Eindhovensche Golf

Eindhovenseweg 300,

Valkenswaard, Noord-Brabant 5553 VB

  • Office

    +31 (0)40 201 4816
  • Pro shop

    +31 (0)40 201 4816
  • Fax

    +31 (0)40 207 6177
  • Golf pro

    Eric der Kinderen (Head Pro)
  • Academy

    Eindhovensche Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined heathland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Harry Colt

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6223
5923
5062
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.6
71
71.9

At the same location:

Above distances are for the championship course. Also at Einhovensche is the five-hole short course (par-15, 516 m).

Location

Latitude:

51.369998

Longitude:

5.475912

How to get there:

8 km S of Eindhoven

From the A67 motorway (Eindhoven Randweg) just south of Eindhoven, take exit 33 (Waalre-Valkenswaard) and follow the N69 direction Waalre. After 4.4 km (go through the village of Waalre) turn left at small sign indicating Eindhovensche Golf.

Eindhovensche Golf

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 1930

Eindhovensche Golf: There are few better examples of a wooded heathland golf course than you'll find here at Eindhovensche. The favourable initial impression created by the lovely thatched-roof clubhouse is mirrored in Harry Colt's masterly design. Another of the gems in Harry Colt's "Dutch collection," which also includes Royal Haagsche, Hilversum, Kennemer and Utrecht-De Pan.

The two nine-hole loops comprise excellently crafted holes, each hole individually routed through the tranquility of this large and impressive woodland area. Good-width fairways, some flat, others more undulating, lead you to well-defended but not overly large greens. Staying out of the trees and hitting the putting surfaces in regulation is the key to scoring well here.

Nicely elevated tee-boxes on several holes provide an excellent view of the challenges ahead. You'll not be required to hit blind tee-shots over hills, but there are some excellent dog-legging holes where shaping your tee-shots will serve you well.

Eindhovensche exudes all the character of the Surrey/Berkshire heathland gems, from where Colt drew much of his inspiration as a designer. Although part of the course skirts around a small lake (Galgenven), there aren't any holes that sit directly alongside the lake. Barring a few notable exceptions, Colt's designs rarely incorporate big water features, even where they occur naturally. With very little water in play, just a smaller pond at the par-5 17th, Eindhoven is perfectly set up for a wonderful golfing journey through a rather enchanting forest.

List of courses: Netherlands

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Outside visitor play is restricted to members of NGF A & B clubs and members of non-Dutch golf clubs. Contact the Club to determine playing possibilities (generally available on weekdays).

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 28.

Green fees

Visitor fee, day ticket, member of recognised foreign (non-Dutch) golf club: €140.

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2023].

Other information

Soft spikes only. Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Covered by its impressive thatched-roof, Eindhovensche has one of the most picturesque clubhouses among golf courses in the Netherlands. From the clubhouse terrace you are afforded wonderful views over the 1st, 9th and 18th holes, and even across a good-sized lake to the par-3 16th.

The club has hosted the Dutch Open championship (mens and womens) on several occasions. For details see Top Golf Tournament at Eindhoven GC.

Published ranking

Netherlands' 4th best course (Golf World, 2022).
Continental Europe's 27th best course (Golf World, 2023).

Where2Stay

  • Hotel Eindhoven4-star

    Aalsterweg 322, 5644 RL Eindhoven.

    +31 (0)40 211 6033

    Visit website

    A member of the Van der Valk group, this large modern hotel offers free parking, free WiFi, extensive sports centre, indoor pool, fitness facilities and three restaurants. The rooms have a modern design and most have large windows opening to the balcony or patio.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Gendersteyn; Eindhoven

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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