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4.4
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
86.9%
Recommend this course
19 out of 22 reviews
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4.3
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.9%
Recommend this course
10 out of 11 reviews
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4.3
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.5%
Recommend this course
14 out of 16 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

Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.4
22 Reviews (22)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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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 6
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 14
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
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fantastic course

Very well kept challenging course. Great green conditions, challenging but very true.
I think probably one of the best courses I’ve played in the north east.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

So slow we had to walk off after 16 holes.

Never seen a golf course as busy in my life. Mega slow play, standing on the tea upwards of 10 minutes and had to walk off after 16 holes due to horrendous slow play.

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

Excellent course

Really great game of golf a fab course for all abilities.
Will definitely play there again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Beautiful weather and a fantastic course made for an enjoyable, if somewhat slow, round of golf. A few interesting and challenging holes tested us and made up for a few short par 4’s which are easy to par and even birdie. The small driving range and practice area looks good but the best feature was the water fountain on the 13th, boy were we glad of that. Just wish the local 4 ball has let the two of us through at the appropriate time. Will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens were in perfect condition even though it’s been dry for the last month in the northeast for a nice change

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