Torwoodlee Golf Club

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3.9
Value
4.8
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
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About

Holes 18
Par 69
Length 6021
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Private
At Torwoodlee Golf Club, you'll be ensconced with the warmest Scottish Borders hospitality at this private club that also caters to visitors. A scenic golf course with more than a century of history, Torwoodlee is just outside the town of Galashiels and provides golfers of all levels a stern yet fair test. Torwoodlee plays to 6,021 yards and has a par of 69. Designed by Willie Park and John Garner, Torwoodlee is at once a test of a player's golf skills and a delight to their senses. With the River Gala to one side, Torwoodlee is set betwixt a combination of mature woodlands and rolling parkland, making it the perfect combination of nature and challenging play. Less than an hour away from Scotland's capital, Torwoodlee hosts several golf tournaments throughout the year. And one more area where this gem shows off its class is with its green fees, which always run less than 50 euros. Torwoodlee is a true prize in the Scottish Borders golf scene, and a course many consider a true must play.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 69 6021 yards
Yellow 69 5753 yards
Ladies 72 5366 yards
Scorecard for Torwoodlee Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
White M: 68.2/116 378 401 124 293 418 355 152 512 367 3000 176 425 139 420 546 336 420 234 325 3021 6021
Yellow M: 65.9/113 W: 69.9/117 372 375 116 265 401 337 142 498 361 2867 157 425 129 416 521 326 410 229 318 2931 5798
Handicap 9 3 17 15 1 13 11 5 7 10 2 18 8 12 16 4 6 14
Par 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 35 3 4 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 34 69

Course Details

Year Built 1895
Architect James Braid

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes (with GPS)
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Bunker Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed Spikes may be worn but not in the Clubhouse Lounge.
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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4.4
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Glyn Wellings

Our week's Border golfing break always includes this course as it's an old favourite.

It is always a great pleasure to play here and I would recommend this course to anyone yet to play it.

We were favoured with good weather which is always a benefit and because this was our sixth consecutive day of golf decided on a buggy.

Very few people on the course, so no waiting to play shots and no one pushing us from behind.

A very pleasant parkland course with the best greens that we experienced all week ( including The Roxburgh ).

The Professional got us off early, the staff were very friendly and several club members enquired about our enjoyment of the course.

Having played here before, we were familiar with the course but nonetheless delighted with our day.

On this occasion we did not eat at the club but have in the past enjoyed value for money lunches.

A big thank you to Torwoodlee.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather

Beautiful Borders

We woke up to thick fog and assumed we would not be playing. Arrived at Torwoodlee to find clear skies and course open. lovely course and views locals and staff very friendly. Highly recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A good value course

Course was in good condition with true running greens. It has interesting challenges on some holes and is well worth the green fee.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 07/23/2018

Great course, beautiful views, spot on greens really enjoyed my time there. Lovely club house with friendly and helpful staff. Had lunch there would highly recommend the burger. Will certainly be back when next in area.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Brilliant

Played this course a few times now, nice course which isn't too long but for £20 a buggy is a good idea.staff are very welcoming and very friendly .I would recommend torwoodlee to anyone looking for a challenge ( but not too much of one).

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Poor weather

Nice course, gorgeous views

My round was played after a fairly wet spell, so I probably didn't see it at its best. This is a parkland course with gorgeous views of the nearby hills, lots of sloping lies and a pretty fierce climb up to the 5th green.

While the fairways aren't wide, there isn't a huge amount of trouble that will stop you from at least finding your ball. The course is generally in good condition, although a few of the tees looked in need of some TLC.

The clubhouse isn't huge but it is very friendly and welcoming.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

A different layout

This course was fun and had some challenging shots, but the thing that will always stick in my mind is the layout of the front and back nines. On what would normally be considered the front nine you will find holes 1 thru 4 and holes 14 thru 18. And in the area that would normally be the back nine, you will find holes 5 thru 9 and holes 10 thru 13. Sounds confusing, but it actually works alright. The greens are firm and the back nine area has some very interesting holes that will get your attention.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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