Eastbourne Downs Golf Club

Price Guide: ££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Eastbourne Downs Golf Club, East Sussex is an 18 hole, par 72 (6601 yard), private, downland golf course designed by JH Taylor in 1907

Contact Information

East Dean Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 8ES United Kingdom

Tel: 01323 720827

Golf Pro: Terry Marshall | Tel: 01323 732264

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £30.00 per round: £35.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £35.00 per round *

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 72 | 6601 yards | Private | Downland

Driving rangeGolf club hireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required

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Visitors: Online booking can be done via our website.
August 2014 - Currently offering trial membership
for a month and other membership deals - check out the website for more info. Look out for a special Ryder Cup promotion in September 2014

  • Societies Accepted to Play

Eastbourne Downs Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.64

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 76
Average Ratings
3.84 ... Overall Rating
3.81 ... The Course
3.00 ... Course Cond.
3.53 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.00 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.88 ... Pace of play
3.88 ... Hospitality.
2.00 ... Prac. Facil.
3.38 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

76 ratings & 44 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1805 out of 2122.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: The course is situated on the beautiful South Downs and enjoys wonderful panoramic views across the English Channel, Beachy Head and directly over Eastbourne.

Boasting 100 years in development the course is a superb example of a downland course. Depending on the time of year you can experience fast running fairways and tight lies to soft receptive greens into a stiff breeze. Whatever your skill level you’ll find the course a superb test of golf. No two days will play the same at the Downs offering you the ability to develop a wide range of skills and shots.


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Reviewed Aug 31 2019 by Mr Christopher Sellings Eastbourne - rated 4 out of 5

Mr. CHRIS SELLINGS

Time to bring reviews up to date. I re joined "up top" this year over the other options locally that are nearly 35% - 45% more expensive and are not 35% - 45% better course conditions, friendlier, well organised, nicer place to play golf( its in the South Downs National Park) or more inclusive of social status ie zero snobbery.
The club is run by passionate people who want to bring golf to the masses. Green fees are excellent value without being signed in by a member and membership rates are probably the best value in Sussex. Playable all year. Grass tees in winter and greens are good still in January.
Food is served all day. The catering staff are eager to please and welcome all who want to stop for something to eat and drink. Walkers are a common sight now enjoying afternoon tea and cake. The views around the tough but fair course are fantastic and a little time extra on the round to take them in is highly recommended. Plenty of strategically placed benches between holes to enjoy the moment. Recent concerted efforts by way of extensive bi annual greens renovations by the greens keepers are bringing the course back to its former glory and above. I couldn't be happier with my choice to re join and would recommend joining or paying green fees to anyone who enjoys playing golf rather than bragging about where they play and what their latest driver can do compared to their last one. A golf club for golfers.
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Reviewed Aug 22 2019 by Wayne C - rated 1 out of 5

Give it a miss

I have played the course many times over the past 15 years but today it was in the worst condition I have known. Green were shocking been treated badly uneven sandy and no ball roll possible when putting. Rough has been let go also a slight roll over the fairway = lost ball every time.


(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 103 Handicap: 18.3)
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Reviewed Jun 17 2019 by Geoff D - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Feb 12 2019 by Daren B - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Jan 27 2019 by Simon B - rated 3 out of 5
Nice course layout with great views ;greens weren?t in great condition tho but it is January
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Reviewed Sep 16 2018 by Anthony D - rated 3 out of 5
Very nice to play there .......................... ....................................... ........

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 104 Handicap: 28.1)
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Reviewed Jul 18 2018 by Kevin F - rated 4 out of 5

superb course. great views.

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Reviewed Apr 28 2018 by Simon G - rated 4 out of 5

windy very windy

The club was great, the course was of a very good standard, the view were amazing, however that damn wind, between 26-30 mph, WOW

(Round played: Apr 2018 - Score: 94 Handicap: 18.8)
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Reviewed Sep 25 2017 by Daren B - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Feb 19 2017 by Daren B - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Feb 18 2017 by Andrew S - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Feb 10 2017 by Roger A - rated 4 out of 5
course in good condition for this time of year greens very good

(Round played: Feb 2017 - Score: 87 Handicap: 15.3)
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Reviewed Dec 9 2016 by Wayne C - rated 3 out of 5
The greens should be in better condition this time off the year very patchy and uneven roll. Otherwise good value for £15.
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Reviewed Nov 8 2016 by Roger A - rated 4 out of 5
Course in good condition excellent deal breakfast and 18 holes £20

(Round played: Nov 2016 - Score: 92 Handicap: 14.9)
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Reviewed Aug 9 2016 by Jerry T - rated 3 out of 5

Excellent course fairways and green very good but wind, wind and more wind.

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 102 Handicap: 18.4)
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Reviewed Jul 26 2016 by Nigel S - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 25 2016 by Daren B - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 6 2016 by Paul N - rated 5 out of 5
Favourite time of year to play the downs, rough makes you think no more bosh and go you have to think about it and greens in good nick. Good challenge.
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Reviewed Jun 23 2016 by Wayne C - rated 4 out of 5
Greens good baring in mind the rain we have had.. rough very course and fairways have good covering

(Round played: Jun 2016 - Score: 92 Handicap: 17.3)
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Reviewed Jun 22 2016 by Steve E - rated 4 out of 5
Downland course with some interesting and difficult holes
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