West Cornwall Golf Club

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This wonderfully natural course is set on the edge of St Ives Bay and its elevated location provides for some magical views across the bay to the Atlantic Ocean beyond. At 5,884 yards, West Cornwall is certainly not a championship layout, but the club is certainly capable of nurturing champions. This is where “Long Jim” Barnes cut his golfing teeth, one of the few golfers to have clinched Open Championship victory on both sides of the pond.
Although in modern terms it is a relatively short course on the card, with a par of 69, the length is not noticeable and when the wind blows it is a very testing design.

The front 9 requires players to manage their way around but the back 9 opens up a bit and the driver can come into play more often. Due to its location the course can largely change depending on the wind, meaning you may never have the same experience twice, this coupled with the stunning location. The course has a magnificent setting and has been moulded around the natural contours of the sand dunes that form part of the Hayle Estuary and Porth Kidney Sands. There are panoramic views from almost every hole with St. Ives Bay and Godrevy Lighthouse forming a memorable backdrop to this gem of a links.
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Club Facilities

Club Valet
Caddy / Golf Carts
Practice Facilities
Lessons
Dining
Spa
Club / Shoe Rental
Locker Room
Night Golf
Golf Shop
Accommodation
Health Club

Course Details

Holes
18
Par
69
Length
5850 yards
Established in
1889
Course Type
Links
Grass Type
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