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Brocton Hall Golf Club
Brocton Hall Golf Club was founded in 1894 and moved to its present location at Brocton, near Stafford, in 1923. The beautiful 18 hole parkland golf course, on the edge of Cannock Chase in Staffordshire, was designed by Harry Vardon and its layout remains very largely as he planned it. The mature trees and attractive water features combine to provide a searching test of golf.
The club house, a distinguished country house, provides excellent bar and renowned dining facilities.
“A course which is picturesque, in beautiful order and always interesting. If there is a lovelier club house or prettier course in the whole of the Midlands, then I have yet to find it.” – Tom Scott, golf writer and author.
“Brocton Hall is a refreshing test, a real thinking man’s course” – Paul Broadhurst, Ryder Cup golfer and Brocton Hall (Professional) course record holder .
The 18 hole golf course is a parkland course set in the beautiful grounds of Brocton Hall Estate, which is on the edge of Cannock Chase.
The course was designed by Harry Vardon and the official opening of the course, on 12th July 1923 by the Fourth Earl of Lichfield, was followed by an exhibition match between the course architect Harry Vardon and Ted Ray. Harry Vardon won The Open six times and also the US Open in 1900 with Ted Ray being Open Champion in 1912.
The course, although not as long as many modern courses, provides a good test of golf. It is well bunkered and requires accuracy, the original course layout having had only minimal alterations over the years.
How to Find
Located in the village of Brocton, near Stafford just off the A34. M6 junction 13 is the nearest motorway exit which is a mere 5 miles from the course. The nearest train station can be found in Stafford that operates on the West Coast mainline.