We bet you will all be learning a whole lot about the local London golf scene over the next few minutes. Courses, stores, driving ranges, Topgolf, and miniature golf in your area will all be covered as this blog moves forward.
With that said the best public and private golf courses near you have to kick us off since they are the star of the show. Once they have been discussed in detail the best golf stores to buy new clubs, bags, balls, tees, apparel, and any other gear you might need will get a mention.
London golf driving ranges and putting greens are great for when you need to get some practice swings in. Then we will give a shout out to both Topgolf and miniature golf courses in town if they apply.
Don’t leave before you see our map towards the conclusion that will help you figure out which courses and venues are closest to your current area. And you are all more than welcome to look through all of our posts on the best places to golf in the UK right there.
Best Golf Courses In London
When you want to play at one of the best public and private golf courses in London head to:
- Brent Valley Golf Club at Church Rd
- South Herts Golf Club at Links Dr
- Chingford Golf Course at 4 Bury Rd
- London Scottish Golf Club at Windmill Rd
- West Essex Golf Club at Bury Rd
- Dulwich & Sydenham Golf Club at Grange Ln, College Rd
- Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club at Old Deer Park, Twickenham Rd, Richmond
- Dukes Meadows Golf at Dan Mason Dr, Chiswick
- Bexleyheath Golf Club at Mount Rd, Bexleyheath
Brent Valley Golf Club opened in 1909 while London Scottish Golf Club opened in 1865 and both have 18-hole courses with 67.2 and 66 course ratings, 121 and 105 slope ratings, and total lengths of 5,500 and 5,458 yards for pars of 67 and 68 respectively.
South Herts has been offering two 18-hole golf courses near you since 1999, its Vardon course has a length of 6,435 yards for a par of 72 while its Ress course has a length of 1,489 yards for a par of 28.
Chingford Golf Course has 18 holes with a par of 72 and a total length of 6,342 yards.
There is a fun 18-hole course with a course rating of 70.9, slope rating of 127, and a length of 6,385 yards for a par of 71 at West Essex Golf Club.
Dulwich and Sydenham Golf Club opened in 1894 and has an 18-hole course which covers 6,047 yards for a par of 69.
In 1892 Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club opened and today it offers two 18-hole courses including Pam Barton’s with a 66 course rating, 118 slope rating, and a length of 5,521 yards for a par of 68 and JH Taylor’s course which covers 6,360 yards for a par of 69 with a course rating of 71.1 and a slope rating of 128.
Dukes Meadows provides a 9-hole par 27 course with a length of 1,166 yards and PGA trainers for anyone that is searching for the best golf lessons in your area.
Bexleyheath Golf Club’s par 66 course covers 5,232 yards.
Best Local Golf Stores
You will be able to buy new clubs, balls, bags, apparel, or anything else at one of these golf stores:
- American Golf at 30 Fish St Hill, Monument St
- The Golf Centre London at 19 Aylmer Parade
- Lea Valley Leisure Complex Golf Shop at Lea Valley Leisure Complex Meridian Way
- VW Golf Shop at 15 High St
Each of those pro shops should sell a wide variety of golf clubs, balls, bags, shoes, range finders, apparel, and other gear. They can probably also do custom club fittings, and you can also head to your local courses for more places to buy clubs and gear.
Driving Ranges & Indoor Simulators
These driving ranges and indoor simulators near you are the perfect place to step up your game:
- Greenwich Peninsula Golf Range at 265 Tunnel Ave
- Chingford Golf Range at 293 Waltham Way
- Pitch City at 62 Bishopsgate
- Tee Box at 33 Gutter Lane, Priest’s Ct
- World of Golf London at Beverley Way, New Malden
- The North London Golf Academy at Greenford Rd, Greenford
Greenwich Peninsula Golf Range, Chingford Golf Range, and World of Golf London are outdoor driving ranges while Pitch City, The North London Golf Academy , and Tee Box London are indoor driving ranges with simulators.
All of the above are also good places to take local golf lessons.
Topgolf In Your Area
There is not a Topgolf in downtown London right now but if one opens up we will let you know. However there is a Topgolf in Chidwell on Abridge Road.
Miniature Golf Near You
Have some fun without all of the stress at one of these miniature golf courses in town:
- Jurassic Falls Adventure Golf at A406 Southend Rd
- Puttshack at Westfield, Ariel Way
- Putt in the Park at Wandsworth Park, Putney Bridge Rd
- Swingers Crazy Golf at 15 John Prince’s St
- Crazy Putt London at 265 Tunnel Ave
Jurassic Falls Adventure Golf and Crazy Putt feature fun 18-hole miniature golf courses in your area. Puttshack has been offering a local 9-hole miniature golf course since 2013.
There’s a really cool 12-hole mini golf course at Putt in the Park. Since 2016 Swingers Crazy Golf in the West End has been a good place to play 9 holes of mini golf.
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Enjoy Golfing In London
For the time being that is all we have to share but we will be back to update this page often. After learning about the best public and private golf courses, local shops, driving ranges, practice putting greens, Topgolf, and miniature golf courses in your area you should be ready for whatever comes next.
Go ahead and let us know if we got anything wrong or if anything we posted has become dated in the comments. Now go have fun playing golf in London.