One of the last golf business news of 2019 was the acquisition of Chart Hills Golf Club by the Ramac Holdings Ltd.
If I tell you that Ramac Holdings is the owner and operator of Prince’s Golf Club, in Sandwich Bay, Kent then their name might sound familiar to you.
- Par 72
- 7119 yards / 6510 metres
- mixes a parkland design with elements of links
- 27,889 sq ft clubhouse (2,591 sq m)
- 743 sq ft of office space (69 sq m)
- 150-space car park
Sir Nick Faldo said
Chart Hills enjoys a beautiful and very English country setting. There are 18 very distinctive holes which, collectively, demand a great variety of shot-making skills, making this a very strategic test and a real thinking man’s golf course.
A spokesperson for Ramac Holdings Ltd said:
It’s a club and course that holds a fine modern history and upholds a strong reputation – not just in Kent, but nationally. It’s a long-term project that we’re all thoroughly excited to commence.
Chart Hills Golf Club – history
- It was sold by the Leaderboard Group in 2016, to Kings Resorts (owners of The Buckinghamshire and Old Thorns). The price was around £2.75m.
- Between 2016-17 their 90 bunkers were renovated.
- Kings Resorts has invested over £1.5million in golf course renovation.
- It has been a European Tour Qualifying school and also hosted the Ladies European Tour and the Ladies English Open Championship.