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Woking Golf Club

Pond Road, Hook Heath,

Woking, Surrey GU22 0JZ

  • Office

    +44 (0)1483 760 053
  • Pro shop

    +44 (0)1483 769 582
  • Fax

    +44 (0)1483 772 441
  • Golf pro

    Carl Bianco (PGA, Club Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Heathland course. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and residential.

  • Designer:

    Tom Dunn

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6602
6029
5710
Par
70
70
73
SSS or slope
72
69
73

Location

Latitude:

51.307076

Longitude:

-0.593219

How to get there:

30 miles SW of central London

Leave M25 at exit 11 Chertsey / Woking. Follow A320 direction Woking and then stay on A320 in Woking itself. After 3 sets of traffic lights follow A320 under railway bridge, then past Police Station. 100 yards after Police Station, with Moss Pharmacy on the corner, turn right into York Road. After o.6 miles turn right into Wych Hill Lane. Bear left at roundabout, direction St Johns. After o.5 miles, just before going over narrow railway bridge, turn left into Holly Bank Road, and immediately right into Golf Club Road. At end of Golf Club Road turn right and follow small lane for 300 yards to golf club.

Woking Golf Club

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1893

Woking Golf Club: For well over 100 years golfers have enjoyed the quiet and natural splendour of Woking Golf Club. After your first visit it's easy to understand why. Located on the edge of a high-end 'stockbroker belt' suburb known as Hook Heath, only the occasional swish of passing trains (on a few front nine holes) breaks the tranquility of Woking's 'wooded heathland' setting.

As with many neighbouring Surrey/Berkshire heathland courses, the secret to a good score here lies not in power-hitting, but the need for accuracy from the tee and a deft touch around Woking's mercurially sloping greens. Mastering these seriously undulating putting surfaces, rather than booming out big drives will be a key factor in your round.

With the back-to-back 14th and 15th holes providing the only par-5s in the layout, Woking may feel a little on the short side, not least when you consider the opening and closing par-4s are both drivable for long hitters. But on other holes there are relatively long carries over the heather, not least from the wonderfully elevated back-tee of the signature par-4 6th. With plenty of heather and some gorse awaiting stray drives, this enchanting wooded-heathland golf course always lays down a worthy golfing challenge.

As you look out from the distinctive and charming clubhouse, with its terrace hard against the par-5 14th green, Woking's essential ingredients are clear to see: heather-trimmed fairways that lead you to wickedly undulating greens, all set against a natural backdrop of majestic Scots pines.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; more restricted at weekends. Woking is primarily a 2-ball club; 3 and 4-ball play is permitted at certain times on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Must book in advance. Handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (April thru' Oct): £110.

Credit cards accepted. [Last updated: 2019].

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire if pre-booked.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Woking Golf Club was originally established by a group of barristers who were members of the Inner and Middle Temples (two of London's four Inns of Court). Woking Ladies Golf Club was established 2 years after the mens' in 1895. The course and attractive single-storey clubhouse (now well over 100-years-old) were built on open heathland, leased from the London Necropolis Company.

Famous golfers who have been associated with the club and played much of their golf at Woking include Bernard Darwin ( ... legendary golf writer), Gerald Micklem, Doug Sewell and Roger Wethered.

Published ranking

2019 Golf World rating: 41st best course in Britain & Ireland; 17th 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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