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Piltdown Golf Club

A charming Sussex heathland.

Piltdown Golf Club

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Piltdown

6,055 Yards Par 68

J.H.Taylor

Contact Details

Phil Bonsall

Piltdown, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3XB

01825 722033

office@piltdowngolfclub.co.uk
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Piltdown Golf Club

You hear many Golf Clubs being described as a “hidden gem”, but Piltdown truly is one. Located in a small village of the same name, home to the infamous Piltdown Man Scam of 1912, the Club have recently made big investments into the course.

Piltdown is ranked just outside the Top 100 in England, but with half a million pounds spent in the last 3 years on some subtle design changes and rebuilding what were slow draining clay based greens into USGA type free draining surfaces, it won’t be long before they are moving up the rankings.

Hosts to the Sussex Open in 2016 and 2017, there are some great holes on the course, the majority of which are surrounded by heather. Standing out are the 3rd, 4th and 5th which are as hard a 3 hole stretch as you will find. The 3rd is a 450 yard par 4 with a 90 degree dogleg at about 250 yards from the tee. Heather, trees and water all come into play. It is stroke index 1 for a reason. Following this is the 4th, a brute of a par 3 – over 200 yards of pure carry over heather to a relatively small green, and then the 5th is an uphill par 4 of 432 yards with trees and heather on both sides.

There are many other great holes, another good section are 9th, 10th & 11th all of which have had considerable changes to their greens and now play as an excellent triangle of holes.

After your round the Listed Building clubhouse is a charming way to enjoy a drink and some marvellous catering which has a great reputation locally.

Come and try Piltdown for yourself, it won’t be a “hidden” gem for much longer.

Play This Course

This course is available as part of the The Sussex Heathland Experience Tour, . Other courses on this tour include:

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Piltdown Golf Club

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