St. Augustines is named after the missionary who
landed in England to convert the Saxons to Christianity in AD
it is not a Championship Course the pleasure achieved by playing
makes it a very popular venue for the club golfer.
"The Club was established in 1908. St. Augustine's Golf Links was originally designed by Tom Vardon with some holes adjacent to the sea shore. Unfortunately these holes were prone to flooding and after this land was requisitioned for logistical purposes during the 1st World War the course was reduced in size and redesigned to fit into the remaining land. Today this has resulted in a compact but very popular Golf Course that is well maintained and highly manicured."
Set in a beautiful parkland setting with a hint of seaside links, St Augustine's is a popular 18 hole course that will appeal to golfers of all ages and abilities.
Visitors will be impressed with the attractive layout of the course that is home to a variety of wildlife. It is particularly attractive in the Spring with many trees in blossom, but the display of colour continues until late Autumn.
St. Augustine's is situated in the Pegwell Bay area of The Isle of Thanet. The club boasts a club house, bar and restaurant, along with a well-stocked pro-shop.
Played this on one of the hottest days of the year in October. Not a long course and very easy walking, but nevertheless very pleasant course. Facilities in clubhouse were very good and members and staff were very friendly. Thouroughly pleasant days golf.
Value For Money: Good John Townley October 7, 2011
A lovely course, and although flat it is challenging. Not very long but club selection is everything. Stunning in the summer. Name not supplied
Very flat and not very long course, right by the Sandwich to Ramsgate
road and overlooking the English Channel. Just a few trees,
bunkers and ditches to worry about. A bit confusing walk between
some holes the first time you play, and one of the short holes
on the back nine has a green right behind a tree for a rather
blind tee shot. Otherwise a very pleasant and easy walking
course, more of a challenge on a windy day, otherwise quite
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