In the last couple of weeks, Golf in Kent has driven into the golfing spotlight once again with the news that Prince’s Golf Club in Sandwich has been chosen as a Final Open Qualifying venue from 2018 until 2021 and that the London Golf Club is to play host to The Brabazon Trophy this June.

As a former host to The Open Championship in 1932 when Gene Sarazen triumphed, Prince’s is looking forward to renewing its association with the prestigious major as a Final Qualifying venue. The two nines of The Dunes & The Shore will combine to present the potential qualifiers with a testy challenge over a layout that is characterized by revetted bunkers, rolling greens and stiff coastal breezes. The Lodge at Prince’s will also provide a comfortable haven for golfers to stay on site and enjoy the excellent accommodation, local cuisine and superb service.

Sunset over Prince’s Golf Course The Heritage Course, London Golf Club

Meanwhile one of the UK’s most important amateur championships, The Brabazon Trophy, will be played over the Heritage Course, one of the London Golf Club’s two fine championship courses designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus. Open to amateur male players of all nationalities, this prestigious trophy has in the past been won by the likes of former US Masters champions Sandy Lyle and Charl Schwartzel, course designer Peter McEvoy and Sweden’s Peter Hanson. Host to the 2008 & 2009 European Opens, the Heritage is characterized by daunting approach shots up to fast-rolling greens which will provide the amateurs with a demanding challenge over the four days of the tournament.

One of the Driest Counties in England …

You may be more familiar with the term ‘Garden of England’ being used to describe Kent, so it may surprise you that it is actually one of the country’s driest counties. No need for wet-weather gear in Kent then … well not as often as other places in England!

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Nice and dry at Littlestone!

Littlestone Golf Club 18th Hole

Littlestone Golf Club 18th Hole

Offers to Put Spring in your Golfing Step…

These great early-season offers from Golf in Kent will certainly put a spring in your golfing step*:

Stay & Play for just £85pp at Tudor Park Marriott


Get back into the swing of things over the championship course at Tudor Park, then rest up in one of the Tudor Park Marriott’s luxurious rooms, all for only £85pp. And you’ll get two of the following: • Complimentary nearest the pin prize • 20% off drinks • 10% off in the golf shop • Complimentary yardage book OR driving range balls. But hurry, offer ends March 31!

Hurry on over to Hever

Hever Castle Golf Club 12th Hole

Hever Castle Golf Club 12th Hole

Hever Castle Golf Club is offering golf day packages from as little as £37pp with one player completely free of charge with bookings of 9 or more! But only when you quote ‘Golf in Kent’ … email or call 01732 701003.

Lullingstone Launches ‘Pay & Play with Buddy’


New for 2016, Lullingstone Park is launching a ‘Pay & Play with Buddy’ offer of 18 holes of golf for two adults, along with a buggy, for just £48.50! How can you resist this to get you back into golf this spring? More offers on Annual Membership, Nomad Golfer & Family Pitch & Put can be found online from April 1.

Summer Sizzler from Prince’s


From May 1 until October 31, Prince’s is offering a Summer Golf Break of 18 holes of golf, overnight accommodation (based on 2 sharing) in The Lodge at Prince’s with breakfast & a 2-course bar menu supper from just £129pp. Proof it’s going to be a sizzling summer at Prince’s this year!

*T&Cs apply & subject to availability

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