Ilford Golf Club in Ilford, Redbridge, England | GolfPass
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3.9
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
3.4
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.0
85.2%
Recommend this course
53 out of 62 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.0
5 Reviews (5)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
80.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 5 reviews
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4.0
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
91.7%
Recommend this course
11 out of 12 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 68
Length 5301 yards
Slope 116
Rating 65.7
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Ilford Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1907
Architect Willie Park (1912)

Rentals/Services

Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities

Available Activities

Billiards

Reviews

3.9
62 Reviews (62)
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Reviews 1
2.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Ilford club

Friendly service, quiet on course and sunny day so was good. Course was Well looked after but a little work could be done on the greens

Course layout was ok but some crossing of holes on the tees which I personally do not prefer..

Hard to find down residential street but club house was new and really nice

Overal would come back

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

Lovely course

I am always on the hunt for a reasonably priced course and this is one of them! Lovely fairways, quiet and in great condition! Highly recommend

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Never disappoints

We play regularly at Ilford as visitors; course is always in great shape, friendly members & staff, the layout is a great (and interesting) challenge

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course bad weather

The course was decent and staff friendly. Really the conditions were down to a lot of wet weather so very boggy under foot. I’m sure I will get another round in when the weather’s a bit dryer.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 13
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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First Time Playing

First and Last

As title suggests and the ratings given. I for one will not be going back nor booking a round at ilford again.
Poor course layout, poor hole layout, poor signage of holes, greens and tee boxes too close to each other and continually had to wait for group in front of us teeing off from next hole and then walking along out fairway which slowed down pace of play and caused a knock on effect. No staff to be found, no bar or changing facilities and the still charge £30 per round. Wow......... I wish Ilford golf club well.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Much better than expected!

Ilford was a quirky but highly enjoyable round. The clubhouse is non-existent but it looks like a swanky new one is being built right now. The course is reached by walking over a footbridge over a busy dual carriageway, not an auspicious start to a relaxing round. However, as soon as you have crossed over you are confronted by a lovely golf course.

Conditions were absolutely excellent, with the fairways and greens in top condition. The latter were not particularly fast but ran true and featured some really brutal pin positions (the main defence of the course imho). Ilford isn't a long course so the bunkering and pin positions seem designed to combat those seeking to overpower the many short par fours.

The first few holes are quite interesting, with doglegs and water in play. There are then a few fairly straightforward long-ish tree lined holes. These would initially appear quite boring but the trees are tall and an errant tee shot will be suitably punished.

There are several really enjoyable par threes but, due to the short length of the course, not many par fives. The course itself is a par 68 but all of our group thought it a highly enjoyable round and a decent test of our games.

I can't wait to play it again, especially if the condition stays as good as it is right now.

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

Ilford Golf Course

Although the clubhouse was being rebuilt and I didn’t realise you had to walk over the north circular it was very well signposted and was able to find the club with ease. You walk past the 6th tee box to get to the first but that was signposted as well and the scorecards were in a small letter box style holder. Played my round in good time with good challenges for novice players like myself. The greens keepers were very friendly and informative and had a chat with a couple people along the way. Very good valued course and I will be returning

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

Great little course, well looked after.

Not played here in 25 years - but thought I’d play Ilford post lockdown. Greens were great, other golfers were all friendly - ground staff were helpful and attentive when asking about the course.

Car park was busy, and the new club house construction means sharing space with all the building materials and people working on the site. Most things are self intuitive. Course does play a bit short - and a fair few holes overlap, so you need to be conscious of other players whereabouts when teeing off. Really enjoyable round - and that was in pouring rain. Would definitely play again.

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

Lovely little course

This is a lovely little course. It's completely flat, no major hills to speak of. At the time we played the club house was closed and looked to be getting refurbished. We would happily play there again.

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