Uphill Rd North,
Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 4NQ
18 holes. Seaside links. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
Tom Dunn, with later significant modifications by Dr Alister MacKenzie (1922).
23 miles SW of Bristol
From the M5 take exit 21. After 1.9 mls at roundabout follow A370 direction Weston super-Mare town centre / Seafront. After 2.5 mls turn right onto B3440. After 2.5 mls turn left in front of town hall, direction Seafront. After 100 yds turn left (Seafront south), pass the converted church on the right side. After 1 mile turn right into Golf Club.
Weston-super-Mare Golf Club: This is a pleasant links course even though the start is a tad chaotic for the first time visitor - the 1st, 18th, 10th, 11th and 9th green all seem to compete for a share of the terrain that begins to stretch out in front of you.
Don't expect too much in the way of sand dunes here, the course is reasonably flat and open, with water ditches, thick rough and some wonderfully renovated bunkers providing the key defences. A large bush-clad bank runs along the sea-ward side of the course, cutting off ocean views from all but two holes - the 5th and 6th. These two par-4's are accessed via a walk across a small caravan park (the seaside feel is never far away !) and they provide the best views across the Bristol Channel to Wales on the other side. Uphill Church, perched on a half-moon cliff rising from the River Axe, provides another interesting feature and a useful sighter for one or two drives.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance. Handicap required.
Cash or UK cheque only. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Players generally walk this course.
The signature hole here is the 15th, a difficult 458 yard par-4 with a blind drive over a mound and a long-approach to a well-defended green - it is probably just as difficult to score par here as at the 17th hole of St Andrews Old Course, on which this hole was apparently modelled.
South Parade, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 1JP
+44 (0)1934 423 100Visit website
Burnham & Berrow
17 Uphill Road North, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset BS23 4NG
+44 (0)1934 621 401Visit website
Located in one of Weston's finest, quiet, residential areas, the Beachlands Hotel overlooks the sand-dunes and 18 hole links golf course and is only 300 yards stroll from the sandy beach.
Weston-super-Mare; Burnham & Berrow
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