Wiltshire Golf Guide

Bowood is an 18 Hole parkland Golf Course, with driving range, and short game Academy located in Calne in Wiltshire

PGA Golf Course

Set amidst a beautifully landscaped English country estate, Bowood is renowned as one of the finest golf courses in Wiltshire and is the PGA Official Golf Course for the South West.

Designed by the renowned Dave Thomas, the stunning PGA Golf Course is currently ranked as number one in Wiltshire by Top 100 Golf Courses

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Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9PQ

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Bowood Course Overview

Designed by the great Dave Thomas and opened for play in 1992, Bowood is The PGA Official Golf Course and Academy for the South West, plus our 18 holes are rated the best in Wiltshire.

Winding its way through picturesque valleys, streams and woodland, Bowood is an experience for all levels of golfer, from beginner to expert.

Quick Facts

Designer:  Dave Thomas in 1992

Green Fees

Rates available from 1st November 2021 to 31st March 2022 and are subject to availability at the time of booking.

  • 9-Holes Monday to Sunday £35 per person
  • 18 Holes Monday to Sunday £60 Per Person
  • Four-ball Monday to Sunday £200 (£50 per person)

Please note: 
The course is reserved for Bowood Golf Members only up until 11.00am on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday and Fridays and up until 1.00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Single Player Membership Fees

Membership TypeSubsJoining Fee
7-Day Membership£1,392£450
5-Day Membership£1,014£450
Intermediate Membership (18-34yrs)£201£250
5-Day 9 Hole Membership£693£250
Junior Membership (up to 17yrs)£162£0
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Phone Number:  (01249) 822 228

Course Website:  Official Website 
This link takes you to the Golf Club’s official website

Directions:  Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort: Wiltshire, SN11 9PQ

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Bowood Golf Course Scorecard

Bowood Golf Course Scorecard

Bowood Course Rating and Slope Rating

TeeParCourse RatingSlope Rating
Purple (Men)7069.8126
Purple (Ladies)7575.5133
Bowood Course and Slope Rating

Bowood Golf Club Driving Range

The Driving Range at Bowood

The Driving Range has 9 floodlit covered bays and a grass practice tee combined to offer a first-class year-round facility. The range is equipped with high-quality range balls and high-grade Airflex mats for even the most avid golfer to sharpen their skills.

The driving range also features distance markers at 50-yard intervals as well as 2 pitching target flags and 4 target greens. Driving Range cards are available to buy from the Pro Shop.

Bowood PGA Academy & Performance Studio

First-class golf coaching is available to members, guests, and hotel residents alike.

With coaching that covers all areas of golf, so regardless of your level, age or experience, a personal experience can be suited to you.

The PGA Academy Course comprises 3 par 3 holes designed to the same exacting standard as Bowood’s championship course.

bowood performace studio

New to Bowood Golf, The Performance Studio provides the ultimate golf simulator experience

Trackman 4, the latest in launch monitor technology, provides instant feedback on club delivery and ball flight utilising its ground breaking club and ball tracking golf radar systems providing the ultimate coaching or custom fitting experience.

World-famous courses appear in stunning detail on the Trackman simulator, enjoy playing a fun tournament with friends, hone your skills in a practice setting or develop your on course strategies with one of our PGA team.

Full video analysis is also available to evaluate your swing, providing the all important visual tools to develop your game. The Boditrak pressure mat measures the ground forces during your golf swing, providing instant and valuable feedback. Taking your game to the next level!

Save shots on your round by visiting the Bowood Course Planner

Bowood Golf Breaks

The perfect escape for a luxury golf break in Wiltshire, regarded as one of the finest golf resorts in the South of England.

Enjoy 4* luxury in the 43 bedroom hotel or a secluded haven in our Georgian house – Queenwood Lodge nestled in the heart of the golf course.

Bowood Society Days

For a great day with your society, clients and associates or simply an excuse to gather your golf buddies, enjoy a very special golf day with first-class hospitality.

For 8 or more players enjoy fantastic rates and extensive packages on golf days at Bowood.

Bowood Club House

The Club House At Bowood

Enjoy the all-day menu of golfer’s favourite dishes and local ales from the comfort of the Clubhouse Brasserie.

Pop by for a bite to eat or drink with friends or relax after a long day on the golf course. The Clubhouse Brasserie is an informal bar setting perfect for post-round socials and celebrations.