Photo: © Yoonsuh Park
Photo: © Yoonsuh Park

Golf in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is a landlocked county in South East England, with the Cotswolds in the North West, the open chalk hills of the North Wessex Downs in the South and Chiltern Hills in the South East. The capital of the county is Oxford, famed for its dreaming spires, and home to the world-famous University of Oxford. Oxford lies in the centre of Oxfordshire and is the ideal base to use when planning a golf break to Oxfordshire. The Oxford Golf Club is the oldest golf club in Oxfordshire with origins of golf first played on the original Cowley Marsh site as far back as 1873.

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Golf in Oxfordshire
Oxfordshire has quite some nice golf courses to offer, of which Huntercombe Golf Club, Frilford Heath Golf Club, The Oxfordshire and Oxford Golf Club are the most famous and probably are also considered to be the best golf courses in Oxfordshire. Most of the these golf courses are either located around Oxford or in the Cotswolds or Chiltern Hills. When visiting Oxfordshire, make sure to visit Oxford and it's famous university. Also pay a visit to Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site or take a punt down the River Cherwell or River Thames and see Oxford from a different perspective. Punting is a truly timeless tradition in Oxford. Oxfordshire is well connected by road, rail, river and cycle routes which link the county with major cities including London, Birmingham and Cambridge. Visitors arriving at either London Heathrow or London Gatwick can take the Airline coach service directly to Oxford. The service runs 24 hours, 7 days a week.


Best reviews of golf courses in Oxfordshire
Review date: 25 February 2021Handicap: 12
The Oxfordshire
The Oxfordshire is not an old course in fact it was only built in 1993. A unique blend of English countryside meeting it’s then Japanese owners requests designed by an American, Rees Jones. Rees Jones of Torres Pines and Pinehurst fame. It is true many a great course has claimed to be an inland links but I think the Oxfordshire is one that can say that with conviction, …
Played on: 25 April 2018 Review date: 2 May 2018Handicap: 16
Huntercombe Golf Club
Great test of golf and all clubs in the bag needed. Very pretty. Only downside is 2 balls only or foresomes even when the course is empty which it often is. Very traditional members club but definately worth a visit especially reasonable twilight times offered. Friendly pro shop.
Played on: 1 October 2018 Review date: 29 October 2020Handicap:
Huntercombe Golf Club
PLayed here a few times when I used to live in the area. If it's old school golf you want - and remember this is one of the two courses that James Bond was a member of - then Huntercombe provides it in spades. It is a tricky, beautifully maintained, clever course that needs all shots and a light touch on the greens. The staff are under-stated but friendly, the atmosphere …
Played on: 19 January 2020 Review date: 8 February 2021Handicap: 7
The Oxfordshire
One of my favourite courses. Played in the winter and was wet but the course lay out is fantastic. Some stunning holes and if you like water this is a great course to play. Will visit again soon.
FAQ's about golf in Oxfordshire
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What is the best golf course in Oxfordshire?
Huntercombe Golf Club is the best golf course in Oxfordshire. Out of 29 golf courses in Oxfordshire, the rating 8.3 of Huntercombe Golf Club is the highest. Click here to view the 10 best golf courses in Oxfordshire
Is Oxfordshire good for golf?
A 9.3 rating indicates Oxfordshire is outstanding as a golf destination. This rating is based on several elements, like the average rating of golf clubs within this destination and the density of above-average golf clubs.
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