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4.0
60 Reviews (60)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
85.8%
Recommend this course
54 out of 60 reviews
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4.1
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.5
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
89.7%
Recommend this course
26 out of 29 reviews
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4.1
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.5
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.6
89.5%
Recommend this course
34 out of 38 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6904 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Rye Hill Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Year round
Architect Donald Steel

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
60 Reviews (60)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Rye Hill

A good course and very friendly staff, made us feel very welcome

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Ideal for big hitters as it is a long course with generous fairways and lots of room off the tee.
protection is the greens are tricky, small, well protected, often slightly elevated and hard to read.
very enjoyable

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lovely course, and very welcoming staff

Cracking course, tucked away in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. We played during lockdown, hence the low rating for off-course amenities. I'm sure they are as good as the rest of the club in normal circumstances.
The course is fairly long, with a number of 420+ yard par 4's. It's a challenge for higher handicappers, but is also quite forgiving. Some fairly generous fairways. Also a sprinkling of tight ones! There are 3 or 4 absolutely stunning-looking holes, particularly on the back 9, and the place must be an absolute picture on a sunny day.
The staff were brilliant. Obviously, social distancing was in effect, but we were made to feel very welcome. This is not always the case when visiting clubs that are tucked away. They like their privacy! We met a few members as well, and they were also very warm.
We enjoyed Rye Hill so much, that we are going to try to make it a regular outing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Not bad, but lots of similar holes

This is a long course with no water, and with twelve of the eighteen holes being par fours many feel quite similar to one another. The first thirteen holes are largely flat with the last five dropping down into a valley and much hillier and more interesting as a result.

The fairways are wide and in reasonable condition despite the recent very dry weather although wayward shots are punished by deep rough. The greens were in good condition when we played.

Impossible to make use of the clubhouse facilities with the current regulations, but the practice facilities are decent, including a three-hole mini course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

First post lockdown round

4 of us (in two separate groups) played the course and it was the first time we played this year. The course is very fair and balls were flying across fairways (many of us in the same position), but it rarely meant you were out of the whole.

Obviously there was no post golf drink, so could not check out the bar etc.

The lady on reception was lovely.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Rye Hill

A very well kept course, mainly flat and great to develop you game

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Welcoming and friendly course

The course was well set out and offers a number of challenges whilst providing a number of open fairways which allow the regular and more infrequent golfers to open their shoulders and “take it on”. The staff and members were friendly and helpful with their advice and the layout of the course meant that play flowed well whilst at the same time not rushed or harried. I’d definitely pl at this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Ok but not great

Played here based on other reviews on golf now, unfortunately I wasn't impressed with the first 13 or so holes, all largely forgettable, 14, 15 and 16 are nice holes and use the landscape well though.
I would say the course is generally quite boring, far too many long, straight, featureless par 4s. It's nice to have some variation in a round to keep you interested, there just wasn't enough of it at rye hill.
The greens and fairways were in quite good condition but the bunkers were a mess, due to the rakes all being removed this wasn't a surprise but some had 6 inch long weeds growing in the bottom of them and virtually no sand, the ones that did have sand in were littered with stones.
I can't comment on the clubhouse etc as it was all closed due to the coronavirus.
It was nice to be out on the course after the recent lockdown, the weather was perfect and the price was great on a 'hot deal' however, we won't be rushing back to rye hill anytime soon.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course layout

Great course layout the greens need some work though and bunkers are full of stones

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