Overview Saunton (East & West)
Saunton Golf Club is a private golf club in England, that is
located about 2 miles to the west of Braunton, Devon. It was founded in
Despite the proliferation of new courses nationwide, Saunton's 2 courses have stood up well to the competition. The East Course is ranked No.32 in the Golf World "Top 100 Courses" and the West Course is No 67. And there is only one Club with 2 better links courses in the whole country and that is St Andrews!
The land at Saunton Burrows has hosted golf since 1897 and given us
today’s premier golf course in the West Country since Herbert Fowler
(famed designer of Walton Heath, The Berkshire, and Delamere Forest to
name just a few) created the East course in the 1920s.
The West course emulates the general characteristics of the East course
but has its own distinctions and offers no weak hole. They all require
clever and strong placing of your ball off the tee to get at the greens
with your approach.