Golf courses in kent
With over 100 top golf courses to choose from, playing golf in Kent is every golfer’s dream. Located just a stone’s throw away from London, Kent’s rolling hills & stunning views are home to some of the best golf courses in the country.
Known for its rich history and UK’s premier championship links scattered across the east coast trail, Kent golf offers a challenging selection of download & parkland wonder pieces. All architecturally designed by some of the greatest golfers in history, James Braid & Harry Shapland.
Accessing the region is easy with the M20, M25 & M2 southern England major motorways close by, the cross-channel ferries & Channel Tunnel connections. Accessing some great company is also possible & we’d be happy to assist you with a Kent escort companion while on a golfing break in the Kent area.
Golf courses in Kent have hosted 17 British Open Championships, the first-ever played in 1894 at Royal St George’s, making its mark in history as the first Major to have played outside of Scotland.
Recognised as one of golf’s most prestigious tournaments, The Open Championship later returned to Royal St George’s 13 times, & other featured courses, Royal Clinique Ports & Prince’s.
- WESTERHAM GOLF CLUB
The links course designed by David Williams offers a 72 par golf course with sweeping views over the Kent North Downs, where risk & reward is available on the dogleg holes. The tree-lined fairways, strategically placed bunkers, and three beautiful water features make this golf course a challenge for any type of golfer.
Golfers can benefit from their discounted green fees & preferential buggy hire rates through their free loyalty scheme.
With an impressive clubhouse & first-class service & dining, this golf club offers a pleasant surprise.
27 holes – 2 golf courses
HYTHE IMPERIAL GOLF CLUB
A unique golf club set in forty-acre grounds bordering the Royal Military Canal on one side and the English Channel on the other, it offers sweeping views & a challenging yet friendly 69 par course.
The 13 greens & 18 different tees are well-manicured with cushioned fairways. This links course is suitable for all types of players & abilities. But be careful of the second hole it measures a whopping 549 yards.
Finish your round-up at the Golfer’s Club lounge offering snacks & refreshments.
9 holes – 1 golf course
LITTLESTONE GOLF CLUB
This simple links course is challenging yet fair with clever tee positioning, true rolling greens, and a consistent pace on every hole. The fun & testing flat course boasts a favourite back nine with a combination of burns and small dunes.
Set on the Romney Marsh makes it one of the driest spots in the British Isles, so you won’t need to pull out the wet weather gear.
18 holes – 1 golf course
LONDON GOLF CLUB
Jack Nicklaus left his legacy behind by winning 18 Major Championships and designing 280 golf courses, one of those was the classic Signature Heritage.
Offering two championship courses, The Heritage and The International, both offering challenging yet rewarding tee shots. The International offers a visitor course with one of the finest downland golf courses in Europe with rolling fairways, while the Heritage boasts wide, generous fairways & irregularly shaped bunkers.
The London Golf Club will host the 2021 Cazoo Classic at the Heritage Course on the 12th – 15th August.
36 holes – 2 golf courses
NORTH FORELAND GOLF CLUB
With beautiful views of Kingsgate Castle to the right, this clifftop course gives you sea views from every tee. Only a 20-minute drive from Sandwich, this would be an excellent fourth choice to add on to Royal St George’s, Deal & Prince’s golf club.
The course starts friendly at the 1st two holes amid rolling parkland leaving the hardest holes to last. The gorse pot bunkers are a favourite giving it a hybrid & parkland feel.
The atmosphere is friendly & welcoming with a well-stocked pro’s shop. Upstairs the Lighthouse bar combines a balcony with panoramic views & the lounge and Lighthouse Restaurant can be found downstairs.
18 holes – 2 golf courses
PRINCE’S GOLF CLUB
The venue of the 1932 Open Championship, where Gene Sarazen won in 1932.
The golf club offers simplistic links golf at its finest in a coastal setting. With undulating fairways, green complexes, & pot bunkers which offer a classic links challenge & the conditioning is consistently excellent.
Meticulously designed at every corner Prince’s has a fantastic set of par 3’s among challenging par 4’s and 5’s, & all the holes offer a mixture of long & short approaches.
The redesigned Himalayas Nine by Martin Ebert is now open.
27 holes – 3 golf courses
Commonly known as Deal, the Royal Cinque Ports is a members club hosting many Championships, including two Open Championships in 1909 and 1920.
It’s a cracking course with immaculate grass pathways between greens & teas in a superb setting. You’d be hard pushed to find a more classic links course in the UK.
Known for its front nine score-able holes, with the remainder pushing your limits & clubs to the test & despite sprawled over mostly flat land & protected by a huge sea wall, many holes clamor undulation.
The clubhouse atmosphere is friendly, relaxed, & not snobby at all.
18 holes – 1 golf course
Rated as one of the finest links courses in England, where the Open Championship was held an astonishing 14 times.
There’s a reason why this golf club has a unique place in golfing history.
With short 4’s and tight and tricky par, 3’s Royal George tests your game in all aspects. The faint-hearted should look elsewhere, this course is a brute with tough links conditions, but the quality of fairways & greens are unrivalled.
Everything about this place is beautiful, classic & classy.
18 holes – 1 golf course
We look forward to adding Chart Hills to the list after its huge renovation.