|Launceston Golf Club is one of my favourite places to play golf in Cornwall - here's why...
This is a members club where the emphasis is on great golf, fine food and a friendly
atmosphere. It doesn't feel commercial here, it feels like a good, old-fashion golf club.
The course itself is set in lovely, mature parkland, in the highest part of Cornwall. It offers
spectacular views over Dartmoor, Bodmin Moor, the historic town of Launceston and its
It provides a good test of golfing skill, without trying to destroy your confidence. It's what I'd
call a "players course". Unlike so many courses, Launceston is not awash with water
hazards - it's more subtle than that. There is plenty of trouble here, but it's the kind of trouble
that you can play your way out of.
If you stray off line, you'll find groups of mature trees, tricky rough, steep banks etc - but at
least you're still in play. This is so much more enjoyable than simply dropping yet another
ball behind yet another "picturesque" pond!
The 19th is comfortable and welcoming, and the food here is excellent.
Visiting golfers are made very welcome here, and
Launceston is an ideal choice for small societies.
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