Lydd Golf Club in Lydd, Shepway, England | GolfPass
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4.2
112 Reviews (112)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
58
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
94.3%
Recommend this course
104 out of 112 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
5.0
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
22 out of 22 reviews
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4.4
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
100.0%
Recommend this course
31 out of 31 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 71
Length 6629 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Lydd Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1994

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.2
112 Reviews (112)
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Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Not for high handicappers

This is a very flat course which I thought would make it relatively easy after heavy rain but no! Nothing to do with the rain but more to do with the random water hazards that scatter the course. The par-4's were almost identical: dogleg, water and random bunkers. The design should be more imaginitative, the same gores for the par-3's.

The greens were inconsistent, some in perfect condition but others very poor. It made putting accurately impossible.. Not surprisingly being limks the roughs were unforgiving, no complaint about that.

The staff were fantastic, they met all of the Covid rules and the snacks excellent.

Take loads of balls, you'll need them.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked

Lydd golf

A challenging course especially in the wind and wet. Needs some good course management. Tees could be better, greens not to bad considering weather conditions we have had.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

great layout

i have played lydd a good few times and its always a challenge, with water in play on a number of holes and if the wind blowing it adds to the difficulty
the tees could do with some attention but the greens are fast and reasonable for the green fee.
bring load of old balls as the roughs thick and the waters always a risk.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great bird life

Lovely course, good greens, no hills

Lots of wild life, mainly birds, lots of water and reeds which does mean some lost balls.

Good value

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Very tough in anything more than a breeze!

As the title suggests! For longer handicappers, as the 3 of us were, this is an enjoyable, but very tough challenge. Amongst the toughest of the pay and play courses down in this corner of s-e England.
The peninsula on which the course sits is reputed to have it's own wind factors, which other courses, locally, don't necessarily experience - that does seem to be the case!
In what was a strong-ish breeze, holes 12 through 15 were quite brutal and and there were some scores almost into double figures!
Water features large, on all but 4(?) of the holes, and the course designers like their little 'necks' of land which you have to negotiate on approaches to the greens.
Greens were of a mixed nature but generally good and quite quick.
Overall, a very enjoyable round in stunning surroundings.

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

Lydd golf

Very well presented golf course and being updated , needs a little care with bunkers need weeding but overall a great place to play golf

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
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

First time playing Lydd

We decided to play this course as it was a very good price for a lunch time tee off. On arrival it wasn’t exactly clear where the club shop now is, having found a small barred window with the pro? sitting the other side we quickly paid and went to tee off.
The Course is pretty good shape with the fairways pretty dry which is fairly standard in this area at the moment. We found the layout of the course pretty easy and we’re lucky to play on a day with not to much wind meaning the 4 of us managed to complete the round in just over 3 1/2 hours with our group consisting of a 11, 19, 24 & 26 handicapper.
As with just about all Lynx courses fairway golf is vital as the rough is pretty unforgiving and with water in play on around 11 holes I can imagine a bad day could become pretty expensive.
I would recommend playing this course but as it is about an hours drive for me I probably wouldn’t unless down this way for other reasons

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

As good as its Neighbour's

Beautiful course in Kent I have played Prince's and lydd is just as good
If you are in Kent Make sure you play lydd
Nice clubhouse and friendly staff the Management let me stay in the car park in my motorhome.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Beautiful course

I have played at Lydd before its a good layout and a good test of golf with plenty of water
The biggest downside is the state of the Bunkers and the Greens
Bunkers with no or very little sand with weeds a plenty
And the Greens need some TLC Asap
Off course is good lovely club house very polite staff and nice food
All in all well worth a visit

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed

Played this course previously around 20 years ago and had a good experience, so was exited to go back.
The course layout is very good and a decent challenge, however the tee boxes were just bare and chewed up, as were the majority of the fairways, very little sand in the bunkers which were also hard and compressed. The greens were the worst I have played on. It was sad to see . If given lots of TLC it could be an excellent course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
1.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

1 star for Golf now. Course was fine

I'd written a long review of the course which was on here for a while now seems Golf now have removed it without informing me.

So i'm not wirting it out again, which is annoying as A. i spent the time to write one and you would expect it to stay put and B. the course was decent.

Buy hey looks like golf now are trying to annoy customers...strange business plan.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

GolfNow taking the mick

Course is fine. Played there many times. But if I book a 2-ball on GolfNow then I want to play a 2-ball. That doesn’t give the right for GolfNow to book another 2-ball at the same tee-off time to make us play as a four-ball.
Stop it. If it continues I won’t book through GolfNow again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Err. Yes it does. Read the T@Cs it's quite clear that this is the case.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Lydd 240720

Good course, fair greens, perfect weather. Shame GolfNow booked us as a 3 ball when I had confirmed a two ball. Apparently they are doing this a lot these days to fill their slots! I shall now delete my GolfNow account and never use them again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The three of us enjoyed our day playing Lydd on a lovely day weather-wise.. I will look forward playing the course again...

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