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West Hill Golf Club

Bagshot Road,

Brookwood, Surrey GU24 0BH

  • Office

    +44 (0)1483 474 365
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1483 473 172
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1483 474 252
  • Golf pro

    Guy Shoesmith (PGA, Club Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Original layout designed by Willie Park Jr & Jack White. Further improvements made by Cuthbert Butchart, the Club's first professional.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6368
6059
5670
Par
69
69
74
SSS or slope
70
69
73

Location

Latitude:

51.304118

Longitude:

-0.625046

How to get there:

33 miles SW of central London

Leave the M3 at exit 3, and follow the A322 direction Guildford. After 5.3 miles West Hill golf is on your left, just after the Total filling station and the Brookwood cross-roads traffic lights.

West Hill Golf Club

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

Est. 1909

West Hill Golf Club: West Hill, together with its neighbours Woking and Worplesdon, make up a north west Surrey trio of courses known as the three W's. Each is an excellent ambassador for Surrey-Berkshire heathland golf, and at one point the three almost physically join (but not quite).

The view down onto the course from the clubhouse and first tee at West Hill will fire your imagination for the pleasures of the round to come. Here you'll find a layout offering some tight drives between towering Scots pines, and other more forgiving stretches. The bunkering is some of the best around; always neat, strategically positioned and often trimmed with a bonnie heather face. The fast true greens are a pleasure to putt on.

It's advisable to take a strokesaver on a first visit. This will help identify water ditches that come into play on several holes. You'll not need too much assistance to spot the copious amounts of heather than line the holes; staying out of it is another matter altogether.

Gentle undulation throughout the whole course adds another scenic dimension to the layout, without the need to make any climbs that are onerous or tiring. It is easy to see why West Hill is one of the favourite courses of TV commentator Peter Alliss. It served for several years as the home of his popular television programme, "A Round with Alliss," for those who are old enough to remember that far back!
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and after midday on weekends.

Must book in advance. Maximum permitted handicap 24; proof of handicap not required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): weekdays £105; weekends £125.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

West Hill is often used for Surrey County events and has occasionally been used for qualifying rounds for professional tournaments. The course, which opened in 1909, was commissioned by a widow, Mrs Marguerite Lubbock, essentially for her new husband, Geoffrey Lubbock. For many years this was the home club of the famous English cricketing twins, Sir Alec and Eric Bedser.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating: 80th best course in Britain & Ireland; 39th best in England.

Where2Stay

  • Pennyhill Park Hotel & Country Club5-star

    London Road, Bagshot, Surrey GU19 5EU

    +44 (0)1276 471 774

    Visit website
    Pennyhill Park offers relaxed comfort, delightful surroundings and service that is world-class. Located within the 120 acre estate is one of the UK's finest Spa's. The hotel location puts you in easy reach of horse racing at Ascot and golf at numerous great courses. Windsor Castle and Great Park are also only a stone's throw away.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      The Berkshire; Sunningdale; Swinley Forest; Camberley Heath

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Wentworth; Foxhills; East Berks; Woking; Worplesdon; West Hill; New Zealand; North Hants; Hankley Common; St George's Hill; Pyrford; Stoke Poges; Temple.

  • Holiday Inn Woking4-star

    Victoria Way, Woking, Surrey GU21 8EW

    +44 (0)1483 221 000

    Visit website
    A modern 161-room hotel in the centre of the equally modern town centre of Woking. Restaurants, theatres and cinemas all within walking distance.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Woking; West Hill; Worplesdon; Pyrford; New Zealand; Foxhills (Bernard Hunt and Longcross courses).

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Wentworth (West, East and Edinburgh courses); Sunningdale (Old and New courses); Swinley Forest; The Berkshire (Red and Blue courses); East Berkshire; Camberley Heath; North Hants; St George's Hill; Hampton Court Palace; Hankley Common; Milford; West Surrey.

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