Painswick Golf Club -
Painswick, Gloucestershire, England

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View of 7th hole at Painswick

Seventh hole at Painswick Golf Club in Gloucestershire, England (photograph by Paul Turner).

Painswick Golf Club,
Painswick, Gloucestershire

Painswick Course Map

Name of Course: Painswick Golf Club
Address: Golf Course Road, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 6TL (Directions: J11A of M5. Take A46 Bath road towards Stroud. Entrance on right mile before Painswick)
Phone: 01452 812180
Fees: 10-15 quid, $15-20. Pay in Honesty Box.
Number of Holes: 18
Yardage: 4831
Par:   67
Season: Year Round (Not Available for play on Sundays)
Course Type: English Common Land
Designed By: David Brown
Year Built: 1891
Facilities & Amenities: Clubhouse, bar, proshop
Advice: You must be fit to play here!
Local Resources: Painswick Hotel - Offers guests preferential Greens Fees
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Painswick Gloucestershire

Reason for submitting course: A bit developed for pasture golf, but it's a no irrigation, lay of the land course. You'll love this course! See the Views from Painswick Beacon.

Information and photos of the Painswick Golf Club course were sent to by Paul Turner.

12th and 13th holes at Painswick

The escarpment looking down the 12th and up the 13th holes at Painswick Golf Club (photograph by Paul Turner).

Note the names of some of the holes on this course: Attack, Battlefield, Outlook, Breach, Castle, Ramparts, Barbican, Traitors Gate, Gallows, and Graveyard.

Painswick Golf Club Play Card

According to Paul, "GolfClubAtlas has a discussion about the course, but I'll add a quick explanation about the's common land course without bunkers and irrigation. Because it is on common land, people other than golfers get to walk the course (but it's not a problem). The course is actually closed on Sundays I assume because there are too many people out for a Sunday stroll."

"Attack" is the name of the 1st hole, 224 yard par 4, at Painswick. Here you see the Pit you will find there. 1st hole at Painswick
The 2nd "Battlefield" hole also sports a Pit. 2nd hole at Painswick
Obvious why the 3rd hole is called "Outlook." 3rd hole at Painswick
The 4th green at Painswick lies in a semi-circle of trees. 4th green at Painswick
According to Paul Turner who knows this course, "Those huge rolls in the terrain around the Beacon are from ancient quarry works for the famous Cotswold stone used to build the local homes. And some of these pits are used for great effect. Also around the Beacon is an Iron-Age Fort! The 5th tee shot plays over this Fort rampart to the bowl green." Fort rampart at 5th hole Painswick
Bowl green on the 5th hole. Bowl green at Painswick's 5th hole
Sixth hole. 6th hole Painswick
Looking up the 6th towards the Beacon.. View to Beacon 6th at Painswick
The approach at the 469 yard 9th hole, called the Ramparts. Ramparts 9th hole Painswick
Approach to the 9th. Approach to 9th at Painswick
Ninth green. Painswick's 9th green
Your tee shot on the Tenth hole has to carry over the dune. Tee shot on 10th at Painswick
Tenth green. 10th green Painswick
Eleventh approach showing Pit on left. 11th at Painswick with pit
Close up of Pit at the Eleventh hole. Paul notes that this is "a typical recovery shot." The pit at 11th of Painswick
Eleventh green. Painswick's 11th green
Fourteenth tee. This hole is called the "Gallows" possibly because that is where you get hung up in the trees. Painswick's 14th tee
Painswick's 16th hole is "Southgate," a 299 yard par 4. Painswick's 16th hole

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This Page Updated: June 27, 2005

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