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4.5
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
97.9%
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33 out of 34 reviews
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4.7
7 Reviews (7)
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
7 out of 7 reviews
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4.6
10 Reviews (10)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
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10 out of 10 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Traditional
Par 69
Length 6158 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
Book a Tee Time at
Willingdon Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1898
Golf Season Year round
Architect Alister MacKenzie (1925) John Henry Taylor (1905)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - GBP 25
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro, Switch
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Meeting Facilities, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.5
34 Reviews (34)
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, excellent condition

Great course, if not a little hilly, but in excellent condition especially given the time of year. Challenging course but good fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Interesting course with good views along coast. Enjoyed the challenge

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

If walking… must be fit

Very nice course and in excellent conditions. It is hilly.! Having a trolley be prepared to push it up and down. You play golf and do an excellent aerobic! !

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

V Good Condition

Course and greens in very good condition. A challenging course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Oops too many societies

Great course, lovely condition. 4 hours for 14 holes. Walked in and filled my face with some good food. I will return, hopefully with no more 10 minute waits on some tees. Will check with the booking staff next time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Excellent, challenging (hilly!) course

Lovely course with fairways and greens in fantastic condition. Don’t be deceived by the relatively short yardage on the scorecard as the endless hills and tricky approach shots make this a challenging course.
There are some fantastic elevated tees and stunning views including some to the coast and see. Highly recommended, just be prepared for tired legs and probably a few lost balls!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Downs Gem

Beautiful course nestling in glorious countryside. In great condition - especially the greens. Really enjoyed playing here and will definitely be returning soon

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great local course

only the second time i've played here but always a pleasure, great facilities, stunning well maintained course. Staff are warm, friendly & helpful.
Would definitely recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Introduction to Willingdon GC

Great layout. Great condition for the time of the year. Good value for money. Only negative comment would be that the pro shop was shut. Not sure if the assistant was at lunch!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

I love this course. I've only played it three times but each time I enjoy its challenges, its lovely design and its stunning views. I am 65 and like to walk round carrying my bag and this somewhat hilly course is hard work but so worth the effort. The ground staff do a wonderful job looking after all aspects of the course so the teeing areas, greens and fairways are in great condition even though the weather has not been kind here recently. Off course the staff in the pro-shop and bar are very friendly and there is a lovely restaurant upstairs manned by a husband and wife team who produce absolutely delicious food.
To find such a lovely yet challenging course with excellent off course facilities at this price is amazing and I would unreservedly recommend this course to anyone who has not played it. You will not be disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Always excellent

Played here a few times and it’s always in good condition can never fault the course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

HIDDEN GEM

I live locally but had never played Willingdon before and didn't know what to expect, but boy did it exceeded my expectations. The course is so picturesque in the lee of the South Downs with spectacular views over Eastbourne. The greens are beautifully smooth but undulating and tricky and the course layout so interesting and surprising. I will now be asking all my friends to come and play this course as it really is a hidden gem.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Definitely NOT flat!

Greens are in very good condition, staff and members are very friendly and the course is a challenge - the hills mean it plays longer than it looks from the card: we enjoyed our round,
A downside is the number of crossing fairways, care needed!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course, well maintained

Good test of golf. Greens tricky, contours everywhere and not all consistent speed. Fairways well maintained - keep your eyes peeled on the odd crossover holes! Elevated tees galore, good workout on the climbs to get there. Very enjoyable, great views - will be back, little local knowledge will improve scores I’m sure...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Mind the badger holes

Mind the badger holes near the 4th tee, as stepping in one severely damaged my leg causing much pain for the remaining round. Will not be able to play for the next few months.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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