Wentworth Club is a privately owned golf club and health centre in Virginia Water, Surrey, on the southwest outskirts of London, not far from Windsor. Our beautiful championship golf course opened in 1990 and is designed by Steve Smyers (he also designed the jewel of Tampa, Old Memorial). The tour winds through a natural rolling terrain with abundant wildlife. The first nine are secluded and there is never a home to be seen, as it runs through moss-covered oaks and gently undulating streets.
The last nine make the water come into play and the starting shots that will require distance and accuracy. Bring your A-game, as each hole is designed to challenge every level of golfer. It's short, just 6500 yards from the tips, but the narrow fairways make it look much longer. Wentworth's beautiful English Manor clubhouse feels like you're in a top-notch private facility.
But the fact is that Wentworth is open to the public and welcomes all golfers of all levels. Wentworth Club is an exclusive privately owned golf club and health center located in Surry, near London, not far from Windsor Castle. It's not a criticism, but sometimes when you play on a course as famous as this one I think you expect your socks to blow off, and it never succeeded in that regard, but I feel very privileged to play what is a transcendental course in the history of golf. It was December and it was raining, and although the lockdown had just ended, several Covid-19 rules were still in place, the worst way to explore Wentworth.
The letter argued that the club was violating the members' contractual rights and its agreement with the Wentworth Estate, whose residents always had the right to become members if they so wished. In 1988, Elliott Bernerd's real estate investment firm Chelsfield purchased the Wentworth Golf Club for £17.7 million (also reported as £20 million). Yes, there are better courses in the surrounding area (Surrey's health belt has to be one of the best golf properties in the world), but for me, along with history, Wentworth is a bucket list golf course that every golfer should aspire to play if they're ever lucky enough to have the chance. The club is surrounded and intertwined with the Wentworth Estate, one of the most expensive private properties in suburban London, which was built at the same time, where many of the best golfers and other celebrities have their homes.
Chelsfield, the real estate development firm with the largest stake in Wentworth, fixed the club. On LinkedIn, disconcertedly, he still calls himself “CEO of Reignwood Investments UK Ltd and Wentworth Club Ltd. A spectacular annual fireworks evening allows everyone to enjoy Wentworth at its best, while members can take full advantage of clubhouse views and exclusive luxury dining packages. The club is also the most televised in Britain, once hosting three professional tournaments each year (World Matchplay, PGA and Seniors Masters), but now only the PGA Championship is held annually in Wentworth.
However, all this changes when I am inside the gates and in the bubble of Wentworth, which is like heaven. Wentworth Club is a privately owned golf club and health centre in Virginia Water, Surrey, on the southwest outskirts of London, not far from Windsor Castle. Whether you are looking for a relaxing round of golf, a group outing, new equipment or help with your golf swing, the professional staff at Wentworth is here to ensure that your golfing experience is both memorable and satisfying. It was at the Burma Bar here, after a friendly between American and British golfers in 1926, that garden seed tycoon Samuel Ryder proposed to repeat the match regularly: the germination of the Ryder Cup.
Wentworth was also one of the first golf course developments to feature street-side homes, many of which are owned by well-known celebrities. BBC golf commentator Peter Alliss complained that Reignwood was “bringing an Asian philosophy to Britain. .