Cowdray Park Golf Club

Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Cowdray Park Golf Club, West Sussex is an 18 hole, par 70 (6331 yard), private, parkland golf course established in 1904

Contact Information

Petworth Road, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 0BB United Kingdom

Tel: 01730 813599

Golf Pro: Tim Allen | Tel: 01730 813599

Website: http://www.cowdray.co.uk/
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £60.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £60.00 per round *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 70 | 6331 yards | Private | Parkland

Buggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Accommodation

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  • Societies Accepted to Play
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  • 7 Day Membership Available
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Cowdray Park Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.03

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 75
Average Ratings
4.28 ... Overall Rating
4.42 ... The Course
3.88 ... Course Cond.
4.37 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.00 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.06 ... Pace of play
4.44 ... Hospitality.
3.87 ... Prac. Facil.
4.13 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

75 ratings & 64 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1302 out of 2122.

HIGHLY RATED - 95% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Aug 23 2019 by Kevin S - rated 5 out of 5

Exceptional condition and beautiful course

Fairways and greens in exceptionally good condition. Beautiful views across Cowdray Park. Made us very welcome and great food after the game. Some long tough holes.

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 92 Handicap: 24.4)
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Reviewed Apr 16 2019 by Jonathan M - rated 5 out of 5
My home course is looking great at this time of the year. They have repaired the sprinkler system which was damaged a few years ago which will help maintain the course during the year. The greens are very challenging but in great nick and we have a few new t boxes open.

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 91 Handicap: 20.9)
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Reviewed Feb 26 2019 by Greg M - rated 5 out of 5
Organised another society event after having a great day last year and we weren’t disappointed. The facilities are excellent and we were made to feel extremely welcome by every member of staff we came into contact with. The delicious buffet breakfast was a big reason we came back and was just as good as before and was the perfect start to the day.
The course was in beautiful condition. There was some work being done to the sprinkler system on all fairways but we were warned about this ahead of the day and it was simply a case of having a free drop for GUR if your ball ended up in these areas. The greens were fantastic and very fast. I didn’t struggle getting players for this one and it was obvious why. I’m sure we’ll take even more next year. Can’t recommend Cowdray enough. Great staff, great views, great course and superb value for money in my opinion.
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Reviewed Jan 4 2019 by Petworth - rated 5 out of 5

Jamie R

Great golf course, amazing views, good condition considering the weather and a lovely member of staff at the halfway hut serving refreshments. A fantastic way to spend 3 hours or so.
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Reviewed Aug 25 2018 by Kevin S - rated 5 out of 5

Fabulous condition and views

Great course in excellent condition. Tough yet has that 'easy' look about it!

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 100 Handicap: 25.3)
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Reviewed Apr 27 2018 by John Briggs - rated 5 out of 5

Annual Hare & Hounds Society Visit

This has now become a staple venue for our society based in Worthing. Firstly, a great buffet style brekkie. The course is always in great condition fairways especially were in great shape this visit April 2018. Interesting undulating greens and bunkers with plenty of sand! Great views of the South Downs and friendly unassuming staff. See you in 2019. Many thanks for giving us another great golf day.
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Reviewed Jan 11 2018 by Chris G - rated 5 out of 5

Society Day

We had an another excellent day at Cowdray Park. Every part of our day was excellent. A substantial and delicious Breakfast before Golf, 18 holes on a course that was in great condition when you take into account the time of year and the recent stormy weather. The greens were excellent and tested our putting more than usual for this time of year. The Stroke index's had changed from our visit last year which caught a few of us out as we had worked out in our heads where we were going to score those extra stapledord points. Our two course Carvery Evening meal was equally as delicious and plentiful, the Sussex Licensee's GS do love a buffet style breakfast and dinner!!! Everyone at the club is so helpful and accommodating, we return every year and are delighted each time. Never known the course to be closed and is therefore in our opinion the best course you could play in January for a perfect day. Value for money exceptional golf day experience. Many thanks
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Reviewed Dec 7 2017 by Keith C - rated 5 out of 5
Annual Greyfriars Golfing Society meeting at this excellent course near Midhurst. All course details provided by the starter on the 1st tee. Course fully open with no temporary tees or greens. All staff extremely welcoming and helpful. Golf followed by the usual high quality dinner and Christmas extras. Already booked for next year.
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Reviewed Nov 29 2017 by shaun - rated 5 out of 5

Quality Course

Fantastic golf course, very well kept and greens often exceptional, this course has it all! From warm welcomes from the great staff to the fantastic views that feature all over the course, it really is a highly recommended golf club.

Will be visiting again and again.
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Reviewed Nov 4 2017 by Jonathan M - rated 5 out of 5
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(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 95 Handicap: 20.8)
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Reviewed Jul 22 2017 by Jonathan M - rated 5 out of 5
Home course which is looking lovely as usual very wet conditions today so a lot of standing water which will do the course some good but jig when you are playing lol

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 91 Handicap: 20.6)
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Reviewed May 26 2017 by Stephen W - rated 5 out of 5
Beautiful location and a great course. Quite hilly but great holes. The greens were probably the best I have played on this year. Clubhouse was very nice and the staff were very professional and welcoming.
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Reviewed Mar 6 2017 by Jonathan M - rated 5 out of 5

My home course open for business despite the over night rain. Great place to play golf.
(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 91 Handicap: 20.1)
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Reviewed Feb 4 2017 by Neville S - rated 5 out of 5
Despite high expectations, this is both a course & club that doesn't disappoint. Actully, that's not true. If you're looking for a course where you're guaranteed a flat lie from the fairway then you've come to the wrong place. However, if you're okay with a course where it helps to be part mountain goat, then you'll love Cowdray Park.

When we played the course it had been after a couple of days of heavy, February rain, so the greens and fairways were a little softer than one might hope for, but it was clear to see that this is a track that receives a fair bit of TLC.

The fairways are pretty forgiving from the tee, but the greens are fairly well protected by a lot of deep bunkers. The heavy sand doesn't make them any easier to navigate out of them.

As suggested earlier, there are a number of climbs and drops to be negotiated, but that's just part of the local terrain that provides a very scenic backdrop to Cowdray Park, and is a big part of why it's such a delight to play there.

You can pick any number of favourite holes here, but I'm going to go with the 4th, a dogleg par 4 that climbs left and up around trees, with views of the South Downs to the right.

As for the club, I got a very warm welcome in the pro shop, and the breakfast was as good a breakfast as I've ever had anywhere.
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Reviewed Aug 30 2016 by Matt M - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 27 2016 by Jonathan M - rated 5 out of 5
Home course played the whites which are a challenge at the best of times. Course stunning greens fantastic great day out.

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 91 Handicap: 20.9)
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Reviewed May 18 2016 by Gavin M - rated 5 out of 5
Played on a Friday morning. Although we were behind a society and play was slightly slow, we had a great round. Love the course, in great condition, and we had a 2 for 1 voucher so had a buggy and it made it even better. Cowdray own brewed beer after was lovely.

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 106 Handicap: 25.4)
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Reviewed May 15 2016 by Jonathan M - rated 5 out of 5
My new home course lovely views great holes in beautiful surroundings.

(Round played: May 2016 - Score: 96 Handicap: 20.8)
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Reviewed Sep 8 2015 by Andy M - rated 5 out of 5
If you haven't played Cowdray, I'd suggest you give it a go. It's a beautiful course in the rolling Sussex hills, of good length, and with enough challenges for most golfers, especially off the back tees. The club sandwiches are huge, and the staff are great. The only downside I've found is that you can sometimes get caught behind groups, who could perhaps be better schooled on the importance of letting people through...
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Reviewed Aug 13 2015 by Gavin M - rated 5 out of 5
Used my Open Fairways membership card for a four-ball, £42 each with a buggy. I'd recommend a buggy as it's a very slopey and a long course.
Greens were very quick, but you'd expect that at a course of this quality. Played with a beginner and two low hanicappers, and we all enjoyed it.

(Round played: Aug 2015 - Score: 105 Handicap: 28)
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