Newbattle Golf Club

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3.9
20
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.0
87.6%
Recommend this course
18 out of 20 reviews
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4.5
4
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
5.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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3.9
9
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 69
Length 5912
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
A round at the Newbattle Golf Club kicks off on St. Davids, a par 4 that measures 363 yards and requires a tee shot toward the left of the fairway to set up an approach to the protected green. The chance for big hitters to open up their games comes on the 13th hole, Lucky Dip, a par 5 that measures 566 yards. The hole requires a second shot that gets you around the dogleg for a mid- or short-iron to the green. The final hole at the Newbattle Golf Club, Hame, is a par 4 that measures 354 yards and requires a straight shot to stay inbounds for a mid- or short-iron to the green.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Mens 69 5912 yards
Ladies 72 5363 yards
Scorecard for Newbattle 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: 65.9/113 W: 72.3/123 363 262 177 371 438 423 330 169 330 2863 359 171 296 546 236 364 368 362 347 3049 5912
Red M: 63.0/110 W: 70.0/117 347 249 152 267 410 406 306 151 315 2603 288 160 271 439 225 349 358 337 334 2761 5364
Handicap 8 18 15 6 1 3 17 13 11 4 10 16 2 7 14 9 5 12
Par 4 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 34 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 35 69
Handicap (W) 6 15 18 8 2 3 13 17 10 5 16 11 1 14 7 9 4 12

Course Details

Year Built 1934
Architect H. S. Colt (1934)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes, during the summer months
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

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3.9
20
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent course

I booked a four ball here & the staff on arrival were great. The course is in fabulous condition & is a good test of golf. I’ve played here a few times now & the greens are consistently in fantastic condition. Well done!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather

Wet day with slow play

Great price for a round through golf now. However the weather was wet and the pace of play was extremely slow. I was held up by a threesome who had very high expectations of their own golf, exceeding their abilities unfortunately. I don't know if they were members or not, but I had to walk off after 11 holes because waiting on every tee for 10 minutes before teeing off got too much and I was no longer enjoying the round. Will consider giving it a second chance in better weather. Didn't use the clubhouse but looked pretty nice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Still as good as I remembered

It's awhile since I played Newbattle golf course and it is still as good as it was back then - if not better. Despite the hot and dry summer the course was in excellent condition. Was round in three hours which was a bonus too. Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Value

A very interesting layout very well prepared and made to feel welcome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather

A parkland course

Found this course quite challenging............greens in excellent condition but hazards around fairways quite difficult if you don't know the layout

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

Rewarding Course

Lovely greens and overall condition was top class. Very enjoyable course, not too punishing if you’re a little wayward. Plenty of variety on the holes. Very pleasant round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

God condition

This was an excellent course and very flat apart from the 17th (very hilly). Would recommend this coarse to high handicappers as there are wide fairways; Catering excellent.

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

Newbattle

I had a nice round with my dad. Course in good nick and is suitable for higher handicappers. Played at the end of medals which dragged on the round but other than that really enjoyable round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed not to be told of temporary changes when we booked

Got to say that I nearly walked off the course before I even got onto the 1st Tee, was advised in the pro shop that we would be playing holes 1-5 then 13,14,11,12 then onto 7-10 followed by 15,16,17 and 18. Those looking closely will see that this is only 17 holes, the 6th was out of play and the 17th which to me is the best hole on the course was reduced to 2 par 3’s. also the 13th is another par 5 was playing as a par 3. If I had known all these issues when it came to book I would have gone elsewhere but possibly through no fault of the course we were not made aware until the money was taken and we turned up to play. It was busy and really wet underfoot but the burgers made up for it.

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

Winter Round

Played this course at the beginning of November, was very impressed with the quality of the course. Fairways and greens in excellent condition. 1 winter green in use and it was of good quality too.

Very good mix of holes with some tricky par 4s and some shorter holes.

Course could probably benefit from more signings directing between holes, especially going from 2nd to 3rd.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

My round.

I played this course with a friend of mine, James Patterson, and we found the course to be in first class condition, the challenge of the par 5 and overall, although it was the first time we had played Newbattle golf course, we found it to be a great course. I would recommend this course to anyone who hasn't played there yet. Finished the round with an overall score of 113 and a nett score of 87. James finished with an overall score of 108 and a nett score of 86.

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

Nice greens

A picturesque course and mostly an easy walk with superb putting greens but beware going in rough, some of it is very deep.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Beautiful course

Fortunate to play on a hot Sunday afternoon and the course was in beautiful condition. A few really nice holes which have some really nice approach shots. The greens were fantastic too. Lots to think about which is good too (I found a fair few bunkers!). Highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Newbattle

An enjoyable evening panting golf in Midlothian. Course is relatively easy and leaves room for eeeo when teeing off if you have a slice but not so much if you have a tendency to hook shots. Greens were in great condition and can be challenging at first. The par 5 14th par 4 17th and the par 3 15th are challenging holes but great.

The club shop was closed and unfortunately I couldn't purchase some much needed driving tees. Was able to get scorecard from clubhouse and use facilities.

I haven't played for many years here but I would go back at discounted price if 15 pound. Would I pay 30+, most likely not.

Thanks, Tony

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Newbattle great little course

Greens are in great condition as was the rest of the course with lovely surroundings.

The course is shortbut still a challenge, an easy walking course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

A really nice track

We have been visitors to Newbattle on several previous occasions, the course always looks well, the staff, and professional are always really welcoming, and were again on this visit. Looking forward another round here sometime soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Winter greens

We played at Newbattle on 12th Oct.There were 18 temporary greens and 3 or 4 plastic mats instead of tees.Its a shame because I'd played there a few times before but my two colleges had not.we would not have booked if we knew it was playing the course about half its normal length and putting on fairways.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Great course very nice

Played with my 2 sons great course had a great round of golf

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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