Thurlestone Golf Club

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Thurlestone golf club

Situated in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, Thurlestone is a fantastic location to play golf and tennis.

Running along the stunning coastline of Bigbury Bay, this Harry Colt designed course is a mix of links and cliff-top terrain with the latter providing breath-taking views of the legendary Thurlestone Rock to the East and the beautiful Avon Estuary and Burgh Island to the West.

The course is one of the most exhilarating with majestic rocky seascapes above the coves where smugglers used to operate. It is also ideal holiday golf - not too severe, with quite generous fairways but the wind, of course, can blow with a vengeance.

the Course IS NOW OPEN

Online Tee Times have been suspended until early September please phone 01548 560405 option 2 to book a visitor tee time

Course Info & Weather

Thurlestone Golf Club have a comprehensive frost policy on both leaf frost and ground frost.  For further details of this policy please click here .     

Course Status

Thurlestone Golf Club: The Course Is Open - Trolleys Allowed - Buggies may be used - But If Possible Must be kept to the Rough at All times..

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We were hoping the Government would life all restriction on 21st June.  However this "freedom date" ahas been put back by at least four weeks.  As a club we will always follow Government regulations and England Golf guidelines and we expect our members to do the same. We all have a role to play in supporting the return to normality.

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Thurlestone win the Dartmoor League Shield

Sunday 19th January 2020

Thurlestone start off the season with Dartmoor League Shield win. Players from 15 clubs around South Devon met to play for the postponed Dartmoor League Shield at Thurestone Golf Club on Saturday. Play was delayed by 45 minutes due to a heavy frost but as the frost was burnt off the sun shone and the usual Thurlestone wind grew in strength making it a difficult day for golf. Scoring was tough and the individual winner was Thurlestone’s Malcolm Toone with a great score of 38 pts, 3 ahead of his closest rivals. The team event for the Dartmoor League Shield was also won by Thurlestone, for the first time. Malcolm Toone’s great score being added to by other team members Craig Blount and Tony Adams. Let’s hope this great start will lead to success for the team in the league this year.

Parker team played the Quarter r finals against Teignmouth

Saturday 20th July 2019

The Parker team played played the quarter final against Teignmouth at Yelverton on Friday , the weather was misty , with frequent long showers and failing light. In Match one, Steve Pike and Darrell Day lost on the 19th. Match 2 Chris Jones (Captain) and Dave Eva won 8/7, in Match 3 James Mitchell and Kevin Mingo won 2up. They now go on to Finals Day on the 1st September  held at a neutral venue yet to be advised, with the Semi finals played in the morning followed by the final in the afternoon,well done the team

The Parker team beat Teign Valley 3-0 at Churston.

Friday 21st June 2019

Thurlestone team played Teign-Valley  at Churston Golf Club on Thursday in the Devon County Parker Trophy knockout which is off Scratch. The weather was good and the sun shone, the course was looking good and playing well.Thurlestone won 3-0 matches. Out first was Steve Pike and Darrell Day who won 4/2, then Chris Jones (Captain) and Dave Eva won 3/1, last out were Kevin Mingo and James Mitchell who won 7/5. Well done to the team.

Golf Access introduction day at Thurlestone for the juniors

Tuesday 14th May 2019

On a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon, Thurlestone were proud to launch Golf Access, which is an exciting new format designed to help golf clubs encourage new golfers into the game on the course. Lee Bellamy and Sam Tabiner organised the event and had twenty juniors involved and lots of parents to help. Everyone had a great time in the lovely weather and it showed in their golf. Every junior who participated got an award of a coloured band, showing their progress through the system.Opening today was Giles Hanmer-Grant, Isaac Lowden and Vinny Lowden, both Giles and Isaac achieved Amber grade with Vinny achieving an Amber + (plus grade). All 20 juniors were awarded a coloured band and some are on the Access + grade which means they tee off from the yellow or red tees. The website is which gives all the details of this new format.

Become a Member

If you are looking to join a Club ranked in the Top 100 in England with a challenging course that will have you returning for years to come, then you must experience Thurlestone and all it has to offer.

12 Tennis Courts

As well as a magnificent 18-hole course, the Club also boasts two hard tennis courts and ten grass courts - the highest number in the whole of the South West.

Visitors & Societies

All visitors are given the friendliest of welcomes at Thurlestone Golf Club and we will strive to give you an excellent golfing experience from the moment you arrive.

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