Goodwood Golf Club

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Goodwood Golf Club, West Sussex is a 36 hole club with the par 71 (7103 yard) Downs Course designed by James Braid in 1914 and the Park Course designed by Donald Steel. A private downland golf course

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Kennel Hill, Goodwood, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PN United Kingdom

Tel: 01243 755130

Website: http://www.goodwood.com
 

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  4.57

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 372
Average Ratings
4.31 ... Overall Rating
4.28 ... The Course
4.06 ... Course Cond.
4.47 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.00 ... VFM
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3.87 ... Pace of play
4.16 ... Hospitality.
3.59 ... Prac. Facil.
3.87 ... Food + Drink
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372 ratings & 261 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 175 out of 1971.

HIGHLY RATED - 99% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: The Goodwood Park layout was designed in 1987 by renowned golf architect Donald Steele and lies within the parkland surrounding Goodwood House. Indeed the 6,650 par 72 course has been carefully designed to blend in with the splendid surroundings of the Estate.
The Downs Course was laid out in 1914 by legendary golf architect, designer of Gleneagles and Carnoustie and five times winner of the Masters Championship, James Braid, The Downs Course features tricky doglegs and long sweeping greens which are both a treat and a challenge to true golf fans. The Downs was cleverly renovated in 2006 to retain the essential character of Braid’s concept while providing a challenge for the modern game for both amateurs and professionals alike.

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Reviewed Oct 5 2018 by Robert G - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 9 2018 by Andy F - rated 3 out of 5

Pay and play

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Reviewed Sep 9 2018 by Martin F - rated 4 out of 5

Great Course. Amazing views

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Reviewed Sep 5 2018 by Mark E - rated 5 out of 5

Great course with magnificent views

One of the best course in Southern England , the Downs course is extreamley hilly and can be expose to the weather which makes it even more challenging , magnificent views of Chichester and the coast . The lower your handicap the more you will enjoy this course .
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Reviewed Aug 31 2018 by Brian M - rated 5 out of 5

Lovely course setting

I love the occasional break at this wonderful hotel, and thoroughly enjoy a round on this beautiful course as a warm up to tackling the Downs course the following day!

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 108 Handicap: 25.1)
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Reviewed Aug 20 2018 by James M - rated 4 out of 5
Easy course for the better player, but can easily turn your pars into doubles

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 18.9)
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Reviewed Aug 19 2018 by Mick B - rated 4 out of 5
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(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 97 Handicap: 22.8)
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Reviewed Aug 19 2018 by Graham G - rated 4 out of 5

One definitely to play

Great course not two difficult but still challenging , in great shape
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Reviewed Jun 29 2018 by Jonathan P - rated 5 out of 5

Amazing course

Booked directly online and we got a cheaper rate than tee off times. Great facilities and course in brilliant condition. Greens are rapid. Will play again.

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 93 Handicap: 15.3)
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Reviewed May 16 2018 by David G - rated 4 out of 5

A beautiful setting

A really lovely course, you have to think your way around. Some lovely views from the top of the hill. My only negative would be the long walks between a few of the holes. I would definitely play there again given th3 chance.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 96 Handicap: 17.5)
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Reviewed May 13 2018 by David S - rated 3 out of 5

Nice course

Played in winter conditions, but enjoyed the course. Greens in good condition.

(Round played: Feb 2018 - Score: 95 Handicap: 25)
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Reviewed Apr 21 2018 by David M - rated 5 out of 5

Great Course

I played the Downs on the 20th. We were the 1st 3 ball out at 8am and were treated to a magnificient experience. After the recent rains and sunshine the fairways and greens were in immaculate condition.
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Reviewed Apr 18 2018 by Nigel T - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 9 2018 by Richard R - rated 4 out of 5
Played with the three friends with whom i try and get our twice a year.
Good course albeit a bit on the soggy side
Good local beer


(Round played: Nov 2017 - Score: 94 Handicap: 12)
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Reviewed Mar 28 2018 by Julian W - rated 4 out of 5

Park Course Goodwood

In very good condition for this time of year good price for a midweek round.



(Round played: Mar 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 22.5)
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Reviewed Mar 12 2018 by Tony I - rated 4 out of 5

Great day out

Despite the wet weather the course played really well. The greens were in good condition and the fairway rough was very fair. Great day had by all
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Reviewed Feb 20 2018 by Alex D - rated 5 out of 5
Great course, fair ways cut clean and solid greens, can?t wait to play it in the summer, would recommend.
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Reviewed Feb 11 2018 by Tony I - rated 4 out of 5

Great course condition

Played this course today at a discount after club cancelled earlier round due to weather conditions. The park course is in great condition due in no small way to the ground staff and their care to the fairways and greens even through this very wet time.
Could not fault the course and greens playing very true.

(Round played: Feb 2018 - Score: 95 Handicap: 15)
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Reviewed Jan 30 2018 by Alan F - rated 4 out of 5

Very good course

Very wet day and course soggy. Tee markers and boards removed in an effort to make play quicker and more attractive but I thought it a very negative line of thought and much prefer to have the course properly marked.

Good condition considering the weather.

(Round played: Jan 2018 - Score: 100 Handicap: 23.4)
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Reviewed Jan 21 2018 by Glyn D - rated 3 out of 5

one of the best

Loved this course. Hast to be managed and each time I tell myself to leave the driver in the bag.
Let the course overtake my sensibility

(Round played: Jan 2018 - Score: 101 Handicap: 20.3)
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Course Information:
36 holes | Par Downs Course 72 | Downs Course 6650 yards | Private | Downland

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Visitors: The Downs Course is a members' only course, but the Park Course welcomes non-members'.

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