Bernardus Golf & Memories

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Bernardus Golf & Memories is a new course designed by Kyle Philips which opened for play in 2018.

It will host the KLM Dutch Open from 2020 onwards for at least 3 years.


Without any significant elevation change through the property Philips has relied on some artful sculpting of the sand base to create a lovely heathland course.

The heather needs to mature but the bunkering and green complexes are first class and have a natural look.

One presumes the original landscape was dead flat, but the finished result has a rolling links feel without any signiifcant elavation change- that's impressive!


Despite the 'linksy' feel, the best holes involved water, and added that element of ‘will I, won’t I’ that makes a game more interesting...


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Bernardus is a private members club, but currently allows a small number of visitors to become 'members for the day'


Notable holes include:


  • hole 7, a beautifully bunkered par 5 which arcs around a lake
  • hole 8, a picturesque par with water bunkers and green undulations all adding to the challenge


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  • hole 13, a lovely par 3 with exposed sand extending from tee to green
  • hole 14, a short par 4 with burn running across in front of the green


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  • hole 17, another lovely par 3 that is all carry over water (see pic mid page)
  • hole 18, an epic par 5 finishing hole with water and bunkers challenging on the right of the fairway and across in front of the green


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Bernardus is a world class course with world class facilities. It will only get better as it matures over the next few years.

Now is the time to take any opportunities to play!


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