Part of the Crown Golf group of golf clubs (32 courses) Sherfield Oaks is situated in the beautiful North Hampshire countryside where it provides the ideal location for a relaxing game of golf in tranquil surroundings with many mature trees and water hazards. Spread over 400 acres Sherfield Oaks has two separate 18 hole courses (5,841 yd Waterloo course and the 6,412 yd Wellington course). The Waterloo is set in mature woodland and parkland and features several trademark holes. A birdie opportunity awaits you on the very first hole of the Waterloo course, a lengthy par five which requires an accurate tee shot as a dry ditch traverses the fairway. Water is a challenge on the course too, especially at the par three 5th where a lake guards the tilted green. The front 9 is deemed to be the easier of the two. Try to make your score and then hang on through the back 9 holes. The 10th offers a narrow fairway surrounded by mature oak trees. Holes 11 and 14 are challenging, requiring an accurate and long drive to gain a view of the green. You finish the round with two reversing dog legs. The 17th turns left to right and the approach is guarded by water as the right to left 18th turns up hill to the welcome sight of the clubhouse. There are further superlatives to describe the other holes, but the better bet would be to play them yourself. The Wellington course is slightly longer than it's counterpart and consequently offers a different challenge. As the Waterloo, the Wellington course unravels it's way through ancient Hampshire woodland and landscaped parkland. Well tended fairways and manicured greens make both courses a fantastic golfing experience. The Wellington starts with a par four hole that offers no view of the green unless you are accurate off the tee. This course also features Sherfield Oaks signature hole- The par five 7th. A 501 yard monster with Oaks protecting one side and punishing rough on the other. The landing area off the tee is very narrow so club selection is vital. Turn to look at the green and you will find it carefully protected by water. Long par five are not the only challenge on this course- The par three 17th and short par four final hole can both be considered "card wreckers" if they are taken to lightly. Treat yourself and take the Wellington challenge.
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