Royal St George's Golf Club
Royal St George's Golf Club overview
Possibly the best and most famous course in the country, Royal St George’s Golf Club is a legendary links course situated on the idyllic Sandwich Bay in Kent. The golf club not only boasts an incredible layout, but also features a great range of practice facilities, including an open-air driving range, pitching area, practice nets and putting greens with bunkers. There is a well-stocked pro shop that will provide you with all your golfing needs.
At the end of your round you can rest assured that you can have a relaxing drink and a catch up about the days events in the charming clubhouse. Retaining all of its original charm, it feels as though you are stepping back in time.
The unique atmosphere at this prestigious venue is the perfect place in which to enjoy a delicious lunch either in front of the cosy fire in the winter or outside on the pretty sheltered patio in the summer.
Golf Course at Royal St George's Golf Club
A staple course on The Open rota, Royal St George’s is home to more majors than any other course in England, and it's easy to see why. A par 70 course measuring in at 6,340 yards from the weekday tees, this links track is superbly designed with undulating fairways and fast greens, with truly spectacular coastal views.
This historic golf course is a tough challenge for even the most experienced of golfer. The layout blends naturally into the beautiful surroundings and its challenging layout is not a traditional one as each nine is broadly circular, a loose figure of eight.
Golfers playing on Royal St George’s require confidence and an accurate, solid ball strike so as not to get stuck in any sticky situations. The golf course has plenty of hazards, one of which is on the 4th, labelled as the UK’s tallest and deepest bunker. Some hazards are also invisible from the tees, which tend to cause a few problems. This is an incredibly popular golf course and it is easy to see why. The brilliant challenge that golfers are faced with makes for a memorable round of golf.
Accommodation near Royal St George's Golf Club
The Pegwell Bay Hotel
Located on top of the clifftop at Pegwell Bay, guests can enjoy the stunning views of the English Channel. The hotel is great to use a base for playing golf in the local area.
The Royal Hotel is perfect if golfers want to be close to some classic courses such as Royal St. Georges and Royal Cinque Ports.
The Bell Hotel
Offering a chic and modern look, this quaint hotel houses 37 en-suite rooms featuring all the facilities and amenities guests require. With its close proximity to great courses like Royal St. Georges, it is perfect when playing golf in Kent.