Royal St. George's Golf Club, Sandwich

3.9
#6 of 44 in Golf in Kent
The Royal St George's Golf Club located in Sandwich, Kent, England is one of the premier golf clubs in the United Kingdom, and one of the courses on The Open Championship rotation. It has hosted 13 Open championships since 1894, when it became the first club outside Scotland to host the championship. Past champions include Darren Clarke, Ben Curtis, Greg Norman, Sandy Lyle, Bill Rogers, Bobby Locke, Reg Whitcombe, Henry Cotton, Walter Hagen (on two different occasions), Harry Vardon (on two different occasions), Jack White and John Henry Taylor. It has also hosted The Amateur Championship on 13 occasions.The club was founded in 1887 in a setting of wild duneland. Many holes feature blind or partially blind shots, although the unfairness element has been reduced somewhat, after several 20th century modifications. The club's Challenge Trophy dates from 1888 and is one of the oldest trophies in golf; it has been contested annually except for war years. The course also possesses the deepest bunker in championship golf, located on its fourth hole.
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  • Have you ever wondered what it feels like to be treated like a second-class citizen? Better yet...would you like to pay first-class prices to experience it? If so, then do I have the place for you - R...  more »
  • Let's get this straight first, if this review was purely confined to the golf course it would undoubtedly be 5 stars; however, it's not and it is about my entire experience of my day at the establishm...  more »
  • This is a very special place steeped in History. You really do feel like you are following in the steps of some of the greats. Lots of blind drives and hidden bunkers and rarely a flat putt. A course ...  more »
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  • incredible course, amazing clubhouse. Best course in England (preferred to Royal Birkdale)
  • Great course and breakfast. Rest a little worn.
  • Just love this place !!! And Prince's too
  • A real treat to play here. Seriously difficult if the wind blows. The best traditional buffet lunch I have EVER eaten.
  • Surprisingly good place to see wildlife especially Lizard orchids, pyramidal orchids and southern marsh orchids. Butterflies and burnet moths abound and skylarks provide an almost constant background music.

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