Golf Vacations England – Walton Heath
Walton Heath is one of the world’s most famous and prestigious clubs and attracts visitors from all over the world. The two world class championship courses have hosted nearly ninety significant amateur and professional championships and events, including five European Opens, The Ryder Cup and most recently the U.S. Open Qualifying.
The world’s top players have taken on and enjoyed the challenges of these two outstanding heathland courses for over a century. Walton Heath is less than 20 miles to the south of the centre of London. It is usually described as an inland links: the drainage is excellent, the turf beautifully crisp, the lies tight, the bunkers deep and encrusted with heather, and the greens firm and swift.
The Old Course plays to a championship length of 7462 yards and a par of 72. It is ranked in the world’s top 100 golf courses. The New Course shares the same heathland setting and is 7026 yards from the championship tees and is ranked in the UK’s top 50 golf courses.