Minutes from Westminster and London and only a few seconds away from Wimbledon is Richmond Park Golf Course - home of the Duke's Course. The Duke's Course offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape and provides a fun and unique layout for golfers to enjoy regardless of their handicap.
With well-manicured fairways and picture-perfect greens, Richmond Park Golf Club - Duke's Course is a stunning setting that provides a challenging round of golf for new and veteran players alike. From newcomers who are hoping to improve their handicap, to experienced golfers looking to master the course's various hazards and obstacles, Richmond Park Golf Club is a must-play golf course for local residents and visitors seeking the best golf in the area.
The Duke's Course is the longer of the two courses at Richmond Park Golf Club, measuring in at 6369 yards and a par 71. The length and layout make it ideal for veteran and rookie players, and its close proximity to famed Richmond Park makes golfers feel as though they're transported to a pristine natural setting. Local wildlife including red squirrels, geese, foxes, rabbits and even deer have been known to visit the course from their home in the park.
In addition to potentially spotting some of the native wildlife in a beautiful setting, the course also has striking water features that test golfers' club selection and skill. The most well-known water feature is the stream that can be found winding its way throughout the course. Players will have to plan their shots over the gentle waterway on holes 5, 6, and 7, but it can be clearly seen throughout most of the course. This ancient brook is one of the remnants of The Duke's original course, which was built in 1923 and redesigned several years ago. The Duke's Course was regarded by many as the 'championship course' due to its length and challenging nature, and to this day that reputation still holds true.
Richmond Park Golf Club - The Duke's Course is truly a golf facility that personifies what golf in the United Kingdom should strive to become. In addition to wildlife and the course itself, The Duke's Course provides golfers and visitors with a chance to play the home of the Virgin Atlantic PGA Surrey Open in 2013, and both buggy rentals and practice greens are available to help you enjoy your round. From impressive natural landscapes to challenging shots and an enjoyable pace of play booking a tee time at this course is a must for anyone looking to enjoy a solid day on the course.