Golfbaan Het Rijk van Nijmegen


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Golfbaan Het Rijk van Nijmegen Est. 1985

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Golfbaan Het Rijk van Nijmegen: With 45-holes of good quality golf on offer and excellent practice facilities, it's no surprise that Rijk van Nigmegen is a busy and popular golf venue - perfect for members, visitors and corporate clients.

The longer and stronger layout is the 18-hole Nijmeegse (Nijmegen) course, as opposed to the 27-hole Groesbeekse (Groesbeek) layout. The Nijmeegse is undulating in parts, flatter in others, and has generally good-width, well-bunkered fairways leading to equally well-bunkered and at times extravagantly sized greens. To ensure that you don't have everything quite your own way, there are often small trees and bushes bordering the fairways, and you'll need to hit one or two blind tee shots and approaches on the more undulating parts of the course.

Het Rijk van Nijmegen is located just 3 km from the border with Germany. From the closing few holes, starting at the par-4 15th (Nijmegen course), you have a good view across the Dutch rural countryside and into Germany. These attractive views are also available, perhaps more so, from the Groesbeek course.

Although both the Nijmegen and Groesbeek layouts are neither overly dramatic nor too demanding, Rijk van Nijmegen offers a wealth of pleasantly enjoyable golf, and a very solid workout for your game. The club sometimes mixes nine holes from the Nijmegen course with nine from the Groesbeek, which creates six possible 18-hole combinations available to the club.

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Making Contact

Golfbaan Het Rijk van Nijmegen
Postweg 17,
Groesbeek, Gelderland 6561 KJ
Netherlands
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Office   +31 (0)24 397 6644
Pro Shop   +31 (0)24 397 6644
Fax

  +31 (0)24 397 6942

Email   info@golfbaanhetrijkvannijmegen.nl
Website   www.golfbaanhetrijkvannijmegen.nl
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and residential.
 
Designer: Baron Paul Rolin (Belg).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6002 5300
Par 72 72
SSS or Slope 71.4 73.4
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the 18-hole Nijmeegse course. Also at Het Rijk van Nijmegen is the 27-hole Groesbeekse course (North, South & East nines; North-South combination is the longest at par-72; 5,697 metres from back tees): hillier than the Nijmegen course, with one or two water hazards (which the Nijmeegse doesn't have) and views over the border into Germany.
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How2Get There?

5 km SE of Nijmegen
From the the A73 motorway (Nijmegen - Venlo) take exit 3 (Malden / Groesbeek) and follow the N271 direction Groesbeek. After 2.3 km, in Mook, turn left direction Groesbeek. After 5.6 km (go through centre of Groesbeek) turn left at roundabout direction Nijmegen / Rijk van Nijmegen Golf. After 1.1 km golf entrance is on your right.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Visitor fee, 18-holes in high season: weekdays €59; weekends €69. Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance. Handicap required.
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Other Information
Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The Het Rijk golf group operate four courses in the Netherlands: Het Rijk van Nijmegen and Het Rijk van Nunspeet (both covered in Where2Golf), and Het Rijk van Margraten (near Maastricht) and Het Rijk van Sybrook (27-holes; near Enschede).

Het Rijk van Nijmegen is the home club of former European Tour professional and two-time winner on the tour, Robert-Jan Derksen (see our Tournaments or Who's Who sections for details).

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Location

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Latitude: (51.790515)
Longitude: (5.921792)
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Hotel De Molenhoek 
Rijksweg 1, 6584 AA Molenhoek (near Nijmegen)
+31 (0)24 358 01 55
www.valk.com

A member of the Van der Valk group of hotels.

Golf at this hotel No
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Golf within 10 km Nijmegen
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Golf within 30 km No
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Hotel Cuijk 
Raamweg 10, 5431 NH Cuijk
+31 (0)485 335 123
www.valk.nl

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Golf at this hotel No
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