The Dutch Golf Club


Private course - for members and their invited guests only.
   The Dutch Golf Club Est. 2010

Where2Golf says: 

The Dutch Golf Club, with its fully private members-only course, opened its doors for play in October 2010. What greeted the club's members and their invited guests was a challenging Colin Montgomerie design, where a typically flat expanse of Dutch farmland had been transformed into a top-quality championship layout ... one that would feature in the Netherland's bid to host the 2018 Ryder Cup.

Located alongside the small town of Spijk, just outside Gorinchem, the course exudes a predominantly open, inland links character. Links afficianados will warm to the square-cut tee boxes, gently rolling sculpted terrain, and tufted mounding that lines several fairways. However, the big departure from a traditional links can be measured by the amount of water in play ( ... rather than in view alongside the course!).

Here at The Dutch several small lakes and meandering water ditches play a significant part in proceedings. The middle section of the front-nine is the least impacted by water. Almost the entire back-nine will require careful course management and adroit ball striking if you are to stay "dry".

The plan is that this open linksy layout at The Dutch will be joined at some time by a second 18-hole course, which will be open to green fee payers.

List of courses in Netherlands

Map of courses in Netherlands
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Making Contact

The Dutch Golf Club
Haarweg 3,
Spijk, Gelderland 4212 KJ
Netherlands
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Office   +31 (0)88 33 99 133
Pro Shop   +31 (0)88 33 99 120
Fax

  +31 (0)88 33 99 101

Email   info@thedutch.nl
Website   www.thedutch.nl
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Golf Pro
 
Tim Giles (Director of Golf)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside.
 
Designer: A Colin Montgomerie Signature Course created with Ross McMurray of European Golf Design.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6522 5857 5076
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 75.4 70.9 73.3
 
At the Same Location:
In time, an 18-hole Sam Torrance designed, public access course is planned to open at The Dutch.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

How2Get There?

42 km S of Utrecht / 44 km E of Rotterdam.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Outside visitor fee not applicable; members only course.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Who can play and When?
Private club - guests may only play if hosted by a member. 
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Other Information
Players generally walk this course. Golf carts available for hire.

Practice facilities
Excellent
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Did you know?

Within a few years of opening The Dutch became an established European Tour venue, hosting both the Dutch (KLM) Open and Dutch Senior Open championships (see our Tournaments section >by venue >The Dutch).

Six European countries vied for the honour to host the 2018 Ryder Cup. The Dutch was the chosen venue to front the Netherlands' bid. After the lengthy bidding process, the French bid came out on top, with Golf National in Paris as the winning venue.

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Published Ranking
2018 Golf World rating: among the second 100 best courses in continental Europe.
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Location

The Golf Guide to the Top Courses

Click to enlarge Google map

Latitude: (51.847984)
Longitude: (5.021412)
The Golf Guide to the Top Courses
Where2Golf.com 4,5
 

Find a course

Tip: to find a course quickly, type the first few characters of the course name
Golf course location on a golf map
 
Search this site
 

Newsletter

Not signed up yet?

Register now
 

Share us on


   Follow us on FB     follow us on Twitter
 

 
-
 
-
 
Where2Golf spotlights

 
Courses:
Tiburón GC: featuring two Greg Norman-designed courses, this top-level Florida Stay&Play venue hosts the PGA and LPGA Tours this autumn.
SentosaSingapore’s most revered Stay&Play venue hosts its third top-tier event of the season … the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (Oct 4-7).

Tournaments:
Buick LPGA Shanghaithis new event forms part of the LPGA’s six event Fall Asian Swing (Oct 18-21).
Alfred Dunhill Links Championshipthe European Tour enjoys its annual Pro-Am outing on the majestic links of St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns
(Oct 4-7).


Who's Who: 
Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwoodteam-up to create “Moliwood”, Europe’s most successful pairing ever in a single Ryder Cup.
Sergio Garciabecame the highest ever Ryder Cup points scorer for Team Europe with 25.5 pts after defeating Rickie Fowler at Golf National in Paris.
 
Latest golf course reviews
Bernardus, a recent addition to top-level championship golf in the Netherlands, is set to challenge some of its much older and venerated rivals. Read more...
The Duke represents the latest in a trio of private courses to arrive on the Dutch golfing scene.
Golfbaan Stippelberg: located 25 kilometres north-east of Eindhoven, this relatively new addition to championship golf in the Netherlands has fast become one of the country's "must play" courses. 
Golf & Country Club Lauswolt; tucked away in a quiet corner of Friesland, you'll find the predominantly woodland golf course of Lauswolt. Laid out in two anticlockwise nine-hole loops, it is arguably the best of the country's more northerly courses
 
Most popular golf course videos