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4.6
22 Reviews (22)
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.9
92.6%
Recommend this course
21 out of 22 reviews
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4.3
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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4.8
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
87.5%
Recommend this course
7 out of 8 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type
Style Parkland
Par 70
Length 6236 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Designed by Open Championship winners James Braid and Willie Park, this par-70 golf course measures just under 6,300 yards from the tips. Forres Golf Club may not be a very long play by today's standards, but it is nevertheless a challenging round of golf.

Renowned for its views over the Findhorn Bay and the Noray Firth, the golf course is a wonderfully maintained, visually stunning layout. Forres is full of memorable holes, none more so than No. 16. Called the "Pond," this hole punishes errant tee shots with a watery grave.

Forres Golf Club has hosted the Scottish Professional Championship, the Northern Open and the Scottish Young Professionals Championships.

A clubhouse with a bar and restaurant is on site. There's also a stocked pro shop.

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Course Details

Year Built 1889
Architect James Braid Willie Park (1912)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.6
22 Reviews (22)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic greens

Well done to the greens keeper. Greens are in beautiful condition; smooth and true. Forres is a great course, well worth a visit . Neil

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Secluded gently undulating golf course

Due to severe winter fairways very bare with little growth evident . Greens recently treated and consequently not running true.
Course is a little predictable with a lot of up and down parallel holes of virtually identical length. The 16th the only real stand out hole. Reasonable value for money.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

We found this course very enjoyable fir a high handicapper it was very good some hard holes and some easier a very nice well looked after course just wish my golf was as good

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Interesting course

The course was in great condition and the layout really interesting with some great views.

The course does not over book tee times and therefore the pace was great - two of us round in just over three hours.

Would love to play again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Winter

Disappointed that the full 18 holes were on winter greens . The course layout is very good

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

Stunning Course

Will definitely be coming back and showing it to others

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Day at Forres

Lovely course. Quiet, rapid play and course in magnificent condition. One bizarre point - it cost a whole pound more booking with this site than if I had simply turned up! Not the fault of the course but just call in advance and see what rates they offer!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Superb course.

Great course with lots of different types of terrain to keep all Levels of golfers on their toes. Friendly staff and very nice food .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic!

Got this on a hot deal for 22 pound feel like I owe the club money. Layout and course condition fantastic. Best greens this year. If you can't putt on these you can't putt.

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

Scenic course

Some of the greens just cored , actual rate at club thus reduced to £15 rather than £20 on this website . A lovely course with some interesting holes and a good length for high handicappers

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Dodged the weather!

Lovely course in very good condition. Very heavy rain just before we started had some slight flooding on a couple of greens but that was to be expected given the volume of rain that fell. Mostly dry for our round. Nice layout and interesting challenges. Greens in fine condition. Only the calls of Fore were disconcerting on a couple of holes. Some guys ahead must have been over-cooking it! I like to think that I'll play there again next time I'm nearby.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Superb greens

But shame about the bunkers!!
Don't get me wrong, I've played Forres 40 times and the course was in the best shape ever.... the greens were divine, medium fast but looked and putted smooth as silk. If you missed it was your fault. Great speed of play on a bank holiday and good weather laid on.
Alright, the criticism...... bunkers had variable sand depths but more importantly the members playing in front hadn't bothered to rake when they'd been in. How rude

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Well maintained woodland course

Friendly and welcoming staff in the Proshop and club house The course is very well maintained and the greens were in excellent condition. Some golfers may find the undulating fairways off putting, as well the well placed bunkers.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Walked

Pleasant but Hilly Jewel

Up and down a few hills, but not overly demanding physically. Superb conditions, Nice snack bar with patio and golf course views. Not a destination course, just a pleasant, enjoyable layout.

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