The top courses in Cornwall

The golf courses in Cornwall draw thousands of visitors every year, with numerous golfing holiday destinations on offer, such as Lanhydrock, and Whitsand Bay Hotel, whilst a variety of parkland courses such as Roserrow, and China Fleet tempt the casual visitor. With a vast coastline, it is little wonder that there are numerous links courses in Cornwall, with renowned venues like Bude & North Cornwall, Mullion, and West Cornwall leading the way. Popular with tourists, Cornwall is mainly made up of small coastal towns, and indeed there are a number of golf courses near St Austell, Falmouth, and Newquay, some of the more popular golfing destinations. Devon is the only bordering county, and whilst it may be a fair trek for a lot of people, visiting golfers will delight in variety on offer from the golf clubs in Cornwall.

Cornwall Golf Courses

 Mullion Golf Club at Mullion Golf Club in Cornwall

Mullion Golf Club

Mullion Golf Club situated on the cliffs of the Lizard Peninsula is not only the most Southerly course but one of the most beautiful courses in the West Country. Framed by sandy coves and protected reed beds, the course, now well past it's centenary, has always attracted the literary giants who not only enjoyed the golf but were also fascinated by the ambience. Conan Doyle, A P Herbert, A A Milne played regularly during several visits each year. With course improvements and modern facilities added in recent years, Mullion stands comparison with any rival for a testing and sporting day's golf. Mullion welcomes visitors and offers them a warm and friendly welcome.

 West Cornwall Golf Club at West Cornwall Golf Club in Cornwall

West Cornwall Golf Club

West Cornwall Golf Club is probably one of the finest links courses in Cornwall. The course has won much acclaim. Peter Alliss is an honorary life member who always speaks very highly of the course and the warm welcome all can expect to receive. The course has a magnificent setting and has been moulded around the natural contours of the sand dunes, which 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 Golf Course. The player is nearly always tested by the wind. West Cornwall is a test of golf for golfers of all abilities.

 Newquay Golf Club at Newquay Golf Club in Cornwall

Newquay Golf Club

Newquay Golf Club offers golfers of all ages and abilities the opportunity to enjoy a challenging round of golf on a fine links layout. The smooth fairways and challenging greens are well conditioned. This course also offers many beautiful views of Fistral Beach and the Headland.

 Bude and North Cornwall Golf Club at Bude and North Cornwall Golf Club in Cornwall

Bude and North Cornwall Golf Club

The Bude & North Cornwall Golf Club, surrounded by the town and the sea, is a challenging links course established in 1891. Excellent drainage enables the course to be playable throughout the year off regular tees and greens, making it one of Cornwall's finest golf courses. Golf buggies and electric trolleys available. Golfing breaks and accommodation available adjacent to course. Visitors and societies are made welcome and our excellent bar and restaurant are open all year. "Some of the finest greens in South West England "

 Nicklaus Course  at St Mellion International Resort in Cornwall

St Mellion International Resort

Set in 450 acres of stunning Cornish countryside, St Mellion offers a fresh, unexpected alternative to the more traditional hotel & resort accommodation in the West Country. The resort offers a contemporary 4-Star hotel, the stunning Jack Nicklaus Signature & Kernow Golf Courses, rated in the top 4 of Today's Golfer's resorts list. Guests can select from 3 very different dining experiences, fine dining to informal brasserie & bar. An indoor leisure club with 3 pools, Elemis spa & health & fitness club allowing you to be as active or relaxed as you choose. It's a combination of a superb location, unrivalled facilities & wonderful hospitality that makes St Mellion perfect for golf or leisure breaks & family holidays.

 Championship Course at Trevose Golf and Country Club in Cornwall

Trevose Golf and Country Club

Trevose Championship Course ranks as one of the top links golf courses in the British Isles. Host of the 2008 Brabazon Trophy and The McGregor Trophy (2012), it was originally laid out by the internationally renowned Harry Colt and is a true test of golfing skill. The Headland Course is the ideal alternative to the Championship Course. Opened in 1995, this 9 hole course offers a good test with a challenging layout and fast greens. The Short Course was built in 1965 and is for beginners, juniors or those more accomplished golfers looking to refine their short game.

 Roserrow Golf & Country Club at Roserrow Golf and Country Club in Cornwall

Roserrow Golf and Country Club

Roserrow Golf and Country Club in Cornwall is set to become one of Cornwall's most delightful golf courses, having been designed by a former Ryder Cup player, it offers an atmosphere of quiet seclusion, where you may enjoy a backdrop of natural beauty and an exhilarating round of golf in Cornwall. Still only 12 years old but already winning the coveted golf monthly silver award, the course design encompasses relatively gentle holes on the lower hills, where you will be able to enjoy the panoramic views of Hayle Bay and Puffin Island near Polzeath Beach. If you are looking for a more demanding challenge, then reaching Merlin's Valley will test your skills, where river and water features predominate.

 Perranporth Golf Club at Perranporth Golf Club in Cornwall

Perranporth Golf Club

One of the finest links courses in the South West, Perranporth boasts spectacular panoramic views throughout this championship course. With stunning views over the sea and the extensive golden sands below, few courses are better placed than this. So, pause a moment on the 5th and 14th tees and take in the truly spectacular scenery of which you could never tire. Taking advantage of the natural contours of the landscape means that James Braid, course designer, was successful in creating each hole with its own individual demands and character. Not only this, but the greens which are fast and absolutely true have a reputation for being amongst the best in the South West.

 China Fleet Country Club at China Fleet Country Club in Cornwall

China Fleet Country Club

Located amongst 180 acres of Cornish countryside along the banks of the River Tamar, near Plymouth, Devon, China Fleet is a hidden gem that should not be missed. The golf course is a true test of golf for all abilities making us the perfect venue for golf breaks, golf holidays or just a weekend away in Cornwall. Along with our 18 hole golf course our golf facilities also include a 22 bay floodlit driving range, a fully stocked golf shop, a state of the art indoor golf simulator, short course, as well as a putting and chipping green and practice bunkers. Expertly designed by Martin Hawtree the course follows a classic design of ten par fours, four par fives and four par threes.

 Lanhydrock Hotel & Golf Club at Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club in Cornwall

Lanhydrock Hotel and Golf Club

In a sheltered wooded valley in Bodmin central Cornwall lies countryside of a softer hue, concealing one of the finest golf courses in the South West and Cornwall. Over the years Lanhydrock near Bodmin has been beautifully moulded into the landscape and this has produced a course that offers an enjoyable challenge to golfers of all abilities. The golf course boasts fantasic hotel accommodation in Cornwall with a family owned hotel and restaurant.

 Whitsand Bay Hotel, Leisure & Golf at Whitsand Bay Hotel Leisure and Golf in Cornwall

Whitsand Bay Hotel Leisure and Golf

Standing proud above the rugged Cornish coastline is the magnificent country house that is the Whitsand Bay Hotel & Golf Club. A welcoming family run Hotel & Golf Resort, the Whitsand Bay offers you the perfect setting to enjoy golf, leisure, fine dining and a retreat to which you can escape from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Set between Crafthole and the sea at Portwrinkle the course has dramatic panoramic coastal views and is designed for the holiday golfer as well as the serious club golfer. A fabulous place to learn, play and compete.

 Trethorne Golf Club at Trethorne Golf Club in Cornwall

Trethorne Golf Club

Trethorne Golf Club is located in a spectacular parkland setting with far reaching views across rolling Cornish countryside and rural Cornwall. The golf course offers a unique challenge for all levels of golfer, with numerous water hazards and tree-lined fairways, and has benefited from a significant level of investment during recent years.

 Church Course at St Enodoc Golf Club in Cornwall

St Enodoc Golf Club

Ranked 99th in the World for 2014 by 'Golf Digest', and 39th in Great Britain by 'Golf World', St Enodoc offers one of the finest links golf courses in the south west of England. A typical James Braid design, with undulating fairways, firm greens, and blind shots, the Church course has no two holes the same. Not long by today's standards but it is tight with punishing rough. The Holywell course sits on the north side of the Clubhouse, and includes some of Braid's original design. The course now measures just over 4000 yards. Both courses have the added bonus of arguably some of the greatest sea and estuary views on any course in the world.

 Tehidy Park Golf Club at Tehidy Park Golf Club in Cornwall

Tehidy Park Golf Club

Tehidy Park Golf Club is a picturesque 18 hole par 71 parkland course, with panoramic views over the Cornish countryside. It offers a challenging round to golfers of all abilities. The course provides a mixture of open holes, some with streams at strategic points, many with tree-lined fairways and 9 holes where out of bounds comes into play. The lakes have a part to play on four holes, especially the 193 yard, Par 3, 17th where a carry from the medal tee of close to 170 yards is required to ensure safety.