London and the Kent Coast
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Priced from: $2,765 per golfer, double occupancy.

If you are looking for a great combination of classical English heathland and linksland courses than look no further than the regions of London and the Kent Coast in south east England.

The below tour is set up for you to spend a total of six nights and play four of the best courses, including Royal St. Georges, host site of 14 previous Open Championships (most recently in 2011). Along the way you will also enjoy staying in two wonderful properties, including the exquisite Pennyhill Park in the heart of Surrey. So grab your clubs and come experience for yourself what this golfing garden has to offer.

If you have any questions, would like to customize your own golf adventure to England or would like to reserve tour space please call . See you on the links!

PACKAGE SUMMARY

ACCOMMODATIONS:

THE BELL INN, SANDWICH (River View with Balcony)
PENNYHILL PARK HOTEL, BAGSHOT (Standard Room)

GOLF:

ROYAL CINQUE PORTS
ROYAL ST. GEORGES
PRINCE'S GOLF CLUB
WALTON HEATH'S OLD COURSE

PACKAGE PRICES

  • Priced from: $2,765 per golfer, double occupancy.
  • Non-golfer deduct: $1,050
  • Prices based on 4 people sharing a minivan with automatic transmission (Ford Galaxy or similar) for the entire stay. Based on June - September 2018 travel. Please call for other months.

Package Includes:

  • 6 nights' hotel accommodations and applicable hotel taxes.
  • 4 rounds of golf with prepaid green fees.
  • Full breakfast daily.
  • Welcome tour briefing call and a bottle of wine on your first night.
  • Sightseeing guide book
  • Use of minivan with automatic transmission (Ford Galaxy or similar) for the entire stay.
  • Unlimited mileage, VAT (value added tax), CDW (collision damage waiver) and Theft Protection on the rental car.
  • Assistance with EGT Golf  UK office.

ITINERARY


SATURDAY
Depart the States for England.

SUNDAY
Arrive England (London Heathrow or London Gatwick), where you'll transfer to the Hertz Car Rental desk and pick up your rental car. From the airport travel east (1 hour 45 minutes) to the city of Sandwich and your first hotel for check-in. The remainder of the day is free to relax. This evening, you'll receive a welcome tour call from one of EGT Golf's professional tour managers.

ACCOMMODATION:
THE BELL INN, SANDWICH
The Bell Hotel has been welcoming guests to stay and dine in Sandwich, Kent since the 17th Century. However, a Bell Inn has existed on The Quay, overlooking what would have been the harbour, now the River Stour, since the 14th Century and reputedly even hosted Queen Elizabeth I. The present listed building itself though is mainly 19th century. Today with its thirty-four stylish en-suite bedrooms, a restaurant with lunch and dinner menus and two bars, The Bell offers guests the opportunity to relax in traditional comfort with all the benefits of modern facilities. This small hotel prides itself on providing the personal service to ensure that every visit is a memorable occasion.


MONDAY
Travel to Royal Cinque Ports (20 minutes).

GOLF:
ROYAL CINQUE PORTS
Golf today will bring you to Royal Cinque Ports (6785 yards, par 72). This club was founded in 1892 and hosted two British Opens and two British Amatuer Championships over the years. Walter Hagen played in his first Open here in 1920 and finished 53rd in a field of 54. The course has also been unofficially invited back into the current Open rota, so this is an ideal time to visit the club. Please note: Royal Cinque Ports has handicap restrictions of 20 for men and 28 for women.

ACCOMMODATION:
THE BELL INN, SANDWICH (River View with Balcony)

TUESDAY
Travel to nearby Royal St. George's (10 minutes).

GOLF:
Royal St. Georges'
This great links has hosted the Open on 13 occasions including the 2003 Championship which saw unknown American Ben Curtis take home the title. Other champions here include John H. Taylor, Walter Hagen, Henry Cotton, Bill Rogers, Sandy Lyle and Greg Norman. Ranked #39 in the world by Golf Magazine. Royal St. George's was the host site for the 2011 Open Championship. Please note: Royal St. Georges has handicap restrictions of 18 for men and 18 for women.

ACCOMMODATION:
THE BELL INN, SANDWICH (River View with Balcony)

WEDNESDAY
Travel to Prince's Golf Club (10 minutes).

GOLF:
Prince's Golf Club
Another of the fine links courses near Sandwich, England is Prince's (6,690 yards, par 72). Prince's provides true seaside golf through sand dunes and a relentless wind. Gene Sarazon won the Open Championship here in 1932.

ACCOMMODATION:
THE BELL INN, SANDWICH (River View with Balcony)

THURSDAY
Depart Kent today and travel west (2 hours) back towards London and into the Surrey countryside. The remainder of the day is free to relax and sightsee (possibly take in a visit to Windsor Castle).

ACCOMMODATION:
PENNYHILL PARK HOTEL, BAGSHOT (Standard Room)
Within 123 acres of rolling Surrey parkland lies an elegant country house hotel accompanied by the UK's most excellent Spa. Wonderfully located between Ascot, Sunningdale and Wentworth and only 45 minutes from the centre of London, it offers everything from tennis and unmatchable five-star spa breaks and treatments to its own nine hole golf course, fine wines, superb dining and impeccable service. This deluxe country house hotel will do their utmost to ensure that you have a wonderful stay.

FRIDAY
Travel to Walton Heath (25 minutes).

GOLF:
Walton Heath's Old Course
Head out for 18 holes on Walton Heath's Old Course. This heathland course was designed by Herbert Fowler in 1904 and James Braid was their first professional. There are two courses at Walton Heath (the Old & New) and the Old is the more famous and better of the two. The course measures just over 6,800 yards and is a par 73. Ranked #81 in the world by Golf Magazine. Please note: Walton Heath's Old Course has handicap restrictions of 28 for men and 36 for women.

ACCOMMODATION:
PENNYHILL PARK HOTEL, BAGSHOT (Standard Room)

SATURDAY
Your wonderful trip has come to an end. Travel back to either London Heathrow (25 minutes) or London Gatwick (45 minutes) for a return flight to the States.

TOUR INFORMATION

Not Included:

  • Caddies at the golf courses. Please inquire about requesting caddies in advance.
  • Any items not specifically described in the itinerary.
  • PAI (personal accident insurance) and gas on the rental car.
  • Items of a personal nature, such as laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Airfare.

Necessary for Booking - When confirming a reservation the following information is needed:

  • Full names of everyone in the party and a rooming list.
  • A copy of each golfer's handicap card.
  • Flight information (arrival & departure).
  • Reservation Procedures
  • Simply call, write, or fax us with your inquiry.
  • $1250 per person deposit required.
  • Hotels, golf courses, and ground transportation confirmed. All courses and hotels based on availability at time of booking.
  • Full payment due 60 (sixty) days prior to arrival. Approximately 2-4 weeks prior to your departure you will receive all necessary travel documents.

METHOD OF PAYMENT

U.S. currency in the form of agency checks, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover.

CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations after deposit/payment should be made in writing. Cancellation penalties:

  • Time reservation is made - 60 days prior to departure: Full deposit forfeited.
  • 59-28 days prior: 50% of total package price forfeited, plus any non-refundable fees.
  • Thereafter: Full payment forfeited.

EXCHANGE RATES

Tour prices are based on exchange rates effective at time quotation and are subject to change. It may be necessary to add a surcharge to the price of your vacation if fluctuations in the exchange rate deem it necessary. Once full payment has been received surcharges may not be levied.

REFUNDS

Reunds will not given for unused tour items.