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4.3
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.6
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
86.1%
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42 out of 47 reviews
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4.4
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
87.5%
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14 out of 16 reviews
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4.1
36 Reviews (36)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.9%
Recommend this course
32 out of 36 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type
Style Parkland
Par 68
Length 5454 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Lochgelly Golf Club is a relatively flat parkland course with views over the Meadows, the Lomonds and the Ochills. The views are worth the price of a round alone. It is located in Fife, Scotland, the heart of golfing country. Visitors have described it as a must-play course when in the area.

The golf course kicks off with a par 5 but only 479 yards. It's the only par 5 on the course and the longest hole at Lochgelly. The course is 2,729 yards, and par is 68.

No. 3 is a par 3, but certainly not a gimme at 222 yards. There are five par 3s on the Lochgelly Golf Club course, spread out liberally, with three on the front nine and two in the back. The back nine ends with a 319-yard par 4.

Lochgelly Golf Club has a pro shop, which is well-stocked by the resident PGA Professional.

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Course Details

Year Built 1895

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.3
47 Reviews (47)
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Excellent condition

Played lochgelly with three friends through golfnow for a bargain £14.
The course looks wide open but it's deceptive as there are a number of strategically placed hazards.
Some narrow driving through trees was a regular feature also a couple of water hazards as well.
Course was in great nick especially the greens which were first class.
We have payed more money for a round and was not as enjoyable as Lochgelly.
Would definitely recommend a round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

The staff were very helpful and nice condition off the course was fantstic good game be back soon

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Quality Golf Course

Played Lochgelly Golf Course. Course was in excellent condition and had a great day. Definitely will return and definitely recommend playing here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

carnage

In the middle of the course, there are at least 5 fairways that run up and down side by side and are no more than 50 yards wide each. On the day that I played and in mid-morning balls were flying everywhere, no fore calls were being made, players were wandering about the wrong fairways , groups were being held up and it was an experience. Other parts of the course open out and are enjoyable to play. Course condition was good.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Played here yesterday on a fine spring day. The course was quiet. Lochgelly is a most enjoyable course offering flat terrain surrounded by good views of the Fife hills. The man in the pro shop was extremely friendly and welcoming. All in all Lochgelly represents excellent value for money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lochgelly Golf club

Course was not surprisingly busy as it was a sunny day. Conditions were fairly good. Staff and members are friendly and offer good advice to visitors. Unable to use the facilities due to COVID restrictions. On the downside parking was a bit difficult as the car park was a little small. However this did not detract from the usual good day at Lochgelly. Would have no hesitation in recommending this course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great condition

Course was in Great condition better than the last time we were here will definitely be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
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
5.0
First Time Playing

Friendly

As a couple playing at this course for the fist time, we found this to be the friendliest course we had ever played at. From the starter, to the people starting or finish g rounds everyone was helpful and friendly. A solo player on course even let us ay through as he was in no hurry!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

4 season in oneday

Had not played Lochgelly for a while course is good condition a bit off drainage working going which will make a big different strange weather hale stone when we got to the 4th we played on no hospitality open yet good day will be back soon

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyed round a bit wet underfoot but greens where good for time of year

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good all round experience.

Nice course, good greens for time of year. Shame only nine holes open due to course maintenance!! Course quite high with views and strong winds on our visit. Staff very friendly but no facilities due to Covid-19. May visit again to see the holes we missed!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Difficulty Moderate
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