Best golf courses: Nottingham

Nottingham: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Nottingham
Williamson, Tom

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

Tom Williamson created the basis for the current layout in 1934. Some alterations have subsequently been made.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Not Saturdays
Nottingham
Dunn, Park Jr & Fowler

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Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

Original nine holes designed by Tom Dunn. Second nine added by Willie Park Jr & Herbert Fowler. Revisions made by Fred Hawtree (1930s).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Not Saturdays
Nottingham
Williamson, Tom

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Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

Tom Williamson

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Wkends restrictd
Nottingham
Alison, Charles H.

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Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

Original layout by Charles "Hugh" Alison (1910). Later revisions made between WWI and WW2 by James Braid. Updated and lengthened from its original 6,000 yds by Martin Hawtree (2003).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Not Saturdays
Nottingham
Park, Willie Jr.

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Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

Willie Park Jr.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nottingham
Colt & Braid

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

From an original Harry Colt layout (c.1912) the course was redesigned in 1925 by James Braid.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
(Closed in 2020)
Nottingham
Steel, Donald

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(Closed in 2020)

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

Donald Steel

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Nottingham
Williamson, Tom

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

Original 9-holes designed by Tom Williamson (1913), and nine more added (1924). The current 9th, 10th, 12th and 13th holes were added in 1968.

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