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Welcome to Dunstable Downs Golf Club

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A warm and friendly welcome awaits you here at Dunstable Downs Golf Club.

A progressive club which values the traditions of its heritage whilst looking forward to the challenges of the 21st century.

Here at Dunstable Downs GC you’ll find one of the best courses in the region that provides a great challenge to golfers of all abilities: A classic downland course, Dunstable Downs GC has hosted high profile tournaments and competitions for both Professionals and amateurs. Our fantastic clubhouse can cater for all your social events.

  • I played yesterday (Wednesday) and thought the course looked great. Everything looked neat and tidy - the Greens staff had obviously been busy clearing the leaves - the fairways were in good condition and the greens were a good speed - and it is November ! Well done.

    Alison Hayward

  • When I joined the club I did not know one single member. Within the first week I had played in mid-week and weekend roll up 'Fiddles', some with up to 40 entries. I found the club extremely welcoming, very easy to meet other members and get a game. So much so that after month I felt more like 'Old School Member' than 'New Boy'. The course has completed the picture and been a great challenge. It plays different every time you get out there and can be easy on you or pretty tough but always enjoyable.

    Nigel Barnes - Member

  • We played the course on 20th August 2015 and it was an absolute pleasure to play. Darren the professional was outstanding, he made us feel valued and welcome. This undiluted James Braid course is fantastic, there is so much of his handy work still intact, the location of the greens making use of the land, the bunkering, the way the course flows making use of the spectacular views, brilliant. If you have not played Dunstable Downs please try to, you will not be disappointed it’s wonderful.

    Michael Williams, PGA Professional

  • Played Dunstable Downs Ladies Open July 2015; a challenging course with lovely views, excellent greens, well maintained. Greeted by friendly lady members; the day was well organized ending with good food. Since joining the club, we have been overwhelmed with warmth and friendliness by members and staff which far exceeds our expectations which has helped us to settle in. The wide range of competitions present fantastic opportunities to play with golfers of varying handicaps. This is conducive in our quest to improve our game. To put it simple - We’re loving it!

    Sandra & Paulette 2015 (‘ Rare Birds’ )


Dunstable Downs Golf Club

At Dunstable Downs Golf Club we can offer golf almost 365 days a year. Unlike many other local courses, our fantastically draining surfaces mean we are rarely closed for saturated ground and trolley bans are non-existent.

We do not operate a tee booking system so you can play when it suits you.

With a golfing calendar that allows for a full competition schedule whilst still affording time for social golf. Excellent coaching is available from our PGA coaching team.

Memberships are not as expensive as you may think and are available at affordable monthly rates. Reciprocal golf is available at hundreds of courses both in the UK and abroad so that membership here offers so much more. Click here for more information on costs.

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Dunstable Downs Golf Club

Founded in 1906 the current course was designed by the great course architect James Braid in 1931 and whilst the route has changed since the relocation of the clubhouse the holes are as Braid designed, presenting a challenge for both amateurs and professionals alike. Located on the same road as the National Trust Gateway Centre we are easy to find. Click here for a map

At 800ft above sea level on the Chiltern Hills we are one of the highest inland courses in the UK with fantastic views over the Downs and on into Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire beyond.  

Visitors are always welcome and with fescue dominated fairways, the perfect lie is awaiting your drive for that sublime approach to a green that will require your full attention if you want to sink that crucial putt. 

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Brandon & Ryan win the County Foursomes
Darren finishes 10th in Season opener at Aldwickbury Park GC
Our new Steward James O'Connell
Welcome to our new Steward James ...More
Announcing new Membership Discounts for under 40 year olds
Club Diary for the next fortnight
Date Title
  26 May Ladies Shield v Leighton Buzzard (A)
  26 May Grundfos Golf Society
  27 May Senior Men Chandler Bowl 1st round
  28 May Presidents Trophy (10 Holes) & Extra Medal
  29 May Ladies 2 Ball Alliance
  29 May Juniors v Ashridge (H)
  29 May 2nd round Tom & Nan
  29 May 3rd round Three Brothers
  29 May 3rd round Sanders Fours
  29 May 1st round Clifford, Vice-Presidents
  30 May Alan Southam Trophy pm
  30 May Men's Individual Stableford am
  01 Jun EG Ladies Medal & Win Ward Memorial Trophy
  02 Jun Pannell Thursday Cup
  03 Jun Senior Men's Chandler Bowl 2nd round
  04 Jun Captain's Day - Course Closed
  05 Jun EG Ladies Medal & Win Ward Memorial Trophy
  05 Jun Scratch Match v John O'Gaunt
  05 Jun 1st round Allen Trophy
  05 Jun 3rd round Benning, Burnett
  06 Jun Ladies Shield Match v J O'Gaunt (H)
  06 Jun Beds Police v Cambs Police
  08 Jun Lady Captains Day - Course Closed