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2.6
Value
3.6
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.4
Amenities
2.9
59.9%
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17 out of 28 reviews
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3.8
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3.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6127 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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The Notleys Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1995

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.0
28 Reviews (28)
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great Value

Really interesting layout with undulating fairways. Have to plot your way round. Tee boxes and greens not great but certainly playable. For the price you certainly can’t complain. Would definitely play again when next in the area.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Better than expected

Having not played The Notleys before, I wasn't expecting much based on other reviews.
Positives: Staff friendly, fairways in good condition, small practice range and plenty of buggies/trolleys (should you want them), Members also friendly.
Negatives: inconsistent greens (a few were waterlogged), tee boxes requiring some attention (not much in the way of flat ground), wayward shots landed near our group on multiple occasions without shouts of 'fore' (the holes are packed in quite tightly) together), and slow play in the morning session meaning we didn't tee off until more than 20 mins after our tee-time.

On balance, would probably play the course again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course, friendly patrons

I have read a multitude of negative reports about this course, so I was pleasantly surprised by how well maintained the course was. It was a busy day, being a bank holiday, but we weren’t rushed and there was no double- and triple-bookings as others had complained of. Our only complaint was the greens were a little woolly, but I will definitely be playing here again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Needs attention

Very poor kept course , had months to get into great condition but sadly neglected greens , bunkers although GUR were just a mess . No definition between fairway , rough & fringe . Tee boxes were scabby and uneven

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not bad but...

Lovely course let down by conditions of tees and especially greens, upon which putts bobbled terribly. All bunkers GUR at present but post-lockdown that's forgivable. But greens really need work - putting v frustrating.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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First Time Playing

Needs tlc

Fairways and greens in poor condition, staff very friendly pity about course

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Awful

As soon as you drive in you can only assume by that state of the car park that the course won’t be any better and you would be right .
Firstly staff aren’t happy to be there it’s as if you being there is a burden on them . The tee boxes are a mess none were tidy neatly cut level areas . There is non definition between rough , fairways and fringes , the greens themselves are awful it’s like the guy that ploughed the field next door had a go at the greens while he was at it , bald patches long grass . The bunkers although they were GUR they still had zero work done over lockdown .
£20 for the round !!!!!! I was robbed

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not great

Played the full course today for the first time and if I’m honest probably the last

Positives - got me some fresh air in these tricky times

Negatives - upon pulling into the car park there was a sign saying no trolleys allowed. This wasn’t mentioned when booking
We then had a while to wait to tee off as there was a lot of double bookings
Then the fun began, pretty much every hole you’d be better off playing in wellies rather than golf shoes. Special mention for the third hole where me and my playing partner both managed to lose our balls after hitting the middle of the fairway as the balls got covered in mud. Then we get to the green and our shoes got lost in the mud.
I appreciate they still need to earn money but the course is being ruined by playing in these conditions. They’d be better off closing for a while and giving the ground a chance to repair.
Also on the 17th we had the fun of horses in the middle of the fairway.

The staff are really friendly and apologetic, can’t fault them at all.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Booking system was poor

The club had practically double booked all tee times due to a competition they were holding. Players were held up all over the course. At one point there was 10 people waiting on one hole. Many pairs walked off and complained. By their own admission their system can’t cope with the amount of bookings. Poorly organised golf club.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value challenging course

Enjoyed playing here - plenty of tricky holes particularly narrow drives. Fairway condition not great but Blake the bad weather.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Big improvement

haven't played Notley in a while. The course conditions have really improved. Bunkers still not 100% but greens are good and fairways well maintained. Always like the layout and still one of the most challenging courses I have played.

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

Nice course especially for low cost.

Was a bit dubious after reading reviews, but for the cheapest golf course around its a very decent course for the money. Greens do have weeds but its nothing insane. Fairways were cut and bunkers with weeds in had GUR signs in them. Highly recommended and will be going back soon.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible

A really terrible state of a golf course. It looked so untidy. The teeboxes were dreadful. The fairways were just weeds. The greens were very long and weeds all over. To make things worse the whole course is covered with flying ants nests!! It has such great potential as it has a good layout but it needs alot of money spent on it! Dreadful place to play golf. I will not be returning anytime soon.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Friendly and improved

Played this course about 7/8 years ago. The layout makes great use of the river as a hazard and it’s a great test of golf. Much improved greens with 2 or 3 still ropey but I can see the work
that’s been done long term.

The tee was busy when I was booked to tee off, not sure if they double book across the internet and in person, however a three ball of members immediately invited me to play with them and I felt very welcome at the course. I would play this course again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Decent 18 hole course, just a shame about the greens

Hadn’t played at Notley for a couple years but thought myself and a friend would give it a try again.

Tee’d off at 2pm on a Saturday with only a slow group of 4 a head of us that let us play through, was a fairly windy day with certainly played its part but the greens were the main talking point.

People not repairing pitch marks (not the courses fault) but for them to be so patching and just very bumpy really put the round of golf a bit of a downer

Will certainly go back to the course and hopefully the greens will have slightly improved

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

I know it’s winter but the course was waterlogged everywhere,should not have been open ,I’ll pop back in the summer

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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