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4.6
27 Reviews (27)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
91.2%
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25 out of 27 reviews
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4.2
5 Reviews (5)
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
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5 out of 5 reviews
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4.6
10 Reviews (10)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 70
Length 6042 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Royston Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1892
Golf Season Year round
Architect Harry Vardon (1929)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Billiards

Reviews

4.6
27 Reviews (27)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Pot Bunkers!

Cracking course, old school pot bunkers, beautiful greens and amazing tee shots from elevated tees!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course but would benefit from better score cards with hole guides

Challenging course both in terms of shots and distance/elevation walked with immaculate greens. Where it could improve is help in the hole hazards and topography...lot of hit and hope tee shots needed first time round!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Clubhouse isn’t located on the course. Directions to clubhouse and course we’re not good. If you are a first timer here you better give yourself at least 45 minutes prior to tee time to get to the #1 tee. Put your walking shoes on this course is hilly and a tough walk!!! No amenities anywhere on the course. Pro shop lacking for a £40 course. Great layout and it is TOUGH!!! You will be mentally and physically wore out after a round at Royston.

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

First time twilight

Hello, I really enjoyed the course. The greens were the best thing about the course today. Some picture perfect holes. The hills/valley were no joke but it has finally made me move on and get an electronic trolley. I’ll be feeling it on my legs tomorrow.
Will be back and it’ll be more enjoyable as I’ll know where I’m hitting balls into blind spots up and down the course.

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

Amazing course

Absolutely loved the course, not the longest but with the wind in play, it certainly made a number of the holes really tricky. Great condition, and the greens run true and again are in fantastic shape, some are tiny too, so precision is key.

Cannot recommend highly enough. I’ll be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent round

First time at Royston - very impressed. Hilly, challenging, great views. Lucky to be in a quiet patch so no other players nearby so able to really appreciate the complex layout and location. Will definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Great course, challenging all the way

Royston is a favourite of mine. It is very tough for its length, like an inland links, really up and down as well and winds challenging. You have to think on every hole and if you get a couple of bad breaks the score racks up. But it certainly has made me a better player; and if you live miles from the sea like I do this is the closest to a challenging links you will find.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Don't play this course if your toupee is not secure!

Fantastic course - very exposed to the elements but in excellent condition. My group had a cancellation due to a course closure in Norfolk so we detoured to play this inland as it was en route to our destination. Didn't know what to expect, and we were all very happy with it. Don't think any of us had played in that wind before, but felt it prepared us nicely for coastal links golf! Thanks for accomodating at such short notice.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Hills and more hills

Played this course yesterday and the first thing you notice is where is the first tee, a par 5 away, then all your doing is climbing hill after hill, you need a buggy for sure otherwise you will be absolutely shattered by the end of your round, greens were poor, sanded and not really running true, the only thing I can say is when you are at the top of the course the views are great, but for me not a enjoyable round of golf

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Wow

What a course!!! It’s been on my doorstop for years but didn’t think I was good enough to play there...everyone was so friendly and helpful (especially when we had to ask a few times where the next tee was). Condition of the course was first rate...we are definitely going back..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent but could be better.

Course is very hilly. There’s just far too many hikers, walkers and kids running around on the boundaries of the course. Obviously that is very annoying but it’s also very dangerous. There should be a ban on members of the public walking around the course. They shouldn’t have any access, particularly as the course is extremely hilly and you can’t always see who’s walking across the fairway - you think it’s clear and you hit one and then as your ball is at peak height you suddenly see a couple of heads appearing over the hills - right where your ball is heading.

I got this course for a hot deal at £19 which I think is a fair price, seeing that it is £30-£35 at other times I think is overpriced.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Has a links feel

Pros :
The course is challenging , with some superb holes which have a parkland and links feel.
Cons: Super hilly

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Royston golf club

Great pro shop, happy members, the course is un like anything I have played before felt like a seaside links, no water and not really tree lined the rough and the wind protect this course. Many great holes that make you really think about which clubs to use I would recommend this course to anyone wanting a different challenge.

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

Lovely course after some rain

Played here after a few days of rain and the course was absolutely amazing. Greens, fairways and tee boxes were in great condition. Although not being that long, it certainly is a challenge. My friend even managed to make his first ever eagle. Staff were very friendly too.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Scenic course in a great condition

First time we had played this course, it was tricky but very enjoyable. Greens were in great condition and each hole was like a feature hole! Will definitely play again!

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

Good value

Can’t argue was happy after my round yesterday, well organised For the current situation Although luckily someone was near the clubhouse to tell us to park up the road and report to man on 1st tee Or it might of been a little confusing but apart from that all good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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