Surrey Downs Golf Club
|Red (W)||71||5271 yards||117|
|White M: 69.7/119||394||184||363||346||525||395||287||347||342||3183||411||305||208||549||212||422||231||301||477||3116||6299|
|Yellow M: 68.2/115||370||161||347||307||503||374||273||335||328||2998||380||293||172||522||180||404||212||285||455||2903||5901|
|Red W: 66.1/111||318||138||323||270||457||336||245||302||299||2688||349||280||155||500||163||371||183||257||414||2672||5360|
Food & BeverageRestaurant
Available FacilitiesClubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities
Being the middle of winter I was expecting it to be very boggy and hard to play, but was pleasantly surprised. Most of it was very good considering the season, and the greens were decent too. Only issue was lots of dried/frozen clumps of mud on greens from previous people making a lot of obstacles in the way. There were a few 2 balls who let me play through, so although reasonably busy, didn’t feel laboured at all.
Course layout was great - a few challenging holes and a few slightly easier ones. The longish par 3s a bit trickier if you’re wayward, but made up for some shortish par 4s. Bunkers need some work but luckily didn’t end up in any!
Great course, friendly members and good facilities.
Finally broke 80!
Great course, considering the bad weather the fairways and greens where very well kept!
Greens were impecable but fairways, in places, were extremly muddy. Overall a good fun course and good for the money.
Bunkers in dreadful condition
Played the course many times, good challenging course with some lovely views. Round spoilt by the poor condition of all the bunkers and slow play. Told by a member that all bunkers have been in a dreadful condition for months and were now all classified as GUR, why?
Course very busy, made worse by a four ball who by the 17th tee had two holes empty in front of them. When asked in the bar why they did not let 2 balls through said they didn’t have to as they were in a competition. Unbelievable
Had been very wet, but course was in great condition.
Bunkers, bunkers, bunkers
I really like this course, its setting and the clubhouse. But I think the Covid excuse is now out-of-date and it's time to do something about the bunkers which have been left untended for months with many having grass growing in their bottom.. There is a huge delivery of new sand in the car park which has been there for months and it has not moved. Come on chaps!
Rough round the edges
Positives, greens were smooth except for muddy patches that were there 6 months ago. Bunkers were terrible almost unplayable. The course has been let go very rough around the edges. Not a green keeper in sight. The clubhouse was devoid of atmosphere.
Used to be a lovely little course in need of investment unless its being run down for a reason!
Have now been here twice and both times its been excellent...the course is in great condition and very well maintained ..Will be going here again when I get the chance..cant recommend highly enough as its great value for money...
Well laid out course
Course was in very poor condition. Bunkers looked like they hadn’t been raked for months and most of the sand had washed away. Hard to tell where the fairways ended and the second cut started. Greens had been spiked but had not been cut very well, there were tufts every where. We normally enjoy playing here, but this time we all came off feeling very disappointed.
Very friendly staff.
Greens in good condition. Fairways had not been cut.
We were a two ball and flew round the first 12 holes - then final six had a large backlog of players.
Decent, pretty easy course.
Rain missed Surrey Downs
9 holes are true downland and 9 are parkland so it is a varied mixture. Heavy rain has been around this last weekthus the bunkers were essentially out of play because they are flooded or muddy - unusual for this course. It's a bit puzzling that the driving range is presently for members only. Covid precautions would need to be followed in cleaning balls for all users - perhaps there aren't enough cleaning facilities but that should be solvable.
Staff very friendly and changed our tee time to give us more flexibility should it have rained hard. In the event this wasn't necessary but the thought was much appreciated.
When everything is operating in normal times, this is a 5 star venue. I like the golf, the setting, and the patio bar overlooking the 9th/18th greens and the Downs.
Enjoyable course with excellent greens
Course played in blistering heat. Greens and tees in excellent condition, fairways could do with some rainfall but still in pretty good condition.
Interesting layout with good challenging holes and some stunning views of the Surrey countryside.
Would definitely recommend
This is a nice course, the greens and fairways are in great condition. Just don’t miss them, a ball In the rough is lost. It is extremely thick and seems to swallow stray balls up and hide them, even if you have a line and landing area to search. Although it’s a short course the layout means that the par 4s that should be a drivable Distance are inaccessible to reach from the tee.
Great greens and friendly people
For anything under 30 quid this course is good value. The greens were excellent, the tee boxes were tidy and the fairways were mostly very good.
We were a walking 3ball and our only delay was letting through a 1ball, who did at least get on with it.
We kicked off at 3.40 and the only slight disappointment was that the bar was shut when we finished around 7.15.
I rated the difficulty as moderate because we played in very breezy conditions. I would expect to score very well on this course in calmer weather.
Anyway, great condition and good value for money.