Best Golf Courses in Surrey

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If you’re a golfer in Surrey you’re in the right place. The county has some amazing golf courses to challenge you and to play a round on.

We at Sheerwater Glass supply windows, doors and conservatories to many homes in the local area so we know how much golfing love is in the air around here.

This blog will give you the lowdown on the best golf courses in Surrey whether you’re a pro or just starting to play golf.

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Surrey Golf Courses

A Golfer’s Paradise, Surrey is a golfer’s heaven with its great variety of lovely, testing and immaculately kept golf courses. The county’s rolling hills, mature woodland and scenic water features make for a beautiful setting to play a round.

Variety and Challenge From championship courses that have hosted major tournaments to quiet little courses for a relaxed weekend round, Surrey has something for golfers of all levels. Each course has its own character and challenges to test different parts of your game.

21 Golf Courses in Surrey

Wentworth Club Wentworth has some of the finest golf courses and is one of the most famous golf clubs in the world and in Surrey. It’s hosted the BMW PGA Championship many times. The club has three courses - the West Course designed by Harry Colt known for its brutality, the East Course and the Edinburgh Course.

Sunningdale Golf Club Two world-class courses on site, the Old and New, Sunningdale is a golfer’s paradise. The Old Course designed by Willie Park Jr. is a classic, the New Course by Harry Colt is newer but just as good.

The Wisley The Wisley is an exclusive private members’ club with three 9-hole loops designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. It’s a luxury golf experience with fantastic facilities in beautiful surroundings.

St. George’s Hill Golf Club
Three 9-hole courses designed by Harry Colt combine to make a superb 18-hole experience - the Red, Blue and Green courses. The strategic design and heathland setting is a real treat.

Woking Golf Club One of the oldest and most prestigious heathland courses in Surrey, Woking was designed by Tom Dunn. The course uses strategic bunkering and natural beauty to create a fun but challenging round.

Walton Heath Golf Club Two championship courses - the Old and New, both designed by Herbert Fowler. They’ve hosted the Ryder Cup, Senior Open and many other major events over the years.

Queenwood Golf Club An ultra-exclusive members club focused on privacy. The course designed by David McLay Kidd is in immaculate condition and a very tough but great fun to play.

Hindhead Golf Club Set in the Surrey Hills, Hindhead is a heathland/woodland mix course designed by James Braid. The elevation changes and variety of holes flanked by mature trees and heather is lovely.

New Zealand Golf Club A hidden gem, New Zealand is a classic heathland layout by Samuel Fergusson. Peaceful and natural beauty make it a relaxing place to play a round.

Foxhills Club & Resort Two championship courses - the Longcross and the Bernard Hunt courses. Both are challenging with holes winding through fantastic scenery.

Cuddington Golf Club
A fair but still tough test with rolling fairways and well-defended greens. Strategic bunkering and beautiful countryside views make for a pleasant round.

Coombe Hill Golf Club A classic parkland course lined with mature trees and a strong design from J.F. Abercromby. Mentally demanding but stunning scenery.

The Addington Golf Club A hidden gem by John Frederick Abercromby. Unique design and breathtaking views make it a favourite among those in the know.

Worplesdon Golf Club Another Abercromby design, Worplesdon is a fine example of a classic Surrey heathland course. Varied design and gorgeous scenery make for a special round.

Burhill Golf Club
Two courses - the Old designed by Willie Park Jr. with a strategic test and the New which is more forgiving but still great fun to play.

Tandridge Golf Club A Harry Colt design blending heathland and parkland holes together seamlessly. Varied test and pretty surroundings make it a joy for golfers of all levels.

Reigate Hill Golf Club A strong parkland course with the key feature being the views across the Surrey countryside from the high points. Immaculate conditioning only adds to the experience.

Camberley Heath Golf Club A true classic - a Harry Colt-designed heathland course in glorious natural scenery and gorse. Varied design provides a serious test for the good golfer.

Kingswood Golf & Country Club James Braid’s design at Kingswood is a great example of his strategic bunkering and clever green complexes. Views across Richmond Park only add to the experience.

Guildford Golf Club One of the oldest golf clubs in Surrey, has a rich history, Guildford mixes parkland with heathland. A lovely place to play a round of golf.

Effingham Golf Club Harry Colt’s design at Effingham is a strong parkland layout with scenic beauty and challenging green complexes. A favourite among Surrey golfers in the know.


How do I choose the right golf course? The right course for you depends on your ability, what you want from the course design and overall experience. Beginners will want wider fairways and fewer hazards, low handicappers want a real test. What about scenery do you like? Parkland or heathland?

What do I bring to the golf course? Clubs, balls, tees, golf shoes, glove, hat, sunscreen and water/snacks. Dress in light layers for the weather. You can hire carts or clubs at most courses if needed.

Do golf courses offer lessons? Yes, most Surrey courses offer professional coaching and lessons for all abilities. From beginner group classes to advanced one-on-one tuition for touring pros you’ll find expert tuition at most clubs.

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Real-Life Examples and Reviews

Sarah from Woking "Wentworth is one of my favourite course in Surrey. The condition is always perfect and all three courses are a tough but beautiful round. The practice facilities are great too."

Tom from Guildford "For natural beauty and a real test of golf you can’t beat the Old Course at Sunningdale. A true classic!"

FAQs Golf Courses in Surrey

Q: Can I book online? A: Yes, most Surrey courses offer online booking now for tee times. You can check availability and book your preferred times.

Q: Are there membership options? A: Most clubs offer some form of membership, with benefits like discounted green fees, competitions and club events. Packages vary greatly.

Q: Do I need to bring my own equipment? A: It’s preferable to have your own clubs but courses do offer rental sets and other equipment hire for those without. Handy for beginners or travelling.

Q: Are the golf courses open all year? A: Most Surrey courses are open all year but playing times may be reduced in winter. Always check ahead for course closures due to maintenance or events.

Planning Your Golf Day

Best times to play Spring to early autumn are the best times to play the Surrey courses. Early morning and late afternoon rounds let you avoid the crowds and enjoy the views at their best.

What to Expect

As well as the golf course itself, most Surrey clubs have great practice facilities like driving ranges and short game areas to warm up. You’ll also find high quality clubhouses, pro shops with gear and dining options from snacks to full restaurants.

Top Tips

Get there in plenty of time to check-in, change shoes, warm up etc. Rushing kills your focus.

Follow all course etiquette and rules like repairing pitch marks, raking bunkers etc. Respect the course.

Take time to enjoy the views - the scenery and peacefulness are a big part of Surrey’s charm.

And most of all, just relax and enjoy your round in these beautiful Surrey golf courses!

With world-class, beautiful and tough golf courses on your doorstep here in Surrey, where else can you call home? Whether you’re a member at a top club or just visiting for a special day, be sure to use these golfing delights. From the big tournament hosts to the secret gems, Surrey has it all.

By Jessica Stevens

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