OFF WITH NEW GREEN GOLF COURSE
AT ASHDOWN PARK
new nine-hole golf course opening this month at Ashdown Park, Wych
Cross, near Forest Row, England, is green in every sense of the
well as blending into the East Sussex country house hotel's 186
acre parkland setting the course has been designed to be environmentally
irrigation system for the green and tees will be based on a recycling
system to save on the amount of water used. In addition, the point
that has been built by one of the greens, will be fed by most of
the drainage around the course.
completion of the par 3 nine-hole course - the second at Ashdown
Park - a tree planting programme is now underway. This includes
a mix of native trees and shrubs, with apart of the old orchard
being replaced with a mixture of apple and pear trees.
opening on Sunday 12 September gets underway at 10am with a golf
clinic featuring professionals from Holteye Golf Club. This will
be followed by the official opening at 11.30am and a professional
exhibition match. Those taking part include Sussex Open professional
champion Kevin Hinton.
new course will be open exclusively to members of Ashdown Park's
County Club. They can opt to play on either nine hole course or
join them together to play a challenging 18 holes.
to watch out for include the 1st hole where the tee is higher than
the green and the shot is down across a clearing amongst the trees.