Ashford Golf Club
The Club is located on the west side of Ashford, set in the countryside close to the M20 motorway and the Channel Tunnel.
The story of Ashford (Kent) Golf Club began in 1903 when the course was established at Bybrook with seven holes! By the end of 1905 the course had been extended to 9 holes. In 1922 the course was extended by a further 3 holes with the clubhouse being enlarged and the telephone and water laid on - heady days indeed! In 1926 it was necessary for the club to move to a new location and so it was at the beginning of 1927 that play commenced for the first time at Sandyhurst Lane.
The next major change to occur was in the 1980s when the old 17th and 18th holes gave way to the M20 motorway, at which point the course layout was adjusted and a new clubhouse built with the proceeds from the sale of the land. During this decade, like so many other courses in Kent, the great storm of 1987 created further changes to the course due to the loss of mature trees on a number of holes.
It is a challenging 18 hole parkland course that demands accurate shots to tree lined fairways and difficult to hit greens. We have a shop on site where the Club Professional will be pleased to assist you with your golfing requirements.
Visitors and societies are always welcome and we would advise that visitors contact Peter Philpot, the Club Secretary or Debbie, the Deputy Club secretary, to check availability. We do not have tee times for members or visitors but the Secretary can advise you on the best time to play. Societies book in advance and packages are available throughout the year.
Whether you are a member, guest or a visitor you will find that the course from the sloping fairway of the opening hole, with its pond to catch any balls off line, through to the difficult par 3 finishing hole, presents a true test of golf that all golfers can enjoy - we look forward to seeing you.
Ashford (Kent) Golf Club
Visit Ashford Golf Club's website for more details.
Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015