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Championship of Berkshire: Donnington Grove - 12 May 2011 ENTRY FULL

Donnington Grove estate will stage the Trilby Tour Berkshire Championship in 2011. The excellent Championship course, over-looked by the historic Donnington Castle, is acknowledged as one of the best in the area. For many years it was one of Berkshire's best kept secrets. It is kept in pristine  condition all year round with not a temporary green in sight and the new clubhouse provides a wonderful environment to relax after your round of golf.

The course is set in the undulating Berkshire countryside with wildlife in abundance. Playing at Donnington Grove is a truly great experience and offers challenging shots to even for the most accomplished golfer. It is a 'must play' course.

The Donnington Grove estate, which comprises of 550 acres of beautiful parkland, farmland and woodland, with the River Lambourn running though it, provides an ideal setting for a golf course.

About the Course

The task of designing the course was given to Dave Thomas, designer of The Belfry and one of Britain's foremost golf architects. He was assigned the task of creating a championship golf course that harmonised with the surroundings.

Dave Thomas has to be credited with creating a golf course that is both aesthetically faultless and a great challenge for the golfer. Many regard the PAR 72, 7045-yard course as the best in the region.

The two nines are very different in character; the front nine is very undulating on higher ground and has stunning views over Newbury, whilst the back nine can be described as classic parkland, with an abundance of beautiful trees and water hazards that can unnerve the bravest.

Donnington Grove has held two Euro Pro Tours in recent years and in 2004 hosted the Donnington Grove Computacenter English Challenge Open.

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Accommodation Offer

The Donnington Grove Hotel, located in Newbury Berkshire can be found within a beautifully renovated 18th Century Gothic house. The hotel is perfect for golfers who would like to add a bit of luxury to their golf break, as well as those looking for a warm and friendly hotel that takes care to offer the personal touch. 

The hotel is perfect to relax and unwind after a round of golf; you can enjoy a drink in the bar, or order from our new menu, either in the restaurant or our newly refurbished club house.

There are 30 bedrooms in total, all of which are en-suite and are equipped with free Wireless access and tea/coffee making facilities.

To book this offer call reception on 01635 581000 and quote the Trilby Tour using code ‘TTA1’

Date Room type (incl breakfast) Cost per room
11-12 May Double/Twin £95

For all other hotel packages between now and 11th May please check the website www.donnington-grove.com, phone 01635-581000 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Location

Donnington Grove Country Club, Donnington Grove, Grove Road, Donnington, Newbury, Berks, RG14 2LA

Getting there

Leave M4 junction 13 and take the second exit which is the A339 south towards Newbury. You will arrive to the Vodafone Roundabout, go straight and carry on the 339 to Newbury. On the next roundabout, (Robin Hood), turn right and take the A4 direction.

You will see on your left the Fire and Ambulance Station. Just after this, take the first left turn. You will find a roundabout with the Waitrose supermarket on the left. Take the third exit to the old Oxford Road (B4494). On the next mini roundabout, turn left and you will be on Grove Road. You will find us 200 yards later on your right.

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ENTER THIS REGION: Donnington Grove - 12 May 2011 ENTRY FULL 

To play at Donnington Grove you need to log in to your account and select Donnington Grove from the options listed. Proceed to pay the remainder of your entry after which you will receive confirmation of your place in this year's Trilby Tour.
To find out more about Donnington Grove go to www.donnington-grove.com

Practice Round offer - Book by calling the pro shop on 01635 551975 and quote Trilby Tour code 'TTG1'
Monday's and Tuesdays £20.00
Wednesday's and Thursday's £25.00
Friday's £30.00
Weekends and Bank Holidays £40.00 (course available after 12.30pm)

Unlimited Trilby Tour Card £140.00
This allows the purchaser to play as many practice rounds as they wish between now and the tournament; subject to availability and the following conditions;

- Must be entered for the May 12th Qualifiers or one of our own pre qualifiers
- Not before 12.30pm on weekends or bank holidays.


 

 

 

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