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4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
92.8%
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29 out of 31 reviews
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4.5
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4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.5%
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4.4
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4.3
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4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.2
88.9%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 69
Length 6161 yards
Slope 123
Rating 70.1

The West Linton Golf Club features a solid 18-hole moorland golf course that sits on the Slipperfield Moor over West Linton, a Scottish conservation village. The golf course offers magnificent vistas of Scotland's borderland countryside, with the Mendick Hill dominating the sites southwest. Several premier golfers have taken strokes on this grass, among them the British Open and Masters champion Sandy Lyle, an honorary member.

Tee off at the West Linton Golf Club on Medwyn, a par-4 that measures 307 yards. Unpack your long game on Lucky Dip, the 525-yard par-5 fourth hole. When you're ready to go Home, as the 18th hole is appropriately called, you'll have three strokes to go 230 yards. Have lunch at the West Linton Golf Club's good-looking clubhouse, which also offers a good look at several of the holes you've just played.

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Course Details

Year Built 1890
Golf Season 1st April - 31st October
Architect James Braid (1926)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - £25
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No round neck t-shirts, denim jeans, tracksuit tops or bottoms, training shoes, football tops or un-tailored shorts will be permitted on the course

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.4
31 Reviews (31)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Great course

This is a really enjoyable course. A decent test but not too difficult.. The layout is great with some beautiful holes although the greens had been scarified and sanded which I wasn't aware of before booking and was a bit disappointing (seemed a bit early in the year for it) Will definitely come back to play during summer.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, pro shop staff horrendous

Amazing course, let down by the pace of play, 4 hours..... Also, by the pro working in the pro shop. He was rude, abrupt, presumably because we were visitors. Due to him alone, I would not return

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf at West Linton

Excellent moorland/parkland course with some interesting holes. Overall the course is in very good condition despite the low rainfall.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Stunning golf course greens fairways tees all class

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course with a varied layout.

Well presented course, not too long but a good challenge all the same. Greens were medium speed but ran true, bunkers were excellent (unfortunately I tried out a few). Excellent value, a tough wee test on a windy day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent

Great course in great condition. Friendly staff and members. Challenging, and feels longer than its listed yardage. Will definately be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful heathland course

A few standout holes, reminiscent of Kings at Gleneagles. A brutal finishing hole into the wind. Firm greens, a bit bare in places but it's early season and they'll grow in. Other than that, can't be faulted and even the greens are probably down to masl. Friendly members and staff made us welcome. Big terrace overlooking first tee ideal for summer drinks. Will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Interesting course with some engaging challenges

Interesting course with lovely views and some engaging holes. I suspect that the course was originally nine holes and it has been expanded from the original layout. This means that some of the holes are relatively featureless, but there are plenty of challenges on the original holes, with rough and out of bounds areas adding to the difficulty. The final hole, a 200+ yard par 3, is a pearler.
On the nit-picking side, there could be more "Next tee" signs and the odd fairway marker for blind approaches would not go amiss either.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worthwhile checking visitors handicaps/ability of play.

Worthwhile checking visitors handicaps ability of play and whether they can apply golf etiquette. Nomad golfers don’t appear to respect golf attire, etiquette or rules. Neither are they attentive to when they hit the ball in the wake of others. A players ball behind me struck me harshly in the back causing bruising. I’m only glad it was my back and not my head!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course

Wide open course in great condition. Not the hardest or tightest course but some long par 4s in cold and windy conditions were difficult. Nice location. Couldn’t rate clubhouse as it was closed due to virus lock down. Pro shop helpful.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wonderful views all around

Fairways and greens in very good condition for the time of year and the views alone are worth the visit.. Unfortunately no catering was available. The course is 2 miles from the village where catering is limited. The clubhouse was locked at 15.45 so apart from an oncourse toilet at the 12th, no toilet facility was available thereafter.
The COVID-19 rules are presumably responsible.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Great Course

What a lovely course. Excellent fairways, bunkers and greens. Enjoyable views around course. Pleasant variety of hole designs.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Play here. 3-4 times and it’s a fantastic course, some really tough holes especially the last, I’d definitely put this on a must play list

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Girls Day Out

Played in challenging conditions wind and rain but appreciated layout and good condition of course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great inland course condition

I am a member at Dunbar and have played the wonderful Gullane 1 a couple of times in the last week and these courses are as good as it gets in Scotland in February.

I also know that inland golf in Scotland is pretty rough at this time of year, either, next to flooded, on mats and with greens like the mountains of the Moon.

West Linton is none of these latter and is in tremendous nick and has probably the best fairways just about anywhere I have ever played. The greens too are in very good condition though the pins were a wee bit awkward in places and we found them tough.

But it was a great day out on a super course, playing at our own pace. The pro shop, the bar and catering staff could not have been more accommodating. Get along there soon. Thoroughly recommended and at a very cost effective price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Friendly fun and tough

From the moment we arrived it was a friendly club. The course was great if quite tough and long. My wife enjoy the course but found hitting 3 wood after 3 wood a little tough a points.

Facilities on the course were great and lovely green staff.

Good food after.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Course was in fantastic condition. Really nice day. Unfortunately slow play slightly ruined it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Good course

Lovely course in great condition. Friendly members and staff. Only problem pace of play over 4 hours to get round takes the edge off a great day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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