Golf Courses

The County With More Top 100 Courses Than Any Other Has An Equally Strong Supporting Cast Including This Restored Harry Colt Beauty

Effingham - Hole 18

In a county packed with more Top 100 courses than any other, it is all too easy for even a very fine course to be slightly overlooked. This is very likely the case at Effingham in Surrey, just a few miles from the likes of St George’s Hill and Walton Heath. A short drive from the M25, it runs along the gently-rising slopes of the North Downs.

The approach to the final hole with the historic clubhouse waiting beyond

(Image credit: Jeremy Ellwood)

The undulations have the dual benefit of creating an interesting and regularly changing landscape over which to play, at the same time as providing some excellent skyscape views up towards London which itself is home to some varied and very enjoyable golf.

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