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4.3
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
86.1%
Recommend this course
24 out of 28 reviews
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4.2
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
83.3%
Recommend this course
5 out of 6 reviews
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4.1
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
85.7%
Recommend this course
12 out of 14 reviews
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Houghton-le-Spring Golf Club

About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6381 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Course Details

Year Built 1908
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - GBP 15 - GBP 20
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Graeme Storm Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.3
28 Reviews (28)
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Well kept course at a bargain price

We’ve been trying to get a slot on Houghton Le Spring for a few weeks and it was worth the wait. Course was in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Miserable members

For me this course is only good in the height of the summer. Very wet and sloppy through the winter and this is evidential through the spring. Miserable members can't even bring themselves to say hello

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice and dry

Course very dry compared to others in the area.
Tee boxes well forward and signature hole 8th spoiled by having tee box halfway down the hill.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is great but staff are not.

This course is great, but being told to speed up because the county competition was on and catching up ( they weren’t) they were about 4 holes behind us and there was a 4ball directly behind us anyway, from then on we had a member of staff in a golf cart watching us in the distance, totally spoiled the day and won’t be going back. If you have a county competition on then you shouldn’t let other people book to play if your worried about it.

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

Green are well maintained and fast

Course has a nice practice area with six holes with artificial greens. Staff is friendly and i had good welcoming. Course is nice maintained. It gives satisfaction to beginners and advanced players, I would really recommend this golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Best Greens this season

Overall a great day out. The greens were the best this season and that includes Close House and Ramside in comparison

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Played On
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 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent test

Course was in great condition with superb greens
It’s a good test as you need to be straight with your driver off many tees otherwise OB waits
The 8 th is a beautiful long down par 3

Conditions Excellent
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
First Time Playing

Houghton le Spring Golf Club

Very friendly, no hassle checking in. Course in great condition. Greens beautiful. On course green staff, helpful & knowledgeable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Would play again

Well kept course friendly staff what more do you want

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Condition

Played course for first time in more than 20 years. Greens and fairways in great condition for the time of year. Would definitely recommend this course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great condition

Great condition, great course, not enough signage for direction to next holes, only 3 par 3s and 3 par 5s tho..

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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