Founded in 1895, the dramatic heathland setting of Crowborough Beacon Golf Club has an unrivalled position on one of the highest points in Sussex, enjoying far-reaching views to the sea 22 miles away. The golf course has been influenced by two legendary golf course Architects, Harry S.Colt and Dr. Alister Mackenzie.
A terrific mature heathland layout which delightfully sits close to the highest point in Sussex at nearly 800ft above sea level, offering stunning South Downs views. It’s a serious test – the fairways are fairly tight and are well flanked by an assortment of heather and gorse bushes. Beware of the greens too: they’re pretty nippy even at this time of year.
Star hole is the 191 yards par-3 6th which requires a rock solid long iron to a green perched beyond a gaping ravine.
The bar, balcony and dining room are idyllic spots to relax after your round and enjoy the full catering facilities on offer. The course is regularly included in the reviews of the top rated golf courses in the British Isles.
Situated eight miles south of Tunbridge Wells on the A26, Crowborough Beacon Golf Club extends a warm welcome to golfing societies and green fee visitors.
“The first thing that will strike the golfer who comes fresh to Crowborough is the wonderful view. I do not suppose there is a wider or more beautiful one in all England. With the pink of the heather and the yellow of the gorse, and the green of the fairways winding up and downhill between them, it is one of the loveliest places to be seen anywhere.
The holes are extraordinarily characteristic and easy to remember, all of them possess some dramatic and memorable feature.”
Bernard Darwin, 1926