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Mill Green Golf Club Review

September 12th, 2016

Mill Green Golf Club, Cotgrave, Gypsy Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL7 4TY

About Mill Green Golf Club
The Club took its name from the nearby hamlet of Mill Green with its picturesque water mill on the River Lee. There has been a water mill here since the time of the Domesday Book. The Club land originally belonged to Hatfield House, the current house is a 17th Century Jacobean house belonging to Lord Salisbury but the original building was a Royal Palace used by many famous Kings and Queens including King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I.
Apart from being part of a Royal Estate the land has been used as a training facility for World War I tanks, RAF Camp during the Second World War, and a camp for builders of the new town of Welwyn Garden City. Peter Allis and Clive Clark were chosen from leading international golf course architects to translate the natural and varied features of the Mill Green land into a course of unusual beauty and variety. The original layout had the 1st tee starting at the 10th and the 18th finishing at the Clubhouse (now the 9th). The official Opening of the Club was Saturday 22nd January 1994 at 8.30am. An exhibition match of Mill Green Professionals and professionals from 3 other clubs was played with members encouraged to spectate. A dinner and dance was held in the evening. On Sunday 23rd January 1994 the Captain’s Drive In was held for the first time and on the Monday 24th January play began on the golf course.

Mill Green Golf Course
Measuring 6,615 yards, Mill Green Golf Course is very easy on the eye. Through 200 acres of stunning Hertfordshire countryside, Mill Green has attractive water features, large bunkers and expansive greens, creating an enjoyable challenge for golfers of all abilities. The course slowly eases you into your round with an undulating open front 9 playing towards the small village of Mill Green itself. In comparison, the back 9 presents a tougher challenge, renowned for its narrow fairways through ancient woodland and grand lakes.


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