Register here for your free trial...

 Email address:    Learn more?

Course Review

Surrey National Golf Club (formerly Happy Valley) is set in an area of outstanding natural beauty in the village of Chaldon, near Caterham. Since opening in April 1999 the course has gone from strength to strength earning a fine reputation as one of the best all year round courses within the M25. Only a year after opening Time Magazine nominated the course as their "Find of the Year" and urged readers to "play it now"!


Now with a superb clubhouse (opened Feb 2003 followed by an addiitonal wing in 2004)), the Club has gained a clubhouse to match the splendour of the course! This magnificent building sits perched above the 18th green with grandstand views over the lake, fountains and course beyond. It has all the benefits that you would expect from a new build plus the added bonus of stylish Hospitality facilities. On the upper floor, the spacious and beautifully appointed Fountain Suite is available for a wide range of occasions from Sunday Lunches through to Wedding Receptions. Full details of this together with the adjacent Terrace Room can be found in the Hospitality section of this website. Both rooms feature lovely course-facing views. The ground floorl houses the Pro Shop, changing rooms, Spike Bar and a Sports Lounge featuring a large wall mounted screen TV.

The golf course, designed by David Williams, meanders through dramatic rolling countryside populated by thousands of mature trees which further enhance the appeal of this beautiful setting. The topography of the course is extremely interesting with two valleys merging at the northern end offering wonderful views over Farthing Downs with many other delightful scenes along the way. 

Holes run along valleys and ridges with mainly level play and many enjoyable down hill tee-shots offering a vista of the complete hole. There are two lakes (one teasingly situated alongside the 18th green in front of the clubhouse), carefully positioned bunkers, raised tees and tree-lined fairways. 


The specification and construction of the course is to the highest of standards with full USGA specification greens, drainage system, computer controlled irrigation of not only the greens and tees but also the fairways). Add to the mix the chalk based sub-soil and buggy paths and you have a great recipe for all year round play!

Directions...

Inside M25 J7 M23 towards Croydon After 2 miles turn right into Dean Lane and then left into Rook Lane entrance 1½ miles on left
More...

Latest Rounds

Player
Score
h/c
Nett
SP
Ryan Greenhalgh 18 Jul 14
Surrey National Golf Course
89
15
74
0
James Dowdall 23 May 14
Surrey National Golf Course
103
22
81
28
Colin Burge 05 May 14
Surrey National Golf Course
102
24
78
29
Learn about golf scoring: Golf handicap explained    Stableford points explained

Reviews by Golfers

There are no player reviews of the club yet... Add your review

Played Surrey National Golf Club?

Share your experience...

Edit club

Would you like to edit this club? Edit the club.

Is this listing wrong? Report this club listing.

Online

Book a Golf Break
Book Online
Contact Club

Golf in your region

Keep up-to-date with the golf in your region. Sign up below.

Golfers also liked

Walton Heath Golf Club - Golf courses
Rating: 9.44
Rating: 9.44
Tadworth, South East
Wentworth Golf Club - Golf courses
Rating: 9.32
Rating: 9.32
Surrey, South East
West Hill Golf Club - Golf courses
Rating: 8.96
Rating: 8.96
Woking, South East
Addington Golf Club - Golf courses
Rating: 8.28
Rating: 8.28
Croydon, South East
Traditions Golf Club - Golf courses
Rating: 5.00
Rating: 5.00
Pyrford Woking, South East

© Copyright Mulligan Publishing Ltd, 2012. All rights reserved.
Mulligan Publishing Ltd. Registered office: 12 Glencairn Terrace, Bathgate, Edinburgh. EH484DL. No. 312154.0.000520833333333

Web design dundee
Website by Web design dundee