West Sussex Golf Club

Stoneham Golf Club

England, SE England, Southampton
Designer: Willie Park Jr
Course Opened: 1908

The Stoneham Golf Club was established in 1908 in an old deer park and Willie Park Junior, designer of Sunningdale Old Course, created a wonderful course in the undulating heath and parkland. Although it is short by todays championship standards at 6400yds, it is not a course that will be overpowered and brain will reward you more than brawn.

Laid out in a beautiful piece of heathland on the Northern boundary of Southampton, Stoneham Golf Club has always presented a good challenge to all standards of golfers. Every hole is different and the balance of five par 5s and five par 3s gives players a wonderful selection of holes. The undulations on the course mean that you rarely get a flat lie & small greens mean that your short game will get a good test if your approach shots are a little wayward.

The challenge that Stoneham presents means that it has hosted a number of top amateur & professional events; the Brabazon twice as well as the inaugural Dunlop Masters which is now known as the British Masters.

The Hidden Gem tag, so often used with Stoneham, is well deserved.

The Clubs location within minutes from the M3/M27 motorway junctions makes it an ideal location for visiting golfers.

From the golf club website


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