Royal Jersey Golf Club
Royal Jersey Golf Club overview
A former home to six-time Open Champion Harry Vardon golfers will find a captivating layout at Royal Jersey Golf Club which will keep you enthralled from the first tee until you hole out on eighteen. The Grouville links, as the course is better known, is situated on Grouville Common a gorgeous tract of sandy heathland in Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands. Formed in 1878, the club would receive its Royal warrant from Her Majesty Queen Victoria less than twelve months later. Used as a minefield during the German occupation of the Channel Islands, the remnants of WW2 can still be seen on the opening hole where two gun emplacements are located.
Golf Course at Royal Jersey Golf Club
Royal Jersey Golf Club has a rich golfing history, both Harry Varden and Ted Ray, two of only three English men to win the US Open twice, would cut their teeth on this fabulous links. The course itself is a fabulous test, with one of the most interesting opening holes in golf. Played along the bay, the 1st tee shot must be placed between the stone walls of Fort Henry and the German gun bunker, it’s an enthralling start to a very enjoyable round.