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.
Wkends restrictd
Nottingham
Dunn, Park Jr & Fowler

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Wkends restrictd

Nearest city

Nottingham

Designer

Original nine holes laid out 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.
Ian Burnett (Golf Professional).
Nottingham
Alison, Charles H.

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Ian Burnett (Golf Professional).

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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Tournaments

124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

Who's Who

Nelly Korda: won the Mizuho Americas Open (May 16-19) at Liberty National GC, continuing her extraordinary form in LPGA events. This was her sixth win in seven starts in 2024.

Xander Schauffele: recorded his first major championship win, and second record-equalling low score of 62 in a major. Only he, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Shane Lowry have achieved this feat in a men’s major championship.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Prince's Golf Club, Kent (UK)

Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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