Founded in 1896, Honiton Golf Club is a prestigious golfing institution situated in the picturesque town of Honiton, Devon, England. Over the decades, it has established a rich history of golfing excellence and has become a beloved destination for golf enthusiasts. As one of the oldest golf clubs in the region Honiton Golf Club has been a beloved destination for golf enthusiasts seeking a challenging course and a vibrant golfing community.
The club's founding members had a vision to create a golfing haven amidst the picturesque countryside of Honiton, Devon. They meticulously designed and developed the golf course, taking advantage of the natural terrain and incorporating its beauty into the layout.
We began as a nine-hole course. The founders, a group of passionate golfers, aimed to create a challenging yet scenic course that would attract players from near and far. Their vision became a reality, and the club quickly gained a reputation for its exceptional facilities and welcoming atmosphere.
In the early 1900s, as the popularity of golf grew, Honiton Golf Club embarked on an ambitious expansion project. The course was extended to a full 18 holes. With strategically placed hazards and undulating fairways that tested even the most skilled golfers.
Throughout its history, Honiton Golf Club has hosted numerous prestigious tournaments and championships.
Honiton Golf Club takes pride in its strong sense of community. The club actively encourages membership from players of all ages and abilities, fostering a welcoming environment for beginners and experienced golfers alike. Its junior development program has produced talented young golfers who have gone on to achieve success at national and international levels.
Over the years, Honiton Golf Club has continuously invested in its facilities to enhance the overall experience for members and visitors. The clubhouse, with its stunning views of the course, provides a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere for socializing and post-game gatherings. The practice areas, including driving ranges and putting greens, offer players the opportunity to refine their skills and enjoy the game to the fullest.
Honiton Golf Club remains committed to preserving its rich history while embracing the advancements of the modern era. It continues to be a driving force in promoting the sport of golf, offering opportunities for players to compete, socialize, and forge lasting connections. With its idyllic setting, challenging course, and passionate community, Honiton Golf Club looks forward to a bright future, continuing its legacy as a premier golfing destination.
In 2021 Honiton Golf Club celebrated its 125 year anniversary. To celebrate this a group of members created this video showcasing the club and promote how far the club has come during its 125 year history.