Best golf courses: Reading

Reading: 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.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Reading
Park Jr, Willie

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Visitors welcome

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Reading

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Willie Park Jr.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Reading
Steel, Donald

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Visitors welcome

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Reading

Designer

Donald Steel

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Reading
Morris, Old Tom

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Reading

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Old Tom Morris

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Reading
Turner, John H.

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Weekdays only

Nearest city

Reading

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John H. Turner

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Wkdays & Sun pm
Reading
Colt, Harry

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Wkdays & Sun pm

Nearest city

Reading

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English course architect Harry Colt

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Reading
Park Jr, Willie

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Reading

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Willie Park Jr.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Reading
Tucker, Jonathan

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Visitors welcome

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Reading

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Current course designed by Jonathan Tucker.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Weekdays only
Reading
Paxton, Peter

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Weekdays only

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Reading

Designer

Peter Paxton

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Visitors welcome
Reading
Braid, James

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Visitors welcome

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Reading

Designer

Original course designed by James Braid (1910) and modified by Harry Colt (1913). Current layout mainly designed by Scottish course architect Philip Mackenzie Ross (1930s).

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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Reading
Stagg, Robin

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Reading

Designer

Robin Stagg

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Reading
Fergusson, Samuel Mure

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Private club

Nearest city

Reading

Designer

Samuel Mure Fergusson

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Reading
Hawtree, Martin

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Private club

Nearest city

Reading

Designer

Martin Hawtree

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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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