East Sussex National Golf Club

East Sussex National Golf Club, East Sussex is a 36 hole course with the 18 hole (7138 yard) East course and (7154 yard) West Course. A private, parkland golf course designed by Robert E Cupp

Contact Information

Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 5ES United Kingdom

Tel: 01825 880088

Golf Pro: S MacLennan | Tel: 01825 880256

Website: http://www.eastsussexnational.co.uk
 

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  • Midweek Guide: Summer £50.00 per round Winter £35.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: Summer: £60.00 per round Winter:£45.00 per round *

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Course Information:
36 holes | Par East course 72; West Course 72 | East course 7138; West Course 7154 yards | Private | Parkland

Driving rangeGolf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire AccommodationHandicap required

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Visitors: With 104 rooms beautifully perched overlooking the two championship golf courses, the hotel has been a fantastic addition to a world-renowned golf destination.

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East Sussex National Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.7

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 258
Average Ratings
4.41 ... Overall Rating
4.38 ... The Course
3.87 ... Course Cond.
4.56 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.02 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.94 ... Pace of play
4.06 ... Hospitality.
4.17 ... Prac. Facil.
3.95 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

258 ratings & 155 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 97 out of 2090.

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What the club says: Both our championship courses were designed by Robert E Cupp, one of Jack Nicklaus’s course architects. The East Course was specifically designed with championship golf in mind. Measuring 7138 yards from the gold tees, this is a formidable test of golf. Unlike the West, the East has two loops of nine holes bringing you back to the Clubhouse after each nine. The West Course was formally known as ‘The Members Course’,and is often regarded as the more scenic of the two courses, but is certainly tighter and more undulating. Surprisingly at 7154 yards it is slightly longer than the East.


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Reviewed May 14 2019 by Sussex - rated 4 out of 5
Very nice courses but currently looking a bit tired, especially the greens. Increased maintenance required in my opinion.
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Reviewed May 6 2019 by Nick B - rated 5 out of 5

Brilliant course

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Reviewed May 4 2019 by Robert W - rated 5 out of 5
Great course in fantastic condition. Was a good challenge and course layout was very good. Facilities were fantastic.

(Round played: Mar 2019 - Score: 99 Handicap: 23.4)
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Reviewed May 1 2019 by Philip S - rated 3 out of 5

Nice course, shame about the wind!

Nice golf course, although the greens were very slow after some green repair work. Very friendly guys around the pro shop and buggy area.
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Reviewed Apr 27 2019 by Warren B - rated 4 out of 5
great venue course disappointingly not in the condition i would have expected from a championship course

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 102 Handicap: 20.9)
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Reviewed Apr 10 2019 by Wayne C - rated 4 out of 5

charity day for a great charity

Weather was kind to us course it good conditional. Green in good condition considering the rain we had received recently

(Round played: Mar 2019 - Score: 99 Handicap: 17.8)
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Reviewed Apr 9 2019 by crawley - rated 1 out of 5

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We played sun 7th april and the greens on both courses are very scrabby....and the fairways pretty poor as well. sad as its been let go from when we played it a couple of years ago ...the east course is extremely boring. the west is a lot more fun and great holes in fairness but conditioning is not good. i play a lot in sussex and its been a hard winter for lots of courses but most are better looked after and turning good now this is not the case here. pro shop has great stock .
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Reviewed Mar 28 2019 by Robert D - rated 2 out of 5

Not in best condition

Despite a mild winter the course was not in best of condition. Some tees rough, some fairways soggy, all greens bumpy and some with moss infestation. Bit like the curates egg - good in parts.

(Round played: Mar 2019 - Score: 105 Handicap: 24.3)
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Reviewed Mar 26 2019 by David A - rated 5 out of 5

fantastic Course's

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Reviewed Mar 25 2019 by Mike S - rated 5 out of 5

What A course!!! East and West

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Reviewed Feb 22 2019 by Andy W - rated 4 out of 5

West is best?

I only got to play the West course, as the East Course was shut.
A really nice course, well laid out with some challenging holes & a bit of water.
Check out the 10th, a good drive down past the trees leaves you a challenging approach over water.
The course was in great condition, the greens superb & the hotel was excellent as well.
All in all a great package.
(Round played: Feb 2019 - Score: 84 Handicap: 12.5)
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Reviewed Nov 16 2018 by Ian W - rated 5 out of 5

Quality championship course

Excellent layout. Long but with generous fairways. Challenging green complexes with plenty of bunkering and large undulating greens. Need to drive and putt well!

(Round played: Nov 2018 - Score: 82 Handicap: 8.2)
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Reviewed Nov 4 2018 by Wayne M - rated 4 out of 5

Impressive

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Reviewed Sep 26 2018 by Henry D - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 23 2018 by David T - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic Course in Sussex

Had a great round playing the West course in September. The course still played very well even after the very harsh summer. Greens as you'd expect from a top course. Will definitely be back.
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Reviewed Aug 27 2018 by Ralph P - rated 5 out of 5
Both courses well worth playing. West has a bit more variety than the East but both are excellent and well worth going round. Hotel it also decent both in terms of room and food, drink, though the latter are a bit steep. Captive audience etc.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 90 Handicap: 14)
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Reviewed Aug 10 2018 by Richard M - rated 5 out of 5

Very nice - ideal for a stay over with golf!

enjoyed it very much. Only got to play the East course twice as West was shut. My playing partner summed it up (who plays off 6) as he concluded he will definitely be back but not just for the golf.....to stay over (great deal ?135 so twin room, excellent dinner and breakfast -great deal- use of spa/pool etc) so he sees the overall package as the value - not the golf on its own. The East course had some nice holes. some very unique like #1, 7, 10, 13, 16 and especially 17 is the standout hole. Greens are very fast. Too many downhill putts went racing past! :-) I'd definitely play it as a resort play/stay over
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Reviewed Aug 6 2018 by Kevin V - rated 3 out of 5

quality with a lack of class

My friends and I have been going to this complex for the last 7 years and always enjoyed it. This year seemed to be going the same way as the last 6 when we played the East course on the Saturday which was in great condition. We used the hotel facilities to relax after a few beers and all seemed fine. The food in the evening was nice, then after a few more beers we went to bed dreaming of what might have been and what we hoped for on the Sunday.
After a buffet breakfast we headed to the pro shop to get tokens and score cards for the West course. After a good warm up we headed for the first tee. The starter said their had been some maintenance in the week but did not know what they had done. After some good tee shots we got to the 1st green where it become apparent what the maintenance had been, they had aerated the greens, IN AUGUST!!!! This was a complete shock and with no advanced warning, very annoying. Their was no email, no warning from the pro shop and no warning from the starter although their was a hint. After the round I approached the pro shop and asked why we had not been told, to say the member of staff I spoke to need some customer training skills is an understatement. All of us were very down after this and it truly spoilt what otherwise was a great weekend. I would advise anyone going their to check their maintenance program before you go
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Reviewed Jul 20 2018 by Graham G - rated 4 out of 5

Great Course

Course was in great condition despite the dry weather. The greens were receptive if you were brave enough to pitch to them.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 95 Handicap: 13.8)
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Reviewed Jul 5 2018 by Alfred P - rated 3 out of 5

A great layout, watchout for the penal rough though!

Quite open for the most part, but hard to find your ball if you hit it in the deep rough. Fairways were in good condition for the time of year and the greens held a correct approach shot.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 83 Handicap: 9.7)
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