel and Spa, and filled it with everything you'd expect for a luxuriously comfortable night.

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