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Twentsche Golfclub

Almelosestraat 17,

Ambt-Delden, Overijssel 7495 TG

  • Office

    +31 (0)74 384 1167
  • Pro shop

    +31 (0)6 2081 4130
  • Fax

    +31 (0)74 384 1067
  • Golf pro

    Wiljan van Mook / Andrew Allen.

About the course

  • The Course:

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

  • Surroundings:

    Rural countryside and woodland.

  • Designer:

    Current 18-hole design by Thomas J.A. "Tom" Macauley (Ire), coincident with club's 1997 move from its original 9-hole layout.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Metres
6333
5544
5241
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
72.9
68.6
73.2

Location

Latitude:

52.289110

Longitude:

6.673958

How to get there:

19 km NW of Enschede

From the A1 - E30 motorway (3 km north-west of Hengelo), take the A35 motorway direction Enschede. After 1 km take exit 28 (Hengelo-West) onto the N346 and follow direction Delden. After 3.4 km turn right off the N346 and follow direction Bornerbroek. After 3.2 km turn right into golf.

Twentsche Golfclub

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

Est. 1926

Twentsche Golfclub: originally located between Enschede and Hengelo, and now located between Hengelo and Almelo, Twentsche Golfclub is home to yet another of the Netherland's very enjoyable parkland layouts. Although the club and its original 9-hole course date from 1926, this much newer 18-hole course was laid out in the late-1990s by Irish course architect Tom Macauley.

Like the neat bungalow-style clubhouse, the course is a relatively modern creation. The relatively straightforward front-nine exudes a distinctly more "open" feel, in contrast to the later holes. You'll still need to take care to avoid the liberal scattering of trees large and small, which provide good definition to the generally good-width fairways. Water also puts in brief appearances, not least at the very good par-4 8th and 9th holes. From the par-3 11th the course takes on a distinctly more tree-lined feel, with the par-5 12th a candidate for the "Best woodland golf holes of Europe" (if anyone should write such a book!).

The original generally flat terrain, has been improved by some modest earthmounding on the layout's more open sections, with solid bunkering and occasional water hazards also in the mix. The lack of a fairway watering system is possibly to blame when the fairways occasionally fall behind the quality of the greens. Putting on Twentsche's excellent and sloping greens is one of the highlights here.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance. Proof of handicap required.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes (all days): €65.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Players generally walk this course.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Twentsche Golfclub takes its name from the non-administrative region of Twente, a largely urbanised area within the Dutch province of Overijssel. The inhabitants of Twente predominantly live in its three largest cities of Enschede, Hengelo and Almelo. Twente was most probably named after the Tvihanti, an ancient Germanic tribe that settled in the area.

Where2Stay

  • Hengelo Hotel3-star

    Bornsestraat 400, 7556 BN Hengelo

    +31 (0)742 55 50 55

    Visit website
    A member of the Van der Valk group of hotels. Located just north of Hengelo, next to the A1 / E30 motorway at exit 30. Very well positioned for Twente Golf Club.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 10 km:

      Twente

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

  • Hoeve de HaarB&B

    Landgoed Twickel, Grote Looweg 4, 7496 TL Ambt-Delden

    +31 (0)74 250 2526

    Visit website
    Located next to the Twente golf course in a very peaceful rural setting.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Twente

    • Golf within 10 km:

      No

    • Golf within 30 km:

      No

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