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The award-winning, Bigbury Golf Club When visiting South Devon, Bigbury Golf Club should certainly be on the agenda. Offering great golf, spectacular views, excellent catering and staff with an eye for detail, Your Golfer Magazine belieive that the golf club is without doubt the finest in the region. With its natural landscape and unspoilt coastline, it is obvious why golf in Devon is so popular. The region is an iconic golf tour hot-spot featuring plenty of courses that appear in the Top 100 with first class facilities to match. Benefitting from the warm climate, South Devon is a much sought-after destination for all golf enthusiasts with a huge list of golf courses to enjoy; some played on the sea front with a links-style to them and, others played inland, set within the luscious green countryside that the region offers in abundance. The south coast’s cliffs and sandy shores offer splendid views from many of the golf courses as they meander through the region’s valleys and lowlands. With so many courses to excite, challenge and reward, organisers are able to combine different styles and challenges to create the perfect break – it’s a golfer’s dream!

Devon & Cornwall Golf Club of the Year 2018

With its location considered, it is no surprise that Your Golfer Magazine has selected Bigbury Golf Club as its ‘Devon & Cornwall Golf Club of the Year for 2018’. Recognising quality, affordability and potential for an enjoyable golf break, the Directors and Senior Management of the eMagazine had no hesitation in awarding Bigbury GC its most recent accolade.

Devon & Cornwall Golf Club of the Year 2018

The picturesque course at Bigbury has been providing a challenge to golfers for over 85 years. The Club has a reputation as one of the friendliest golf clubs you will visit and welcomes visitors throughout the week.

The clubhouse also houses the excellent Bigbury Golf Club Professional Shop which stocks a wide choice of equipment, clothing and essentials from leading manufacturers. A unique feature of the Bigbury Golf Club Pro Shop is the open plan workshop area where golfers can see exactly what goes on to customise golf clubs to their individuals needs with all repairs also carried out in full view.

The wonderful course stretches over 6, 035 yards, and plays as a par 70 from the Championship tees. The wide fairways and fast greens offer a truly memorable golfing experience whilst, at the same time, calls for excellent course management as club selection can become complicated by sea winds and the strategically placed bunkers and trees that are a characteristic of the golf course. Bigbury’s well-appointed clubhouse boasts panoramic views out to sea, over Burgh Island and the Avon Estuary and the Club hosts ample car parking spaces. Bigbury Golf Club recently began working with new caterers in 2017 – The Dinner provide a bespoke catering service having built up an excellent reputation in the local area for the quality of their food and excellence of their service. Awarded a hygiene certificate of five stars, Liz and Howard Turner of The Dinner Service hold over 25 years’ experience in the catering industry. The Dinner Service it now regarded as one of the premier catering services in South Devon.

Liz and Howard have built an excellent reputation for quality and professionalism within the catering and events industry. Experience which has greatly enhanced the experience offered by Bigbury Golf Club to now allow it to specialise in weddings and all manner of special occasions with fantastic hog roasts, barbeques and more formal dining options. The Dinner Service have also re-introduced the Club’s Sunday lunch service which is a favourite amongst members and visitors alike.

The Club’s professional staff view every customer as an important part of Bigbury Golf Club and, with this is mind, offer a friendly and welcoming approach to all enquiries.

Society golf and golfing holidays…

"Another great stay, golf fantastic.

All staff most helpful, very polite, will be back next year for some more of this little piece of paradise. Thank you all so much xx"

John & Sue

Assured of a warm welcome and a package that will meet your needs as a society, the Club offers complete flexibility with society options built around the requirements of the visiting group. Bigbury Golf Club offer a variety of packages which cater for visiting groups which can be tailored. Based on visiting parties of between 6 to 14 and 14+, the society packages are reasonably priced and can be seen as a small price to pay to visit the wonderful Bigbury Golf Club and enjoy the spectacular scenery of its majestic location.

General Manager Jason Pheasant

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Why not extend your visit and enjoy at mini golf break? The famously friendly, cliff-top course at Bigbury Golf Club, near Kingsbridge in Devon is the ideal location for golfing holidays with its own self-catering, on-course accommodation in ‘Dormy House’ bungalow. The two-bedroom bungalow is the ideal retreat for both short breaks and weekly stays, offering complete flexibility on arrival and departure times and including unlimited golf during your stay on the championship golf course which was designed by Devonshire golf course architect, J H. Taylor.

Born into abject poverty, John Henry Taylor (1871 - 1963) was a Devonshire man through and through. Working his way from an 11 year old caddie to turning Pro at 19, he reached the very highest echelons of the game. Apart from winning the Open Championship on no less than 5 times between 1894 to 1913, "JH" also captained the British Ryder Cup in 1933 and was also the first player to score 4 sub 80 rounds in a major. "JH" was also a founding father of The Professional Golfers' Association. Bigbury Golf Club are proud to have JH Taylor as part of its history and to this day are indebted to him for designing our beautiful course, having a large influence in the game we see today and allowing us to have an everlasting association with such a pioneer of the game.

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