Golf courses in Cornwall

Cornwall’s varied golf courses often come with the added bonus of superb views.

Golfing Holidays

Cornwall has long been a popular holiday destination, not least because of its mild year round climate. The county’s beautiful coastline, sandy beaches and charming fishing villages make it a spectacular place to visit. It is here that golfing visitors will be delighted by superb destinations such as St Mellion, Watergate Bay, Padstow and Fowey and with 34 clubs affiliated to the Cornwall Golf Union and 47 golf courses awaiting play, the county has superb facilities to suit all players, whatever the handicap.

From the challenges of rugged windswept headland links courses to celebrity designed and scenic parkland courses, Cornwall’s golf courses offer fantastic diversity. If you would like to lay claim to playing the most southerly course in England, then head to Cornwall. Add charming hotels and luxury self catering accommodation to the mix and you have a perfect golfing holiday.

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If you would like to arrange a golf break in Cornwall we welcome golf parties and have a range of suitable accommodation. We would be happy to assist in booking your tee off times and help arrange your mini bus or taxi hire as needed.

North coast courses

Our north coast accommodation includes both hotel and a range of self-catering accommodation.

Newquay Golf Club

18 hole link course with stunning views over the Atlantic.

Treloy Golf Club

18 hole, par 64 parkland course designed by Bob Sandow. Newquay.

Bude and North Cornwall Golf Club

A compact 18 hole course alongside a smaller 9 hole pitch and putt course.

Launceston

18 holes starting and ending with a par five.

St Enodoc Church Course

Overlooking the Camel Estuary, the hilly links course is set amongst sand dunes and wild sea grasses. The 6th and 10th holes are particularly challenging. Ranked as the best in Cornwall. Rock, Wadebridge.

Perranporth Golf Club

Highly regarded par 72 natural links course with plenty of blind shots and challenging slopes.

Bowood Park Golf Club

Par 72 course set within 230 acres of parkland with plenty of water hazards and a convenient club house within close proximity of the front and back nine. Camelford.

Trethorne Golf Club

A challenging 18 hole golf course measuring a significant 6375 yards off the championship tees.

Tehidy Park

18 hole par 71 course suitable for all ages. Camborne.

Trevose Golf & Country Club

Situated at beautiful Constantine Bay, Harry Colt originally designed the course with later revisions from Sir Guy Campbell. A technically challenging and often windswept Championship course ranked as one of the best in the UK, alongside a 9 hole ‘Headland course’ and a ‘Short Course’.

South coast courses

Stay at Green Acres Cottages, located near Par.

St Austell Golf Club

18 hole, par 69 parkland course with an old tin mine as a backdrop.

Carlyon Bay

18 hole par 72 Championship course with practice ground, 2 putting greens and a 9 hole approach course.

Lanhydrock Golf Club

18 holes set in a wooded valley with a 9 hole practice putting green and driving range.

Truro Golf Club

18 hole, par 67 parkland course.

St Mellion Golf & Country Club

Jack Nicklaus’ first European course design and host of the Benson and Hedges International Open from 1990 until 1995 and English Open in recent years. Strategically placed hazards and multi-tiered greens add to the challenges.

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Looe Golf Club

Heath and parkland course designed by Harry Vardon, six times Open Champion, plus practice putting green, net and range.

China Fleet Golf Club at China Fleet Country Club

18 hole course, driving range, practice greens and indoor golf stimulator set amongst 180 acres of parkland next to the River Tamar. Plymouth.

Lostwithiel

18 hole par 72 course built to USGA specification.

Whitsand Bay Golf Club

18 hole, par 70 links golf course.

Falmouth Golf Club

72 par fast course, fully stocked golf shop and tuition available.

West Coast courses

West Cornwall

Established in 1889, West Cornwall Golf Club is the oldest links golf course in Cornwall. Available to play throughout the year, the course has stunning views overlooking the bay at St Ives. Lelant, St Ives.

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South West courses

Mullion Golf Club

Founded in 1895, the 18 hole course is perched on the dramatic cliff heads of the Lizard Peninsula and lays claim to being mainland Britain’s most southerly course.