Bath Golf Club

Course overview

Bath Golf Club is one of the oldest and finest courses in all of England. Established in 1880, this par-18 course offers a true test for all golfers, with its hilltop location and natural contours. Bath Golf Club, Somerset is an 18 hole, par 71 (6,464 yard) parkland course that is ranked #2 in Somerset. Although the course is not particularly lengthy, the designers certainly knew how to use the natural contours of the hilltop location to create a challenging round of golf.

The course has a variety of different holes laid out over some of the finest golfing country in all of Somerset. Shallow soil and limestone ensure quick draining, meaning the course can be kept in superb condition most of the year-round. The greens at Bath are particularly small and many contain borrows, making putting at this course a quite unique challenge, one that catches out many an overconfident player. Bath Golf Club is a must visit destination if you plan on playing in Somerset or the South West.

Course type

  • Parkland course
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Somerset Ranking

2nd

Course facilities

  • facilities course bar
    Bar
  • facilities course buggies
    Buggies
  • facilities course driving range
    Driving range
  • facilities course golf lessons
    Golf lessons
  • facilities course pro shop
    Pro shop
  • facilities putting green
    Putting green
  • facilities restaurant
    Restaurant
  • facilities course short game area
    Short game area

Distances and pars

  • White

    Par: 71

    Yards: 6,461

  • Yellow

    Par: 71

    Yards: 6.070

  • Red

    Par: 74

    Yards: 5,833

Course location

Sham Castle
Golf Course Rd
Claverton Down
Bath
BA2 6JG

The local area

Bath Golf Club is situated just outside the city in the beautiful Somerset countryside. Bath itself is one of the countries most beautiful and historic cities and offers an endless number of possibilities to explore. There are many Bars and Restaurants within walking distance of the golf club if the on-site facilities don't fulfill your needs.

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  • Who are Golf South West?

    Founded in 2015, we are the West Country golf travel specialists. We provide our clients with bespoke golf tours and stay & play golf packages for small groups and golf societies alike.

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    We are a fully insured, experienced and recommended golf tour operator, who are backed by Protected Trust Services, meaning your booking is secured and safe. We offer tours to an exclusive and unrivalled selection of venues across the South West of England and Wales, including some courses which can be tricky to access. We are also proud members of Golf Tourism England and IAGTO, who only work with only the best and most reputable companies in the industry.

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