West Sussex has no detractors, merely happy throngs of ardent admirers. It is everybody's idea of what a good golf course should be. In the modern world where length is cardinal, its secrets lie within the noble terrain of heather and pine and the inspiring backdrop of the Sussex Downs. It is the variety, charm and challenge of individual holes that sets it apart, something rarely achieved. West Sussex’s strength is there are no weaknesses.
The West Sussex Golf Club, popularly known as Pulborough, was officially opened in 1931, having been designed by two outstanding golf architects, Guy Campbell, who also designed Princes’ and Killarney and Cecil Hutchison, designer of Gleneagles and Turnberry. (Very recently, Stafford Hotchkin has been attributed to West Sussex too). At Pulborough, these architects are acknowledged to have created one of the most natural and aesthetically pleasing courses in England. Over the years, the course has been described in detail by many well known golfing writers. These are typical;