Koninklijke Haagsche Golf & Country Club

Groot Haesebroekseweg 22,

Wassenaar, Zuid Holland 2243 EC

  • Office

    +31 (0)70 517 9607
  • Pro shop

    +31 (0)70 517 9607 (4)
  • Fax

    +31 (0)70 514 0171
  • Golf pro

    Ben Collier (Head Professional).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Seaside links. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Coastal duneland and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Current layout designed by Harry Colt, Charles Hugh Alison & John Morrison (1938); most of the design is attributed to Hugh Alison.

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6142
5674
5006
Par
73
72
72
SSS or slope
73.2
70.5
72.3

Location

Latitude:

52.133021

Longitude:

4.370434

How to get there:

10 km N of Den Haag

From the N44 a few km north of Den Haag, take the Wassenaar-Zuid exit at traffic lights on to Vanderoudermeulenlaan. After 0.6 km go straight across roundabout and continue on Stoeplaan. After 1.9 km turn left into Koninklijke Haagsche G&CC (look out for the small yellow sign on the right).

Koninklijke (Royal) Haagsche G&CC

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

Est. 1893

Koninklijke (Royal) Haagsche Golf & Country Club: "The Haagsche" as it is best known, is the most southerly of three world-class links courses on the Dutch coast. Together with Kennemer and Noordwijk, the Haagsche is located in a stunning stretch of duneland that runs from The Hague up to IJmuiden (near Amsterdam). All three courses are tucked into the sand hills that sit behind the North Sea shoreline.

On your first visit (and probably thereafter), you'll enjoy the stroll from Haagsche's sumptuous clubhouse, through the whispering pine trees and up to the elevated starter's hut. From here you look down onto the opening par-5 hole and across the rolling open terrain that typifies much of this course.

The narrow undulating holes are home to a multitude of mounds, dips and hollows. On the entire course you'll find only one fairway bunker (it's a different story around the greens) and no water hazards. Lining the fairways is an intimidating array of mounds, wispy fescues, bushes and trees, all contributing to the beauty of the course and its undoubted challenges.

This absorbing and testing layout contains a knee-trembling "Amen Corner." Prayers are indeed in order as you approach the pencil thin par-4 14th, the semi-hidden green of the par-4 15th, and the long-carry at the par-4 16th. After these three potential card-wreckers you'll be glad to stand on the wonderfully elevated 18th tee and look down this unforgettable par-5 hole, the imposing clubhouse majestically framing the final green.

List of courses: Netherlands

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays; no outside visitors on weekends. Play is in 3-balls; 4-balls not permitted.

Must book in advance. Maximum handicap: 24 (all players). Proof of handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, non-NGF member: €225.

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

Other information

Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available only for certified medical reasons.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

The Haagsche was awarded its Koninklijke (in English "Royal") prefix by Queen Beatrix in 1993. | The club has hosted numerous top level tournaments, including the Dutch Open championship on several occasions. For more details view Top Golf Tournaments at The Haagsche Golf Club.

Published ranking

Netherlands' 2nd best course (Golf World, 2022).
Continental Europe's 4th best course (Golf World, 2023).
World's 78th best course (GOLF magazine, 2023/24) and 72nd best public access course (Golf World, 2023).

Where2Stay

  • Hotel Den Haag-Wassenaar4-star

    Zijdeweg 54, 2245 BZ Wassenaar.

    +31 (0)70 511 9344

    Visit website

    A member of the Van der Valk group, this 90-room hotel is centrally located between The Hague and the seaside resort town of Scheveningen. The hotel facilities include a full-service restaurant, terrace and a bar.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Royal Haagsche

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Broekpolder; Noordwijk

  • Holiday Inn Express - The Hague, Parliament3-star

    Lange Houtstraat 5, 2511 CV Den Haag.

    +31 (0)70 820 9980

    Visit website

    This Holiday Inn Express hotel is less than half an hour by train from Rotterdam and Schiphol International Airport, and a 10-minute walk from Den Haag Central Station. The Binnenhof parliament buildings and famous Mauritshuis art museum are only a few steps away.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Royal Haagsche

    • Golf within 30 km:

      Broekpolder; Noordwijk

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