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Conditions
3.5
Value
3.5
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
59.0%
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19 out of 31 reviews
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1.5
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3.5
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4.0
Amenities
4.0
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2.0
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3.4
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Conditions
3.7
Value
3.3
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About

Holes 9
Type Semi-Private
Style Executive
Par 27
Length 1054 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Swanston Templar Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Golf Season Year round
Architect Graeme Tait (2006) Ronnie Lumsden (2006)

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
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Catering, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Internet Access

Reviews

3.4
31 Reviews (31)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Not as described

Booked to play 18 holes with a friend but on arrival, a very un-helpful member of staff in the pro shop explained that it was the 9 hole, par 3 course that I had booked. When we asked if we could pay the extra to play the regular course, she looked us straight in the eye and said "its for members only". Whilst the par 3 course was fine, it was not what I had planned for my friend and I and I feel that the Templar course isn't advertised as such on the app.
Annoyingly, the regular course was extremely quiet all the time we were there. I won't be visiting again.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Hidden Gem

a hidden Gem to touch up on your short game.
If you think this 9 hole par 3 is easy then get 27 or less then, exactly !!!!!
The holes look at you and say "think I'm easy yea, then do me in 3 then"
We went round 3 times and were mostly 4s, some were 3s, sneaked in a 2 but also some 5s
We'll definitely be back and maybe pop in for some food next time,
the starter in the club shop could not have been more helpful to us which made all the difference.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Just too slow for a round of par 3s

We played a 2 ball at 9am and the pace of play for a small par 3 course was painful. There was multiple groups of 6+ kids playing under supervision and a few other 4 balls of young kids. It was taking up to 25 mins for a group to play a hole at times. 18 par 3s took us 4 hours 50 mins!

The tee time shouldn’t really have been offered to us. I would personally recommend the course is closed to visitors paying good money while (what I guess were) kids training schools were going on. It was nice to see kids playing and having fun but I’d rather have got out the way and left them to it.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

9 hole

Very short 8 iron and pitch/w
At all holes green patchey

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Not as advertised

Booked as a hot deal that stated a challenging course. However, when we arrived we were directed to a 9 hole all par 3 with the longest hole below 150 yards that we we to play twice Swanston is better than this and this deal does not show this course in it's best light.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Stress free golf

Fantastic little Par 3 course with holes ranging 80 to 146 yards. My playing partner and I found our Saturday afternoon really enjoyable. We both said at the end of the round how good it was to not be stressed and how much we had benefited from just using wedges and short irons for a change. Learnt a lot about my club distances aswell. Facilities are really good and the staff were friendly. Actually thinking about joining as an academy member after having such a great time here.

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

Great course of par 3s good for practicing approach

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

Braw

Great wee par 3 course! Fantastic set up and if you need to improve your short game this is the place

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Very disappointed

Firstly golf now does state anywhere that this is a Par 3 only course. We turned up to be informed of this by the shop and since we had travelled through for the day decided to give it a go. The greens were in very poor condition, recently microtined but whateber was used the holes left by this eere twice the size of any ither green i have seen microtined, so much so that it could send your ball left or right as the holes were so big, a lot of the pellets taken from the green by this process had also just been left on the greens. We had a 4 ball in front and despite oy one hole exceeding 125 yards we were still waiting 10 mins on every tee. Annoyingly there is a full 18holes course next door owned by the same people so we could have been allowed to play 9 holes on that course or the option to pay more for 18.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

A Friend's 1st Time

I took my friend for his 1st game of golf, This is an ideal course for beginners, an easy walk, not too challenging, perfect.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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