Golf Wouwse Plantage

Zoomvlietweg 66,

Bergen op Zoom, Noord-Brabant 4624 RP

  • Office

    +31 (0)165 377 100
  • Pro shop

    +31 (0)165 377 106
  • Fax

    +31 (0)165 377 101
  • Golf pro

    Folkert Haak (Head Professional).
  • Academy

    Wouwse Plantage Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    John Jacob F. "Frank" Pennink (Eng), with the newer section designed by Baron Paul Rolin (Belg).

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6235
5896
5084
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.5
70.7
72.1

Location

Latitude:

51.476027

Longitude:

4.361626

How to get there:

31 km SE of Breda

4 km east of Bergen op Zoom, leave the A58 motorway (Bergen op Zoom - Breda) at exit 26 (Heerle) and follow direction Wouwse Plantage. After 100 metres turn right, and then after 50 metres turn left (into Zoomvlietweg), direction Wouwse Plantage Golf. After 3.2 km golf is on your right (parking is on your left).

Golf Wouwse Plantage

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

Est. 1981

Golf Wouwse Plantage: Sitting on the northern edge of the Wouwsche Plantage forest, you'll discover this very pleasant wooded heathland/parkland golf course. It is set in a wonderfully quiet and natural environment.

The mid-section of the front-nine and the closing four holes on the back-nine are clearly part of Pennink's original design. Each is played through a wonderful area of towering Scots pine, where the tightly tree-lined fairways demand your straightest hitting from the tee ... never more so than at the rifle straight par-5 15th. A few sprinklings of heather add to the "Scottishness" of these holes.

The newer middle section of the course, from the long par-4 6th through to the water-lined par-5 14th, is played across much more open terrain, where smaller trees and water are liberally dotted around. Here you'll feel less constrained and enjoy wider landing areas from the tee.

With only modest undulations in the layout, the awaiting water and bunker hazards are generally clear to see. The two contrasting styles of the tight woodland holes and those with more open space, ensure a good variety of golfing challenges on this thoroughly enjoyable and usually well-presented course.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays (Tues, Thur, Fri only from 1:30pm), and after 2pm on weekends.

Must book in advance. Handicap required. Maximum handicap per flight: 108.

Green fees

Contact club for green fee details.

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The original layout at Wouwse Plantage was designed by John Jacob F. "Frank" Pennink, an English golf course architect who was born in 1913 in Delft, Holland. He became a partner in a famous company of golf course designers, together with C.K. "Ken" Cotton, Charles Lawrie and Donald Steel. Pennink was involved in at least 225 design projects in over 30 countries, including at least nine in the Netherlands.

The village of Wouwse Plantage, formerly called Pindorp, is located in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant, alongside the heavily forested Wouwsche Plantage forest. The Wouwsche Plantage lies at the northern end of a line of forests and heathlands that run south from Bergen op Zoom in the Netherlands, across the border with Belgium, and down to Antwerp and beyond in the south.

Where2Stay

  • Motel De Wouwse Tol3-star

    Mastendreef 85, 4623 RE Bergen op Zoom

    +31 (0)165 30 36 51

    Visit website

    A member of the Van der Valk group of hotels. Located just west of exit 26 on the A58 / E312, just east of Bergen op Zoom.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Wouwse Plantage

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Cromstrijen

  • Hotel de Draak4-star

    Grote Markt 30, 4611 NT Bergen op Zoom

    +31 (0)164 25 20 50

    Visit website

    A very comfortable hotel, located on the market square in the centre of Bergen op Zoom.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Wouwse Plantage

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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