A classic heathland course shaped by golf legends Harry Colt and James Braid, upgraded to host Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship. It is an exclusive, contemporary private club and a sought-after destination for visiting golfers, for whom a warm welcome and unpretentious hospitality awaits in a characterful clubhouse.
“Luffenham Heath is a truly magnificent test of traditional, heathland golf. It is a round the player will remember for the rest of their golfing life”, Gary Wolstenholme MBE, England’s most successful amateur golfer.
The Club is Located in the heart of England, just 15 minutes from Stamford, one of England’s finest stone Georgian towns and home of the renowned George Hotel. The Luffenham Heath Golf Club, set in a rolling Rutland landscape, boasts outstanding playing conditions all year round. Framed by long, swaying fescue rough blended with pines, oak, hawthorn, gorse and heather, the playing experience is exhilarating, challenging and fair in equal measure.
As well as hosting Regional Qualifying for The Open Championship, The Luffenham Heath Golf Club has proudly hosted many national championships, including the English Boys’ Open Amateur Championship (Carris Trophy), England Boys’ County Championship Finals and will host the English Seniors Open Amateur Championship in 2020. With continuous reinvestment in the golf course and expert advice sought from leading industry advisors the golf course improves year on year and is a true test of golf.
“Luffenham Heath is one of the best inland courses in the UK. The combination of facilities and challenge make it a fabulous venue for the R&A”, Alistair Beggs, agronomist to The Open Championship Committee.
Members of The Luffenham Heath Golf Club, their partners, families and guests, enjoy a shared passion for golf, the pleasure of creating new friendships, unpretentious hospitality and the comforts of a contemporary private club.
“I grew up playing golf with my father at The Luffenham Heath and now my children are learning to play. As a family, we appreciate spending time together, being outdoors and playing a sport we all enjoy”, Club member since 1986.
By reciprocal arrangement, members of The Luffenham Heath Golf Club can enjoy access to seven prestigious golf clubs all ranked in the top 100 courses in England. In addition, the historic Open Championship Qualifying links course at Panmure Golf Club, Carnoustie, Scotland, welcomes Luffenham Heath members.
We have a variety of membership options available, including country membership to those who live 50 miles or more from The Luffenham Heath Golf Club. Contact our Club Manager or visit our website (www.luffenhamheath.org) today to find out more information.
“Being a Member is more than the privilege of playing one of England’s finest courses; it’s the sense of community, the opportunity to make new acquaintances and forge friendships for life”, Club member since 2002.