Tunbridge Wells offers plenty of opportunities for golfers, whether you are a seasoned golfing professional or a novice with a desire to learn more, there is a course for everyone. If you want to look the part as well as taking part then look no further than F18 Galvin Green Golf Apparel – Galvin Green are famous for their waterproofs and design comfortable garments, specifically for golf. Now you’re all kitted out you should read on so as you’re not all dressed up with nowhere to go!
#1 Tunbridge Wells Golf Club is a delightful 9-hole golf course only minutes from Tunbridge Wells and situated on the Langton Green Road close to the Spa Hotel. It can also be played as an 18-hole course by playing the 9-holes from different tees. It was established in 1889 and designed by the Victorians to make use of the beautiful views which it maintains to this day. This course is suitable for both novice golfers and for the more seasoned pro.
#2 The Neville Golf Club welcomes visitors as well as being a members club. They are very proud of often being referred to as a hidden gem and have an onsite pro shop which is open seven days a week. The Neville Gold Club is an 18-hole golf course which has a range of venue facilitates including a club house which is ideal for events or weddings.
#3 Knole Park Golf Club is located in Sevenoaks and is unique as a golf club in that it is situated in 1000 acres of beautiful parkland. This course has won many awards of which the badges can be found on the website – amongst them is Number 66 of The Golfers Top 100 Golf Courses in England.
Knole Park is an 18-hole course and it is the home of the Kent Cob Open competition, and has hosted the British Senior Amateur and the English Girls championships in recent years. This course offers a clubhouse, a bar and a dining room, as well as an additional sporting facility of a squash club, with two squash courts that are open to golf club members. As with all of these courses, make sure you have some high quality equipment to use – whether thats a best womens golf driver, the perfect putter or breathable golf clothing.
#4 Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club is playable year round because of it’s quality, firm putting surfaces. This is a traditional members club and very little has changed about the course in the last 125 years. This 36-hole golf club also boasts many awards and takes pride in the fact that it has been named the best course under 6,000 yards in the UK by Golf World magazine. Golf lessons can be booked with one of three professionals at the club and are available 7 days a week.
#5 Sweetwoods Park Golf Club is an 18-hole parkland course situated in Edenbridge. They are open to visitors all week and have special offers available and an option to book online. They have regular dinners, Sunday caverys and events at the clubhouse and an in-house local chef who uses locally sourced produce to provide the perfect post course meal.
If you are keen on mini-golf, the dinosaur themed ‘Mr Mulligan’s Dino Golf‘ in Tonbridge is great fun too!