Golf Links Road, Worlington, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 8SD
Royal Worlington has often been called the best nine hole course in the world and it does have some great holes. After an opening par five, there's a tricky, long par three of 220 yards and the third is one of best short par fours anywhere. The par three fifth has been known to reduce players to fits of laughter and the sixth is another is a terrific par four at over 460 yards and the seventh is a very tricky short hole. The eighth is another long par four with well-placed bunkers and caution is needed at the short par four ninth. There are alternative tees that allow the course to be played as 18 holes.
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"Founded in 1893, this course is definitely one to visit for golf fans – it is listed among the top 100 in the country and is said to be one of the greatest nine-hole courses in the world. The terrain is softly undulating, the soil well drained and golf can be played here year round. Visitors need to book in advance and lessons are available with the club professional. The clubhouse offers a range of snacks and lunches."
Information on Royal Worlington & Newmarket Golf Club , Golf Links Road , Worlington , Bury St Edmunds
Course Statistics: 9 Holes, 6210yds, Par 70 SSS 70
Green Fees: 18 holes £55, Day £70, Twilight (after 4pm) £30.
Visitors Info: All visits to the club must be arranged in advance with the Secretary or one of the members of staff (in his absence) on 01638 717787/712216 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Societies Info: Must apply in advance. Society package available.
Date Founded: 1893
Designed by: Tom Dunn
Catering: Clubhouse catering service provides light snacks, home made soup, freshly made sandwiches, tea, coffee, home made cakes and a normal bar service. On Club Match and Society days a full four-course lunch is provided. Breakfast can be arranged and as always tea and cakes are available. All food is freshly prepared and cooked on the premises and the Club is renowned for the quality of its meals. A good selection of quality wine is always available at very reasonable prices.
Clubs for Hire: Yes
Driving Range: Yes
|Local Directions:||Head southeast on B1103/Wellington St toward Wellington St Continue to follow B1103 for 0.2 miiles. Continue on A142/Fred Archer Way for 200 ft. Turn right to stay on A142/Fred Archer Way. Continue to follow A142 for 249 ft. Turn left at Fordham Rd for 118 ft. Turn left at A1304/Bury Rd Continue to follow A1304 for 2.2 miles. Take the ramp onto A11 for 5.1 miles. Turn left at Newmarket Rd (signs for Worlington) for 0.1 miles. Turn left at Golf Links Rd - the Club will be on the left after 1 mile.|
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