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3.7
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.9
63.5%
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50 out of 59 reviews
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4.1
23 Reviews (23)
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Conditions
3.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.3%
Recommend this course
21 out of 23 reviews
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4.1
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5 Stars
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4 Stars
13
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.3%
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Merrist Wood Golf Club

About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6909 yards
Slope 123
Rating 73.1

Course Details

Year Built 1997
Architect David Williams (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.7
59 Reviews (59)
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Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

A great find

I was pleasantly surprised with the overall track and conditions of the fairways and greens.
For the price I don't think you'll find a better track in Surrey right now. Lots of v good looking holes, especially on the back 9. Give it a go, you won't be disappointed. Booking my next tee very soon!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Great value

Merrist Wood is a great course, we booked again for this Sunday. Holes are varied and some of the greens are extremely challenging but fun and true.

Some of the bunkers let it down as they needed work done to them but apart from that, I cant really fault it. Especially for £30 on a Sunday morning and a 4 hour round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Still well maintained

Played this course last time when it was private and I'm amazed the course is still looking and playing well. These courses usually go down hill when becoming pay and play. Would highly recommend this track. You won't get better for the price locally. It's better than pine ridge and cheaper and alot less busy.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Very good course.

Very nice course. Lots of bunkers around the greens which makes it quite challenging but also very interesting. The course was quiet when I played so no issues with regards the pace of play. One or two of the greens could do with a bit of work but overall excellent value for money. Will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked

merrist wood

Very Good layout , with streams on various holes running just in front of greens.
Greens in very good condition.
When we played the the course was empty.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Will play again

Being new to golf I really enjoyed playing on this course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A potentially nice course looking a little tired

Enjoyed the round but course showing signs of its poor drainage and playing very soft. Greens were okay although fairways were a little long. Bunkers (yeah, I know, I should stay out of them) were truly appalling.
A course definitely needing a bit of TLC.
Only saw one person in (quite nice) clubhouse who acted as Golf Shop Pro, barman and chef!
Food choice was extremely limited.

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

Most enjoyable course

Thoroughly enjoyed my round here, great course, greens were running true and will definitely be recommending to friends (already have!) and paying a visit here again in the summer for definite and on multiple occasions no doubt.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Massively improved

Played here a lot before Xmas and things just got worse and worse. Played today and a total Pleasant surprise. A lot of work has been done to the course. Only 1 fairway was slightly damp. Great fairways otherwise. Greens are perfectly acceptable. Unplayable rough has been fully cut back. A lot of trees and bushes have been cut to allow the breeze to dry things out. Currently very under priced for the challenge the course holds. Get while the getting is good. It will once again go up as it’s improving all the time. Plus Adrian and he’s staff give a very warm welcome. Once the new owners get their plans accepted and implemented it’s gonna be a gem.

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

I forgot

The bunkers have yet to have sand in them. Only bad point.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Surprisingly good

Was a bit concerned playing the course after reading so many bad reviews.

Course was certainly not wet its quite challenging its longer than average.

Only negatives bunkers need some sand in them and ground is covered in worm castles which had gone quite crusty. Tee boxes were good and greens ran well but were quite challenging.

Pace of play wasn't great on the day with some very poor golfers.

Course has some really great holes nice open fairways.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens where excellent , fairways seemed pretty good as we are just coming out of winter.
Plenty of varied holes , outstanding value for money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Need of course drainage

Merrist Wood has a lot of potential and already has a good course layout. I understand it’s in the process of being taken over and will be under new management. I hope there will be investment into the course and bringing up to a level it deserves. Vast majority of the course was very wet under foot and we were having balls plug in the fairway and on one occasion lose a ball completely.
I would definitely come back to play Merrist Wood in the future but only when sufficient investment into the course has been done

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Unplayable

Muddy, we were the only players out there!
Offered £10 a round for another day!

Conditions Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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